The programme provides sound training in fundamental areas of chemical principles commensurate with the needs and requirements of industries.
The programme provides sound training in fundamental areas of chemical principles commensurate with the needs and requirements of industries. It seeks to develop human resources and facilitate the exploitation of natural resources and environmental conservation through the application of safe and sustainable chemical principles and technologies. It prepare students for professional participation in chemical industries, drug manufacturing, oil and gas exploration, materials development and processing, food processing, environmental monitoring and remediation, renewable resources, chemical, petrochemical, biochemical and allied technological fields like food, environmental, textiles, polymer among others.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: Admission shall be open to all, irrespective of gender, race, religion or political leanings. Applicants must satisfy all faculty and departmental requirements. A prospective candidate must not be less than 15 years of age.
Admission into the undergraduate programmes of the University would be either through the Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) or by Direct Entry (DE) as organised by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). However, 90% of applicants will be admitted through the UTME, while the remaining 10% will be by Direct Entry.
UTME (JAMB): Candidates applying for admission into the University through JAMB UTME must have a minimum score of 160, with subjects English, Chemistry, Mathematics and any of Physics Geography, Agricultural Science or Biology.. Post-UTME screening will be conducted for interested all interested candidates to ensure that only the best students are admitted as well as to maintain high educational standards.
O’Levels: The candidate must have not less than five credit passes (at one sitting) or six credit passes (at two sittings ) in Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) or General Certificate Examination Ordinary Level (GCE, ‘O’ Level) organised by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) or the National Examination Council (NECO), including English and Mathematics. Five Credit passes in English, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Biology to all categories of students seeking admission is mandatory.
Direct Entry: As from the second phase of development, General Certificate Examination Advanced Level (GCE A’ Level) holders with a minimum of 9 points plus ‘O’ Level English and Mathematics, OND with a minimum of credit pass; or graduates of recognised related programmes may be considered for a direct entry. Candidates need Two ‘A’ Level Chemistry and any one of Physics, Mathematics or Biology in that order.
PCU Registers With NPUGA
As part of the objectives of the University to enhance sporting activities on the campus, the management of has finalized the registration of the university with Nigerian Private Universities Games (NPUGA).