Physics is a branch of Science that is concerned with the most fundamental and general aspects of nature, as revealed in all forms of matter and energy. The aim of the programme is to create a highly marketable specialist skills in the
Physics is a branch of Science that is concerned with the most fundamental and general aspects of nature, as revealed in all forms of matter and energy. The aim of the programme is to create a highly marketable specialist skills in the technological aspects of various areas of Electronics, particularly Communication, Control and Integrated Electronics to support local telecommunication, petroleum, power, mass communication and automation industries. Also, to produce graduates with the technical, scientific and communication skills for the understanding, operation, repair and maintenance of electronics equipment used in various local industries, and to prepare more competent teachers, as well as prepare graduates who are capable of pursuing an advanced degree programme at the postgraduate level in science, engineering, or business. Graduates are grounded in broad scientific background in preparation for a successful career in a variety of occupations in aerospace engineering and defence, energy and power provision, environmental consultancy, manufacturing (including computers, electronics, medical equipment), medical technologies, patent work, research and development, education, scientific publishing, instrumentation, oil and gas, science and telecommunications.
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, Mathematics, Physics, and any one of Chemistry, Biology, Geography and Economics. 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, Physics and Mathematics and any other two subjects from Further Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science for 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 passes in Mathematics and Physics and/or Chemistry.
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).