| Modibbo Adama University of Technology : MAUTECH

The Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH) is one of the recognised federal government Universities in Nigeria. This citadel of higher learning is the main role is to conduct the post UTME admission screening exercise for candidates who are seeking admission into the school. for students seeking admission into institutions of higher learning in Nigeria. On this page, you will see everything you need to know about Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH); about, history, mandate/act, objectives/roles, current leadership, departments, and units, achievements, challenges, and contact details. Here, you will also see all related news and the latest updates about MAUTECH. Information Guides Nigeria

Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH)

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The Federal University of Technology Yola is now known as the Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola, is a research-intensive university located in Girei a town in Adamawa State in Northeastern Nigeria. It is one of the 27th federal government university systems and one of four federal technology universities established with the sole purpose of advancing science-based research. The Federal University of Technology Yola is accredited by the National Universities Commission. The university offers associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. degrees.

Brief History of MAUTECH

Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola, formally known as the Federal University of Technology Yola, Adamawa state Nigeria was established in 1981 by the Federal Government of Nigeria to provide the much-needed technologically skilled manpower for the nation. It is one of the Federal Universities recognised by the National Universities Commission (NUC) to offer Bachelor’s, Masters and Doctorate degrees in different fields of Science and Technology. Modibbo Adama University of Technology 

The University’s first set of 108 students graduated in the 1988/89 academics session. The University was merged with the University of Maiduguri in 1984, when it became the Modibbo Adama Campus (MACUM), of the University of Maiduguri. However, in 1988, it was de-merged and granted full autonomy with the name reverted to Federal University of Technology, Yola. In 2011, the then President and Commander-in-Chief, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR approved the change of the University’s name to Modibbo Adama University of Technology, (MAUTECH) Yola, effective from 1st October 2011. OSPOLY HND Post UTME Form

With a students’ population of over twenty thousand, the University runs undergraduate and postgraduate programs in seven schools namely: School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology (SAAT); School of Environmental Science (SES);  School of Management and Information Technology (SMIT); School of Pure and Applied Sciences (SPAS); School of Engineering and Engineering Technology (SEET); School of Technology and Science Education (STSE) and School of Postgraduates Studies(SPGS).

In addition to conventional full-time programmes, the University runs degree programmes through its Distance Learning and Centres. Its Consultancy Services Unit also runs diplomas and Certificates in over twenty programmes. Teaching and Research in Science and Technology have been the main thrust of the University. These have been attractive to the University’s series of collaborations and partnerships with foreign Universities, Corporate bodies, Government and non-Governmental Organizations. Six distinguished professors have successfully steered the affairs of the University as Vice-Chancellors from its inception.

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MAUTECH Mandate/Act

The mandate of the Modibbo Adama University of Technology is;

  • to specifically prepare and expose students of tertiary institutions to real-life work situations

Objectives/Roles OF MAUTECH

  1. Engineering Materials geared towards achieving national goals and aspirations
  2. The objective was to create a decent accommodation for students and parents, and continuous growth of our university and beyond.
  3. Analysis of societal needs, goals, and objectives within the socio-economic, physical and environmental framework. CRUTECH Registration Procedures for New Students 2021: Documents Required

MAUTECH Departments and Units, and their Duties/Functions

Here is the list of schools/departments in MAUTECH below:

1. Life Sciences

2. Physical Sciences

3. Life Sciences
(Environmental Sciences)

4. Centre for Renewable Energy and Biotechnology

5. Department of General Studies
(General Studies)

6. Department of English
(General Studies)

7. Department of Science Education
(Technology & Science Education)

8. Department of Technology Education
(Technology & Science Education)

9. Department of Electrical Education
(Technology & Science Education)

10. Department of Vocational Education
(Technology & Science Education)

11. Department of Library & Information Science
(Management & Information Technology)

12. Department of Industrial Design
(Environmental Sciences)

13. Department of Forestry & Wildlife Management

14. Department of Food Science &Technology

15. Department of Fisheries

16. Department of Animal Science and Range Management

17. Department of Soil Science
18. Department of Agricultural Economies and Extensions

19. Department of Crop Production & Horticulture

20. Department of GeoInformatics
(Environmental Sciences)

21. Department of Architecture
(Environmental Sciences)

22. Department of Geography
(Environmental Sciences)

23. Department of Urban&Regional Plannig
(Environmental Sciences)

24. Department of Building
(Environmental Sciences)

25. Department of Economics
(Management & Information Technology)

26. Department of Management Tech
(Management & Information Technology)

27. Department of Accountancy
(Management & Information Technology)

28. Department of Banking & Finance (2)

29. Department of Banking & Finance
(Management & Information Technology)

30. Department of Information Technology
(Management & Information Technology)

31. Department of Agricultural &Env. Engineering

32. Department of Civil Engineering

33. Department of Chemical Engineering

34. Department of Mechanical Engineering

35. Department of Electrical Electronic

36. Medical Centre
(Campus Life)

37. Students Affairs
(Campus Life)

38. Department of Crop Protection

39. Librarian

40. Pre-Degree

41. Sandwich Program

42. Highlights

43. General Studies

44. Technology & Science Education

45. Pure and Applied Sciences

46. Management & Information Technology

47. Environmental Sciences

48. Engineering

49. Agriculture
(Schools) Npower recruitment

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Notable Achievements of MAUTECH

Below are some of the notable achievements of MAUTECH.

  1. The university got full accreditation for 49 programmes out of 52, while 2 programmes got interim accreditation.
  2. The University under his watch had trained about 200 staff at home and abroad for Masters and Ph.D.
  3. The floating of the University Students Support Scheme to about N33,181,695.83 and disbursed N7.2 Million to the first batch of 20 beneficiaries who were essentially less privileged, indigent
  4. The staff voluntary Contributory Scheme which is based on individual contribution towards the unforeseen eventuality of death had raised about N45 million, with N19m disbursed by the Scheme to families of  deceased colleagues
  5. In the area of infrastructure, the school have been able to – Equipped the Central
    Research Laboratory. dollar to naira rate
  6. Built four new basic science laboratories to accommodate foundation classes
  7. Contracts for furnishing and equipment have been awarded.
  8. Built extension of Architecture Department and contract for furnishing has been awarded.
  9. Built and equipped a CBT ·Centre with 800 computers.
  10. Completed block of offices to remedy the unending dearth of office accommodation for academic staff.

All this achievement was recorded under the administration of the former vice-chancellor of MAUTECH Professor Kyari Mohammed. He was the seventh Vice-Chancellor of the University. He assumed duty on 9 June 2014.

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Challenges facing MAUTECH

Here are some of the challenges faced by MAUTECH.

  1. Unavailable/poor internet facilities at offices
  2. Unstable power supply
  3. Lack of awareness of available e-resources in the library
  4. Lack of university self-designed e-library application
  5. The volatility of coverage of the e-resources
  6. Unreliable nature of e-resources etc. WAEC result


1. The adequate budgetary allocation should be given to the University Library for subscription to major E-
Databases and acquisition of relevant electronic information resources in MAUTech.
2. Internet infrastructures on campus should be improved; this should include access to uninterrupted
internet service in the office and the university library to facilitate access to E-Resources
3. Train/retrain librarians on a frequent basis to equip their ability to enlighten and educate users on the
technicalities of E-Resources and appropriate user education should be organised for senior academics
in MAUTech for better use of electronic resources in the University Library and beyond.
4. Lastly, effective development of digital libraries in MAUTech would ameliorate the problems of availability, accessibility, and utilization of electronic resources by the senior academics in the university. JAMB form

MAUTECH Contact Details

Below are the contact address and locations of Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola, (MAUTECH)

  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola,
  • P.M.B. 2076, Yola Adamawa State Nigeria.
  • +234 902 8769 0043

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