The Department of Polymer and Textile Technology was one of the six departments in the then School of Applied Sciences. The department was established in October, 1988 to train manpower for the Polymer, Textile and Allied Industries. At inception, the department was designed to house two major technological disciplines in the field of material Sciences: (a) Textile Technology and (b) Polymer Technology.
The two-year full time National Diploma in Textile Technology Commenced in 1991 and Higher National Diploma in 1997. All the programmes offered in the department have been granted accreditation by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE).
The Mission of the department is to contribute towards inspiring and educating the next generation of Professionals by impacting world class education and providing facilities to enable students attain their full intellectual, social and personal potentials and be a role model in the Polymer and Textile Technology research and development.
(a) TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY OPTION JAMB REQUIREMENTS Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and English Language. O’ LEVEL REQUIREMENTS Five O’ Level Credit Passes in SSCE or its equivalent Examination which must include English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two out of the following in not more than two sittings:
1. Biology/Agric. Science
3. Further Mathematics
4. Technical Drawing / Fine Art
Spinning Mills, Weaving and Knit wear, Mobile, Aeronautics, Medical, Dye Houses, Defence (for bullet proofing vests, Protective gear etc), Construction (geo-textiles), Forensics, Agriculture, Packaging Materials/Accessories, Laundry Units, Nigerian Customs and Services, Immigration, Federal Ministry of Trades and Industry, Education e.t.c.
(b) POLYMER TECHNOLOGY OPTION JAMB REQUIREMENTS Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and English Language O’ LEVEL REQUIREMENTS Same as Textile Technology CAREER PROSPECTS Fast Moving Commodity Goods (FMCG), Oil and Gas, Construction, Aerospace, Aeronautics, Marine, Automobile, Power, Sports, Safety, Recycling, Plastic Industries, Education/Research. e.t.c.