In recent years, the Federal Polytechnic Ilaro has been adjudged as the best Polytechnic in Nigeria and one of the best polytechnics in West Africa. This is as result of its contemporary innovations as well as the high spirited graduate the institution has produced. In other to sustain this temple as the best among its peers, as well as further aggrandize and strengthen the vision of the institution, the department of Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineering was established in the year 2015. Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineering is the engineering discipline that applies engineering science and technology to agricultural production and processing. Because of the important of food to the existence of man, the role which the Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineer plays to any nation cannot be over-emphasized. The five major specializations in Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineering are Farm Power and Machinery; Irrigation and Drainage; Soil and Water Conservation; Crop Processing and Storage; Farm Structure and Environment. The department also has it new curriculum structured in line with the provision of the National Policy on Education (NPE) and with robust credit units that allows its students to diversify and cope with other related engineering disciplines in their future career. The first, second and third sets of 25, 29, 46, students were admitted for the 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018 sessions respectively through JAMB. It is the expectation of the department that this number would continue to increase in years to come due to the pivotal role the department plays in nation building. The department is blessed with dynamic and competent academic staff, spread across the various areas of specializations. It is also equipped with state of the art equipment and facilities spread across the various areas of specializations to aid effective teaching and research. In recent years, members of staff have been undergoing various trainings, workshops and conferences so as to improve their academic and technical prowess. To this effect, the department through members of staff has conducted a number of researches that is aimed towards addressing contemporary needs of the farmers within and outside the host communities.
Full Time | Time-Table: Day | Duration: 4 Semester
The National Diploma programme in Agric Engineering technology is aimed at producing Agric technicians and technologists for the nation's industry, construction firms, public utilities and services. On successful completion of the programme, the graduate should be able:
- carry out machine operations;
- to produce machine components;
- to operate, maintain and service agricultural equipments;
- to prepare systematic engineering reports;
- to carry out plant installation and maintenance; and
- to apply management principles in organizing supervisory groups in the management of sequence of activities.
Part Time | Time-Table: Day/weekend | Duration: 6 Semester
NATIONAL DIPLOMA (ND) PROGRAMMES
WAEC,GCE[O/L],SSCE,NECO,NABTEB or equivalent with Five (5) Credits Passes in not more than two sittings. The subjects must include English Language, Mathematics, Biology /Agric. Science, Chemistry and any other one form the following: Food & Nutrition, Economics/Commerce Technical Drawing, Physics, Nigerian Language, Geography, Home Economics
ND, B.Eng. (Agricultural Engineering), M.Sc. (Agricultural and Environmental Engineering), HOD
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