About College of Agriculture, Jalingo College of Agriculture, Jalingo is a State-Goverment owned tertiary institution located at Jalingo, Taraba State, Nigeria. It currently has nine departments which are : Agric Engineering Technology, Agric Extension and Management, Animal Health Technology, Animal Production, Basic Science, Crop Science, Forestry Technology, General Science and Home and Rural Economics. History of College of Agriculture, Jalingo The college of Agriculture, Jalingo was established by the defunct Gongola state Government in the year 1979, The college took off with a Remedial class (pre-technical Programme) of 40 students at its temporary site in Jalingo town. In 1981, the college acquired its present permanent site measuring approximately 964 square hectares. In line with the minimum standard specified by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) , a body empowered by Decree No. 6 of 1985 to supervise and accredit technical education in the country , the college had to re-structure its programmes to conform with NBTE's minimum standards in 1988. Safety College of Agriculture, Jalingo is very safe. Things To Do College of Agriculture, Jalingo is a learning institute so what you should bring along are your reading and writing materials to aid you academically. Best Features College of Agriculture, Jalingo aims to train and qualified middle and lower level manpower needed to meet the increasing demand for trained agricultural staff for various agro-allied agencies for the development of agricultural programmes of the state, and the country. Best Time to Visit College of Agriculture, Jalingo College of Agriculture, Jalingo is best visited during when it's in session as it's when the school is lively and alive. Popular Events at College of Agriculture, Jalingo Matriculation is one of the popular events in school for freshers because that's when they get to wear beautiful dresses and snap long living memory pictures and the get to celebrate their been in school. Likewise, Convocation is one of a popular event in school where final year students final get their certificates and there is an award for the best graduating student. Most Common Visitors Most common visitors in College of Agriculture, Jalingo are the student's and lecturer's friends and family. Also, researchers come to visit. Weather at College of Agriculture, Jalingo College of Agriculture, Jalingo is located at Taraba which is in the North-East region of the country. This region experiences two seasons which are the rainy and dry season. The rainy season comes heavily from the month of May, June, July. While the dry season usually comes between the month of October up until April. Frequently Asked Questions Q: how can I become a student here? A: To become a student of College of Agriculture, Jalingo, you must pass through the Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) organised by JAMB and must have at least five credits in relevant SSCE/GCE 'O' level subjects. Q: How many faculties or departments are available here? A: There are nine departments here. Q: Is this polytechnic accredited? A: Yes, College of Agriculture, Jalingo is accredited. Q: Are there hostels at this polytechnic? A: No, College of Agriculture, Jalingo does not have hostels.