Do you want to apply for Agriculture and you don’t the JAMB subject combination? Are you wondering weather your O’level is complete for it? Do you want to apply for direct entry into Agriculture? If yes….below are what you need to know before you can apply for any University admission into Agriculture.
O’Level Requirments For Agricultural Economics In Nigerian Universities: Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Biology/Agric Science, Chemistry and any one of Mathematics, Physics, Geography and Economics.
JAMB Subject Combination For Agricultural Economics In Nigerian Universities: English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and any one of Physics and Mathematics.
Direct Entry Admission Requirements For Agriculture Economics
- Two A level passes in Chemistry and one from Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agric Science, Economics, Physics, Geography and Geology/Mathematics (Pure & Applied).
(i) ABSU and MAIDUGURI accept OND (Agriculture) into 100 level programme. (200 level for EDSU).
(ii) LAPAI and ILORIN require ‘A’ level pass in both Chemistry and Biology.
(iii) MAIDUGURI, IBADAN and AAU, IBADAN (merit level) accept NCE with Agric double major.
(iv) IMSU – Accepts ND/NCE (Double Major) or HND in Agriculture or related discipline with at least a merit pass into 200 level and HND (Upper) into 300 level.
(v) UDU, and ABU accept OND (distinction), HND (credit), NCE (double major) at credit level in Agriculture. UDU accepts ND (Upper credit) and HND (Lower credit)
(vi) IBADAN and UMUDIKE accept OND/HND in the related fields. IBADAN Agricultural candidates must apply to read Agriculture Until 500 level when options will be available.
(vii) AAU accepts Chemistry, Biology or Agriculture at ‘A’ level and OND (Upper credit) in Agricultural Science and HND (Agric) not below credit pass.
(viii) EBSU and UMUDIKE accept OND/ND (Distinction/Credit), HND credit into 200 level while those with OND/ND (lower credit) NCE (Double Major) at credit/merit level in Agric are admitted into 100 level.
(x) UMUDIKE requires ‘A’ level pass in Chemistry and Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science
(xi) ILORIN accepts OND/NCE credit pass in Agriculture into 200 level while those with HND may be admitted into 300 level.
(xii) LAPAI and DELSU accept OND (Upper credit) in Agric. plus five relevant credit passes at O/level.
(xiii) BIU accept OND/NCE with distinction or creditsinto 200 level.
(xiv) EKSU requires a minimum of credit pass in Physics and accepts ND (Upper credit pass) in Agric related field. Forestry Assistant Certificate from IITA, Ibadan or any other relevant Higher Institution.
(xv) ILORIN accepts NCE (Merit grade) in Biology, Chemistry or Agriculture.
Also accepts National Diploma in Banking/Finance, Business Management (Merit grade) plus UTME requirements.
(xvi) KUST accepts NCE/HND (Merit) ND in Chemistry/Biology (Upper credit)/any relevant qualification.
(xvii) AAU accepts ND/NCE (credit) in Agricultural Science. Requires at least a pass in Physics.
(xviii) KSUSTA accepts NCE in Agriculture Science
(xix) ILORIN accepts ND/NCE credit pass in Agriculture into 200 level while those with HND will be admitted into 300 level.
(xx) BOWEN accepts NCE/OND or approved equivalent in relevant fields, IJMB at acceptable levels. For Food Science and Technology at least a pass in Physics is required.
(xxi) BIU requires in addition to the O’ level requirements specified in the table above, a minimum of two relevant subjects passed at GCE Advanced level or NCE (3 merits) or National Diploma in relevant field not below credit level.
(xxii) ABU accepts
- Two A level/IJMB passes in Chemistry and Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agric. Science, Economics, Physics, Geography and Geology/Mathematics (Pure & Applied).
- HND in Agriculture related field of study with a minimum of Credit Pass.Mathematics, Physics, Geography and Economics.
(xiv) BAYERO requires five O’ Level Credit passes to include English Language, Biology/Agric Science, Chemistry and any one of Mathematics/Physics, Geography.
(xv) FED-WUKARI requires five O’ level credit Passes in not more than two sittings to include: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, or Agricultural Science and any of Physics, Geography and Economics.
(xvi) KSU requires five Credit passes at SSCE and/or GCE O/L in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science, Economics or any other Science/Social science subject and a pass in Physics. A Credit in Agricultural Science must be backed up with at least a pass in Biology.
(xvii) FED-OYEEKITI requires credit pass in Physics and consideration can be given to candidates with credit pass in Mathematics and pass in Physics.
(xviii) BABCOCK requires Five ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture Science, Physics/Geography, Home Economics/Food &Nutrition