Agriculture - Faculty of Agriculture

This entire page attempts to cover the List of Schools that offer Agriculture under the Faculty of Agriculture in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
- The subject combinations needed to study Agriculture
- JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
- O'Level Subjects and Requirements
- Direct Entry Requirements
- and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Agriculture.

You need to read the entire content of this page to get all the knowledge your require for this course.

Agriculture can be studied under the Agriculture in the following Nigerian Universities;

School Options


AKSU

With option in:

(i)Crop Science

 

BOSU

With options in:

(i)Animal Science

(ii)Agric. Economics and Extension

(iii)Agronomy and Soil Science

(iv)Fisheries

 

FED-DUTSE

With options in:

(A)

(i) Agric Economics and Extension

(ii) Animal Science

(iii) Crop Science

(iv) Crop Protection

 (v) Soil Science

 

(B) Fisheries and Aquaculture

(C) Forestry and Wildlife Management

 

FED-DUTSINMA

With options in:

(a)Agric Economics, Extension and Rural Sociology

(b)Animal Health Production

(c)Crop Production and Protection

(d)Soil Science

 

FED-GASHUA

 With options in:

(a)Agric Economics & Extension

(b)Agronomy

(c)Animal Science

 

FED OYE-EKITI

With options in:

(a)Agric. Economics and Extension

(b)Animal Production and Health

(c)Soil Science

(d)Crop Science and Horticulture

 

FED-WUKARI

With options in:

(a)Agric. Economics/ Extension

(b)Crop Production and protection

(c)Anima Production and Health

(d)Soil Science and Land Resources Management

 

FED-KASHERE

With options in:

(a)Agric. Economics and Extension Services

(b)Agronomy

(c)Animal Science

(d)Soil Science

 

ILORIN

With options in:

(i) Crop Protection

(ii) Animal Production

(iii) Agric. Economics & Farm Management

(iv) Agric. Extension & Rural Development.

(v) Agronomy

 

IMSU

With options in:

(a)Crop Science and Biotechnology

b)Agric. Economics and Rural Dev. and Extension

c)Soil Science and Environmental Management.

d)Animal Science and Fisheries

 

MAKURDI

(General Agriculture)

 

MOUA

With options at the final year in:

(i)Agric Economics.

(ii)Agric Extension & Rural Sociology.

(iii)Animal Production

(iv)Plant Health Management

(v)Soil Science & Agro-Climatology

(vi)Agronomy

 

UNIZIK

With options in:

i.Agric Economics & Ext.

ii.Animal Science & Technology

iii.Crop Science & Horticulture

iv.Fishery & Aquaculture

v.Food & Technology

vi.Forestry & Wildlife Mgt.

vii.Soil Science & Technology

 

UNN

With options in:

i) Agric Business and Farm Management

ii) Agric Economics

iii) Agric Ext. and Rural Sociology

iv) Animal Production

v) Crop Production

vi) Soil Science & Farm Mechanisation.

 

KUST

With options in:

i. Crop Science & Env. Sc.

ii. Animal Prod. & Crop Sc.

iii. Agric-Economics & Ext. Services.

iv. Forestry, Wildlife & Fisheries

 

BAYERO

With options in:

(a) Soil Science

(b) Agronomy

(c) Crop Sc.

(d) Crop Protection

(e) Agric. Economics

(f) Animal Science

 

BOWEN

With options in:

(i) Agric. Economics & Farm Mgt.

(ii) Agric. Ext. & Rural Dev.

(iii) Food Science & Tech.

(iv) Forestry and Wood Tech.

(v) Animal Sc. & Fisheries Mgt

(vi) Crop Production

(vii) Home Science & Mgt

 

LAUTECH

With options in: Agric. Economics., Agric. Ext. & Rural Dev and Agricultural Production & Renewable Resources

 

CRUTECH

With option in:

(i)Agricultural Economics and Extension

(ii) Animal Science

(iii) Agronomy

 

BIU

With options in:i)Agricultural Economics and Extension Services

ii) Animal Production

iii) Animal Science

iv) Crop Production

v) Soil Science

vi) Fishery

vii) Forestry and Wild Life and Environmental Management

 

KSU

With options in:

i) Agric. Economics and Extension

ii) Animal Production

iii) Crop Production

iv) Soil Science

 

ADSU

With options in:

(i) Agricultural Economics and Extension

ii. Animal Production

iii. Crop Protection

iv. Soil Science

 

UYO

With options in:

i. Agric. Economics & Extension

ii. Crop Science

iii. Soil Science

iv. Animal Science

 

EBSU (offers the course as Agricultural \Mechanization and Technology)

 

FUTO

With options in;

i. Agricultural Economics

ii. Agricultural Extension

iii. Animal Science and Technology

iv. Crop Science and Technology

v. Soil Science and Technology

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Agriculture under the Faculty of Agriculture in the above Universities include;

Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and any one of Physics or Mathematics.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i)UNILORIN, UDUSOK and IMSU accept Economics or Geography in lieu of Physics/Mathematics.

(ii)IBBU requires Chemistry, Physics and Biology

(iii)ABU requires Chemistry, Biology and any other Science Subject.

(iv)ABUAD requires Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.

(v)LANDMARK  requires English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural science and Physics or Economics or any social science subject

(vi)KSU requires Chemistry, Biology and any of Physics, Agricultural Science and Mathematics

(vii)FUDMA requires Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and Mathematics/Physics

(viii) DELSU requires Biology or Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics.

(ix)FUGUS accepts Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and any one of Physics and Mathematics.

(x)UNIPORT requires Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and any one of Physics or Mathematics or Geography or Economics.

(xi)FUD requires Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and any one of Physics or Mathematics.

(xii)FUOYE requires Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and Mathematics/ Physics.

(xiii)FUTO requires Chemistry, and any two (2) of Biology/Agricultural Science, Mathematics and Physics.

(xiv)BUK requires Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and any one of Physics and Mathematics.

(xv)FUWUKARI​​​​​​​ requires Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and Mathematics /Physics/Geography/Economics.

(xvi)KSUSTA requires Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and any one of Physics, Mathematics or Economics. 

(xvii)KASU requires Biology, Chemistry and one other Science subject that may include Agric. Science.

(xviii)FUK requires Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and any one of Physics, Mathematics, Geography or Economics.

(xix)LANDMARK requires Chemistry, and any two of Biology, Agricultural science, Mathematics, Physics, Economics

O'Level Requirements


The O'level subject combination and requirements needed to study Agriculture;

You require;

Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry and any one of Mathematics, Physics, Geography and Economics.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i)UI requires five (5) credit passes including English Language, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Mathematics and any one of Geography, Physics or Economics

(ii)MOUAU accepts Five (5) 'O’ Level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings to include: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, or Agricultural Science and any other science subjects; requires at least 'O' Level pass in Physics. 'O' Level credit in Agricultural Science must be backed up with at least 'O' Level pass in Biology

(iii)OOU, EKSU and UNILORIN accept 'O' Level pass in Physics.

(iv)IMSU accepts 'O' Level pass in Mathematics, along with 'O' Level credit pass in Physics and vice versa.

(vi)ABU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Agricultural Science.

(vii)UI, EKSU, UNILORIN require 'O' Level credit pass in Agricultural Science and a pass in Biology.

(viii) UDUSOK and AAU accept 'O' Level pass in English Language.

(ix)BIU requires at least 'O' Level pass in Physics.

(x)BUK requires five (5) ‘O' Level passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry any two (2) of Biology/Agric Science, Physics, Geography and Economics.

(xi)FUWUKARI requires Five Credits at not more than two sittings including English Language and Mathematics from the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science, Physics/Geography/, Animal Husbandry/Fisheries/Economics or Forestry and obtained at SSCE, GCE O’ Level, NECO, NABTEB, or its equivalent.

(xii)KSU requires five (5) credit passes at SSC in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science, Economics or any other Science/Social science subject and a pass in Physics. A credit pass in Agricultural Science must be backed up with at least 'O' Level pass in Biology.

(xiii)FUOYE five (5) SSC credit passes to include Mathematics, English Language, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Physics/Geography/Economics.For Soil Science

FUOYE  requires;Five (5) SSC credit passes to include Mathematics, English Language, Biology/Agric Science, Chemistry, Physics. In addition to the above, candidate must at least have a pass in Physics.For Crop Science and Horticulture

FUOYE requires;Five (5) SSC credit passes to include Mathematics, English Language, Biology/Agric Science, Chemistry, Physics.For Animal Production and Health

FUOYE requires;Five (5) SSC credit passes to include Mathematics, English Language, Biology/Agric Science, Chemistry, Physics. Consideration can be given to candidates with pass in Physics.

(xv)BABCOCK requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture Science, Physics/Geography, Home Economics/Food &Nutrition.

(xiv)ABUAD requires 'O' Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.

(xv)LANDMARK requires Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry and any one of Mathematics, Physics, Geography and Economics.

(xvi)FUDMA requires five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science, Mathematics and Physics/Geography/Economics.

(xvii) DELSU requires Credit passes in five (5) WAEC/GCE/NECO subject including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science, at least a pass in Physics obtained in not more than two (2) sittings.

(xviii)FUGASHUA requires five (5) SSC Credit passes or its equivalent to include: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agric Science & any one of Geography, Physics and Economics. 

(xix)UNIPORT requires Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and any one of Physics, Geography and Economics.

(xx)FUD requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science, and any one of Physics, Geography and Economics.

(xxi)RSUST requires five 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science.

(xxii)FUTO requires at least five (5) ‘O’ Level Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and any other subject, at not more than two (2) sittings. At least a Pass is required in Physics.

(xxiii)KSUSTA accepts Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry and any one of Mathematics, Physics, Geography and Economics.

(xxiv)KASU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and one other Science subject.

(xxv)FUK​​​​​​​ requires Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry and one of Physics, Geography and Economics.

Direct Entry Requirements


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Agriculture, if you don't intend to use UTME.

You require;

Two (2) A level passes in Chemistry and one from Biology/Botany/Zoology/ Agricultural Science, Economics, Physics, Geography and Geology/Mathematics (Pure & Applied).

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i)ABSU and UNIMAID accept ND Agriculture into 100 level programme. (200 Level for EUI).

(ii)IBBU and UNILORIN require ‘A’ Level passes in both Chemistry and Biology.

(iii)FUAM, UI and AAU accept NCE merit in Agriculture double major.

(iv)IMSU - accepts ND/NCE Double Major or HND in Agriculture or related disciplines with at least a merit pass into 200 level and HND (Upper Credit) into 300 level.

(v)UDUSOK and ABU accept ND distinction, HND credit, NCE double major at credit level in Agriculture. UDU accepts ND Upper credit and HND lower credit.

(vi)UI and  MOUAU accept ND or HND in the related fields. UI 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 ND upper credit in Agricultural Science and HND Agriculture not below credit pass. Also accepts ND/NCE credit in Agricultural Science with at least a pass in Physics at the 'O' Level.

(viii)EBSU and MOUAU accept ND distinction/credit, HND credit into 200 level while those with ND lower credit NCE Double Major at credit/merit level in Agriculture are admitted into 100 level.

(ix)MOUAU requires ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry and Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science.

(x)UNILORIN accepts ND/NCE credit pass in Agriculture into 200 level while those with HND may be admitted into 300 level. Also accepts NCE merit in Biology, Chemistry or Agriculture, and ND merit in Banking/Finance, Business Management plus UTME requirements.

(xi)IBBU accept ND upper credit in Agriculture plus five (5) relevant credit passes at SSC.(xii)BIU accepts ND/NCE distinction or credit into 200 level.

(xiii)EKSU requires a minimum of credit pass in Physics and accepts ND upper credit in Agriculture related programs, Forestry Assistant Certificate from IITA, Ibadan or any other relevant Higher Institution.

(xiv)KUST accepts NCE merit and ND in Chemistry/Biology upper credit/any relevant qualification.

(xv)KSUSTA accepts Two (2) A level passes in Chemistry and one from Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science, Economics, Physics, Geography and Geology/Mathematics (Pure & Applied).

(xvi)BU accepts NCE/ND or approved equivalent in relevant programs, IJMB at acceptable passes. For Food Science and Technology, at least 'O' Level pass in Physics is required.

(xvii)BIU requires in addition to the 'O' Level requirements specified in the table, a minimum of two (2) relevant subjects passed at GCE ‘A’ Level or NCE merits or ND in relevant programs not below credit level.

(xviii)ABU accepts;

(i)two (2) ‘A’ level / IJMB Passes in Chemistry and any of Biology, Botany, Zoology and Agricultural Science.

ii) HND in Agriculture or related field of study with a minimum of Lower credit pass.

iii) ND in Agriculture or related field of study with a minimum of Lower Credit

(xix)BUK accepts;

a)ND

b)NCE Agriculture double major.

c)NCE in Biology and Chemistry.

(xx)FUOYE accepts two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry and one from Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science, Economics, Physics, Geography.For Animal Production and Health, the options include Geology

(xxi)ABUAD requires 'A’ Level passes or its equivalent qualifications as approved by the Senate in at least two (2) subjects to include Biology and any of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

(xxii)FUDMA​​​​​​​ requires two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry and Biology/Botany/Agricultural Science/Zoology/Physics.

(xxiii)DELSU requires;

a)‘A’ Level passes in relevant subjects or

b)ND with a minimum of upper credit plus five (5) credit passes in WAEC/GCE/NECO O’ Level to be admitted into 200 level.

c)‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry and any of Biology, Agricultural Science, Physics and Economics.

d)NCE with merit pass in Agricultural Science.

(xxiv)FUGASHUA​​​​​​​ requires two (2) 'A' Level passes in Chemistry and one from Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agric. It also accepts OND/ND (Upper Credit), HND (Lower credit) and NCE Merit and above into 200 Level. Gashua gives consideration to candidates with pass in physics with credit pass in Geography/Economics at 'O' Level.

(xxv)UNIPORT accepts Two (2) A/level GCE or HSC or JUPEB or IJMB passes in Agricultural Science and any one from Chemistry, Biology, Physics, and Economics including UTME entry requirements.OND (Upper Credit) in Agriculture from a recognized Institution including UTME entry requirements.HND with at least a (Lower Credit) from a recognised institution, including UTME entry requirements for a 3-year degree programme. Diploma in Agriculture from a recognised institution with minimum of Credit Pass, including UTME entry requirements.

(xxvi)RSUST in addition to 'O' Level requirements accepts:

(a) HND (Lower Credit) in related discipline.

(b) OND (ND) (Upper Credit) in related disciplines.

(c) NCE holders with credit passes in Biology or Agric Science may be admitted into Second Year.

(d) Two (2) HSC/GCE 'A' level passes in Chemistry and Biology.

(xxvii)FED-DUTSE requires any of the following:

(a) two ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry and one from Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agric Science, Economics, Physics, Geography and Geology/Mathematics (Pure & Applied).

(b) ND in Crop Production, Agronomy, Agric Extension, Farm Management, with Merit.

(c) NCE with Merit in Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science Double Major.

(xxvii)FUTO requires;

a)At least two (2) A’ level passes not below Grade C in Chemistry and any one of Zoology, Botany, Agricultural Science, Biology, Mathematics, Physics and Economics.

b)OND/HND at Upper Credit in Life Sciences.c)First Degree in Life Sciences.

d)Very good passes in three JUPEB subjects namely Chemistry and any two (2) of Biology/ Agricultural Science, Mathematics and Physics.It does not accept NCE. Candidates must in addition meet the ‘O’ Level requirements 

(xxviii)BUK requires two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry and Biology or Agriculture, ND, NCE Agriculture (double major), NCE with Chemistry and Biology or Agriculture.

(xxix)FUWUKARI​​​​​​​ - Direct Entry candidates must obtain Two A/L passes at GCE, IJMB, or Advanced NABTEB Which must include Chemistry Or obtain at least a Merit at NCE Or Lower credit in OND/ HND from approved Institution. Such candidate must also satisfy the O/L requirement for admission.

(xxx)KASU accepts Two ‘A’ Level passes including Chemistry and one of Biology, Botany, Zoology Agric Science, Physics, Geography Geology, Mathematics, Health Science and Economics. ND/HND Lower credit in related field. NCE merit and IJMB.7 points and above in addition to ‘O’ Level requirements.

(xxxi)FUK​​​​​​​: A candidate Must have ND with a minimum of lower credit, NCE or IJMB with at least 9 Points in relevant areas.

(xxxii)LANDMARK accepts Two (2) A level passes in Chemistry and one from Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science,Economics, Physics, Geography and Geology/Mathematics (Pure & Applied).