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Botany - Faculty of Sciences

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

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

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

Botany can be studied under the Sciences in the following Nigerian Universities;

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 Botany under the Faculty of Sciences in the above Universities include;

Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject



SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:
 

(i) UI, FED-LAFIA, EBSU, DELSU, UNN require Biology, Chemistry and Physics/Mathematics

(ii) UNIBEN and UNILAG require Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(iii) UNICAL requires Mathematics or Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(iv) OSUSTECH –same as in Fisheries

(v)  FUAMSame as in Biochemistry

(vi)  ABU requires Use of English, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics

(vii) LAGOS requires English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

(viii) FED-LOKOJA requires Biology, Chemistry and Physics/Mathematics

O'Level Requirements


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

You require;

Five (5) SSC Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. 


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(i) UNN requires credit in English language, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics in the West African School Certificate Examination or G.C.E. ‘O’ level or its equivalent.

(ii) UDUSOK and FUAM accept ‘O’ level passes in Mathematics and English Language.

(iii) DELSU does not require ‘O’ level credit pass in Physics but  accepts ‘O’ level pass in English Language provided candidates have distinction in 'O' level Biology.

(iv) GOMSU accepts D7 in Physics

(v) UNIBEN accept ‘O’ level  pass in Physics

(vi) UI requires five (5) or six (6) 'O' level credit passes at one (1) or two (2) sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and any one (1) or two (2) of Physics, Geography and Agricultural  Science

(ix) FUAM and UNILAG – Same as in Biochemistry

(x) OSUSTECH– same as in Fisheries

(xi)  UNICAL for Genetic and Biotechnology requires five ‘O’ level (5) credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. 

(xii) PAUL requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

(xiii) EKSU requires five (5) SSC Credit passes in not more than two sittings in English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Agricultural Science, Chemistry and one other subject.

(xiv) UNILAG requires Five O/Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

(xv) FED-LOKOJA requires Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and any other Science subject

(xvi) KSUSTA requires Five (5) SSC Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and any of Physics, Agriculture and Geography.

(xvii) ABU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Direct Entry Requirements


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

You require;

Two (2) 'A' level passes in Biology/Botany/Zoology and Chemistry or Physics.  



SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:
 

(i) GOMSU, UI, and UNICAL require Chemistry.

(ii) UDUSOK and UNIMAID accept ND/HND in relevant programmes

(iii)  UNILAG accepts Very good passes in the following three (3) JUPEB/’A’-level subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics.

(iv)  UNIBEN  in addition to the UTME requirements accepts ND upper credit / HND lower credit in Food Technology or Science Laboratory Technology NCE credit in Biology/Chemistry

(v) DELSU accepts NCE merit in Biology and any other two (2) subjects. Merit in DELSU Diploma in Biology Education may be considered.

(vi) UNICAL  requires 'A' Level passes / NCE merit or above in Biology and Chemistry plus 'O' Level credit pass in Physics or Mathematics

(vii) UNN requires

a)  'A' level passes or its equivalent in Chemistry and Biology or Botany or Zoology in addition to the UTME requirements.

b) NCE merit in Biology and Chemistry from a recognized institution, plus the university minimum entry requirements.. 

(viii) LASU accepts two (2) 'A' level passes chosen from Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Physics.

(x)  FUAM – Same as in Biochemistry.

(xi)  UI requires two (2) 'A' level passes in Botany, Chemistry or Botany / Biology.

(xii)  EBSU accepts HND, ND upper credit and NCE merit   respectively in the relevant programmes

(xiii) OSUSTECH– same as in Fisheries

(xiv)   PAUL accept ‘A’ level passes in Biology/Zoology, Botany and Chemistry or any other equivalent examination

(xv) FED-LOKOJA accepts In addition to meeting the UTME Entry Requirements; Two (2) 'A' Level passes to include one (1) of Botany, Zoology, Biology or Chemistry; IJMB minimum of 8 points with passes in relevant subjects; NCE Credit pass in Chemistry and Biology; ND upper credit in Biological Science, Science Laboratory Technology or related programmes from a recognized institution; HND lower credit in relevant programmes from Accredited Tertiary Institutions; Degree (Third Class) relevant to the programme

(xxi) UNN requires
a) 'A' Level passes or its equivalent in Chemistry and Biology or Botany or Zoology in addition to the UTME requirements.
b) NCE merit in Biology and Chemistry from a recognized institution, plus the university minimum entry requirements..

(xxii) LASU accepts two (2) 'A' Level passes chosen from Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Physics

 

 
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