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UTME eBrochure for Fisheries Under Faculty of Agriculture



This part of the UTME brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Fisheries under the Faculty of Agriculture in Nigeria. You will see the UTME subject combination needed to apply for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, requirements such A’level, ND, HND, NCE, etc for Direct Entry candidates, as well as other information you require to successfully apply for the course.

List of Degree Awarding Institutions that Offer Fisheries

  • Cross River State University of Technology
  • Delta State University
  • Federal University Of Agriculture, Makurdi
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
  • Kebbi State University Of Science And Technology
  • Kwara State University
  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology
  • Nasarawa State University
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • Ondo State University of Science and Technology
  • University of Benin
  • University of Calabar
  • University of Maiduguri
  • University of Port-Harcourt
  • Usman Dan Fodio University

UTME Subject Combination

In UTME, note that English Language is mandatory for all courses. The other three subjects required to study Fisheries under the Faculty of Agriculture in the institutions listed above are:

Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and any other Science subject.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) IBBU requires Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

(ii) UDUSOK accept Economics or Geography in lieu of Physics/Mathematics.

(iii) UNIPORT requires Mathematics or Physics as the third subject.

(iv) MAUTECH requires Chemistry/Biology,Agriculture Science and Maths/Physics.

(v) UNIOSUN requires Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and any other science subjects.

(vi) KWASU requires Chemistry,Biology/Agricultural Science and Mathematics/Physics.

(vii)RSUST requires Agricultural Science or Biology.

(viii) FUAM requires Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics or Physics.

(ix) OOU requires Biology/Agricultural Science and any two of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Economics.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Fisheries as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credit passes in Biology/Agric Science, Chemistry, Mathematics and English plus any other Science subject.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) DELSU accept a pass in English Language.

(ii) MOUAU accepts Five O’ level credit Passes in not more than two sittings to include: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, or Agricultural Science and any other science subjects. It also requires at least a Pass in Physics. A Credit in Agricultural Science must be backed up with at least a Pass in Biology.

(iii) MAUTECH requires Chemistry, Biology, Agric. Science, and Mathematics/Physics.

(iv) UNIUYO and NDU require five ‘O’ level credit passes in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Agricultural Science

(v) DELSU accepts a pass in English Language with credit pass in Mathematics.

(vi) UNIBEN accepts Statistics and Further Mathematics. Also requires at least a pass in Physics and a pass in Biology for candidates with a credit pass in Agric. Science.

(vii) UNIPORT accepts any of Physics, Geography and Economics.

(viii) MAUTECH requires five `O’ Level credit passes to include English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science, Physics, Geography/ Economics

(ix) OOU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Agricultural Science and any other two subjects.

(x) RSUST requires credits in English Language and Mathematics.

(xi)KWASU requires Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Biology, Agric. Science, Mathematics and Physics/Geography/Economics.

(xii) FUTMINNA accepts any one of Physics, geography, Economics, Home Economics, Food and nutrition as the fifth subject. At least a pass in Physics is required.

(xiii) KSU requires five credit passes at SSCE and/or GCE O/L in English Language, Chemistry, Biology or Agric. Science, Mathematics, Economics or any Social Science subject and a pass in Physics. A Credit in Agricultural Science must be backed up with at least a pass in Biology.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Fisheries as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: (i) Two ‘A’ level passes in any of Chem, Bio, Botany, Zoology, Agric Sci, Geog, Mathematics, (Pure and applied) Physics, Geology and Economics.
(ii)NCE (Agriculture)

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) FUTMINNA accepts OND/NCE with a minimum of Lower Credit plus UTME requirements.

(ii) FUTMINNA accepts OND/NCE credit into 200 level while those with HND may be admitted into 300 level.

(iii) UNIMAID accepts ND/NCE/HND and any other similar qualification.

(iv) MOUAU requires ‘A’ level pass in Chemistry and
Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science, MOUAU also accept OND/HND in the related fields.

(v) DELSU accept OND (Upper credit) in Agric. plus five relevant credit passes at O/level.

(vi) MAUTECH requires Chemistry and Biology/Agric.Science/Physics.

(vii) NDU :
a) Obtain passes at the Advance Level GCE or
HSC in three of the following subjects: Biology, Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, Economics or Mathematics; Upper credit
b) OND/ND in Agriculture or Fisheries;
c) Upper or Lower credit HND/NND. In some cases, depending on the candidates CGPA, he may be recommended for admission into the 3rd year.

(viii) UNIBEN accepts Merit in ND (Upper credit)/HND (Lower credit) in any one of Agric- Economics, Agric-Ext., and Cooperatives, Fisheries, Forestry and Wildlife Mgt., Geology, Advanced Microbiology, Food and Brewing Sc., Science Lab. Tech. plus UTME requirements. NCE in Agric. Science, Biology, Chemistry or Physics (overall merit pass) plus UTME requirements. Does not accept ‘A’ level pass in Health Science.

(ix) EBSU accept NCE with minimum Merit passes in relevant fields or HND and OND with minimum of Upper credit in relevant fields.

(x) IBBU accept OND (Upper credit) in Agric. plus five relevant credit passes at O/level.

(xi) RSUST requires HSC/GCE A’ level passes in Chemistry and Biology including English Language, ND/UD (upper credit) in Biology or Agricultural Science for admission to 200 level or HND (credit) in Biology or Agricultural Science for admission to 200 or 300 levels respectively in addition to UTME requirement.

(xii) MAUTECH accepts:
a) Two GCE `A’ Level credit passes in Chemistry, Physics and Biology/Agric. Science
b) HND with overall credit in (a) above
c) OND/NCE with credit pass in Biology, Agric. Science or Chemistry

(xiii)OOU accepts relevant ‘A’ passes, NCE merit passes in two relevant subjects, ND/Certificate of any of the Professional Examination Bodies in Agriculture, Cooperative Business Management, Finance or other related subjects.

(xiv) UNIOSUN accepts Two ‘A’ level credit passes in chemistry and one from Biology, Agriculture, Physics, Geography and Mathematics.

(xv) KSUSTA accepts GCE A’ level/NCE/IJMB or its equivalent in Chemistry and any one of Physics, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science with minimum of score prescribe annually by the University Senate; and O’ level credit passes in Chemistry, Mathematics and English language as core and any two (2) of Physics, Biology/Agricultural Science, Geography, Electrical and Electronics, Technical Drawing. It also accepts ND/HND (at least 2.75 CGPA) in relevant area and O’ level credit passes in Chemistry, Mathematics, and English Language as core and any two (2) of Physics, Biology/Agricultural Science and Geography.

(xvi)UYO accepts:
a) National Diploma (ND) (Upper credit), HND (Lower credit) or NCE (credit) in relevant disciplines and JAMB into 200 level.
b) At least two ‘A’ level passes in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Botany, Agricultural Science, Mathematics / Statistics, Geography.

(xvii) FED-OYEEKITI requires credit pass in
Physics and consideration can be given to candidates with credit pass in Mathematics and pass in Physics.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System (JAMB IBASS)


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