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JAMB Brochure for Home Science Under Faculty of Agriculture

This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Home Science 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 Home Science

  • kogi State University
  • University of Nigeria

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

Chemistry, Biology or Agriculture and Mathematics or Physics.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNN requires Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science, Food and Nutrition and one of Physics/Mathematics, Economics or Geography.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Home Scienceas a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credit passes including Chemistry, Biology/ Agric Science, Mathematics and at least a pass in English and Physics. General Metal Work, General Wood Work, Building/Engineering Drawing, Furniture Design and Construction, Upholstery Design and Construction, Spray Painting and Period Furniture, Spinning, Weaving, Surface Design and Printing, Bleaching, Dyeing and Finishing and Basic Electricity.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNN In addition to the UTME/General University Entry requirements, a candidate must obtain credit passes in Chemistry, Biology or Food and Nutrition or Agricultural Science.

(ii) KSU requires credit passes at SSCE and/or GCE O/L in English Language, Chemistry, Biology or Agric. Science, Mathematics, Nutrition/Home Economics and at least a pass in Physics.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Home Science as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: Two ‘A’ level passes or equivalents in Chemistry and Biology/Botany/Agric Science/ Economics/ Physics /Mathematics/Geography/Accounting.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNN accepts:
a) Two ‘A’ level passes (London/Cambridge/ Cameroon) (in Chemistry and any of Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science. Economics, Physics Geography/Geology, Mathematics (Pure and Applied) in addition to UTME entry requirements.
b) OND/NCE/HND and Degree holders in Agricultural Science/Animal Health and related fields with a minimum of Lower Credit (Merit) in addition to UTME Entry requirements.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System

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