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JAMB Brochure for Agricultural Science and Education Under Faculty of Education


This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Agricultural Science and Education under the Faculty of Education 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 Agricultural Science and Education

  • Abia State University
  • Ahmadu Bello University
  • Ambrose Alli University
  • Bauchi State University
  • Bayero University Kano
  • Benson Idahosa University
  • Cross River State University of Technology
  • Delta State University
  • Ebonyi State University
  • Ekiti State University
  • Enugu State University Of Science And Technology
  • Federal University Of Agriculture, Makurdi
  • Federal University, Kashere
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
  • Ignatius Ajuru University
  • Kano University Of Science And Technology
  • Michael Okpara University of Agriculture
  • National Open University of Nigeria
  • Rivers State University of Science and Technology
  • University of Abuja
  • University of Benin
  • University of Calabar
  • University of Ilorin
  • University of Maiduguri
  • University Of Mkar
  • University of Nigeria
  • University of Uyo
  • Usman Dan Fodio University

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

Any three subjects from Chemistry, Biology, Agriculture, Physics, Economics, Geography and Mathematics.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) DELSU does not require Physics, Economics and Geography/ Physics.

(ii) RSUST requires Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture Science and Economics/Geography /Physics.

(iii) BASU requires Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science and any other subject.

(iv) IAUED accepts candidates with any one science subject or Geography, Economics and Health Science.

(v) FUAM requires Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(vi) UNIBEN requires Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture Science and any other Science subject.

(vii) UNN requires Agric/Biology, Chemistry and any other social science subject among Economics, Geography, Government; any trade between Animal Husbandry and Fishery.

(viii) ABU does not accept Economics, Geography and Mathematics.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Agricultural Science and Education as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credits or equivalent in English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science., Mathematics and another relevant subject.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) EKSU and UNICAL accept a pass in Chemistry.

(ii) RSUST accepts a pass in English Language and Mathematics.

(iii) RSUST accepts a pass in English Language provided candidates have distinction in O’ level Agricultural Science.

(iv) FUAM requires Agric and accepts either Biology or Physics.

(v) DELSU accepts a pass in English Language.

(vii) UNIBEN require five O/L credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology/Agricultural Science.

(viii) FUAM and UNIMAID require credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Agricultural Science

(ix) TASUED requires Five ‘O’ level credits at one sitting or six ‘O’ level credits at two sittings to include English Language, Biology/ Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Mathematics and any one /two of Geography/Physics, Physics and Economics.

(x) UNN require Credits in Agricultural Science or Biology plus at least a pass in Chemistry in SSCE/GCE/O’ Level or NECO/NABTEB in addition to UNN minimum entry requirement.

(xi) UNIUYO requires a credit pass in English Language.

(xii) ABSU requires Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Agricultural Science, Biology and any other subject.

(xiii) NDU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes in English, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural and any two Science subjects in not more than two sittings.

(xiv) IAUED – Same as in Fine and Applied Arts Education

(xv) BASU – requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes in English, Mathematics, Arithmetic, Biology, Agricultural Science, Chemistry or General Science and any two subjects. It accepts credit pass in Arithmetic, or General Science or Technical Trades in lieu of Mathematics, or Biology or Physics respectively.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Agricultural Science and Education as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: (i) Two passes at ‘A’ level in Biology /Zoology /Botany and any other Science subject.

(ii) NCE at merit pass level in Biology and any other Science subject.

(iii) NCE merit pass level in Agriculture (Double Major).

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) DELSU accepts GCE ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry/Biology /Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science and Education.

(ii) UNIBEN requires 2/3 merit passes in NCE to include Agricultural Science plus 3 ‘O’ level passes in English Language, Chemistry and Biology/Agricultural Science.

(iii) RSUST accept NCE (Agricultural Science) with at least credit passes or HND in Agriculture.

(iv) UNIMAID accept NCE with UTME requirements.

(v) AAU as in B.Sc. Agriculture.

(vi) DELSU may waive Chemistry for NCE holders.

(vii) RSUST – Two year programme
a. NCE Agric, Two credits and/or merit plus three O’ level to include Chemistry, Agric Science/Biology.
b. HND, Agric Science (lower credit) plus three other O’ level credits as in (a) above. Degree Year Programme
a. NCE Agric Science ‘pass’ plus three O’ level credit passes.
b. HND pass in Agric Science plus three other O’ level credit passes.
c. ND/NCE (Upper/ lower credit) in Agric Science plus three O’ level credit passes.

(viii) IAUED accepts ‘A’ level pass in Geography/Physics in Agric with 4 O’ level credit passes in relevant subjects.

(x) EKSU accepts a pass in NCE General
English as equivalent to ‘O’ level credit pass in English Language.

(xi) UNIMAID requires A’ level pass in Chemistry, Physics Biology and Agricultural Science plus O’ level requirements.

(xii) BASU accepts:
(a) NCE (pass with 5 years teaching experience.
(b) N.D at merit pass/lower credit in Biology/Agricultural Science and any other Science subject.
(c) Two ‘A’ Level passes in Biology /Zoology/Botany/Agricultural Science and any other Science subject.

(xiii) TASUED accepts two ‘A’ level passes/NCE Merit in Chemistry and one from Biology/ Botany/ Agric. Science, Economics, Physics, Geography and Geology /Mathematics (Pure and Applied) ND/HND with upper credit in Agriculture or Animal Health from recognized Polytechnic or College of Agriculture.

(xiv) UNICAL accepts:
a. NCE in Agricultural Education or Biology (merit).
b. HND an any field of Agriculture with at least pass,
c. ND in any field of Agriculture (credit).
d. A’ level credit passes in Agricultural Science and any two Science subjects including Chemistry.
e. NCE in Agricultural Education or Biology (pass) with at least O’ level pass in Chemistry.
f. NCE in Agricultural Education or Biology (pass) Candidates in category (i) and (ii) must fulfil the three O’ level credit pass requirement including minimum pass in Chemistry.

(xv) IAUED – Same as in Fine and Applied Arts Education.

(xvi) NDU – Same as Vocational and Technical Education.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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