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JAMB Brochure for Plant Biology Under Faculty of Sciences


This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Plant Biology under the Faculty of Sciences 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 Plant Biology

  • Bayero University Kano
  • Bowen University
  • Kwara State University
  • Osun State University
  • University of Ilorin

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) KWASU requires English chosen course and any Two From Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Further Mathematics.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Plant Biology as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) KWASU requires credit passes from English Language, Mathematics and any three of Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics and Agricultural Science.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Plant Biology as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: Two ‘A’ level passes in Biology/Botany/Zoology and Chemistry or Physics.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNILORIN accepts NCE passes in Biology and Chemistry plus UTME requirements.

(ii) KWASU accepts:
a) Two G.C.E. A/L or its equivalent, one of which must be in relevant subject.
b) ND with (minimum Upper Credit) in relevant field.
c) HND (lower credit) in relevant field.
d) NCE Candidate with minimum of Credit passes in relevant subjects may be considered for Direct Entry Admission provided they possess the necessary O’L requirements

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