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Universities Offering Agriculture – UTME Subjects/DE and SSCE Requirements

UPDATED LIST OF NIGERIA UNIVERSITIES OFFERING AGRICULTURE AND REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION

Agriculture is the cultivation of land and breeding of animals and plants to provide food, fiber, medicinal plants and other products to sustain and enhance life.

Agriculture in Nigeria is a branch of the economy in Nigeria, providing employment for about 30% of the population as of 2010. The sector is being transformed by commercialization at the small, medium and large-scale enterprise levels.

See career potentials for graduates of Agriculture.

DEGREE AWARDING UNIVERSITIES OFFERING AGRICULTURE

  1. CRAWFORD
  2. LANDMARK
  3. DELSU
  4. OOU
  5. IGBINEDION
  6. UYO
  7. EBSU
  8. KSU
  9. BAYERO
  10. ABUAD
  11. FED-KASHERE
  12. IMSU
  13. ILORIN
  14. ADSU
  15. UNN
  16. FED-DUTSE
  17. KWASU
  18. JOS
  19. CRAWFORD
  20. ABUJA
  21. KUST
  22. RSUST
  23. MINNA
  24. ABU
  25. COOU
  26. AAUA
  27. UMUDIKE
  28. BOWEN
  29. UNIZIK
  30. BABCOCK
  31. UDU
  32. MAIDUGURI
  33. FED-GASUA
  34. GREGORY
  35. FED-DUTSINMA
  36. MAKURDI
  37. BIU
  38. FED-OYEEKITI
  39. WESLEYUNI
  40. PLASU
  41. CRUTECH
  42. FED-WUKARI
  43. LAUTECH
  44. EKSU
  45. KSUSTA
  46. LAPAI
  47. KASU
  48. DELSU

DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT
Two (2) A level passes in Chemistry and one from Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science, Economics, Physics, Geography and Geology/Mathematics (Pure & Applied).

SSCE (O;LEVEL) RESULT REQUIREMENTS
Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Biology/Agricultural  Science, Chemistry and  any one of Mathematics, Physics, Geography and  Economics.

JAMB UTME SUBJECT COMBINATION
Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and any one of Physics or Mathematics.

IMPORTANT CONDITIONS TO NOTE FOR AGRICULTURE ADMISSION

DIRECT ENTRY:
(i)        ABSU and MAIDUGURI accept ND Agriculture into 100 level programme. (200 Level for EDSU).
(ii)       LAPAI and ILORIN require A level passes in both Chemistry and Biology.
(iii)      MAIDUGURI, IBADAN and AAU accept NCE merit in Agriculture double major.
(iv)      IMSU - accepts ND/NCE Double Major oor HND in Agriculture or related disciplines with at least a merit pass into 200 level and HND (Upper Credit) into 300 level.
(v)       UDU and ABU accept ND distinction, HND credit, NCE double major at credit level in Agriculture. UDU accepts ND Upper credit and HND lower credit.
(vi)      IBADAN and UMUDIKE accept ND or HND in the related fields. IBADAN Agricultural candidates must apply to read Agriculture Until 500 level when options will be available.
(vii)     AAU accepts Chemistry, Biology or Agriculture at A level and ND upper credit in Agricultural Science and HND Agriculture not below credit pass.  Also accepts ND/NCE credit in Agricultural Science with at least a pass in Physics at O level.
(viii)    EBSU and UMUDIKE accept ND distinction/credit, HND credit into 200 level while those with ND lower credit NCE Double Major at credit/merit level in Agriculture are admitted into 100 level.
(ix)      UMUDIKE requires A level passes in Chemistry and Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science.
(x)       ILORIN accepts ND/NCE credit pass in Agriculture into 200 level while those with HND may be admitted into 300 level. Also accepts NCE merit in Biology, Chemistry or Agriculture, and ND merit in Banking/Finance, Business Management plus UTME requirements
(xi)      LAPAI and DELSU accept ND upper credit in Agriculture plus five (5) relevant credit passes at SSC.
(xii)     BIU accept ND/NCE distinction or credits into 200 level.
(xiii)    EKSU requires a minimum of credit pass in Physics and accepts ND upper credit in Agriculture related programs. Forestry Assistant Certificate from IITA, Ibadan or any other relevant Higher Institution.
(xiv)    KUST accepts NCE merit and ND in Chemistry/Biology upper credit/any relevant qualification.
(xv)     KSUSTA accepts NCE in Agricultural Science.
 (xvi)   BOWEN accepts NCE/ND or approved equivalent in relevant programs, IJMB at acceptable levels. For Food Science and Technology, at least O level pass in Physics is required.
(xvii)   BIU requires in addition to the O level requirements specified in the table above, a minimum of two (2) relevant subjects passed at GCE A level or NCE merits or ND in relevant programs not below credit level.
(xviii)  ABU accepts
(i)        Two (2) A level/IJMB passes in Chemistry and Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science, Economics, Physics, Geography and Geology/Mathematics (Pure & Applied).
(ii)       HND in Agriculture related field of study with a minimum of a credit Pass.
(xix)    BAYERO accepts
a)      ND.
b)       NCE Agriculture double major.
(c)     NCE in Biology and Chemistry.
(xx)     FED-OYE EKITI accepts ND, NCE with good passes in Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science as well as credits at O level.
(xxi)    ABUAD requires A level passes or its equivalent qualifications as approved by the Senate in at least two (2) subjects to include Biology and any of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
(xxii) FED-DUTSINMA requires two (2) A level passes in Chemistry and Biology/Botany/Agricultural Science/Zoology/Physics.

SSCE RESULTS
(i)        IBADAN requires five (5) credit passes including English Language, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Mathematics and any one of Geography, Physics or Economics
(ii)       UMUDIKE accepts Five (5) O level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings to include: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, or Agricultural Science and any other science subjects; requires at least O level pass in Physics. O level credit in Agricultural Science must be backed up with at least O level pass in Biology
(iii)      OOU, EKSU and ILORIN accept O level pass in Physics.
(iv)      IMSU accepts a pass in Maths if a candidate has credit in Physics and vice versa.
(v)       ABU requires credits in Mathematics and Physics. Also requires five (5) O level credit passes to include English Language, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Geography and Economics.
(vi)      IBADAN, EKSU, ILORIN and TASUED require O level credit in Agricultural Science and a pass in Biology.
(vii)     UDU and AAU accept O level pass in English Language.
(viii)    BIU requires at least O level pass in Physics.
(ix)      BAYERO requires five (5) O' level credit passes to include English Language, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry and any one (1) of Mathematics/Physics, Geography.
(x)       FED-WUKARI requires five (5) O level credit passes at not more than two sittings to include: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, or Agricultural Science and any of Physics, Geography and Economics.
(xi)      KSU requires five (5) credit passes at SSC in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science, Economics or any other Science/Social science subject and a pass in Physics. A credit in Agricultural Science must be backed up with at least O level pass in Biology.
(xii)     FED-OYE EKITI requires O level credit pass in Physics and consideration can be given to candidates with O level credit in Mathematics and O level pass in Physics.
(xiii)    BABCOCK requires five (5) O level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture Science, Physics/Geography, Home Economics/Food &Nutrition.
(xiv)    ABUAD requires O level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.
(xv)     LANDMARK Same as in Agricultural Economics
(xvi)   FED-DUTSINMA requires five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science, Mathematics and Physics/Geography/Economics.

UTME SUBJECTS:
(i)        ILORIN, UDU and IMSU accept Economics or Geography in lieu of Physics/Mathematics.
(ii)       LAPAI requires Chemistry, Physics and Biology
(iii)      ABU requires Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and Mathematics.
(iv)      ABUAD requires Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.
(v)       LANDMARK Same as in Agricultural Economics.
(vi)      KSU requires Chemistry, Biology and any of Physics, Agricultural Science and Mathematics
(vii)    FED-DUTSINMA requires Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and Mathematics/Physics

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