FUTMINNA Department of Soil Science Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Soil Science Faculty of Agriculture  in Federal University of Technology Minna (FUTMINNA)  as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in FUTMINNA   to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

Federal University of Technology Minna (FUTMINNA, FUTMx) is a Federal Government established post-secondary educational institution located in Minna, Nigeria

FUTMINNA specializes in technological education. The University is a designated Centre of Excellence in Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering and has a core competence in the development of vaccines and drugs.

FUTMINNA was founded in 1983, and the first Vice-Chancellor was Professor J.O. Ndagi who served from 1983 to 1990. The governing bodies are the Council and the Senate. In the beginning, the University took over the facilities of the former Government Teachers’ College Bosso, for use on a permanent basis. This site now serves as the Bosso Campus of the University. The main campus gidan kwano which is sited on a 10,650 hectares of land is located along the Minna – Kataeregi – Bida Road. The institution is listed in the Guide to Higher Education in AfricaAssociation of African Universities and the International Association of Universities, 1999.

Also see: Nigerian Universities And Courses They Offer    

Nigerian Universities Offering Soil Science 

   O’LEVEL SUBJECT COMBINATION

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Soil Science;

You require;

Five SSCE credit passes in English Language Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and any other Science subject.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

(1) RSUST and MAUTECH require at least a pass in Physics.

(2) RSUST requires credit passes in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

(3) UNICAL accepts Geography and Economics and a credit pass in Physics.

(4) IMSU accepts a pass in English Language.

(5) ABSU require five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science.

(6) FUTO requires five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and Economics. It accepts a Pass in Physics in not more than two sittings.

(7) MOUAU requires 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. Also credit in Agricultural Science must be backed up with at least a pass in Biology.

(8) UNICAL requires credit pass in Physics.

(9) 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.

(10) FUAM requires five credit passes in Biology or Agriculture Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, English Language, Physics or any other Science subjects. Accepts a pass in Physics.

(11) FUNAAB requires:
a) Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics,Chemistry, Physics and Biology.
b) At least a pass in Physics.
c) Candidates with pass grade in Biology must possess credit pass in Agricultural Science.It does not accept Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.

(12) MAUTECH requires ‘O’ level credit passes in Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science, any one from Physics /Geography/ Economics. However, a candidate is required to have at least ‘O’ level pass in Physics.

JAMB SUBJECT COMBINATION

In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Soil Science under the Faculty of Agriculture in the above Universities include;

Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science plus Mathematics or Physics.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

(1) SALEM requires Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and Physics.

(ii) MAUTECH requires Biology/Agricultural Science and any other two (2) of Chemistry, Physics, Geography, Economics or Mathematics.

DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Soil Science, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

Two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and one of Zoology/Botany/Agric Science/Biology, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Geology, Economics and Health Science.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS

(1) FUTMINNA accepts OND/NCE with a minimum of credit in Agriculture or OND/NCE with TC II credit in Agriculture/Maths, Gen. Sci./Int. Sci or Agric Sc/Biology

(2) FUTMINNA accepts credit in OND/NCE Agriculture into 200 levels while those with HND are accepted into 300 levels.

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

(4) IMSU Accepts ND/NCE (Double Major) or HND in Agriculture or related discipline with at least a merit pass into 200 level and HND (Upper) into 300 level.

(5) MOUAU accept OND/ND (Distinction/Credit), HND credit into 200 level while those with OND/ND (lower credit) NCE (Double Major) at credit/merit level in Agric are admitted into 100 level. MOUAU also requires ‘A’ level pass in Chemistry and Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science.

(6) MAUTECH accepts:
a) Two HSC or GCE `A’ Level credit passes in Chemistry, and Biology.
b) OND with credit passes in Biology/Agricultural Science and Chemistry.
c) ND/HND with credit in Biology/Agric Science.

(7) 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.

(8) FUTO requires at least two A’ level passes not
below Grade C in Chemistry and any one of
Zoology, Botany, Agricultural Science, Biology, Mathematics, Physics and Economics. It also accepts Upper Credit OND/HND in Agricultural Science but does not accept First Degree and NCE. Candidates must in addition meet the UTME O’ level requirements.

(9) UNIBEN accepts Merit in ND (Upper credit)/HND (Lower credit) in any one of Agric- Economics, Agric-Ext., and Cooperatives, Fisheries, Forestry & 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.

(10) OAU does not accept Geography, Geology and Health Science and accepts HND/OND in Agriculture obtained at upper credit level from recognized Institution.

(11) JABU accepts two ‘A’ levels in Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Sci and any other from Physics, Economics and Mathematics. OND/NCE Upper credit in relevant areas.

(12) UNICAL accepts HND, ND/NCE (credit level) pass in Agriculture and related sciences.

(13) FUAM accepts:
a) Two `A” level passes in any of Chemistry and Biology/Agricultural Science/Botany/Zoology or Mathematics, (Pure & Applied) Physics, Geology and Economics).
b) NCE/OND/HND (Credit/Merit) in Agriculture.

(14) FUNAAB accepts:
a) Two A’ level credit passes in Chemistry and one of Zoology/Botany/Agricultural Science/Biology, Mathematics or Physics.
b) ND/HND (Upper credit) in Agriculture from a recognized institution in any one of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, Fisheries, Forestry and Wildlife Management, Agricultural Technology plus UTME requirements.

(15) EBSU accepts NCE with minimum Merit passes in relevant fields OR HND & OND with minimum of Upper credits in relevant fields.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into FUTMINNA  for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 180 or above in your JAMB result.

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