Nigerian Universities Offering Agriculture

This is a compilation of the List of Universities Offering Agriculture in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
– The subject combinations needed to study Agriculture
– JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
– O’Level Subjects and Requirements
– and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Agriculture

List of Universities that Offer Agricultural Science And Education as a Course

The following are the list of universities that offer Agricultural Science And Education as a course:

Number of Universities: 46

  • Abia State University, Uturu
  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi
  • Adeniran Ogunsanya College Of Education, Otto/Ijanikin, Lagos (Affliated To Ek
  • Adeyemi College Of Education, (Affliated To Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-I
  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  • Alvan Ikoku College Of Education, (Affliated To University Of Nigera, Nsukka)
  • Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  • Bayero University, Kano
  • Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
  • College Of Education, Agbor (Affliated To Delta State University, Abraka, Delta
  • College Of Education, Azare (Affliated To University Of Maiduguri, Borno State
  • College Of Education, Ikere Ekiti (Affliated To University Of Nigeria, Nsukka, E
  • College Of Education, Warri (Affliated To Delta State University, Abraka, Delta)
  • Cross Rivers University Of Technology, Calabar
  • Delta State University, Abraka
  • Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  • Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
  • Emmanuel Alayande College Of Education, Oyo (Affliated To Ekiti State Univers
  • Enugu State University Of Science And Technology, Enugu
  • Fed College Of Educ. (Tech.), Omoku, Omoku , Affiliated To (University Of Nige
  • Federal College Of Education (Technical) P.M.B 60, Gombe, Gombe State. (Affl
  • Federal College Of Education (Technical), Asaba (Affiliated To University Of Be
  • Federal College Of Education(Technical) Gusau(Affl To Ahmadu Bello Universi
  • Federal College Of Education, (Technical), Potiskum (Affliated To Abubakar Taf
  • Federal College Of Education, Obudu, Cross River State, (Affiliated To Universi
  • Federal College Of Education, Yola (Affiliated To Ahmadu Bello University, Zar
  • Federal University Of Agriculture, Makurdi
  • Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
  • Ignatius Ajuru University Of Education, Port Harcourt
  • Jigawa State College Of Education, Gumel (Affiliated To Bayero University, Ka
  • Kano University Of Science And Technology, Wudil
  • Kwara State College Of Education, (Technical), Lafia (Affliated To Ahmadu Bello
  • Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike
  • National Open University Of Nigeria
  • Niger Delta University , Wilberforce Island
  • Nwafor Orizu College Of Education, Nsugbe (Affliated To University Of Nigeria
  • Rivers State University Of Science And Technology, Port Harcourt
  • Umar Ibn Ibrahim El-Kanemi College Of Education, Science And Technology, B
  • University Of Abuja,Abuja
  • University Of Benin, Benin City
  • University Of Calabar, Calabar
  • University Of Ilorin, Ilorin
  • University Of Maiduguri
  • University Of Nigeria Nsukka
  • University Of Uyo

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements


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

Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and any one of Physics or Mathematics.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) UNIILORIN, UDUSOK and IMSU accept Economics or Geography in lieu of Physics/Mathematics.

(ii) IBB 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

O’Level Requirements


The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Agriculture;You require;

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

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) UI requires five (5) credit passes including English Language, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Mathematics and any one of Geography, Physics or Economics

(ii) MOUA 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 UNIILORIN accept ‘O’ level pass in Physics.

(iv) IMSU accepts a pass in Maths if a candidate has credit in Physics and vice versa.

(vi) 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.

(vii) UI, EKSU, UNIILORIN and TASUED require ‘O’ level credit in Agricultural Science and a pass in Biology.

(viii) UDUSOK and AAU accept ‘O’ level pass in English Language.

(ix) BIU requires at least ‘O’ level pass in Physics.

(x) BAYERO requires five (5) O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry and any one (1) of Mathematics/Physics, Geography.

(xi) 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.

(xii) 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.

(xiii) 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.

(xv) 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.

Direct Entry Requirements


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Agriculture, if you don’t intend to use UTME.You require;

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

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) ABSU and MAIDUGURI accept ND Agriculture into 100 level programme. (200 Level for EDSU).

(ii) IBB and UNIILORIN require ‘A’ level passes in both Chemistry and Biology.

(iii) UNIMAID,UNIIBADAN and AAU accept NCE merit in Agriculture double major.

(iv) IMSU – accepts ND/NCE Double Major or HND in Agriculture or related disciplines with at least a merit pass into 200 level and HND (Upper Credit) into 300 level.

(v) UDUSOK and ABU accept ND distinction, HND credit, NCE double major at credit level in Agriculture. UDUSOK accepts ND Upper credit and HND lower credit.

(vi) UI and MOUA accept ND or HND in the related fields. UI 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 MOUA 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) MOUA requires ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science.

(x) UNIILORIN 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) IBB 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.Go to Course Faculty

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