NSUK Department of Agronomy Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Agronomy under the Faculty of Agriculture in Nasarawa State University   as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in (NSUK), to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

Nasarawa State University is located in Keffi Nigeria. Nassarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK), is a tertiary institution which was created to encourage the advancement of learning in the state and its neighbouring environment.

NSUK was established under the Nasarawa State Law No. 2 of 2001 as passed by the State House of Assembly under the first democratically elected Governor of Nasarawa State, Governor (Dr.) Abdullahi Adamu but was born and sited in February 2002, at the defunct College of Arts, Science and Technology (CAST), Keffi.

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

You require;

Five (5) SSC credit passes in Chemistry, English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Geography or Economics.


(i) ESUTECH accepts ‘O’ level pass in Physics.

(ii) UNIOSUN requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in the SSC or its equivalent at not more than two (2) sittings in addition to an acceptable score in the UTME

(iii) TASU requires five (5) credit passes in Biology or Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, English Language and one of Physics, Geography or Economics. UTME requirements with ‘O’ level pass in Physics is acceptable


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

Chemistry, Biology or Agriculture and Physics or Mathematics


(i) UNIOSUN requires Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and any other science subjec


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

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry/Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science plus one of Mathematics/Physics and Geology/ Economics


(i) UNIOSUN accepts Two (2) ‘A’ level credit passes in chemistry and one from Biology, Agriculture, Physics, Geography and Mathematics

(ii) TASU accepts ND credit in Crop Production Technology plus the UTME requirements

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into NSUK for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have score a minimum of  180 and above in your JAMB result.

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