OAU Department of Agricultural Extension & Rural Development Admission Requirement 2022/2023

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Agricultural Extension and Rural Development under the Faculty of Agriculture at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU).

It is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered to carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

Obafemi Awolowo University offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in specialization spanning the humanities, the arts, the natural sciences, the social sciences, the medical sciences, engineering, and technology.

The university has 13 faculties and two colleges the Postgraduate College and the College of Health Sciences — administered in more than 60 departments. It was previously associated with Loma Linda University in California, USA.

O’Level Subject Combination

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Agricultural Extension and Rural Development; You require;

Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science, plus one in Physics, Geography, and Economics.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

  • OAU does not accept Economics and Geography.

Jamb Subject Combination

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

Chemistry, Biology /Agriculture, and Physics or Mathematics.

Direct Entry Requirements

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Agricultural Extension and Rural Development if you don’t intend to use UTME. You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes or equivalents in Chemistry and Biology/Agricultural Science/Botany/Zoology/ Economics/Mathematics/ Physics/Geography/Geology.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

  • OAU accepts
  • Two (2) `A’ level passes in Chemistry and one (1) in Zoology/ Botany/ Agricultural Science/ Biology, Mathematics, Physics, or Economics.
  • HND/ND in Agriculture obtained at upper credit level from a recognized Institution
  • LAUTECH accepts ND with upper credit/HND/NCE at credit Level in relevant subjects plus the UTME requirements

Jamb Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into OAU for the 2022/2023 session should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 200  or above in your JAMB result.


We hope that this article is helpful to all aspirants and students of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU). We will update this article should the school authority make any changes.

We wish you the best of luck.

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