OAU Department of Food Science & Technology Admission Requirement 2022/2023

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Food Science and Technology 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 (OAU), formerly known as the University of Ife, is a federal government-owned and operated Nigerian university. The university is in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.

Obafemi Awolowo University offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in fields of 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 Food Science and Technology; You require;

Five SSCE credit passes to include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English Language, and any other Science subject

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 Food Science and Technology under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Technology in the above Universities include;

Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics or Biology.

Direct Entry Requirement

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

  • ‘A’ level passes in two of Physics Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • ND/HND (upper credit) in relevant fields.

Subject Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

OAU accepts

  • ND upper credit in Food Science and Technology.
  • ND/HND upper credit plus five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes
  • WESLEYUNI accepts
  • at least 2 A-level passes in Chemistry, Agricultural Science or Biology, Physics, or Home Economics.
  • NCE merit/credit and ND upper credit in addition to five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes or equivalents.

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 post if there are any changes by the school authority.

We wish you the best of luck.

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