RSU Department of Food Science and Technology Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Food Science and Technology under the Faculty of Agriculturein Rivers State University  as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in RSU  to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

The Rivers State University  (RSU) Port Harcourt was established in October, 1980 from the Rivers State College of Science and Technology which was itself established in 1972. It is located at Nkpolu-Oroworukwo in Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State, Nigeria. It is the first Technological University in Nigeria and the first state owned State University in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. The motto of the University is “Excellence and Creativity”. The University has a staff strength of 1,870 and a student population of 29,939 15000. The University is ranked as the 16th 12th among 80 other Universities in Nigeria. The language of instruction in the institution is English

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O’LEVEL SUBJECT COMBINATION

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

You require;

Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agric, Science, Physics, Basic Catering and Food Services, Bakery and Confectionaries, Hotel & Catering Crafty course (Cookery), Hotel & Catering Craft Course (Food /Drinks Services) and Basic Electricity.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

(i) BELLS, ESUTECH and FUTO accept ‘O’ level pass in Physics

(i) FUTO and UNIMAID accept ‘O’ level pass in English Language.

(iii) UNIMAID accepts ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics.

(iv) UNN requires ‘O’ level credits passes in five (5) subjects at not more than two (2) sittings. The subjects must include: English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Biology or Agricultural Science and any other science subject.

(v) FUAM accepts Physics, Biology or Agricultural Science.

(vi) IMSU accepts ‘O’ level credit pass in either Mathematics or Physics.

(vii) FUTMINNA requires English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry and any one of Physics, Geography or Economics.

(viii) KSU and EBSU require five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology or Agricultural Science, Physics and English Language.

(ix) UNIILORIN requires ‘O’ level pass in Physics, and also ‘O’ level pass in Biology for ‘O’ level credit pass in Agricultural Science or Food and Nutrition.

(x) UNICAL, FED-OYE EKITI and ABSU require five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science and Physics.

(xi) FUAM requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

(xii) FUNNAB and FUTA require five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Agricultural Science. FUNAAB does not accept Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.

(xiii) FUAM requires five (5) `O’ level credit passes or equivalents at not more than two (2) sitting as follows:- Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology or Agricultural Science and English Language.

(xiv) 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.

(xv) MAUTECH requires ‘O’ level credit passes in Chemistry, Physics/Further Mathematics and any one (1) from Biology/ Agricultural Science/Food and Nutrition.

(xvi) FED-DUTSINMA requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology/Agricultural Science/Animal Husbandry/Forestry/Fisheries

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 Food Science and Technology under the Faculty of Agriculture in the above Universities include;

Chemistry, Mathematics/ Physics and Agric Science.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) ESUTECH and FUTO require Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology or Physics.

(ii) FUTO does not accept Agricultural Science.

(iii) FUTA requires English Language, Chemistry, Physics and any of Mathematics, Biology or Agricultural Science.

(iv) FED-OYEEKITI and UNN accept Biology in lieu of Agricultural Science

(v) EBSU, BELLS accept Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Mathematics

(vi) KSU and UNIZIK require Chemistry, Mathematics/ Physics, Biology/ Agricultural Science

(vii) FUNAAB requires Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Mathematics.

(viii) UNICAL requires Chemistry, Physics and Biology/Agricultural Science.

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

(x) FED-DUTSINMA requires Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and Physics or Mathematics.

(xi) FUTMINNA requires Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and any one of Mathematics or Physics

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;

Two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and Biology/Physics/Agric Science/Botany/Zoology.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) IMSU accepts ND/NCE/HND in Agriculture, Animal Health, Food Science and Technology and Certificate of Registered Nurse (NRN).

(ii) ABSU and MAUTECH accept ND in Food Science and Technology.

(iii) EBSU accepts

(a) NCE with minimum merit passes in relevant subjects.

(b) HND and ND with a minimum of upper credit in relevant programs.

(iv) FUTMINNA accepts ND lower credit/NCE merit in the Agricultural components of choice, and a minimum of merit in the other component; or a HND with a minimum of lower credit to be admitted into 300 level.

(v) FUTA accepts ‘A’ level passes or equivalents in at least two (2) Science subjects including Biology or Agricultural Science or ND in Food Science and Technology with a minimum of upper credit from a recognized institution.

(vi) FUAM and KUST as in Agriculture

(vii) FUAM, MAUTECH accept ND/HND in Food Science and Technology.

(viii) UNN accepts for the four (4) year B.Sc. program, ‘A’ level passes in any two (2) of the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology (Botany or Zoology), Agricultural Science, Physics, Mathematics.

(ix) RSUST requires three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics plus the UTME requirements. Accepts ND/UD upper credit or HND in relevant programs or Bachelor’s degree in any other Science/ Technology discipline plus the UTME requirements.

(x) UNIILORIN requires candidates with ‘O’ level pass in Biology, but who have ‘O’ level credit pass in Agricultural Science may be considered. ‘O’ level pass in Physics is acceptable in lieu of ‘O’ level credit pass.

(xi) BELLS accept ND upper credit in Food Science and Technology/Science Laboratory Technology with Biology/Virology/Chemistry/Biochemistry options.

(xiii) MAUTECH accepts

(a) ‘A’ level passes in any two (2) of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics / English, Biology/Agric. Science

(b) ND/HND in Food Science and Technology may be considered for 200 & 300 level

(xiv) FUNAAB accepts upper credit in ND and HND in Food Science and Technology, Agricultural Programmes from recognised institutions in addition to the UTME requirements.

(xv) FUAM accepts the UTME requirements plus `A’ level passes in Physics and any one (1) of Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology or Biology upper/lower credit HND in relevant program plus the UTME requirements. ND upper credit in relevant programs plus the UTME requirements; NCE credit pass in relevant programs plus the UTME requirements. (xvi) EBSU requires ‘A’ level passes in at least two (2) relevant subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology obtained at one (1) sitting and/or ND or its equivalent.

(xvii) FED-OYE EKITI requires two (2) ‘A’ level passes in any of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Biology or ND in Food Science and Technology, Science Laboratory Technology (Food Science Option) with a minimum of upper credit.

(xviii) KUST accepts

(a) ND in Microbiology and Biochemistry with a minimum of upper credit.

(b) NCE Double Major in related subjects with aggregates of eight (8) points.

(xix) UNICAL – In addition to the basic Departmental requirements, candidates must have a minimum of upper credit in ND in Food Science and Technology or ‘A’ level passes or its equivalent in at least two (2) of Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Mathematics.

(xx) FED-DUTSINMA requires

(a) Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and Biology/Agricultural Science.

(b) IJMB in relevant subjects.

(c) NCE/ND with at least merit in Mathematics/Physics/Chemistry and one (1) of Biology/Agric. Science.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into RSU 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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