RSU Department of Home Science and Management Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Home Science and Management under the Faculty of Agriculture in 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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The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Home Science and Management;

You require;

Five SSCE credit passes including Chemistry, Biology/ Agric Science, Mathematics and at least a pass in English and Physics, General Metal Work, General Wood Work, Building/Engineering Drawing, Furniture Design and Construction, Upholstery Design and Construction, Spray Painting and Period Furniture, Spinning, Weaving, Surface Design and Printing, Bleaching, Dyeing and Finishing and Basic Electricity.


(i) FUNAAB requires five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.

(ii) FUAM requires five (5) SSC credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings, categorized as follows:

(a) two (2) ‘O’ level credit passes in Chemistry and Biology or Agricultural Science or Health Science.

(b) three (3) ‘O’ level credit passes in Geography, Physics, Mathematics Food & Nutrition, Home Management, Clothing and Textiles and credit passes in English Language. The successful students of the University Remedial science programme shall be considered for admission to year one (1) 100 level with the UTME.

(iii) RSUST requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Health Science/Agricultural Science and three (3) other subjects from Physics, Chemistry, Food and Nutrition, Economics, Government, Geography, Commerce, Home Economics, Fine Arts, Clothing & Textile at not more than two (2) sittings.

(iv) KSU requires credit passes at SSC in English Language, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science, Mathematics, Nutrition/Home Economics and at least ‘O’ level pass in Physics.


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

Chemistry, Biology or Agriculture and Mathematics or Physics.


(i) FUAM requires Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science, Mathematics or Physics.

(ii) FUNAAB requires Chemistry, Biology and Physics/Mathematics


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

You require;

Two ‘A’ level passes or equivalents in Chemistry and Biology/Botany/Agric Science/ Economics/Physics/Mathematics/Geography/Accounting.


(i) FUNAAB accepts upper credit in NCE and ND in Food Science and Technology, Home Economics, Hotel Management and Tourism, Clothing and Textile from a recognised institution in addition to the UTME requirements.

(ii) FUAM accepts

(a) `A’ level passes in Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Mathematics.

(b) HND upper credit in relevant programs plus the UTME requirements to 300 level.

(c) ND upper credit in relevant subjects plus the UTME requirements to 200 level.

(d) NCE lower credit in relevant subjects plus the UTME requirements to 100/200 level.

(e) NCE merit in relevant subjects plus UTME requirements to 100 level (Food Science or Hotel Management or any relevant course).

(iii) RSUST accepts

a) ND/NCE/SRN, WAHEB. C & G Finals in Home Economics/Food Science/ Nutrition/Agriculture/ Nursing/Pubic Health/ Laboratory Science/Hotel & Catering Management plus two (2) other credit passes at ‘O’ level or ND/NCE/SRN, WAHEB, C&G Finals in Home Economics/Food Science/ Nutrition/ Agriculture /Nursing/Public Health/ Laboratory Science /Hotel and Catering for admissions into 200 level.

b) B.Sc in any other relevant program into 300 level.

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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