UNIABUJA Department of Agricultural Science & Education Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Agricultural Science and Education  Faculty of Agriculture in University of Abuja (UNIABUJA)  as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in UNIABUJA  to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

The University of Abuja is a tertiary institution in the Nigerian capital Abuja. It was established on January 1, 1988 (under Decree No. 110 of 1992 as amended) as a dual-mode university with the mandate to run conventional and distance learning programmes. Academic work began in the University in 1990 with the matriculation of its pioneer students.

The university runs regular degree, diploma, and postgraduate programmes. Due to its location in the Federal Capital Territory has a Centre for Distance Learning School which provides university education to those who cannot acquire such education through the regular university system and those interested in acquiring new knowledge and specialized skills.

Also see: Nigerian Universities And Courses They Offer   

Nigerian Universities Offering Agriculture 

O’LEVEL SUBJECT COMBINATION

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Agricultural Science and Education;

You require;

Five SSCE credits or equivalent in English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science., Mathematics and another relevant subject.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

1. EKSU and UNICAL accept a pass in Chemistry.

2. RSUST accepts a pass in English Language and Mathematics.

3. RSUST accepts a pass in English Language provided candidates have distinction in O’ level Agricultural Science.

4. BASU – requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes in English, Mathematics, Arithmetic, Biology, Agricultural Science, Chemistry or General Science and any two subjects. It accepts credit pass in Arithmetic, or General Science or Technical Trades in lieu of Mathematics, or Biology or Physics respectively.
5. DELSU accepts a pass in English Language.

7. UNIBEN require five O/L credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology/Agricultural Science.

8. UNIMAID require credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Agricultural Science

9. TASUED requires Five ‘O’ level credits at one sitting or six ‘O’ level credits at two sittings to include English Language, Biology/ Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Mathematics and any one /two of Geography/Physics, Physics and Economics.

10. UNN require Credits in Agricultural Science or Biology plus at least a pass in Chemistry in SSCE/GCE/O’ Level or NECO/NABTEB in addition to UNN minimum entry requirement.

11. UNIUYO requires a credit pass in English Language.

12. ABSU requires Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Agricultural Science, Biology and any other subject.

13. NDU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes in English, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural and any two Science subjects in not more than two sittings.

14. IAUED – Same as in Fine and Applied Arts Education.

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 Agricultural Science and Education under the Faculty of Education in the above Universities include;

Any three subjects from Chemistry, Biology, Agriculture, Physics, Economics, Geography and Mathematics.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

1. DELSU does not require Physics, Economics and Geography/ Physics.

2. RSUST requires Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture Science and Economics/Geography /Physics.

3. BASU requires Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science and any other subject.

4. IAUED accepts candidates with any one science subject or Geography, Economics and Health Science.

5. ABU does not accept Economics, Geography and Mathematics.

6. UNIBEN requires Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture Science and any other Science subject.

7. UNN requires Agric/Biology, Chemistry and any other social science subject among Economics, Geography, Government; any trade between Animal Husbandry and Fishery.

DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT

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

You require;

1. Two passes at ‘A’ level in Biology /Zoology /Botany and any other Science subject.

2. NCE at merit pass level in Biology and any other Science subject.

3. NCE merit pass level in Agriculture (Double Major).

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

1. DELSU accepts GCE ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry/Biology /Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science and Education.

2. UNIBEN requires 2/3 merit passes in NCE to include Agricultural Science plus 3 ‘O’ level passes in English Language, Chemistry and Biology/Agricultural Science.

3. RSUST accept NCE (Agricultural Science) with at least credit passes or HND in Agriculture.

4. UNIMAID accept NCE with UTME requirements.

5. AAU as in B.Sc. Agriculture.

6. DELSU may waive Chemistry for NCE holders.

7. RSUST – Two year programme
a. NCE Agric, Two credits and/or merit plus three O’ level to include Chemistry, Agric Science/Biology.
b. HND, Agric Science (lower credit) plus three other O’ level credits as in (a) above. Degree Year Programme
a. NCE Agric Science ‘pass’ plus three O’ level credit passes.
b. HND pass in Agric Science plus three other O’ level credit passes.
c. ND/NCE (Upper/ lower credit) in Agric Science plus three O’ level credit passes.

8. IAUED accepts ‘A’ level pass in Geography/Physics in Agric with 4 O’ level credit passes in relevant subjects.

10. EKSU accepts a pass in NCE General
English as equivalent to ‘O’ level credit pass in English Language.

11. UNIMAID requires A’ level pass in Chemistry, Physics Biology and Agricultural Science plus O’ level requirements.

12. BASU accepts:
(a) NCE (pass with 5 years teaching experience.
(b) N.D at merit pass/lower credit in Biology/Agricultural Science and any other Science subject.
(c) Two ‘A’ Level passes in Biology /Zoology/Botany/Agricultural Science and any other Science subject.

13. TASUED accepts two ‘A’ level passes/NCE Merit in Chemistry and one from Biology/ Botany/ Agric. Science, Economics, Physics, Geography and Geology /Mathematics (Pure and Applied) ND/HND with upper credit in Agriculture or Animal Health from recognized Polytechnic or College of Agriculture.

14. UNICAL accepts:
a. NCE in Agricultural Education or Biology (merit).
b. HND an any field of Agriculture with at least pass,
c. ND in any field of Agriculture (credit).
d. A’ level credit passes in Agricultural Science and any two Science subjects including Chemistry.
e. NCE in Agricultural Education or Biology (pass) with at least O’ level pass in Chemistry.
f. NCE in Agricultural Education or Biology (pass) Candidates in category (i) and (ii) must fulfil the three O’ level credit pass requirement including minimum pass in Chemistry.

15. IAUED – Same as in Fine and Applied Arts Education.

16. NDU – Same as Vocational and Technical Education.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into UNIABUJA  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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