This article is designed to help students who wish to study Agricultural Engineering under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Technology in University of Benin as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in UNIBEN to carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.
University of Benin is a federal government owned university, funded and managed by the federal government of Nigeria. The university was founded in 1970. University of Benin (UNIBEN) is a research university located in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. The university is one of the oldest in Nigeria and has a very large student and staff population. Resulting in a student staff ratio of about 10:1.The University has a diverse student population with student from different parts of the country and different age brackets. University of Benin courses cut across various levels in agriculture, science, etc. university of Benin admission is extremely competitive as Many candidates apply for admission into the university annually. University of Benin school fees is also very affordable and it provides its students with facilities and infrastructure, they have good hostels, roads electricity etc.The National Universities Commission (NUC) has accredited faculties and departments in the university.
The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Agricultural Engineering;
Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any from Intro. to Agric Sc. or Materials & Workshop Process and Machining, Tractor Layout Power Unit Under Carriage and Auto Electricity;Transmission System;Implement and Machine;Principles of Crop Husbandry and Land Use,Materials and Workshop Processes; Construction and Maintenance of Agricultural Machines; general Metal Work; General Wood Work and Building/Engineering Drawing.
SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
(i) ABU prefers ‘O’ level credit pass in Biology/Geography or Agricultural Science as the fifth subject.
(ii) American University of Nigeria (AUE) accept ‘O’ level credit pass in Biology or Agricultural Science as the fifth subject.
(iii) BAUCHI accepts Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.
(iv) BAYERO requires five (5) ‘O’ level passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry
(v) ESUTECH accepts ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language and all relevant subjects.
(vi) FED-OYE EKITI – Same as in Mechanical Engineering. Accepts ND in Agricultural Engineering.
(vii) FUNAAB requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.
(viii) FUTA requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other Science subject at not more than two (2)
(ix) FUTO accepts any other Science subject as the fifth subject and at not more than two (2) sittings.
(x) LANDMARK requires ‘O’ level credit pass from any of the following as the fifth subject: Further Mathematics, Biology, Fishery, Agricultural Science and Technical Drawing.
(xi) LAUTECH and BAUCHI accept Biology in lieu of Agricultural Science.
(xii) MAKURDI requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any two (2) of English Language, Biology or Agricultural Science, Technical Drawing, Geography and Economics. Also accepts Federal Craft Certificate or WAEC Technical. All candidates must have obtained at least ‘O’ level pass in English Language
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 Engineering under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Technology in the above Universities include;
Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.
SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
(i) BAUCHI accepts Agricultural Science or Biology.
(ii) LANDMARK accepts Agricultural Science or Biology in lieu of Chemistry.
(iii) OOU requires any three (3) of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science.
(iv) MAIDUGURI requires Mathematics, Physics and any of Chemistry or Biology or Agricultural Science.
(v) FUTO requires Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics
These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Agricultural Engineering, if you don’t intend to use UTME.
a) does not accept First degree holders.
1) ‘A’ level/IJMB passes or equivalents in Physics and Mathematics.
2) ND upper credit or distinction in Agricultural Engineering and Agricultural Bio Resources Engineering or related from accredited institution.
3) HND in Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Bio Resources Engineering or related from accredited institution.
(ii) ABUAD and LAUTECH – Same as in Chemical Engineering.
(iii) Federal University, Oye-ekiti – Same as in Mechanical Engineering.
(iv) FUNAAB and MAUTY accepts `A’ level passes in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry or equivalents. FUNAAB accepts ND upper credit in Agricultural Engineering or relevant programmes
(v) FUTA accepts ND upper credit level or equivalent professional qualification in Agricultural Engineering. or ‘A’ level passes at one sitting in at
least two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology
(vi) FUTO requires two (2) ‘A’ level passes not below C in Physics and Mathematics. Accepts ND/HND upper credit level in Engineering. Candidates must
in addition meet UTME requirements. It does not accept first degree or NCE.
(vii) FUAM accepts;
a) two (2) `A’ level/IJMB passes in Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.
b) HND upper credit and first class degree in relevant programmes.
c) HND lower credit/ND upper credit, and NCE Technical.
d) NCE credit in relevant programmes plus UTME requirements.
All candidates interested in getting admitted into UNIBEN for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 200 or above in your JAMB result.