UNIPORT Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Plant Science and Biotechnology Faculty of  Sciences in  University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in University of Port-Harcourt to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

The University of Port Harcourt is a university in the Nigerian city of Port Harcourt. It was established in 1975 as University College, Port Harcourt and was given University status in 1977. The University of Port Harcourt was ranked the sixth in Africa and the first in Nigeria by Times Higher Education.

The University of Port Harcourt is a federal government owned university in Nigeria Located in rivers state, The university has a large student and staff population and we believe the student body is diverse. The university has students from different religions cultures and age brackets. The university is very cheap and offers tuition that can be affordable to every Nigeria. University of port Harcourt has offers various degree programs at various level in science, social sciences, engineering etc. The university has a library, hostels, roads, and other good infrastructure like college buildings etc.

Also see: Nigerian Universities And Courses They Offer


To study Plant Science and Biotechnology  candidates must meet the following requirements.


The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Plant Science and Biotechnology;

You require;

Five (5) SSC Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics



(1) UNIBEN accept a pass in Physics.

(2) FED-OYEEKITI accepts five ‘O’ level Credit passes to include English language and Mathematics and any three of Biology, Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Agricultural Science and Geography.

(3) BSU for Plant Science and Biotechnology accepts passes in five (5) prescribed subjects in Preliminary Science of BSU in addition to minimum UTME score.


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

Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject



(1)  FED-OYEEKITI require Biology, Chemistry and Physics/Mathematics

(2)  UNIKINGS – Same as in Microbiology


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

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Biology/Botany/Zoology and Chemistry or Physics.



(1) AAUA  accept ND upper credit in Forestry and HND pass in Forestry and other relevant programmes
(2) UNIBEN in addition to UTME requirements accepts ND (Upper credit) / HND (Lower credit) in Food Technology or Science Laboratory Technology; NCE(credit) in Biology/Chemistry.

(3) FED-OYEEKITI accepts two A level passes in any of biology, botany, chemistry, geography, mathematics or Physics.

(4) UMUDIKE accepts ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and Biology /Botany.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)  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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