What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Fisheries and Aquaculture? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Fisheries and Aquaculture under the faculty of Agriculture in the university, then continue reading this post as I have provided you the subject combinations required in WAEC result as well as NECO result to study Fisheries and Aquaculture.
Referencing the introduction already made above, this is a notice to all aspirants who wish to apply for admission into any of the universities in Nigeria to study Fisheries and Aquaculture under the faculty of Agriculture that the list of compulsory subjects as well as optional subjects required in O level result (WAEC and NECO) before applying for admission into Fisheries and Aquaculture has been published in this post.
As mentioned above, some of these NECO and WAEC subject requirements are compulsory which means you need to have at least a minimum of Credit passes (C6) in them in your o level result before you can use it to apply for admission to study Fisheries and Aquaculture.
Also, keep in mind that some schools may have special subject combination requirements for the subjects that are eligible to be used in JAMB before one can gain admission into Fisheries and Aquaculture. Irrespective of the subjects required by each school, English Language and Mathematics are compulsory subjects that you need to pass before you can gain admission to study Fisheries and Aquaculture.
If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Fisheries and Aquaculture you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Fisheries and Aquaculture here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
Other Useful Resources
Before you proceed, check out the following resources that will help you better prepare for JAMB:
- JAMB Syllabus For All Subjects
- JAMB Recommended Textbooks For All Subjects
- JAMB Form | JAMB Registration Form Procedures
O Level (WAEC and NECO) Subject Requirements For Fisheries and Aquaculture
The WAEC subjects required to study Fisheries and Aquaculture are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Agric Science, Mathematics and Physics/Geography/Economics.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) RSUST and DELSU accept a pass (P.7) in English Language.
(ii) UNAAB requires:
a) Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.
b) At least a pass in Physics.
c) Candidates with pass grade in Biology must possess credit pass in Agricultural Science.It does not accept Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.
(iii) RSUST requires a pass in Physics.
(iv) UNIBADAN – The sixth subject for candidates presenting two O’ level results could be geography or Economics.
(v) FUTO requires five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and Economics. It accepts a Pass in Physics in not more than two sittings.
(vi) UNN accepts five O ’level credit passes in subjects which must include English Lang., Biology/or Agric. Science, chemistry and either mathematics or physics.
(vii) FUTA requires a Credit in Physics and does not accept Geography and Economics.
(viii) RSUST requires credit pass in Agricultural Science with at least a pass in Biology. It also requires credit passes in Chemistry, Economics and Mathematics.
(ix) EBSU requires at least a pass in Physics.
(x) FUTA requires five (5) credits in WASSCE or GCE (O/L) or equivalent at a maximum of two (2) sittings in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science and Economics or Geography. At least a pass in Physics is required.
(xi) UNIOSUN requires five ‘O’ Level credit passes in the SSCE or its equivalent at not more than two sittings in addition to an acceptable credit pass in the UTME.
(xii) FUAM requires At least five SSCE/NECO/GCE O’ Level credits at not more than two sittings.
– The five credits O’ Level shall include the following:
– Credits in Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science; Mathematics, English, and any other Science subject among Physics, Geography and Economics.Credit in Physics is not compulsory. A candidate with a pass in Mathematics but credit in Physics will be accepted. A candidate with a pass in Biology but credits (C5 and above) in Agric. Science will be accepted. A pass in English is also accepted.
As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Fisheries and Aquaculture posted above are only eligible if you want to study Fisheries and Aquaculture under the faculty of Agriculture. If the course you are looking for is in another faculty, keep in mind that the o level subject requirements may vary and as such, you need to check the WAEC and NECO requirements for that course under the faculty of interest. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer Fisheries and Aquaculture
This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Fisheries and Aquaculture posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Fisheries and Aquaculture subject requirements mentioned above either in your WAEC result or your NECO result. You can find the schools by selecting the faculty and course in JAMB brochure here.