WAEC Subjects Required for Agricultural Economics and Extension

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What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Agricultural Economics and Extension? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Agricultural Economics and Extension 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 Agricultural Economics and Extension.

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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 Agricultural Economics and Extension 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 Agricultural Economics and Extension 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 Agricultural Economics and Extension.

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 Agricultural Economics and Extension. 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 Agricultural Economics and Extension.

If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Agricultural Economics and Extension you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Agricultural Economics and Extension 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:

O Level (WAEC and NECO) Subject Requirements For Agricultural Economics and Extension

The WAEC subjects required to study Agricultural Economics and Extension are as follows:

Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and one of Geography, Physics and Economics.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNICAL requires a credit pass in ‘O’ level Physics.

(ii) RSUST requires credit pass in Agricultural Science with at least a pass in Biology. It also requires credit passes in Chemistry, Economics and Mathematics.

(iii) ESUT requires at least a pass in Physics.

(iv) CRUTECH and FUTA require in addition to UTME requirements at least a pass in Physics.

(v) MAUTECH requires Chemistry, Biology, Agric. Science, and Mathematics/Physics. MAUTECH also requires five `O’ Level credit passes to include English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science, Physics, Geography/ Economics.

(vi) UNIPORT accepts any of Physics, Geography and Economics.

(vii) LAUTECH requires credit in Biology andPhysics

(viii) FUTA requires at least five credits at WASSCE or NECO or GCE (O/L) or equivalent at NOT more than two sittings in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science, Economics or Geography. At least a pass in Physics is required.

(ix) ABSU requires five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science and one of Physics and Economics.

(x) FUTMINNA accepts any one of Physics, geography, Economics, Home Economics, Food and nutrition as the fifth subject. At least a pass in Physics is required.

(xi) TASU accepts Statistics in lieu of Physics.

(xii) ANSU requires five O’ level credit passes to include English language, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry and any one of Mathematics, Physics, Geography and Economics.

As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Agricultural Economics and Extension posted above are only eligible if you want to study Agricultural Economics and Extension 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 Agricultural Economics and Extension

This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Agricultural Economics and Extension posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Agricultural Economics and Extension 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.

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