What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Agriculture? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Agriculture 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 Agriculture.
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 Agriculture 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 Agriculture 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 Agriculture.
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 Agriculture. 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 Agriculture.
If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Agriculture you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Agriculture 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 Agriculture
The WAEC subjects required to study Agriculture are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Biology/Agric Science, Chemistry and any one of Mathematics, Physics, Geography and Economics.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) UNIBADAN requires five credit passes including English Language, Biology,/Agric Sci, Chemistry, Mathematics and any one of Geography, Physics, and Economics.
(ii) MOUAU accepts Five O’ level credit Passes in not more than two sittings to include: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, or Agricultural Science and any other science subjects. It also requires at least a Pass in Physics. A Credit in Agricultural Science must be backed up with at least a Pass in Biology
(iii) OOU, EKSU and UNILORIN accept a pass in Physics.
(iv) IMSU accepts a pass in Maths if a candidate has credit in Physics and vice versa.
(v) ABU requires credits in Mathematics and Physics.
(vi) UNIBADAN, EKSU and UNILORIN require credit in Agric Science and at least a pass in Biology.
(vii) UDUSOK and AAU accept a pass in ‘O’ level English language.
(viii) IMSU may accept a pass in Maths if a candidate has credit in Physics and vice- versa.
(ix) UNILORIN accepts a pass in Physics.
(x) TASUED requires O’ Level credit pass in Agriculture Science with at least a pass in Biology.
(xi) BIU requires at least a pass in Physics.
(xii) ABU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Biology/Agric Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Geography and Economics.
(xiii) BAYERO requires five O’ Level Credit passes to include English Language, Biology/Agric Science, Chemistry and any one of Mathematics/Physics, Geography.
(xiv) FED-WUKARI requires five O’ level credit Passes in not more than two sittings to include: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, or Agricultural Science and any of Physics, Geography and Economics.
(xv) KSU requires five Credit passes at SSCE and/or GCE O/L in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science, Economics or any other Science/Social science subject and a pass in Physics. A Credit in Agricultural Science must be backed up with at least a pass in Biology.
(xvi) FED-OYEEKITI requires credit pass in Physics
and consideration can be given to candidates with credit pass in Mathematics and pass in Physics.
(xvii) BABCOCK requires Five ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture Science, Physics/Geography, Home Economics/Food and Nutrition.
As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Agriculture posted above are only eligible if you want to study Agriculture 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 Agriculture
This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Agriculture posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Agriculture 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.