What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Fisheries? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Fisheries 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.
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 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 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.
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. 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.
If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Fisheries you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Fisheries 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
The WAEC subjects required to study Fisheries are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes in Biology/Agric Science, Chemistry, Mathematics and English plus any other Science subject.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) DELSU accept a pass in English Language.
(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) MAUTECH requires Chemistry, Biology, Agric. Science, and Mathematics/Physics.
(iv) UNIUYO and NDU require five ‘O’ level credit passes in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Agricultural Science
(v) DELSU accepts a pass in English Language with credit pass in Mathematics.
(vi) UNIBEN accepts Statistics and Further Mathematics. Also requires at least a pass in Physics and a pass in Biology for candidates with a credit pass in Agric. Science.
(vii) UNIPORT accepts any of Physics, Geography and Economics.
(viii) MAUTECH requires five `O’ Level credit passes to include English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science, Physics, Geography/ Economics
(ix) OOU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Agricultural Science and any other two subjects.
(x) RSUST requires credits in English Language and Mathematics.
(xi)KWASU requires Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Biology, Agric. Science, Mathematics and Physics/Geography/Economics.
(xii) 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.
(xiii) KSU requires five credit passes at SSCE and/or GCE O/L in English Language, Chemistry, Biology or Agric. Science, Mathematics, Economics or any Social Science subject and a pass in Physics. A Credit in Agricultural Science must be backed up with at least a pass in Biology.
As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Fisheries posted above are only eligible if you want to study Fisheries 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
This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Fisheries posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Fisheries 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.