To study Agricultural Engineering in any accredited university or polytechnic in Nigeria, here is the Jamb and Waec subject combination and requirements you need to look out for.
Note that English Language is Compulsory for all courses in UTME.
Schools with Options
FUTO offers this course with options in:
(i) Soil & Water Engineering Technology.
(ii) Farm Power and Machinery Engineering Technology.
(iii) Crop processing & Storage Technology
The UTME subjects include;
Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.
SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS (UTME)
(i) BAUCHI accepts Agricultural Science or Biology.
(ii) LANDMARK accepts Agricultural Science or Biology in lieu of Chemistry.
(iii) OOU requires any three (3) of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science.
Five (5) WASSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any one from Introduction to Agricultural Science or Materials & Workshop Process and Machining, Tractor Layout Power Unit Under Carriage and Auto Electricity, Transmission System, Implement and Machine, Principles of Crop Husbandry and Land Use,Materials and
Workshop Processes; Construction and Maintenance of Agricultural
Machines; general Metal Work; General Wood Work and Building/
SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS (WASSC)
(i) ABU prefers ‘O’ level credit pass in Biology/Geography or
Agricultural Science as the fifth subject.
(ii) American University of Nigeria (AUE) accept ‘O’ level credit pass in
Biology or Agricultural Science as the fifth subject.
(iii) BAUCHI accepts Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.
(iv) BAYERO requires five (5) ‘O’ level passes in English Language,
Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry
(v) ESUTECH accepts ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language and
all relevant subjects.
(vi) FED-OYE EKITI – Same as in Mechanical Engineering . Accepts ND
in Agricultural Engineering.
(vii) FUNAAB requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English
Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.
(viii) FUTA requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English
Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other Science
subject at not more than two (2)
(ix) FUTO accepts any other Science subject as the fifth subject and at
not more than two (2) sittings.
(x) LANDMARK requires ‘O’ level credit pass from any of the following
as the fifth subject: Further Mathematics, Biology, Fishery, Agricultural
Science and Technical Drawing.
(xi) LAUTECH and BAUCHI accept Biology in lieu of Agricultural
(xii) MAKURDI requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in Mathematics,
Physics, Chemistry and any two (2) of English Language, Biology or
Agricultural Science, Technical Drawing, Geography and Economics.
Also accepts Federal Craft Certificate or WAEC Technical. All
candidates must have obtained at least ‘O’ level pass in English
Direct Entry Requirement
a) does not accept First degree holders.
1) ‘A’ level/IJMB passes or equivalents in Physics and Mathematics.
2) ND upper credit or distinction in Agricultural Engineering and
Agricultural Bio Resources Engineering or related from accredited
3) HND in Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Bio Resources
Engineering or related from accredited institution.
(ii) ABUAD and LAUTECH – Same as in Chemical Engineering.
(iii) Federal University, Oye-ekiti – Same as in Mechanical
(iv) FUNAAB and MAUTY accepts
A' level passes in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry or equivalents. FUNAAB accepts ND upper credit in Agricultural Engineering or relevant programmes (v) FUTA accepts ND upper credit level or equivalent professional qualification in Agricultural Engineering. or 'A' level passes at one sitting in at least two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (vi) FUTO requires two (2) ‘A’ level passes not below C in Physics and Mathematics. Accepts ND/HND upper credit level in Engineering. Candidates must in addition meet UTME requirements. It does not accept first degree or NCE. (vii) FUAM accepts; a) two (2)A’ level/IJMB passes in Mathematics, Physics, and
b) HND upper credit and first class degree in relevant programmes.
c) HND lower credit/ND upper credit, and NCE Technical.
d) NCE credit in relevant programmes plus UTME requirements.