JAMB subject combination and requirements for Food Science and Technology

To study Food Science and Technology 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.

The UTME Requirements includes;
Chemistry, Mathematics/ Physics and Agric Science.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS (UTME)
(i) ESUTECH and FUTO require Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology or Physics.
(ii) FUTO does not accept Agricultural Science.
(iii) FUTA requires English Language, Chemistry, Physics and any of Mathematics, Biology or Agricultural Science.
(iv) FED-OYEEKITI and UNN accepts Biology in lieu of Agricultural Science
(v) EBSU, BELLS accepts Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Mathematics
(vi) KSU and UNIZIK require Chemistry, Mathematics/ Physics, Biology/ Agricultural Science
(vii) FUNAAB requires Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Mathematics.
(viii) UNICAL requires Chemistry, Physics and Biology/Agricultural Science.
(ix) MAUTECH requires Biology/Agricultural Science and any other two of Chemistry, Physics, Geography, Economics and Mathematics.
(x) FED-DUTSINMA requires Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and Physics or Mathematics.
(xi) FUTMINNA requires Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and any one of Mathematics or Physics.

O’Level Requirements
Five (5) WASSC credit passes to include; English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry,
Biology/Agric, Science, Physics, Basic Catering and Food Services, Bakery and Confectionaries, Hotel & Catering Crafty course (Cookery), Hotel & Catering Craft Course (Food /Drinks Services) and Basic
Electricity.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS (WASSC)
(i) BELLS, ESUTECH and FUTO accept ‘O’ level pass in Physics
(i) FUTO and UNIMAID accept ‘O’ level pass in English Language.
(iii) UNIMAID accepts ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics.
(iv) UNN requires ‘O’ level credits passes in five (5) subjects in not more than two (2) sittings. The subjects includes: English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Biology or Agricultural Science and any other science subject.
(v) FUAM accepts Physics, Biology or Agricultural Science.
(vi) IMSU accepts ‘O’ level credit pass in either Mathematics or Physics.
(vii) FUTMINNA requires English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry and any one of Physics, Geography or Economics.
(viii) KSU and EBSU require five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology or Agricultural Science, Physics and English Language.
(ix) UNIILORIN requires ‘O’ level pass in Physics, and also ‘O’ level pass in Biology for ‘O’ level credit pass in Agricultural Science or Food and Nutrition.
(x) UNICAL, FED-OYE EKITI and ABSU require five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include; English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science and Physics.
(xi) FUAM requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.
(xii) FUNNAB and FUTA require five (5) WASSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Agricultural Science. FUNAAB does not accept Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.
(xiii) FUAM requires five (5) `O’ level credit passes or equivalents at not more than two (2) sitting as follows:- Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology or Agricultural Science and English Language.
(xiv) FED-WUKARI requires five (5) O’ level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings to include: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, or Agricultural Science and any of Physics,
Geography and Economics.
(xv) MAUTECH requires ‘O’ level credit passes in Chemistry, Physics/Further Mathematics and any one (1) from Biology/ Agricultural Science/Food and Nutrition.
(xvi) FED-DUTSINMA requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology/Agricultural Science/Animal Husbandry/Forestry/Fisheries.

Direct Entry Requirements
Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and Biology/Physics/Agric Science/Botany/Zoology.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS (DIRECT ENTRY)
(i) IMSU accepts ND/NCE/HND in Agriculture, Animal Health, Food Science and Technology and Certificate of Registered Nurse (NRN).
(ii) ABSU and MAUTECH accepts ND in Food Science and Technology.
(iii) EBSU accepts
(a) NCE with minimum merit passes in relevant subjects.
(b) HND and ND with a minimum of upper credit in relevant programs.
(iv) FUTMINNA accepts ND lower credit/NCE merit in the Agricultural components of choice, and a minimum of merit in the other
component; or a HND with a minimum of lower credit to be admitted into 300 level.
(v) FUTA accepts ‘A’ level passes or equivalents in at least two (2) Science subjects including Biology or Agricultural Science or ND in Food Science and Technology with a minimum of upper credit from a recognized institution.
(vi) FUAM and KUST as in Agriculture
(vii) FUAM, MAUTECH accept ND/HND in Food Science and Technology.
(viii) UNN accepts for the four (4) year B.Sc. program, ‘A’ level passes in any two (2) of the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology (Botany or Zoology), Agricultural Science, Physics, Mathematics.
(ix) RSUST requires three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics plus the UTME requirements. Accepts ND/UD upper credit or HND in relevant programs or Bachelor’s degree in any other Science/ Technology discipline plus the UTME requirements.
(x) UNIILORIN requires candidates with ‘O’ level pass in Biology, but who have ‘O’ level credit pass in Agricultural Science may be considered. ‘O’ level pass in Physics is acceptable in lieu of ‘O’ level credit pass.
(xi) BELLS accept ND upper credit in Food Science and Technology/Science Laboratory Technology with Biology/Virology/Chemistry/Biochemistry options.
(xiii) MAUTECH accepts
(a) ‘A’ level passes in any two (2) of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics / English, Biology/Agric. Science
(b) ND/HND in Food Science and Technology may be considered for 200 & 300 level
(xiv) FUNAAB accepts upper credit in ND and HND in Food Science and Technology, Agricultural Programmes from recognised institutions in addition to the UTME requirements.
(xv) FUAM accepts the UTME requirements plus `A’ level passes in Physics and any one (1) of Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology or Biology upper/lower credit HND in relevant program plus the UTME
requirements. ND upper credit in relevant programs plus the UTME requirements; NCE credit pass in relevant programs plus the UTME requirements. (xvi) EBSU requires ‘A’ level passes in at least two (2) relevant subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology obtained at one (1) sitting and/or ND or its equivalent.
(xvii) FED-OYE EKITI requires two (2) ‘A’ level passes in any of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Biology or ND in Food Science and Technology, Science Laboratory Technology (Food Science Option) with a minimum of upper credit.
(xviii) KUST accepts
(a) ND in Microbiology and Biochemistry with a minimum of upper credit.
(b) NCE Double Major in related subjects with aggregates of eight (8) points.
(xix) UNICAL – In addition to the basic Departmental requirements, candidates must have a minimum of upper credit in ND in Food Science and Technology or ‘A’ level passes or its equivalent in at least two (2) of Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Mathematics.
(xx) FED-DUTSINMA requires
(a) Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and Biology/Agricultural Science.
(b) IJMB in relevant subjects.
(c) NCE/ND with at least merit in Mathematics/Physics/Chemistry and one (1) of Biology/Agricultura Science.

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