To study Agronomy in any NUC accredited university or polytechnic in Nigeria, here are the JAMB and WAEC subject combination and requirements you need to look out for.
Agronomy is very competitive and one of the most sought-after courses in any Nigerian university. Therefore, knowing the conditions and the required subjects will help you and give you a proper guide to applying for it without any problem. It further helps you avoid unnecessary mistakes.
Please carefully read all the requirements and terms of registration and the JAMB Subject Combination for Agronomy before proceeding to apply/register for either the UTME or DIRECT ENTRY for the said course.
This article covers the following:
- WAEC Requirements for Agronomy.
- JAMB Subject Combination for Agronomy.
- Direct Entry Requirements for Agronomy.
- UTME Requirements for Agronomy.
- Plus any other useful information you may need that will ease your registration process.
JAMB UTME Requirements for Agronomy
Note that English Language is Compulsory for all courses in UTME.
JAMB Subject Combination for Agronomy:
- Biology or Agriculture.
- And Physics or Mathematics.
WAEC Requirements for Agronomy:
Interested applicants must acquire a minimum of at least five (5) WASSCE credit passes to include:
- English Language.
- Biology and Geography or Economics.
Direct Entry Requirements for Agronomy:
Interested candidates must acquire at least two (2) A-Level passes in Chemistry/Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science plus one of Mathematics/Physics and Geology/ Economics.
NOTE: Please Kindly make reference to JAMB Brochure for SPECIAL CONSIDERATION AND WAIVER REMARKS by various universities for Agronomy. KINDLY CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE JAMB BROCHURE. You can as well download the JAMB Brochure if you want, IT’S COMPLETELY FREE.
Universities Offering Agronomy:
- Adamawa State University, Mubi, Adamawa State – ADSU
- Enugu State University Of Science And Technology, Enugu, Enugu State – ESUTECH
- Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nasarawa State
- Osun State University, Osogbo, Osun State – UNIOSUN
- Taraba State University, Jalingo, Taraba State – TSUJ
- University Of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State – UNIBADAN
You can enroll in the Bachelor’s degree programs for Agronomy either through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), by Direct Entry, or through the Pre-degree Programme.
Basically, the purpose of the entry requirement is to ensure that those admitted have the necessary preparedness to scale through the program. There is a compulsory screening test in some of these universities for all eligible candidates.