Have you been searching for the proper Subject Combinations for Agricultural Engineering? Don’t worry we have you covered. On this page, we did not only mention the Latest WAEC and JAMB Subject Combinations for Agricultural Engineering. We also went as far as adding the list of Universities in Nigeria where you can study Agricultural Engineering.

You will also find the Direct Entry requirements needed for this course as well as special considerations and waiver for this course. If you are able to meet with the requirements which are stated below for this course, then you are sure to stand a better chance of being admitted into higher institutions where you can study this course.

O’Level Subject Combinations for Agricultural Engineering

One of the requirements that will qualify you to study this course in any higher institution in Nigeria is your O’Level result. You are expected to have not less than five (5) credit passes in your SSCE in the required five compulsory subjects that will be listed below.

1). Use of English Language.

2). Chemistry.

3). Mathematics.

4). Physics.

5). And Anyone of the listed Materials & Workshop Process and Machining or Intro. to Agric Science, Principles of Crop Husbandry and Land Use, Tractor Layout Power Unit Under Carriage and Auto Electricity, Transmission System, Materials and Workshop Processes; Implement and Machine; General Wood Work and Building/Engineering Drawing; Construction and Maintenance of Agricultural Machines; and general Metal Work.

WAIVER / SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

1). American University of Nigeria (AUE) requires an O’level credit pass in Agricultural Science or Biology as the fifth subject.

2). ABU prefers O’level credit pass in Agricultural Science or Biology/Geography as the fifth subject.

3). ESUTECH requires O’level credit passes in English Language and all relevant subjects.

4). BAUCHI also accepts Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.

5). FUNAAB requires 5 O’level credit passes in Mathematics, Biology, Use of English Language, Chemistry & Physics.

6). BAYERO accepts 5 O’level passes in Use of English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology.

7). FUTO requires any other Science subject as the fifth subject and it must not be in more than 2 sittings.

8). FED-OYE EKITI – Same as in Mechanical Engineering. They also accept ND in Agricultural Engineering.

9). BAUCHI and LAUTECH accept Biology in lieu of Agricultural Science.

10). FUTA accepts five (5) O’level credit passes in Use of English Language, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and any one (1) Science subject at not more than two (2) sittings.

11). MAKURDI accepts 5 O’level credit passes in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and any two (2) from English Language, Agricultural Science/Biology, Geography, Economics, and Technical Drawing. They also accept WAEC Technical or Federal Craft Certificate. Applicants must ensure they have at least a pass in English Language.

12). LANDMARK requires an O’level credit pass in one of the following subjects Biology, Fishery, Further Mathematics, Technical Drawing and Agricultural Science as the fifth subject.

JAMB UTME Subject Combinations for Agricultural Engineering

JAMB cut-off mark for this course is 180 but we would advice you to aim for 200 and above to stand a better chance. There are three (3) compulsory subjects required in the JAMB subject combination for Agricultural Engineering and they include:

1). Chemistry.

2). Physics.

3). Mathematics.

WAIVER / SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

a). ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA UNIVERSITY accepts Biology or Agricultural Science.

b). OOU accepts any 3 of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Agricultural Science/Biology.

c). LANDMARK accepts Biology or Agricultural Science in lieu of Chemistry.

Direct Entry Requirements

If you wish to study this course in any higher institution in Nigeria without UTME, then you must meet with the requirements for Direct Entry admission to study Agricultural Engineering.

1). ABU accepts;

i). ‘A’ level/IJMB passes or its equivalents in Mathematics and Physics.
ii) ND upper credit or distinction in Agricultural Bio Resources Engineering and Agricultural Engineering or related from an accredited institution.
iii). HND in Agricultural Bio Resources Engineering, Agricultural Engineering or related from an accredited institution. But they don’t accept First-degree holders.

2). FUTA accepts or ‘A’ level passes at one sitting in at least two (2) of Chemistry, Biology, and Physics. Or ND upper credit level or its equivalent professional qualification in Agricultural Engineering.

3). LAUTECH and ABUAD – Same as in Chemical Engineering.

4). FUTO accepts 2 ‘A’ level passes which will be not below C in Mathematics and Physics. They also accepts ND/HND upper credit level in Engineering in addition to O’Level requirements. They don’t accept NCE or first degree.

5). MAUTY and FUNAAB accept `A’ level passes in Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics or its equivalents. FUNAAB also accepts ND upper credit in Agricultural Engineering or other relevant programs

6). Federal University, Oye-Ekiti – Same as in Mechanical Engineering.

7). FUAM accepts;

i). Two (2) `A’ level/IJMB passes in Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics.

ii). HND lower credit/ND upper credit as well as NCE Technical.

iii). NCE credit passes in relevant programs in addition to UTME requirements.

iv). HND upper credit and a first-class degree in relevant programmes.

Universities in Nigeria Offering Agricultural Engineering

  • ABU (AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA, KADUNA STATE)
  • ABUAD (AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE)
  • AKSU (AKWA IBOM STATE UNIVERSITY, IKOT-AKPADEN, AKWA IBOM STATE)
  • AUE (ADELEKE UNIVERSITY, EDE, OSUN STATE)
  • ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA UNIVERSITY, BAUCHI, BAUCHI STATE
  • BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO, KANO STATE
  • UNIBEN (UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE)
  • ESUTECH (ENUGU STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ENUGU STATE)
  • FED-OYE EKITI (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, OYE-EKITI, EKITI STATE)
  • FUNAAB (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE)
  • FUTA (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, AKURE, ONDO STATE)
  • FUTO (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OWERRI, IMO STATE)
  • IMSU (IMO STATE UNIVERSITY, OWERRI, IMO STATE)
  • KUST (KANO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, WUDIL, KANO STATE)
  • KWASU (KWARA STATE UNIVERSITY, MALETE, ILORIN, KWARA STATE)
  • LANDMARK UNIVERSITY, OMU-ARAN, KWARA STATE
  • LAUTECH (LADOKE AKINTOLA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OGBOMOSO, OYO STATE)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI, BORNO STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, MAKURDI, BENUE STATE
  • OAU (OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE-IFE, OSUN STATE)
  • OOU (OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITY, AGO-IWOYE, OGUN STATE)
  • TECH-IBADAN (TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE)
  • UNIUYO (UNIVERSITY OF UYO, AKWA IBOM STATE)

School Options

FUTO offers this course with options in:

1). Crop processing & Storage Technology

2). Soil & Water Engineering Technology.

3). Farm Power and Machinery Engineering Technology.

What is the General Function of an Agricultural engineer?

The general function of an Agricultural engineer who is also known as a natural resource engineer is to study and give advice on the proper use of engineering science and technologies in agricultural production as well as management of natural resources.

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