JAMB Subjects and requirements for Technical Education

Plant Science and Biotechnology – Subjects & Admission Requirements

The WAEC and JAMB subjects combination for Plant Science and Biotechnology will be listed on this page alongside the admission requirements for both UTME and Direct Entry candidates.

Similarly, all the Universities where you can study Plant Science and Biotechnology will be listed on this page alongside their special considerations. So, whether you are a UTME candidate or Direct Entry candidate, you will definitely find all the requirements to successfully apply for this course.

Subjects for Plant Science and Biotechnology

Above all the information, please also note that Plant Science and Biotechnology can be studied under two different faculties. In most Universities in Nigeria, Plant Science and Biotechnology is studied under the faculty of Agriculture. meanwhile, in other Universities, it is studied under the faculty of sciences.

READ ALSO: PLANT SCIENCE AND MICROBIOLOGY – (Subjects & Admission Requirements).

So, below you will find the list of Universities and which faculty they offer the course, and likewise their preferred requirements.

Universities To Study Plant Science And Biotechnology and Their Requirements

Below is the list of Universities in Nigeria offering Plant Science and Biotechnology under the faculty of Sciences. Below their names, you will see their preferred requirements as well as their subject combination.

Plant Science And Biotechnology [1]

  • AAUA (ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY, AKUNGBA-AKOKO, ONDO STATE).
  • UNIBEN (UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE).
  • BSU (BENUE STATE UNIVERSITY, MAKURDI, BENUE STATE).
  • CALEB UNIVERSITY, IMOTA, LAGOS STATE.
  • EPU (EASTERN PALM UNIVERSITY, OGBOKO, IMO STATE).
  • EUI (EDO UNIVERSITY, IYAMHO, EDO STATE).
  • FED-DUTSINMA (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, DUTSIN-MA, KATSINA STATE).
  • FED-GUSAU (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, GUSAU, ZAMFARA STATE).
  • FED-OYE EKITI (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, OYE-EKITI, EKITI STATE).
  • UNIVERSITY OF JOS, JOS, PLATEAU STATE.
  • NASARAWA STATE UNIVERSITY, KEFFI, NASARAWA STATE.
  • UNIPORT (UNIVERSITY OF PORT-HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE).
  • UMUDIKE (MICHAEL OKPARA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, UMUDIKE, ABIA STATE).
  • UNIHEZ (HEZEKIAH UNIVERSITY, UMUDI, IMO STATE).

READ ALSO: MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY – (Subjects and Requirements).

O’Level Subjects and Requirements

Below are the various O’Level subjects required by the Universities listed above. For UTME candidates to be qualified to study Plant Science and Biotechnology, they are required to possess at least five (5) SSC credit passes in the following O’Level subjects:
1). English Language.
2). Mathematics.
3). Chemistry.
4). Biology.
5). Physics.

JAMB Subject Combination For Plant Science and Biotechnology

UTME candidates should note that English Language is a compulsory subject that they will meet in their JAMB UTME examination. So, below are the remaining three (3) JAMB UTME subject combination for Plant Science and Biotechnology:
1). Biology.
2). Chemistry.
3). And any other Science subject.

READ ALSO: BIOTECHNOLOGY – (Subjects and Admission Requirements).

Direct Entry Admission Requirements

While we have mentioned the UTME requirements above, those who don’t intend to apply for admission to study Plant Science and Biotechnology through UTME should ensure they satisfy the Direct Entry requirements for Plant Science and Biotechnology below:

i). Two (2) A Level passes in Biology/Botany/Zoology and Chemistry or Physics.

Universities To Study Plant Science And Biotechnology and Their Requirements

Below you will find the list of Universities in Nigeria offering Plant Science and Biotechnology under the faculty of Agriculture.

Plant Science And Biotechnology [2]

  • ABSU (ABIA STATE UNIVERSITY, UTURU, ABIA STATE).
  • RSUST (RIVERS STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, PORT HARCOURT).

O’Level Subjects and Requirements

Candidates are required to possess at least five (5 ) SSC credit passes which must contain the following O’Level subjects:
1). English Language.
2). Mathematics.
3). Chemistry.
4). Biology or Agricultural Science.
5). And any other subject.

JAMB Subject Combination

UTME candidates are to take note of the four Subjects required to study Plant Science and Biotechnology. Below are the four subject combinations for Plant Science and Biotechnology:
1). Chemistry.
2). Biology or Agricultural Science.
3). Physics or Mathematics.
4). English Language (Compulsory for all courses).

Direct Entry Admission Requirements

Those candidates who don’t intend to apply for admission through UTME should ensure they meet with the Direct Entry admission requirements for Plant Science and Biotechnology.

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