JAMB Brochure For Plant Biology – Institutions, UTME Subjects & Requirements


This is JAMB brochure for Plant Biology under the Faculty of Sciences. This brochure will guide you on institutions offering Plant Biology course in Nigeria,  UTME subject combination for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, A’level, ND, HND, NCE, requirements for Direct Entry candidates, and other necessary information.

Universities Offering Plant Biology Course In Nigeria

Here list of universities offering Plant Biology in Nigeria

  • Bayero University Kano
  • Bowen University
  • Kwara State University
  • Osun State University
  • University of Ilorin


O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Geology Course

To study Plant Biology in any university in Nigeria, it is required to have Five SSCE Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

UTME Subjects Combination For Plant Biology Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Plant Biology under the Faculty of Sciences n the institutions are:

Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject.


Direct Entry Requirements for Plant Biology

Two ‘A’ level passes in Biology/Botany/Zoology and Chemistry or Physics.


Waiver For UTME Candidates

KWASU requires credit passes from English Language, Mathematics and any three of Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics and Agricultural Science.

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) UNILORIN accepts NCE passes in Biology and Chemistry plus UTME requirements.

(ii) KWASU accepts:
a) Two G.C.E. A/L or its equivalent, one of which must be in relevant subject.
b) ND with (minimum Upper Credit) in relevant field.
c) HND (lower credit) in relevant field.
d) NCE Candidate with minimum of Credit passes in relevant subjects may be considered for Direct Entry Admission provided they possess the necessary O’L requirements

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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