JAMB Brochure For Horticulture – Institutions, UTME Subjects & Requirements


This is JAMB brochure for Horticulture under the Faculty of Agriculture (polytechnics and monotechnics). This brochure will guide you on polytechnics and monotechnics offering Horticulture 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.

polytechnics and monotechnics Offering Horticulture Course In Nigeria

Here list of polytechnics and monotechnics offering Horticulture in Nigeria

  • Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic
  • College Of Agriculture, Hadijia
  • College Of Agriculture, Kabba
  • Enugu State College Of Agriculture
  • Federal College Of Fisheries And Marine Technology
  • Federal College Of Forestry, Jos
  • Federal College Of Horticulture, Dadin Kowa
  • Federal Cooperative College, Ibadan
  • Federal Polytechnic, Mubi
  • Lagos State Polytechnic
  • Rufus Giwa Polytechnic


O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Horticulture

To study Horticulture in any polytechnics and monotechnics in Nigeria, it is required to have English Language (not Literature in English) and Mathematics and
any three subjects from the following: Mathematics,Physics and Chemistry and any two subjects from:
1. Biology/Agricultural Science
2. Technical Drawing,
3. Basic Electronics/Basic Electricity,
4. Auto Mechanics,
5. Metal Work,Woodwork (for Civil Engineering Tech.),
6. Further Mathematics
7. English Language,
8. Geography,
9. Economics/Commerce.For Marine Engineering and
Industrial Safety and Environmental Engineering a pass in Biology is required.
At least a credit pass in English Language is required.

UTME Subjects Combination For Horticulture  Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Horticulture under the Faculty of Agriculture in the polytechnics and monotechnics are:

Mathematics and any two of Chemistry, Physics or
Technical Drawing

Direct Entry Requirements for Horticulture


(a) Requires either of Biology/Agricultural
Science,Physics,Chemistry,Mathematics,Economics or Geography as UTME subject.

(b) For Horticultural Technology requires five O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science and any two of Geography, Physics and Economics is required. At least a pass in Chemistry is Compulsory.

(ii)COAJA : accepts any three of Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Technical drawing or Geography as UTME subjects.

(iv)RUGIPO: requires five O’level credit passes in
Biology/Agricultural Sciences, Mathematics and any three from Geography, Food and Nutrition, Technical
Drawing, English Languag.

(v) Nigeria Language, Chemistry, Physics, Economics and Home Economics. At least a pass in English Language and Physics are requires.

(vi) IMOPOLY : requires five credits from SSCE/GCE O’Level Subjects: Biology/Agricural Science, Maths, English Language and any two from the following: Geography, Economics, Statistics, Physics,and Chemistry. A pass in Chemistry is Compulsory.

(vii)BUPOLY :requires Biology/Agric and two of
Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Economics, and Geography as UTME subject.

(viii) FCWM: requires a pass in English
Language and Chemistry are compulsory. Credit passes in Biology/Agricural Science, Mathematics and any three of the following – Geography, Food and Nutrition, Economics, Technical Drawing, English Language, Physics,Chemistry, Nigerian Language and Home Economics.

(ix) OYSCAI : requires five O’ level credit passes to
include Mathematics, English Language,Physics, Chemistry and any other one from Biology/Agricultural
Science, basic Electronics/basic Electricity, Auto Mechanics, and Economics/Commerce.

(x) RUGIPO : requires five O’ level credit passes to
include Biology/Agricultural Science, Mathematics, Chemistry and two from Geography, Economics,English Language and Physics. It requires at least a pass in English Language.

(xi) FCFMT: requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics,Biology/Agricultural Science and any other Science Subject.


Waiver For UTME Candidates


Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates


Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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