JAMB Brochure For Agricultural Extension Services – Institutions, UTME Subjects & Requirements


This is JAMB brochure for Agricultural Extension Services under the of Agriculture, it contains list of institutions offering Agricultural Extension Services course in Nigeria. In this post you will learn about the 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 Agricultural Extension Services Course In Nigeria

  • Federal University of Technology, Owerri
  • University of Nigeria

O’Level Subject Requirements

To study Agricultural Extension Services Course, it is required to have Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology/Agric Science plus one of Physics Geography and Economics.

UTME Subjects Requirements Agricultural Extension Services Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Agricultural Extension Services under the Faculty of Agriculture in the institutions are: Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and Physics or Mathematics.

Direct Entry Requirements

The requirement for direct entry are: Two ‘A’level passes or equivalent in Chemistry and Biology/Agric Science/Botany/Zoology/Economics/Mathematics


Waiver For UTME Candidates

(i) FUTO requires five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and Economics. It accepts a Pass in Physics in not more than two sittings.

(ii) UNN accepts five O ’level credit passes in subjects which must include English Lang., Biology/or Agric. Science, chemistry and either mathematics or physics While FUAM accept a pass in Physics.

(iii) UNAAB requires:
a) Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.
b) At least a pass in Physics.
c) Candidates with pass grade in Biology must possess credit pass in Agricultural Science. It does not accept Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.

(iv) UNIBADAN requires five credit passes including English Language, Biology,/Agric Sci, Chemistry, Mathematics and any one of Geography, Physics, and Economics.

(v) OAU does not accept economics and Geography.


Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) IMSU and UNAAB accepts OND/HND for Direct Entry to 200/300 levels respectively.

(ii) IMSU – Accepts ND/NCE (Double Major) or HND in Agriculture or related discipline with at least a merit pass into 200 level and HND (Upper) into 300 level.

(iv) UNIBADAN accepts OND/HND in the related fields. UNIBADAN Agricultural candidates must apply to read Agriculture Until 500 level when options will be available.

(v) UNN accepts:
a) Two ‘A’ level passes (London/Cambridge/ Cameroon) (in Chemistry and any of Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science. Economics, Physics Geography/Geology, Mathematics (Pure and Applied) in addition to UTME entry requirements.
b) OND/NCE/HND and Degree holders in Agricultural Science/Animal Health and related fields with a minimum of Lower Credit (Merit) in addition to UTME Entry requirements.

(vi) FUTO requires at least two A’ level passes not below Grade C in Chemistry and any one of Zoology, Botany, Agricultural Science, Biology, Mathematics, Physics and Economics. It also accepts Upper Credit OND/HND in Agricultural Science but does not accept First Degree and NCE. Candidates must in addition meet the UTME O’ level requirements.

(vi) UNAAB accepts:
a) Two A’ level credit passes in Chemistry and one of Zoology/Botany/Agricultural Science/Biology, Mathematics or Physics.
b) ND/HND (Upper credit) in Agriculture from a recognized institution in any one of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, Fisheries, Forestry and Wildlife Management, Agricultural Technology plus UTME requirements.
c) NCE in Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry or Physics (credit) plus UTME requirements.

(vii) OAU accepts:
a) Two `A’ level passes in Chemistry and one of Zoology/ Botany/ Agricultural Science/ Biology, Mathematics, Physics, or Economics.
b) HND/OND in Agriculture obtained at upper credit level from recognized Institution.

(viii) LAUTECH accepts ND with Upper Credit/HND/NCE at Credit Level in relevant subjects (Plus UTME requirements) may be considered for admission into 200 Level.


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