JAMB Brochure For Home Economics – Institutions, UTME Subjects & Requirements

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This is JAMB brochure for Home Economics under the of Faculty of Agriculture. This brochure will guide you on institutions offering Home Economics 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 Home Economics Course In Nigeria

Here list of universities offering Home Economics in Nigeria

  • Michael Okpara University of Agriculture
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • Osun State University
  • University of Ilorin
  • University of Uyo

O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Home Economics Course

To study Home Economics in any university in Nigeria, it is required to have Five SSCE credit passes in Chemistry, Biology/Agric Science, Mathematics, Physics, English Language and any one of Nutrition, Fine Arts, Textile, Construction,Technical Drawing, Basic Electricity, Basic Catering and Food Services, Bakery and Confectioneries, General Metal Work, Men Garment Construction and Finishing, Spinning, Weaving, Surface Design and Printing, Bleaching, Dyeing and Finishing, Ladies Garment Construction and Finishing.

UTME Subjects Combination For Home Economics Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Home Economics under the Faculty of Agriculture in the institutions are: Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and Mathematics/Physics or one Social Science subject.

 

Direct Entry Requirements for Home Economics

Two ‘A’ level passes or equivalents in Chemistry and Biology/Botany/Agricultural Science/Economics/Physics/Mathematics/Geography/Accounting.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

Waiver For UTME Candidates

(i) OAU accepts Physics, Geography. Home/ Management., Statistics. Economics, B/Studies, Zoology, Commerce or any of the following pairs Chem and Biology., Chemistry and Agriculture and Chemistry and Economics.

(ii) UNIUYO accepts five merit passes in TC II in relevant subjects.

(iii) MOUAU accepts:
a) For Home Economics – Same as in Agriculture.
b) For Hotel Management and tourism, it requires five O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and any of Physics, Economics and Government.

(iv) FUAM accepts P7 in English Language.

(v) UNILORIN requires at least a pass in Physics and Biology.

(vi) BELLS accept a pass in Physics

(vii) UNIOSUN requires Five ‘O’ Level credit passes in the SSCE or its equivalent at not more than two sittings in addition to an acceptable credit pass in the UME.

(viii) UNAAB REQUIRES five (5) credits passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.

(ix) CRUTECH accepts one Social Science subject (Economics or Accounting/Commerce) in place of Food and Nutrition/Home Economics.

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) UNIUYO accepts (upper credit) and HND (lower credit) and NCE (merit) in relevant fields plus UTME requirements.

(ii) MOUAU requires ‘A’ level pass in Chemistry and
Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science

(iii)OAU accepts NCE in Home Economics/Biology/Chemistry/Agric Science with five merit/credit passes in TC II in the following subjects: Social Studies, Maths, Agric Science, General Studies, Fine Arts, Geography and Rural Science.

(iv) UNILORIN requires at least ‘A’ pass in Physics, accepts NCE holders with relevant five ‘O’ level credit passes.

(v) UNAAB accepts ND (minimum of upper credit) and NCE (minimum of Credit) in Hospitality and Tourism, Catering Management, Hotel Management Home Economics from a recognized Institution in addition to UTME requirements.

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