JAMB Brochure For Food Science and Technology – Institutions, UTME Subjects & Requirements

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This is JAMB brochure for Food Science and Technology under the of Faculty of Agriculture. This brochure will guide you on institutions offering Food Science and Technology 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 Food Science and Technology Course In Nigeria

Here list of universities offering Food Science and Technology in Nigeria

  • Abia State University
  • Bayero University Kano
  • Bells University of Technology
  • Bowen University
  • Crawford University
  • Ebonyi State University
  • Enugu State University Of Science And Technology
  • Federal University Of Agriculture, Makurdi
  • Federal University of Technology Akure
  • Federal University of Technology Minna
  • Federal University, Oye-ekiti
  • Federal University, Wukari
  • Imo State University
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University
  • Kano University Of Science And Technology
  • kogi State University
  • Michael Okpara University of Agriculture
  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  • Rivers State University of Science and Technology
  • University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
  • University of Calabar
  • University Of Mkar
  • University of Nigeria
  • University of Uyo

O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Food Science and Technology Course

To study Food Science and Technology in any university in Nigeria, it is required to have Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agric, Science, Physics, Basic Catering and Food Services, Bakery and Confectionaries, Hotel and Catering Crafty course (Cookery), Hotel and Catering Craft Course (Food /Drinks Services) and Basic Electricity.

UTME Subjects Combination For Food Science and Technology Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Food Science and Technology under the Faculty of Agriculture in the institutions are: Chemistry, Mathematics/ Physics and Agric Science.

 

Direct Entry Requirements for Food Science and Technology

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

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

Waiver For UTME Candidates

(i) FUTO and UNIMAID accept a pass in English Language.

(ii) UNIMAID accepts a pass in Mathematics. ESUT also accepts a pass in Physics.

(iii) UNN requires credits in five (5) subjects at
not more than two sittings in the Senior School Certificate Examination or its equivalent. The subjects must include: English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Biology (Botany or Zoology) or Agricultural Science and any
other science subject.

(iv) FUAM accepts Physics, Biology or Agric. Science.

(v) IMSU accepts a credit pass in either Mathematics or Physics.

(vi) FUTMINNA accepts any one of Physics, geography, Economics, Home Economics, Food and nutrition as the fifth subject. At least a pass in Physics is required.

(vii) KSU and EBSU require five Credit passes to include Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology or Agric. Science, Physics and English Language.

(viii) BELLS, ESUT and FUTO accept a pass in Physics

(ix) UNILORIN requires a pass grade in Physics. UNILORIN requires at least a pass in Biology for credit pass in Agric. Science or Food and Nutrition.

(x) UNICAL, FED-OYEEKITI and ABSU require five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agric. Sci and Physics.

(xi) MOUAU requires five O level credit passes in not more two sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

(xii) UNNAB and FUTA require five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Agricultural Science. UNAAB does not accept Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.

(xiii)FUAM requires Five (5) SSC/WASC/GCE/NECO `O’ level or equivalent Credit passes (at not more than tow sittings) categorized as follows:-
a) 5 credit passes in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology or Agricultural Science and English Language.

(xiv) FED-WUKARI requires five O’ level credit Passes in not more than two sittings to include: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, or Agricultural Science and any of Physics, Geography and Economics.

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) IMSU accepts OND/NCE/HND in Agriculture, Animal Health, Food Science, Food Science and Technology and Certificate of Registered Nurse (NRN) into 200 levels.

(ii) ABSU and MAUTECH accept OND in Food Science and Technology.

(iii) EBSU accepts:
a) EBSU accept NCE with minimum Merit passes in relevant fields.
b) HND and OND with minimum of Upper credit in relevant fields.

(iv) FUTMINNA accepts OND lower credit/NCE merit in the Agricultural components of choice, and a minimum of merit in the other component; or a HND with a minimum of lower credit to be admitted into 300 level.

(v) FUTA accepts GCE (Advanced Level) or equivalent in at least two Science subjects including Biology or Agricultural Science or a National Diploma in Food Science and Technology with a minimum of Upper Credit from a recognized institution.

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

(vii) KUST accepts NCE/HND (Merit) ND in Chemistry/Biology (Upper credit)/any relevant qualification.

(viii) UNIMAID, MAUTECH accept ND/HND in Food Science and Technology.

(ix) UNN accepts for the 4-year (Direct entry) B.Sc. programme, passes at principal level in the Higher School Certificate or equivalent in GCE Advanced Level in any two of the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology (Botany or Zoology), Agricultural Science, Physics, Mathematics.

(x) RSUST requires three (3) A’ level passes in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics plus UTME requirements. Accepts ND/UD (Upper) or HND for admissions into 200 level in relevant disciplines or Bachelor’s degree in any other Science/ Technology discipline plus UTME requirements.

(xi) UNILORIN requires at least a pass grade in
Physics and also requires at least a pass in Biology for credit pass in Agric Science or Food and Nutrition.

(xii) BELLS accept OND (Upper Credit) in Food Science and Technology/Science Laboratory Technology with Biology/Virology/Chemistry/Biochemistry options.

(xiii) MAUTECH accepts:
a) A Level passes in two of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics / English /Agric. Science.
b) OND/HND in Food Science and Technology may be considered for 200 and 300 level.

(xiv) UNAAB accepts upper credit in ND and HND in Food Science and Technology, Agricultural Programmes from recognized institutions in addition to UTME requirements.

(xv) FUAM accepts UTME requirements plus GCE/HSC `A’ level passes in Physics and any one of Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology or Biology may be admitted to 200 level. Upper/Lower credit HND holders in relevant disciplines who posses the new UME requirement may be admitted to 300 level. Upper credit OND holders in relevant disciplines who possess the UTME requirements may be admitted to 200 level. Credit or higher Level NCE holders in relevant disciplines who possess the UTME requirements may be admitted to 200 level.

(xvi) EBSU requires H.SC or GCE ‘A’ Level in at least two relevant subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) obtained at one sitting and/or OND or its equivalent.

(xvii) FED-OYEEKITI requires two A’ level passes in an any of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Biology or ND in Food Science and Technology, Science laboratory Technology
(Food Science Option) with minimum of Upper credit.

(xviii) KUST accepts:
a) ND in Microbiology and Biochemistry with a minimum of Upper Credit.
b) NCE Double major in related area of study with aggregates of eight (8) points.

(xix) UNICAL – In addition to the basic Departmental requirements, candidates must have a minimum of Upper Credit in ND in Food Science and Technology or GCE A’ level or its equivalent in at least two of Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Mathematics.

 

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