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


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

Here list of universities offering Home Science in Nigeria

  • kogi State University
  • University of Nigeria

O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Home Science Course

To study Home Science in any university in Nigeria, it is required to have Five SSCE credit passes including Chemistry, Biology/ Agric Science, Mathematics and at least a pass in English and Physics. General Metal Work, General Wood Work, Building/Engineering Drawing, Furniture Design and Construction, Upholstery Design and Construction, Spray Painting and Period Furniture, Spinning, Weaving, Surface Design and Printing, Bleaching, Dyeing and Finishing and Basic Electricity.

UTME Subjects Combination For Home Science Course

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


Direct Entry Requirements for Home Science

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


Waiver For UTME Candidates

(i) UNN In addition to the UTME/General University Entry requirements, a candidate must obtain credit passes in Chemistry, Biology or Food and Nutrition or Agricultural Science.

(ii) KSU requires credit passes at SSCE and/or GCE O/L in English Language, Chemistry, Biology or Agric. Science, Mathematics, Nutrition/Home Economics and at least a pass in Physics.

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) 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.


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