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JAMB Brochure for Food Science [Faculty of Agriculture]

This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Food Science under the Faculty of Agriculture in Nigeria. You will see the UTME subject combination needed to apply for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, requirements such A’level, ND, HND, NCE, etc for Direct Entry candidates, as well as other information you require to successfully apply for the course.

List of Degree Awarding Institutions that Offer Food Science

  • Federal University, Dutsin-ma
  • University of Ilorin

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

In UTME, note that English Language is mandatory for all courses. The other three subjects required to study Food Science under the Faculty of Agriculture in the institutions listed above are:

Chemistry, Mathematics/ Physics and Agric Science

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Food Scienceas a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agric, Science, Physics, Basic Catering and Food Services, Bakery and Confectioneries, Hotel and Catering Crafty course (Cookery), Hotel and Catering Craft Course (Food /Drinks Services) and Basic Electricity.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) 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.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Food Science as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: Two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and Biology/Physics/Agric Science/Botany/Zoology.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) 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.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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