WAEC and JAMB Subject for Agric-Economics and Extension

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O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Agric-Economics and Extension 2019/2020; including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering the Course, WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB UTME, Direct Entry, IJBM, JUPEB, CAMBRIDGE, NABTEB, Course Description and Career Opportunities

 

Course Agric-Economics and Extension
Qualification B. Agric. (B.Sc. (Hons.) B. Tech. (Hons.) B. Agric. Tech.) DVM
Duration 3 – 4 Years
Suitability Science students
Cut off mark varies
Entrance Very Competitive
Related courses Agric-Economics and Extension related courses
Job Availability High and Competitive

 

You must be a science student to study Agric-Economics and Extension in Nigeria Universities, and that’s can only be possible if you meet admission requirements. This page literally covers answers to questions related to O level and A-level requirement.

That is, the WAEC subject combination (requirements), JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements), s, Special consideration (waivers) and the required documents for admission into Nigeria universities. In other to help you avoid having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some post that will be of benefit to you. You can always ignore!

 




WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Agric-Economics and Extension

The subjects needed to study Agric-Economics and Extension in WAEC must contain five (5) credit. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The O level requirement, that is, the required WAEC subject combination for Agric-Economics and Extension must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Chemistry
  4. Biology/Agricultural Science
  5. One of Geography, Physics and Economics
  6. A trade subject

 

JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Agric-Economics and Extension 

Knowing JAMB subjects for Agric-Economics and Extension is not enough. You should aim for a score of 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just a piece of advice) because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider College of Education or Polytechnic… Please note – JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND or Predegree.

These are JAMB UTME subject combinations (subjects to write in jamb) to study Agric-Economics and Extension

  1. Chemistry
  2. Biology/ Agricultural Science
  3. Mathematics or Physics.

 




Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Agric-Economics and Extension

Two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and one of Zoology/Botany/Agricultu ral Science/Biology, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Geology, Economics and Health Science.

 

If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with this admission requirement that is the subject combination above, perhaps you should consider other Agric-Economics and Extension  similar courses or take a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related course subject requirements. You can also study online with a foreign university right from your bedroom or apply for a scholarship to study abroad. Education is now a choice. And please before you make a decision on which University to choose, please consider

  • The Fees
  • The Distance
  • The Environment
  • The Degree Certificate
  • Vulnerability to Strike
  • Acceptable O Level and A-level Result
  • Academic Calendar

See useful guides on how to choose a course and university

These are the list of Universities offering Agric-Economics and Extension in Nigeria

  1. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  2. Abia State University, Uturu
  3. Adamawa State University Mubi (ADSU)
  4. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli
  5. Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo (offers the course with the following options) i. Agricultural Economics ii. Agricultural Extension
  6. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  7. Bayero University, Kano
  8. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  9. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  10. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT)
  11. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  12. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBU)
  13. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH)
  14. University of Agriculture, Makurdi (offers the course as Agric. Economics and Management Tech. with options in 🙂 i. Agric. Economics and Extension ii. Agric. Extension and Communication iii. Agribusiness Management iv. Agrimarketing and Cooperatives)
  15. Federal University of Technology, Minna
  16. Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK)
  17. University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  18. River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST)
  19. Taraba State University, Jalingo (TSUJ)
  20. Ekiti State University
  21. University of Uyo
  22. Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY)

Cut-off Mark for Agric-Economics and Extension course

The cut-off mark for Agric-Economics and Extension varies. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Agric-Economics and Extension is a good course and you can also check the top best Agricultural courses. This should not influence you. Follow your heart or seek my counsel.

Agric-Economics and Extension is how many years course and under which faculty?

Depending on your mode of entry, Agric-Economics and Extension is a three to four years course in Nigeria. According to JAMB, this course is under Faculty of Agriculture but may be under a different faculty in some universities.

Can a commercial or art student study Agric-Economics and Extension

No! Agric-Economics and Extension is a science course and not suitable for commercial or art student. But if you have required subject combination in your O level result, you can go for it if that is the course you desire to study. If you’re still in secondary school, you may find it difficult to change subjects during WAEC registration because your schools may go against it. The alternative way to write the required subjects combination for Agric-Economics and Extension is through GCE.

 

Is Agric-Economics and Extension a science or social science subject?

Many student ask me this question and this is my answer. Yes, Agric-Economics and Extension is a natural science subject. Want details? checkout what natural science courses is all about and get to know the courses under natural science.

 

Where can I work with a Degree in Agric-Economics and Extension 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Agric-Economics and Extension. I urge you to also find out where you can work with the degree. Please take your time to read The Act of Getting a Job – so you would know what you’re up against after graduating. Career opportunities will be added when we revisit this page.

 

The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study Agric-Economics and Extension have been listed above but, some Universities may accept D7 or E8 in some a compulsory subject instead of Credit. And some may accept or reject two sittings. That is combinations of WAEC, NECO, or GCE results. You will know more when you take a look at the special consideration (waiver) for this course if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for this course had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar..

Special Consideration”]
What is Direct Entry Special Consideration (waiver) to study Agric-Economics and Extension
(i) Abia State University, Uturu accepts OND/HND at credit level.

(ii) University of Calabar (UNICAL) – accepts (a) two ‘A’ level passes in any of Chemistry, Biology / Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science/ Geography /Geology /Economics and Mathematics. (b) HND, OND/NCE at merit level but does not accept IJMB and accepts at least a pass i Physic

(iii) Ekiti State University and Bauchi State University, Gadau accept pass in Physics

(iv) University of Uyo accepts OND (upper credit) HND (lower credit), NCE with merit pass in relevant fields plus UTME requirements. (v) University of Agriculture, Makurdi – As in Agric Economics

(vi) Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY) accepts any of the following (a) (`A’ Level credit passes in Maths, English, Chemistry, Biology/ Agric. Science (b) HND with overall credit plus credit pass in Mathematics, English, Chemistry & Biology/ Agric. Science

(vii) Federal University of Technology, Akure accepts (a) OND or equivalent professional qualifications at Upper Credit level or ‘A’ level passes at least two of the following subjects, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics. Holders of any of these certificates from recognized institutions may be considered for admission into 200 level, provided they meet the minimum entry requirements and have passed relevant subjects at appropriate level (viii) River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) accept ND (Upper credit) HND/NCE at credit level in relevant subject, plus UTME requirements into 200 level.

(ix) Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (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.

(x) Taraba State University, Jalingo (TSUJ) in addition to UTME requirement accepts: (a) A’ passes to include Chemistry and any of Biology, Agric. Science, Economics and may be admitted to 200 level. (b) ND (lower credit) and NCE (merit) may be admitted to 200 level. (c) HND (upper) and NCE (Distinction) may be admitted to 300 level.

(xi) Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki accepts NCE with minimum Merit passes in relevant fields or HND and OND with minimum of Upper credit in relevant fields.

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE Special Consideration (waiver) to study Agric-Economics and Extension
(i) University of Calabar (UNICAL) requires a credit pass in ‘O’ level Physics.

(ii) River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) requires credit pass in Agricultural Science with at least a pass in Biology. It also requires credit passes in Chemistry, Economics and Mathematics.

(iii) Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT) requires at least a pass in Physics

(iv) Cross River State University of Science &Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH) and Federal University of Technology, Akure require in addition to UTME requirements at least a pass in Physics.

(v) University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) and Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY) – Same as Fisheries.

(vi) Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH) requires credit in Biology &Physics

(vii) Federal University of Technology, Akure requires at least five credits at WASSCE or NECO or GCE (O/L) or equivalent at NOT more than two sittings in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science, Economics or Geography. At least a pass in Physics is required.

(viii) Abia State University, Uturu requires five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science and one of Physics and Economics.

(ix) Federal University of Technology, Minna – Same as in Water Resources, Aquaculture and Fisheries Technology.

(x) Taraba State University, Jalingo (TSUJ) accepts Statistics in lieu of Physics.

(xi) Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli requires five O’ level credit passes to include English language, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry and any one of Mathematics, Physics, Geography and Economics.

(xii) Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY) requires credit passes in Chemistry, Biology/ Agric. Sc. and any one from Physics/Geography/ Economics/Marketing

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration (waiver) to study Agric-Economics and Extension
(i) Federal University of Technology, Akure requires English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and either Mathematics or Economics.

(ii) Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji requires a pass in Physics

(iii) Taraba State University, Jalingo (TSUJ) and University of Calabar (UNICAL) require English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and either Mathematics or Physics. Taraba State University, Jalingo (TSUJ) also accepts Economics.

(iv) Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY) requires Biology/Agric. Sc. and any other two of Chemistry, Physics, Geography, Economics and Mathematics


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