O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Agric Extension Services 2024; 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 Extension Services
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 Non Competitive
Related courses Agric Extension Services related courses
Job Availability Low and Competitive

You must be a science student to study Agric Extension Services 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.

In other words, the WAEC subject combination (requirements), JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements), 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 student guide articles that will be of benefit to you. You can ignore.


WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Agric Extension Services

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

  1. English Language
  2. Chemistry
  3. Mathematics
  4. Biology/Agric Science
  5. Plus one of Physics Geography and Economics
  6. A trade subject

JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Agric Extension Services 

Knowing JAMB subjects for Agric Extension Services 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, HND or Predegree!..

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

  1. Chemistry
  2. Biology /Agriculture
  3. Physics or Mathematics

Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Agric Extension Services
Two ‘A’ level passes or equivalent in Chemistry and Biology/Agric Science/Botany/Zoology/ Economics/Mathematics/ Physics/Geography/Geology.

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 Extension Services  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

This is the list of Universities offering Agric Extension Services in Nigeria

  1. Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO)
  2. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)

Cut-off Mark for Agric Extension Services course

The cut-off mark for Agric Extension Services varies. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Agric Extension Services 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 Extension Services is how many years course and under which faculty?

Depending on your mode of entry, Agric Extension Services 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 Extension Services

No! Agric Extension Services 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 Extension Services is through GCE.

Is Agric Extension Services a science or social science subject?

Many student ask me this question and this is my answer. Yes, Agric Extension Services 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 Extension Services 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Agric Extension Services. 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 Extension Services 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

What is Direct Entry Special Consideration (Waiver) for Agric Extension and Services
(i) Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU) and Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) accept OND/HND for Direct Entry to 200/300 levels respectively.
(ii) University of Ibadan (UI) and Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU) -as in Agriculture.
(iii) Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) and University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) – as in Agric Economics
(iv) Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) accepts: (a) Two A’ level credit passes in Chemistry and one of Zoology/Botany/Agricultural Science/Biology, Mathematics or Physics. (b) ND/HND (Upper credit) in Agriculture from a recognised institution in any one of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, Fisheries, Forestry and Wildlife Management, Agricultural Technology plus UTME requirements. (c) NCE in Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry or Physics (credit) plus UTME requirements.
(v) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) accepts (a) Two `A’ level passes in Chemistry and one of Zoology/ Botany/ Agricultural Science/ Biology, Mathematics, Physics, or Economics. (b) HND/OND in Agriculture obtained at upper credit level from recognized Institution.
(vi) 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.

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE, Special Consideration (Waiver) for Agric Extension and Services
(i) Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) – as in Agric Economics
(ii) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) and University of Agriculture, Makurdi – as in Agric Economics
(iii) Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) requires: (a) Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology. (b) At least a pass in Physics. (c) Candidates with pass grade in Biology must possess credit pass in Agricultural Science. It does not accept Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.
(iv) University of Ibadan (UI) – as in Agriculture.
(v) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) does not accept economics and Geography.
(vi) Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU) same as Agric. Extension Services.
(vii) Landmark University, Omu-Aran and Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike same as in Agricultural Economics

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