O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Crop Science and Biotechnology 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 Crop Science and Biotechnology
Qualification B. Agric. (B.Sc. (Hons.) B. Tech. (Hons.) B. Agric. Tech.) DVM
Duration 3 – 4 Years
Suitability Science students
Cut off mark 180
Entrance Non Competitive
Related courses Crop Science and Biotechnology related courses
Job Availability Low and Competitive

You must be a science student to study Crop Science and Biotechnology 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 Crop Science and Biotechnology

The subjects needed to study Crop Science and Biotechnology 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 Crop Science and Biotechnology must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Chemistry
  4. Biology or Agric. Science
  5. Any other subject
  6. A trade subject


JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Crop Science and Biotechnology 

Knowing JAMB subjects for Crop Science and Biotechnology 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 Crop Science and Biotechnology

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

Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Crop Science and Biotechnology
Two ‘A’ levels in Chemistry and any of Biology, Agric Science, Zoology and Botany

If for some reason you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with this admission requirement that is the subject combination above, perhaps you should consider other Crop Science and Biotechnology 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 or within. 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 Crop Science and Biotechnology in Nigeria

For now, only Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU) offers Crop Science and Biotechnology.

Cut-off Mark for Crop Science and Biotechnology course

The cut-off mark for Crop Science and Biotechnology 180. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Crop Science and Biotechnology 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.

Crop Science and Biotechnology is how many years course and under which faculty?

Depending on your mode of entry, Crop Science and Biotechnology 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 Crop Science and Biotechnology

No! Crop Science and Biotechnology 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 Crop Science and Biotechnology is through GCE.

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