Requirement to Study Plant Breeding and Seed Science

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O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Plant Breeding and Seed Science 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 Plant Breeding and Seed Science
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 Plant Breeding and Seed Science related courses
Job Availability Low and Competitive

 

You must be a science student to study Plant Breeding and Seed Science 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), Direct Entry 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 post that will be of benefit to you. You can always ignore!

 

WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Plant Breeding and Seed Science

The subjects needed to study Plant Breeding and Seed Science 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 Plant Breeding and Seed Science must include

  1. Chemistry
  2. Biology/Agricultural Science
  3. Mathematics
  4. English Language
  5. At least a pass in Physics
  6. A trade subject

 

JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Plant Breeding and Seed Science 

Knowing JAMB subjects for Plant Breeding and Seed Science 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 Plant Breeding and Seed Science

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

 

Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Plant Breeding and Seed Science
Two ‘A’ level passes from Physics, Chemistry and Biology at one sittings.

 

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 Plant Breeding and Seed Science  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

These are the list of Universities offering Plant Breeding and Seed Science in Nigeria

According to 2019/2020 JAMB Brochure, only University of Agriculture, Makurdi offers Plant Breeding and Seed Science

 

Cut-off Mark for Plant Breeding and Seed Science course

The cut-off mark for Plant Breeding and Seed Science 180. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Plant Breeding and Seed Science 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.

Plant Breeding and Seed Science is how many years course and under which faculty?

Depending on your mode of entry, Plant Breeding and Seed Science 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 Plant Breeding and Seed Science

No! Plant Breeding and Seed Science 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 Plant Breeding and Seed Science is through GCE.

 

Where can I work with a Degree in Plant Breeding and Seed Science 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Plant Breeding and Seed Science. I urge you to also find out where you can work with the degree. Please take your time to read Fatherprada’s Career Guide – so that you can have knowledge on how the labour market operate after graduating. Career opportunities will be added when we revisit this page.

 

The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study Plant Breeding and Seed Science 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..

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