Department of Crop Production and Protection

Federal University Wukari

We Feed the Nation

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Admission Requirements

Admission into Bachelor’s degree programme is done through the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The entry requirements seek to ensure that those admitted have necessary preparedness to benefit from the programme. For entry into the Bachelor’s degree programmes, candidates are normally admitted through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) and by Direct Entry.

Admission through UTME

Candidates seeking admission through UTME should meet the following requirements: Applicants must write UTME and attain an acceptable score in the use of English and three other subjects relevant to the proposed course of study and further obtain an acceptable score at the compulsory University post-UTME screening test; For a candidate who has attained the acceptable standard in the UTME to be registered for a course in the University, must have passed five subjects (including English Language and Mathematics) at credit level at not more than two sittings in the General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level Examination, West African School Certificate Examination (WASCE), National Examinations Council (NECO) or National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB) in subjects relevant to the course of study. UTME candidates should normally have attained the age of 16 years.

Admission through Direct Entry (DE)

Candidates for direct entry must possess minimum of five (5) subjects passed at not more than two sittings in addition to at least two A level passes in. No subject shall be counted at both Ordinary and Advanced Levels. Acceptable level of passes in two subjects at the IJMB examination or Cambridge moderated school of Basic Studies terminal examination or International Baccalaureate from recognized institutions with SSCE/GCE O/Level credits or equivalent in three other subjects; National Diploma (ND) with at least a Lower Credit Pass from recognized institutions, with a minimum of five ‘O’ level credits passed at not more than two sittings. HND passed at not less than lower credit from a recognized institution plus 5 ‘O’ level credit passed at not more than two sittings.The table below presents summary of the specific departmental requirements of the B. Agriculture (Crop Science) programme.


Direct Entry


UTME Subjects

B. Agriculture (Crop Science)

i. Two ‘A’ Passes to include: Chemistry and any one of Biology, Zoology, Botany.

Five ‘O’ level credit pass to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics/Economics/Geography and Biology/Agricultural Science (not more than two sittings).


Biology/Agricultural Sciences, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.


ii. ND/NCE/HND at least lower credits in related fields.