What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Botany? if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for Botany then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study Botany under the faculty of Sciences in the university.
This is to inform all aspirants who wish to apply for admission in Nigeria into any of federal, state or private owned universities to study Botany under the faculty of Sciences that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for Botany has been published here in this post.
If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for Botany also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Botany here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
Other Useful Resources
You can also check out other JAMB and WAEC resources below:
- WAEC Syllabus for All Subjects
- JAMB Syllabus For All Subjects
- JAMB Recommended Textbooks For All Subjects
- WAEC Result Released Date
- How To Check Your WAEC Result
- JAMB Form | JAMB Registration Form Procedures
- JAMB News | Latest News From JAMB Today
WAEC And NECO Subject Requirements for Botany
The subjects required to study Botany in both WAEC and NECO are as follows:
Five SSCE Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) UNN requires credit in English language, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics in the West African School Certificate Examination or G.C.E. ‘O’ level or its equivalent.
(ii) IGBINEDION accepts credit pass in Science Subject in lieu of Physics.
(iii) OAU accepts Agric Science.
(iv) UDUSOK and UNIMAID accept pass in Mathematics and English Language.
(v) DELSU does not require a credit in Physics but accepts a
pass in English Language provided candidates has distinction in O/L Biology.
(vi) UNIUYO requires a Credit pass in Mathematics and Physics.
(vii) GOMSU accepts P7 in Physics.
(viii) UNIBEN and ABSU accept a pass in Physics.
(ix) UNIBADAN requires 5 or 6 ‘O’ level credits passes at one or two sittings include English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and any one or two of Physics, Geography and Agric Science.
(x) KSUST accepts Geography, Economics and Agriculture in lieu of Biology as O Level subjects.
(xi) JABU accepts Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.
(xii) OOU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
(xiii) JABU accepts five O level credit passes in relevant subjects plus ND and NCE.
(xiv) FUAM Candidates seeking admission into any of these Programmes must possess five (5) credit passes which MUST be from one examination body (i.e. either WAEC or NECO) and obtained at NOT more than two (2) sittings. The Department does not accept the combination of both WAEC and NECO. Students of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi Pre-degree Remedial Science Programme who pass their end of session examinations are considered or admission on the condition that they also pass UTME. NOTE: Agricultural Science and Health Science shall NOT be accepted in place of Biology. Further Mathematics shall NOT be accepted in place of Physics or Mathematics.
(xv) GODFREY accepts credit pass in any other Science subject in lieu of Physics.
(xvi) PAUL requires five SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
(xvii) ABSU requires five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.
(xviii) OSUSTECH requires five O’ level credit passes in English language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and any one of Agricultural Science, Physics and Geography.
(xix) KWASU requires credit passes from English Language, Mathematics and any three of Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics and Agricultural Science.
(xx) MCPHERSON accepts Five ‘O’ level credit passes in relevant subjects plus ND(upper credit), HND (upper credit) and NCE (merit).
(xxi) FED-OYEEKITI accepts five ‘O’ level Credit passes to include English language and Mathematics and any three of Biology, Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Agricultural Science and Geography.
(xxii) BSU for Plant Science and Biotechnology accepts passes in five (5) prescribed subjects in Preliminary Science of BSU in addition to minimum UTME score
The O level (WAEC and NECO) requirements posted above may only apply to Botany under the faculty of Sciences. If the Botany you intend in studying is in another faculty, the subject requirements may be different from the one on this page. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer Botany
The following are the list of schools that offer Botany:
- Achievers University, Owo
- Adamawa State University, Mubi
- Akwa Ibom State University
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Bauchi State University, Gadau
- Bayero University, Kano
- Bingham University
- Crawford University
- Delta State University, Abraka
- Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
- Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi
- Federal University of Technology, Minna
- Federal University, Lafia
- Federal University, Ndufu-Alike
- Gombe State University
- Hallmark University
- Hezekiah University
- Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
- Imo State University, Owerri
- Joseph Ayo Babalola University
- Kebbi State University of Science and Technology of Science and Technology
- Kogi State University, Anyigba
- Lagos State University
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
- Ondo State University of Science and Technology
- Paul University
- SouthWestern University
- Taraba State University
- University of Benin, Benin City
- University of Calabar
- University of Ibadan
- University of Jos
- University of Lagos, Lagos
- University of Maiduguri
- University of Mkar
- University of Nigeria, Nsukka
- Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Sokoto