Admissions

Preliminary National Diploma (Pre-ND Science)
  • Four passes at the GCE “O” level / SSCE / NECO, passed at not more than two (2)
    sittings. The four subjects must include English Language and Mathematics.
  • In addition, candidates must obtain passes in subjects relevant to their proposed field of study.

National Diploma in Agric Technology
  • Four passes at GCE “O” level / SSCE / NECO, passed at not more than two (2) sittings.
    The four passes must include Biology / Agricultural Science, Chemistry and two of the
    following subjects; English Language, Mathematics, Geography, Economics, Statistics and
    Physics. In addition, candidates must obtain passes in subjects relevant to their proposed field of study.
  • At least a pass in English and Mathematics/Statistics is compulsory
  • Candidates who have successfully completed the NBTE recognized Pre-National
    Science and Technology Course may be admitted into the programme.
  • Such students must have passed Biology/Agric. Science, Chemistry, Mathematics and English Language at WASC, SSCE or GCE “O” level or NECO before undertaking the course.
  • Students are only admitted through the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board Examination (JAMB).

National Diploma in Agric Engineering
  • At least a pass in English language and credits passes in  four subjects at not more than two sittings in GCE “O”level, SSCE or WASC. The four subjects must uinclude Mathematics, Physics, Biology/Agric Science, Chemistry and one other subject.
  • At least a pass in English Language and four credit passes in an NBTE recognized
    preliminary National Diploma course offered in a Polytechnic or similar post Secondary
    Technical institution.
  • The credit passes must include Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
  • Students are only admitted through JAMB

Higher National Diploma in Crop Production
Applicants with the following qualifications may be considered for admission into the
Higher National Diploma programmes.

  • The Minimum entry requirement for the ND programe in General Agricultural Technology.
    National Diploma with a minimum of Lower credit in Agricultural Technology.
  • A minimum of one year post National Diploma cognate work experience.
  • In exceptional cases, ND diplomats with a pass(CGPA of 2.00-2.49) in the ND examination with two or more years of cognate experience in a specified field may be considered for admission into the HND programmes.

Higher National Diploma in Agric Extension and Management
Applicants with all the following qualifications may be considered for admission into
the Higher National Diploma Programme by Direct entry.

  • Minimum entry requirements for ND programme in Genereal Agriculture Technology. The Minimum entry requirement for National Diploma in any Agricultural Programme.
  • A minimum of one year Post National Diploma cognate work experience.
  • In exceptional cases, ND diplomats with a pass (CGPA of 2.00-2.49) that had two years of cognate experience in the specific field may be considered for admission into HND programme.

Higher National Diploma in Animal Production
The general requirement for the HND programme include:

  • All the requirements for admission into the ND programme in Agricultural Technology.
  • A minimum of Lower credit pass (CGPA 2.50) and above in the cognate ND examination, ND diplomats examination in Agricultural Technology.
  • A minimum of one year cognate work experience, in exceptional cases ND diplomats with a pass (CGPA 2.00-2.49) and two years of cognate experience in the specific field may be considered for admission into the HND programme.

Higher National Diploma in Horticulture and Landscape Design
Applicants with the following qualifications may be considered for admission into the
Higher National Diploma programme in Horticulture and Landscape Technology

  • The minimum requirement for the ND programme in Agricultural Technology or Forestry Technology.
  • National Diploma with a minimum credit pass in Agricultural Technology or Forestry Technology.
  • A minimum of one year Post National Diploma cognate work experience.

General Requirements
JAMB SCORE
* Agricultural Technology – To be determined by JAMB every session
* Agricultual Engineering – To be determined by JAMB every session

“O” Level Combinations for each course

Pre-ND Programme                                       WAEC, SSCE & NECO
Agricultural Technology                                 WAEC, SSCE & NECO
Agricultural Engineering                                WAEC, SSCE & NECO
HND Crop Production                                    SSCE, NECO & ND
HND Agric Extention & Management          SSCE, NECO & ND
HND Animal Production                                SSCE, NECO & ND
HND Horticulture & Landscape Design     SSCE, NECO & ND

Direct Entry Requirements
* National Diploma (ND) is required for all HND programmes

Admission Requirements3

 * Jamb Score 200

* Five (5) ‘O’ level credits including Mathematics and English with three (3) other science subjects.