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JAMB Subject Combination for Fisheries 2024/2025

JAMB Subject Combination for Fisheries 2024/2025: Are you interested in studying Fisheries in any Nigerian university? Do you want to know the JAMB subject combination, O’level requirements and Direct Entry requirements for Fisheries? If yes, then you are in the right place.

In this article, I will show you the JAMB subject combination for Fisheries, the O’level requirements for Fisheries, and the Direct Entry requirements for Fisheries. I will also answer some frequently asked questions about Fisheries as a course in Nigeria.

What is Fisheries?

Fisheries is the study of the biology, ecology, management and conservation of aquatic organisms and ecosystems. Fisheries also involves the production, processing, marketing and utilization of fish and other aquatic products.

Fisheries is a multidisciplinary field that combines natural sciences, social sciences and economics. Fisheries graduates can work as fisheries scientists, fisheries managers, fisheries consultants, fisheries educators, fisheries extension agents, fisheries entrepreneurs and more.

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Why Study Fisheries?

Fisheries is a very important sector in Nigeria and globally. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), fish provides about 20% of animal protein intake for 3.2 billion people worldwide. Fish also contributes to food security, nutrition, livelihoods, income and trade for millions of people.

Studying Fisheries will equip you with the knowledge and skills to contribute to the sustainable development of the fisheries sector. You will learn how to assess the status and potential of fish resources, how to manage and conserve fish stocks, how to improve fish production and quality, how to add value to fish products, how to market and trade fish products, and how to address the challenges and opportunities facing the fisheries sector.

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JAMB Subject Combination for Fisheries 2024/2025

The JAMB subject combination for Fisheries is:

  • English Language (compulsory)
  • Chemistry
  • Biology or Agricultural Science
  • Mathematics or Physics

You need to score at least 180 in JAMB to be eligible for admission into any Nigerian university that offers Fisheries. However, some universities may have higher cut-off marks, so you need to check the specific requirements of your preferred university before applying.

O’level Requirements for Fisheries 2024/2025

The O’level requirements for Fisheries are:

  • Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science, and any other Science subject.
  • You can use either WAEC, NECO or NABTEB results to apply for Fisheries. You can also combine two O’level results from the same or different examination bodies.
  • You must have your O’level results ready at the time of your JAMB registration. Awaiting results may not be accepted by some universities.

Direct Entry Requirements for Fisheries 2024/2025

The Direct Entry requirements for Fisheries are:

  • Two A level passes in Chemistry and Biology or Agricultural Science or Zoology or Botany.
  • ND/NCE/HND in Fisheries or related fields with at least lower credit or merit.
  • You must also meet the O’level requirements for Fisheries as stated above.

FAQs

Here are some of the common questions that people ask about Fisheries as a course in Nigeria:

Which universities offer Fisheries in Nigeria?

According to JAMB Brochure, the following universities offer Fisheries in Nigeria:

– Abia State University (ABSU)
– Adamawa State University (ADSU)
– Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU)
– Ambrose Alli University (AAU)
– Bayero University Kano (BUK)
– Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH)
– Delta State University (DELSU)
– Ebonyi State University (EBSU)
– Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB)
– Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA)
– Federal University of Technology Minna (FUTMINNA)
– Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO)
– Federal University Wukari (FUWUKARI)
– Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBU)
– Imo State University (IMSU)
– Kebbi State University of Science and Technology (KSUSTA)
– Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH)
– Lagos State University (LASU)
– Niger Delta University (NDU)
– Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK)
– Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)
– Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU)
– Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST)
– Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED)
– Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University (UMYU)
– University of Benin (UNIBEN)
– University of Calabar (UNICAL)
– University of Ibadan (UI)
– University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
– University of Jos (UNIJOS)
– University of Lagos (UNILAG)
– University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
– University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN)
– University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)
– University of Uyo (UNIUYO)
– Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto (UDUSOK)

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What is the duration of studying Fisheries in Nigeria?

The duration of studying Fisheries in Nigeria is four years for UTME candidates and three years for Direct Entry candidates.

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What are the career opportunities for Fisheries graduates in Nigeria?

Fisheries graduates have a wide range of career opportunities in Nigeria. Some of the sectors where they can work include:

– Government agencies such as Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Federal Department of Fisheries, National Institute for Freshwater Fisheries Research, Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, etc.
– Private sector such as fish farms, hatcheries, feed mills, processing plants, cold stores, marketing companies, consulting firms, etc.
– Non-governmental organizations such as WorldFish, FAO, World Wildlife Fund, etc.
– Academic and research institutions such as universities, polytechnics, colleges of education, research institutes, etc.
– Self-employment such as fish farming, fish processing, fish trading, fish consultancy, etc.

Conclusion

I hope this article has provided you with useful information on the JAMB subject combination for Fisheries, the O’level requirements for Fisheries, and the Direct Entry requirements for Fisheries. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to leave them below. I wish you success in your academic pursuit.

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