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JAMB Subject Combination for Food Science and Technology 2024/2025

JAMB Subject Combination for Food Science and Technology 2024/2025: Food science and technology is a field of study that applies the principles of science, engineering, and technology to the production, processing, preservation, and quality control of food products. Food scientists and technologists work in various sectors of the food industry, such as research and development, manufacturing, quality assurance, regulatory affairs, marketing, and education.

If you are interested in studying food science and technology in any accredited Nigerian university, you need to meet some requirements for admission. One of these requirements is the JAMB subject combination for food science and technology. This is the set of subjects that you need to register and write in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

In this post, we will provide you with the JAMB subject combination for food science and technology, as well as other useful information that will help you prepare for your UTME and admission process.

JAMB Subject Combination for Food Science and Technology 2024/2025

The JAMB subject combination for food science and technology is:

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  • English Language (compulsory)
  • Chemistry
  • Biology or Agricultural Science
  • Mathematics or Physics
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This means that you need to register and write four subjects in your UTME, including English language, chemistry, and either biology or agricultural science, and either mathematics or physics. You need to score at least 180 marks in your UTME to be eligible for admission into most universities that offer food science and technology.

However, some universities may have higher cut-off marks or specific requirements for certain subjects. Therefore, it is advisable to check the JAMB brochure or the website of your preferred university for more details on their admission criteria.

O’Level Requirements for Food Science and Technology 2024/2025

In addition to the JAMB subject combination for food science and technology, you also need to have at least five credit passes in your O’Level examination (such as WAEC, NECO, or NABTEB). The O’Level subjects that you need for food science and technology are:

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology or Agricultural Science
  • Physics

Some universities may accept other relevant subjects such as basic catering and food services, bakery and confectioneries, hotel and catering craft course (cookery), hotel and catering craft course (food/drinks services), or basic electricity.

Direct Entry Requirements for Food Science and Technology 2024/2025

If you have a relevant diploma or advanced level certificate, you may apply for direct entry admission into food science and technology. This means that you will start from 200 level instead of 100 level. The direct entry requirements for food science and technology are:

  • Two A’Level passes in chemistry and biology/physics/agricultural science/botany/zoology
  • ND/HND/NCE in food science and technology or related fields with at least lower credit
  • IJMB/JUPEB in relevant subjects
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List of Universities Offering Food Science and Technology in Nigeria

According to the JAMB brochure, the following are some of the universities that offer food science and technology in Nigeria:

  • Bells University of Technology, Ota, Ogun State – BELLS
  • Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta – FUNAAB
  • Federal University of Technology, Akure – FUTA
  • Federal University of Technology, Minna – FUTMINNA
  • Federal University of Technology, Owerri – FUTO
  • Kano University of Science and Technology – KUST
  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology – MAUTECH
  • University of Agriculture, Makurdi – UAM
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka – UNN

You can check the JAMB brochure or the website of your preferred university for more information on their admission requirements, course duration, faculty/school/college affiliation, accreditation status, tuition fees, etc.

Conclusion

Food science and technology is a fascinating and rewarding field of study that offers many opportunities for career advancement and contribution to society. If you are passionate about food and want to pursue a degree in food science and technology, you need to prepare well for your UTME and admission process. You need to know the JAMB subject combination for food science and technology, as well as the O’Level and direct entry requirements. You also need to research on the universities that offer food science and technology in Nigeria and their specific admission criteria.

FAQs

What is the JAMB subject combination for food science and technology?

The JAMB subject combination for food science and technology is:

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

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You need to register and write these four subjects in your UTME, and score at least 180 marks to be eligible for admission into most universities that offer food science and technology.

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What are the O’Level requirements for food science and technology?

The O’Level requirements for food science and technology are:
English Language
Mathematics
Chemistry
Biology or Agricultural Science
Physics
You need to have at least five credit passes in these subjects in your O’Level examination (such as WAEC, NECO, or NABTEB).

What are the direct entry requirements for food science and technology?

The direct entry requirements for food science and technology are:
– Two A’Level passes in chemistry and biology/physics/agricultural science/botany/zoology
– ND/HND/NCE in food science and technology or related fields with at least lower credit
– IJMB/JUPEB in relevant subjects
If you have any of these qualifications, you can apply for direct entry admission into food science and technology, and start from 200 level instead of 100 level.

Which universities offer food science and technology in Nigeria?

According to the JAMB brochure, some of the universities that offer food science and technology in Nigeria are:
– Bells University of Technology, Ota, Ogun State – BELLS
– Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta – FUNAAB
– Federal University of Technology, Akure – FUTA
– Federal University of Technology, Minna – FUTMINNA
– Federal University of Technology, Owerri – FUTO
– Kano University of Science and Technology – KUST
– Modibbo Adama University of Technology – MAUTECH
– University of Agriculture, Makurdi – UAM
– University of Nigeria, Nsukka – UNN
You can check the JAMB brochure or the website of your preferred university for more information on their admission requirements, course duration, faculty/school/college affiliation, accreditation status, tuition fees, etc.

We hope that this post has provided you with useful information on the JAMB subject combination for food science and technology 2024/2025. We wish you success in your UTME and admission process.

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