JAMB and WAEC (O’Level) Subject Combination for Botany

The branches under botany are much and botany is a branch of biology that deals with plants. The branches under botany are still much and for one to study in courses, the student must be a science student. With that, the JAMB and WAEC subject combination for Botany must be under science subject and art students can’t study the course in the country and probably any institution in the world.

A lot of universities in the country also offers the course in Nigeria and it is among the competitive course in the country and so the entrance requirement will be high. All this content will be all about will the JAMB and WAEC subject combination for botany, the admission requirement for the course in the Nigerian Universities, what you need to know about the course and also the list of universities offering the course in Nigeria.

What You Need to Know About Botany

Botany is a course that deals with the study of plants, that is their biochemical process, properties, and also their structure and it is a branch of biology. It is a science course with biology as a compulsory subject so in JAMB and WAEC biology must be in the combination of the subject.

The course has different branches including Ecology, Biochemistry, Plant anatomy, Physiology Plant Genetics and a lot more. It is also a course with a lot of benefits as one with a degree in this course have a wide range of job opportunities in the country including

  • Becoming a Government agency
  • Working in tertiary institutions
  • Being self-employed
  • Working in commercial farms

These are among the few benefits of the course and except with carryovers, it will just take four years to study botany in Nigeria.

JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Botany

The JAMB and WAEC subject Combination for Botany must fall under science subject as the course is a science course. The least credits to have in WAEC (West African Examination Council) is five but the subject combination in the examination varies for the various courses and for the Botany the subjects must include

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

These are the needed subject in WAEC while that of JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) includes

  • English Language
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physic or Agriculture or any other science subject

List of Universities offering Botany in Nigeria

Botany is a very competitive course in the country and the list of universities offering the course in Nigeria is much. The cut-off mark for the various schools might also vary, below is the list of universities offering the course in Nigeria

State

  • AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY, EKPOMA, EDO STATE
  • ABIA STATE UNIVERSITY, UTURU, ABIA STATE
  • ADAMAWA STATE UNIVERSITY, MUBI, ADAMAWA STATE
  • AKWA IBOM STATE UNIVERSITY, IKOT-AKPADEN, AKWA IBOM STATE
  • AKWA IBOM STATE UNIVERSITY, IKOT-AKPADEN, AKWA IBOM STATE
  • BAUCHI STATE UNIVERSITY, GADAU, BAUCHI STATE
  • DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKA, DELTA STATE
  • EBONYI STATE UNIVERSITY, ABAKALIKI, EBONYI STATE
  • GOMBE STATE UNIVERSITY, TUDUN WADA, GOMBE, GOMBE STATE
  • IMO STATE UNIVERSITY, OWERRI, IMO STATE
  • KOGI STATE UNIVERSITY, ANYIGBA, KOGI STATE
  • KEBBI STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ALIERO, KEBBI STATE
  • IBRAHIM BADAMASI BABANGIDA UNIVERSITY, LAPAI, NIGER STATE
  • LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY, OJO, LAGOS STATE
  • ONDO STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, OKITIPUPA, ONDO STATE
  • TARABA STATE UNIVERSITY, JALINGO, TARABA STATE

Federal

  • AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA, KADUNA STATE
  • BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO, KANO STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR, CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, DUTSE, JIGAWA STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, LAFIA, NASARAWA STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, LAFIA, NASARAWA STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, LOKOJA, KOGI STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IBADAN, OYO STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF JOS, JOS, PLATEAU STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, LAGOS STATE
  • IBRAHIM BADAMASI BABANGIDA UNIVERSITY, LAPAI, NIGER STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI, BORNO STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, MAKURDI, BENUE STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF PORT-HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE
  • USMANU DANFODIO UNIVERSITY, SOKOTO, SOKOTO STATE
  • NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA, ENUGU STATE

Private

  • ACHIEVERS UNIVERSITY, OWO, ONDO STATE
  • BINGHAM UNIVERSITY, KARU, NASARAWA STATE
  • CRAWFORD UNIVERSITY, IGBESA, OGUN STATE
  • DOMINICAN UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE
  • HALLMARK UNIVERSITY, IJEBU-ITELE, OGUN STATE
  • JOSEPH AYO BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, IKEJI-ARAKEJI, OSUN STATE
  • LEGACY UNIVERSITY, OKIJA, ANAMBRA STATE
  • PAUL UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE
  • SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, OKUN-OWA, OGUN STATE
  • HEZEKIAH UNIVERSITY, UMUDI, IMO STATE
  • VERITAS UNIVERSITY, ABUJA, FCT

Admission Requirement for Botany

In JAMB the candidates must score up to 160 as that is the JAMB cut-off mark for botany and also have at least five credits in WAEC. Candidates are also expected to score up the cut off mark for the various universities offering the course in Nigeria and also score up to 200 in JAMB for a higher chance of admission.

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