WAEC and JAMB Subjects Combination for Soil Science
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WAEC And JAMB Subjects Combination For Soil Science – In today’s article, our focus will be anchored on the subject combination for candidates who want to study soil science at the University.

The post will not just discuss the subject combination for WAEC and JAMB, it will also dive into the basic admission requirements that candidates must have to be considered for admission, it will also look at the job opportunities that are opened for soil science graduates

However, if you know that you are interested in knowing about all the important information mentioned above, then ensure that you read this article to the very end.

In the same spirit, let me first take a cursory look at the meaning of subject combination, as part of the focal word in this post.

WAEC and JAMB Subjects Combination for Soil Science

What Is The Subject Combination?

Subject combination, according to the context of this post, is the process of making the right selection of subject that will best suit the course that a student wants to study in the University, just like soil science as the case may be.

In this context, also, the subject combination will focus mainly on JAMB and WASSCE/SSCE, which will be a good match for students to be accepted to study their desired courses.

The process of selecting the right subjects for our course should be done with absolute carefulness, knowing that, if the course is not in line with what the University requires, it can disqualify the candidate.

Now that you know what subject combination means, it is time to talk about soil science as a course, studied at the University.

About soil science as a course

Soil science is the scientific study process that deals with the study of the soil used by man for the practices of all forms of agricultural activities.

They use the information gathered for interpretation and evaluation of information about the chemistry, biology, and physics of the soil.

This includes activities such as Crop Production, Animal Production of all kinds, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, and many others to mention but a few.

If you understand the above points, then we are free to now jump into the real thing that this post is all about without much ado, which is WAEC and JAMB Subjects Combination for Soil Science.

WAEC and JAMB Subjects Combination for Soil Science

The long-awaited time of this article is now here, so it is high time you pay wrapt attention to this information in that section like never before.

Now, the subjects that prospective students of soil science, need to include to make a subject combination for soil science is what we are now going to look at here, and it will take two categories as listed below:

  • WAEC Subjects Combination for Soils Science
  • UTME Subjects Combination for Soils Science

WAEC Subjects Combination for Soils Science

For the WAEC category, what is the subject combination that candidates should sit for during their West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, that will be good to study soil science in any UNiversity in Nigeria? 

These subject combinations below will be accepted by all the Universities in Nigeria, so you should register and sit for them in your WASSCE:

  1. Physics
  2. Mathematics
  3. English Language.
  4. Chemistry, 
  5. Biology, 
  6. Agric Science, 
  7. Geography
  8. Economics
  9. And other Science subjects.

WAEC Subjects Combination for Soils Science

For the JAMB UTME category, what is the subject combination that candidates should sit for during their Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination that will be good to study soil science in any UNiversity in Nigeria? 

There are only four subjects in JAMB UTME, it is not nine like in WAEC, and so three are compulsory subjects, while the remaining one is to be selected based on the institution’s requirements, this is where the candidates have to be more careful in choosing their JAMB UTME subjects. 

They include:

  1. English Language
  2. Chemistry
  3. Biology/Agriculture
  4. Mathematics or Physics.

UTME Admission Requirement Soil Science 

If you are applying to study soil science as a UTME candidate, you have to fulfill the basic admission requirements of the institution you choose to study, the requirements are as follows::

  • UTME candidates must obtain five credit passes 
  • English, Mathematics, and Chemistry should be included

Direct Entry Requirement for Soil Science 

If you are applying to study soil science through Direct, you have to fulfill the basic admission requirements of the institution you choose to study, the requirements are as follows:

  • Five credits from your O’Level results
  • Two (2) Level passes 
  • Mathematics/Physics, Chemistry, inclusive
  • ND/HND upper credits in relevant field

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FAQs

How long will it take to study soil science in the University?

The year of study for students of soil science is five years for those who applied with UTME, while those who enter as direct entry students are to study the course within four years.

Where can I work as a soil science degree holder?

If you are wondering where you will work and the kind of work that you will do when you graduate as a soil scientist in Nigeria, you can work at different companies and ministries, as listed below:

  • Voluntary or charitable environmental organizations, 
  • The Civil Service, 
  • Public education centres, 
  • Food production companies, 
  • Environmental consultancies, 
  • Research establishments, 
  • Commercial and industrial organizations, 
  • Universities and other institutions of higher education

What are the Universities that offer soil science in Nigeria?

There are so many universities that offer soil science as a course in Nigeria, especially those institutions that are agriculturally based, some of which are:

  • University Of Lagos 
  • Federal University Of Technology, Akure 
  • Federal University Of Technology Minna 
  • University Of Ilorin, Ilorin 
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka 
  • University Of Uyo 
  • Kaduna State University, Kaduna 
  • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife 
  • The University Of Nigeria Nsukka 
  • Imo State University, Owerri 
  • Nasarawa State University, Keff
  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University,
  • University Of Benin, Benin City
  • Bayero University, Kano
  • Osun State University, Osogbo
  • University Of Jos, Jos 
  • Cross Rivers University Of Technology,
  • Federal University, Ndufu-Alike
  • Abia State University, Uturu 
  • Covenant University, Canaan Land, 
  • Caritas University,  Enugu
  • Bells University Of Technology, 
  • Caleb University, Imota 
  • Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu 
  • Wesley University Of Science And Technology.
  • Gregory University, Uturu,
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University, 
  • Crescent University, Abeokuta 

Conclusion

Thank you for following this article to the very end. If you have read through the post thoroughly, then you have taken a step towards your journey, as a prospective soil scientist. 

Amos Nya
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