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PHILOSOPHY
The Faculty has its aim in the training of production - oriented graduates in the various fields of Agriculture, forestry, fisheries, livestock and food science. Most of the graduates of the faculty are expected to be self-employed, and to generate employment for others. Others may find employment in Agriculture and related establishments of the Federal and State Governments, banks, oil companies and private enterprises related to agriculture.

 



PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES
The objectives of the faculty are as follows:
1. To develop programmes covering the broad area of agriculture, forestry, fisheries, livestock and food science.
2. To turn out production - oriented graduates in agriculture, forestry and fisheries by making it mandatory for each student to maintain a plot in the field, a pen of animals or be in a team to manage fish ponds, from the second to the final year.
3. To train personnel capable of teaching and conducting relevant research on crops, soils, fisheries, livestock, forestry/wildlife production, economics and rural development.
4. To produce graduates who will profitably put their skills into operation by establishing and operating their own farms, hotels food and related enterprises.
5. To produce extension workers who should be able to communicate effectively with rural dwellers taking cognizance of their present level of awareness.
6. To conduct research into various aspect of agriculture, forestry/wildlife, fisheries, livestock, food industry and women in development.
7. To establish viable commercial farms and agro-based cottage industries.
8. To organize regular agricultural clinics where staff and students will advice and interact with farmers on practical problems.
9. To encourage environment friendly agriculture.
10. To turn out graduates who will be engaged in community/development schemes.

 


 

 

To be considered for admission into the first degree programme, candidates should

1. Have five credit pass in not more than two sittings in any of the following examinations;

  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level Examination
  • West African School Certificate Examination (WASCE),
  • National Examination Council (NECO),
  • National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB) or their equivalents

2. Obtain the minimum cut-off score in UME conducted by JAMB

3. Meet the various departmental registration requirements

 

 

 

S/N
Departments
Programme(s)
UTME Requirements
NDU Admission Requirements
1
Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development

 

Agricultural Econs and Rural Sociology
English, Chemistry, Biology/ Agriculture and any one of Physics and Mathematics.
English Language, Mathematics, Biology/ Agricultural Science, and any two of the following Chemistry, Geography, Economics, Physics.
2
Livestock Production Technology
Livestock Production Technology
English, Chemistry, Biology/ Agriculture and any one of Physics and Mathematics.
English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Agricultural Science.
3 Crop and Soil Science Crop and Soil Science English, Chemistry, Biology/ Agriculture and any one of Physics and Mathematics. English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science, and Physics.
4 Fisheries and Aquatic Studies Fisheries and Aquatic Studies English, Chemistry, Biology/ Agriculture and any one of Physics and Mathematics. English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Agricultural Science.