UNN Department of Food Science and Technology Admission Requirement 2024/2025

This is to inform the general public that the management of the University Of Nigeria (UNN), Nsukka, has published the admission requirements for her Department of Food Science and Technology admission aspirants.


The admission requirements include O’level Subject combinations, JAMB UTME Subject combinations, and School and Departmental Cut-Off Marks.

About UNN

The University of Nigeria was the first indigenous university in Nigeria to attain full-fledged and autonomous status. It was modelled after the American educational system. It is the first land-grant university in Africa and one of Nigeria’s five most reputed universities.

The University has 102 academic departments in 15 Faculties and offers 82 undergraduate and 211 postgraduate programs.

O’Level Subject Combination

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Education Arts include five SSCE credit passes in the following:

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology/Agric Science
  • Physics
  • Basic Catering and Food Services
  • Bakery and Confectionaries
  • Hotel & Catering Crafty Course (Cookery)
  • Hotel & Catering Craft Course (Food /Drinks Services)
  • Basic Electricity.

Special Requirement (Waiver) Remarks:

  • UNN requires ‘O’ level credits passes in five (5) subjects at not more than two (2) sittings. The subjects must include English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Biology or Agricultural Science, and any other science subject.

 JAMB Subject Combination

In UTME, please note that the English Language is Compulsory for this course.

Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combinations needed to study Food Science and Technology under the Faculty of Agriculture in the above Universities include Chemistry, Mathematics/ Physics, and Agric Science.

Direct Entry Requirement

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Food Science and Technology if you don’t intend to use UTME. You require;

Two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and Biology/Physics/Agric Science/Botany/Zoology.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into NDA for the 2024/2025 session should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have a minimum score of  200 or above in your JAMB result.


We hope that this article is helpful to all aspirants and students of the University of Nigeria Nsukka. (UNN) We will update this post if there are any changes by the school authority.

We wish you the best of luck.

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