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WAEC & JAMB Subject Combination For Fisheries [UPDATED]

Waec and Jamb Subject Combination For Fisheries
Waec and Jamb Subject Combination For Fisheries

WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination For Fisheries: What are the JAMB Subject combination to study Fisheries in Nigeria?, Must I pass Maths in WAEC to study Fisheries?, what subjects are needed to study Fisheries?, What Subject Will I write in JAMB to Study Fisheries?

Hello SAVANTS!, Welcome to today’s episode of my “JAMB doctor Series” here you will see the correct WAEC and JAMB Subject combination for Fisheries, you will also see Direct entry requirement to study Fisheries through JAMB, JUPEB and IJMB, pretty cool right?… STAY TUNED!

Waec and Jamb Subject Combination For Fisheries
WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination For Fisheries

For everyone who plans to study Fisheries in Nigeria, it is important and necessary you know the subjects that are required to becoming a student of Fishery in Nigeria.

I have seen cases, where students who wish to study a particular course go ahead to register the wrong subject combination in JAMB and in their O’level (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) simply because they were not well informed and would later start searching for means with which they can correct the mistake.

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Luckily for you, with the aid of this guide you will be fully endowed with the required WAEC and JAMB Subject combination to study Fisheries in any University in Nigeria, mind you, this subject combination is the same for all Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education in Nigeria.

So, irrespective of the school you want to study in (UNIBEN, UI, UNILAG, DELSU e.t.c) these are the subjects you must enroll and pass to be eligible for admission to study Fisheries in Nigeria.

If you must study Fisheries in Nigeria you must first get a minimum of five (5) credits in your O’ level (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) core courses and enroll four (4) subjects in JAMB which you should score at least 220 to increase your chances of admission.

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A. JAMB English Syllabus

B. JAMB Mathematics Syllabus

C. JAMB Syllabus For Physics

D. JAMB Chemistry Syllabus

E. JAMB Syllabus For Biology

F. JAMB Economics Syllabus

G. JAMB Syllabus For Christian Religious Studies (CRS)

H. JAMB government Syllabus

I. JAMB Syllabus for Commerce

J. JAMB Literature in English Syllabus

K. JAMB Computer Studies Syllabus

What Are The Subjects Required To Study Fisheries

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The subjects Required to study Fisheries in Nigeria are…

  • Biology/Agricultural Science
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • and English Language
  • plus any other Science subject.

Some of these subjects may not be required in some cases (JAMB or O’level), I will highlight each of these subject and in what instances they may be applicable or needed.

Mathematics: Maths as a subject is one every student must offer right from primary school up till secondary school, this subject is required as a core subject for your O’ level exams like WAEC, NECO, NABTEB or GCE.

For JAMB you may or may not enroll Mathematics, i.e maths is not compulsory in JAMB to study Fisheries it is only needed in your O’ level.

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Other Subjects: English Language, Chemistry and Biology/Agricultural Science are required for both JAMB and your O’ level if you must study Fisheries.

JAMB and WAEC Subjects to study Fisheries

To Study Fisheries, the following subjects will be enrolled for JAMB and WAEC

JAMB Subject Combination For Fisheries

Jamb subject combination For Fisheries
JAMB subject combination For Fisheries

The four (4) subjects you must enroll in JAMB (with use of English compulsory irrespective of the course you intend to study) for Fisheries, are…

  • Use of English
  • Chemistry
  • Biology/Agricultural Science
  • and any other Science subject.

To be assured of admission, you will need to score very high in JAMB, let’s say 250 and above. P.S; you should see my ultimate guide on How To Pass JAMB 2024/2025 With High Score (300+)

WAEC Subject Combination For Fisheries

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WAEC student Portal

Unlike JAMB, you will be required to sit for a minimum of Eight subjects (8) and a maximum of nine (9), out of this Nine or Eight subjects, five are core subjects specific for the course you wish to study which in this case is Fisheries.

In WAEC, core subjects to study Fisheries are…

  • Biology/Agricultural Science
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • and English Language
  • plus any other Science subject (Physics).

The remaining three (3) or four (4) subjects will be determined by you.

Mind you: This subject combination for WAEC is applicable for all O’ level exams such as NECO, NABTEB e.t.c

By core I mean subjects that lean directly to your field. Failure to pass these core courses can deny a student admission.

Requirements To Study Fisheries Through Direct Entry

Student who which to study Fisheries through direct entry should have either of the following requirements…


  • Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in any of Chemistry, Biology, Botany, Zoology, Agricultural Science Geography, Mathematics (pure & applied), Physics, Geology and Economics.
  • NCE Agriculture

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List Of Universities That Offers Fisheries

Not all Universities in Nigeria offers Fisheries, to help you guide your choice, I have provided you with the list of Universities that offers Fisheries in Nigeria…

  1. Adamawa State University, Mubi
  2. Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot-Akpaden
  3. Bayero University, Kano
  4. Crescent University, Abeokuta
  5. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  6. Federal University Of Agriculture, Makurdi
  7. Federal University Of Technology, Akure
  8. Federal University, Gashua, Yobe State
  9. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  10. Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State
  11. Kogi State University, Anyigba
  12. Modibo Adama University Of Technology, Yola
  13. Osun State University, Osogbo
  14. Salem University, Lokoja
  15. University of Benin

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Mathematics compulsory for Fisheries in JAMB?

NO, Maths is not a compulsory subject to sit for in JAMB if you want to study Fisheries, so while contemplating on the list of subjects to enroll in JAMB, know that, it is not compulsory for you to add Mathematics

What are the compulsory subjects for Fisheries?

The Compulsory Subject for Fisheries In JAMB are Use of English, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural.

While for WAEC; Five (5) SSC credit passes in Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Mathematics and English Language plus any other Science subject.

What are the main subject for Fisheries?

The main subjects to study Fisheries in JAMB are English Language Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science, you can then choose from any other Science subject to complete the number of subjects to be four (4)

Can I Study Fisheries Without Physics in JAMB?

YES, you can study Fisheries without Physics, Physics can be replaced with Mathematics in JAMB, but is a core subject to pass with at least C6 in your O’level.

Is further maths compulsory for Fisheries?

NO, Further Mathematics is not a compulsory subject to enroll in JAMB if you want to study Fisheries.

In Summary

To study Fisheries you need to sit for four (4) subjects in JAMB which are Use of English, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and any other Science subject, and have at least credits (C6) in your Five (5) core courses which includes: English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

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Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in any of Chemistry, Biology, Botany, Zoology, Agricultural Science Geography, Mathematics (pure & applied), Physics, Geology and Economics.Five (5) SSC credit passes in Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Mathematics and English Language plus any other Science subject.Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and any other Science subject.
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Summary table of JAMB Subject Combination to study Fisheries

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