The Department has two modes of entry. They are:
- U.T.M.E entry; and
- Direct Entry.
- Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)
Candidates seeking admission through the U.T.M.E are required to have five credit level passes in the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (S.S.C.E); West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE); National Board for Technical Education and Business (NABTEB) or its equivalent. These should include English Language, Biology/or Agricultural Science, Chemistry, either Mathematics or Physics and one social science subject (Economics or Geography) in not more than two sittings.
- Direct Entry
To qualify for Direct Entry, candidate must have met the UTME requirements in the relevant subjects plus passes in two subjects at ‘A’ level in Chemistry and any of the following subjects: Biology, Botany, Zoology, Agricultural Science, Economics, Physics, Geography, Geology or Mathematics. The Department also accepts OND, NCE, HND in Agricultural Science/Animal Health and related fields with a minimum of Lower Credit (Merit) in addition to the UTME entry requirements.