The National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) has uploaded the Agricultural Science Syllabus for prospective students. This compendium on syllabi has been carefully collated and explicitly designed by subject experts to assist prospective candidates wishing to sit for NABTEB examinations. Prospective candidates will find the efforts put together in this volume very rewarding.
NABTEB Agricultural Science Syllabus in PDF – [Free of Charge]
The content of this syllabus is divided into nine sections on the conceptual framework on which the teaching syllabus is organized.
The sections include; Basic concepts, Agricultural Ecology, Agricultural Engineering and Mechanization, Crop Production, Forestry, Ornamental Plants, Crop Protection, Animal Production and Agricultural Economics and Extension.
The aims of the syllabus are to:-
a) Impart in the candidates a functional knowledge and practical skills in Agriculture.
b) Prepare candidates for further studies in Agriculture.
c) Prepare candidates for occupation in Agriculture.
d) Stimulate and sustain candidates’ interest in Agriculture.
e) Enable the candidates to explore the rich Agricultural resources of Nigeria environment.
There will be two papers: paper1 (Objective and Essay) and paper 2 (Practical), both of which must be taken. The total marks for both papers is 200 marks.
195 -1 P per 1 (Objective and Essay)
This paper consist of two sections; A and B.
Section A consists of fifty (50) multiple choice questions to be attempted in 50 minutes. The marks allocated is 50 marks’
Section B consists of SEVEN(7) Essay questions drawn from nin esections of the syllabus.
Candidates are expected to answer five questions in 1 hour 40 minutes and the total is 90 marks.
195-2 P per 2 (Test of Practical)
This shall be a 2 hour practical test, either the actual practical or alternative to practical.
It shall consist of four (4) compulsory questions, for a total of 60marks.
The actual practical shall be taken by schools during May/June Examinations WHILE the alternative to practical shall be taken by private candidates during Nov/Dec Examinations.