Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment

Sana'a University

Admission and Registration Guide for the Faculty of Agriculture, Foods, and Environment

Application and Registration Procedures:

The application and registration process is conducted through the unified electronic portal (

Application and Registration Dates:

Each year, the application and registration process commences prior to the beginning of the academic year, as per the official announcement by the Office of the Vice Rector for Student Affairs.

Average Grade Requirement:

55% for general high school graduates and graduates of vocational high schools in the field of agriculture (please check the Unified Electronic Portal before application in case of any changes).

Mode of Study:


Admission Capacity:

The admission capacity is 600 students.

Application and Registration Fees:

Application and registration fees are as specified on the Unified Electronic Portal.

Admission and Registration Fees:

The admission and registration fees amount to 11,650 Yemeni rials, divided into activity fees and government fees.

System of Study:

First and Second Years: The study is general (it includes general culture courses + basic sciences related to the Faculty of Agriculture, Foods, and Environment).

Third and Fourth Years: Students are distributed among the 14 specializations available in the faculty.

Admission and Registration Dates:

Once the lists of accepted students are approved on the electronic portal, the admission and registration process commences. Students are notified about their acceptance, and the admission process extends for a maximum duration of 20 days from the date of announcing the lists of accepted students.

Application, Admission, and Registration Requirements:

  • Applications are submitted through the electronic portal. Application fees can be paid at Yemen Post offices or via CAC Bank (Mobile Money).

  • Applicants must hold a high school certificate (scientific section) with a minimum GPA of 55%. Applicants with a vocational high school certificate in agriculture, having achieved a minimum GPA of 55%, are also eligible.

  • A high school certificate is considered valid for a maximum duration of 6 years by the university. If the applicant holds a subsequent qualification, the validity duration of the high school certificate will be calculated from the date of the latest qualification, provided that the subsequent qualification is not less than two academic years.

  • Applicants who have obtained their high school certificate from outside Yemen will not be admitted into the university unless their documents are authenticated by the Ministry of Education in Sana’a.

  • Applicants who have obtained their high school certificate from governorates not under the control of the Sana’a government from the year 2015/2016 onwards will not be admitted into the university unless their documents are authenticated by the Ministry of Education in Sana’a.

  • High school graduates of the last year are eligible to join the faculty if their general results are announced during the application period. They must present a temporary certificate issued by the Ministry of Education.

Application and Registration Mechanism:

  • Applications are submitted through the electronic portal.

  • Applicants must select the university and faculty they wish to enroll in.

  • Applicants must carefully follow the instructions during the application on the electronic portal and enter all the required student data completely.

  • A payment deposit slip for application fees will be displayed at the end.

  • The applicant must pay the fees. Once the payment is made, the application to the faculty will be deemed successful. The applicant must keep the payment receipt.

Required Documents for Admission and Registration:

  • The original high school certificate, along with two true copies.

  • A copy of the personal ID or passport.

  • 12 personal photos (4×6) with a clear white background.

  • A copy of the payment receipt for the admission and registration fees (activities and governmental fees amounting to 11,650 Yemeni rials).

  • Students from outside Yemen must provide the original high school certificate, two true copies, and the authenticated equivalency certificate.

  • Students whose high school certificate has exceeded the specified validity duration must submit a copy of all documents obtained after high school.

Admission and Registration Mechanism:

  • Following the announcement of accepted student lists, all accepted students have fifteen (15) calendar days to report to the faculty.

  • Accepted students must attend in person to receive their registration file and complete the required information.

  • Students will be issued a payment slip number by the faculty, which must be used to complete payment at the post office.

  • A complete set of required documents must be submitted to the designated file disbursement committee within the faculty.

  • Upon successful document submission, students will receive a receipt or student ID card from the committee, confirming their enrollment in the faculty.

  • To finalize the registration formalities, all accepted students are required to visit the faculty within the designated timeframe.

*Requirements for Assigning Students to Specific Specializations:

  1. All second-year students expected to advance to the third level must choose three different preferences from the faculty’s departments, without duplication, ranked according to their priority.

  2. Student placement into specializations will be determined by a committee, considering the capacity of each department. For departments with high demand and competition, priority will be given to students with the highest grades in the relevant courses associated with the specializations, as outlined in the table below. The ranking will be based on the average percentage score achieved by students in these courses.

  3. The following table shows the courses related to each specialization, through which students are evaluated based on the grades obtained in these courses.




Core Courses for Specialization


Crop Science and Genetic Improvement

Crop Science and Pastures

Principles of Crops Production- Plant Physiology- General Botany


Genetics and Plant Breeding

Principles of Crops Production- Principles of Genetics – General Botany


Horticulture and Its Techniques

Horticulture and Its Techniques

Principles of Horticulture – Plant Physiology- General Botany



Food Science and Nutrition

Food Science and Nutrition

Principles of Food Science – General Microbiology – Biochemistry

Human Nutrition

Principles of Food Science – Principles of Human Nutrition – Biochemistry


Plant Protection

Plant Protection

Principles of Crop Protection – General Microbiology – General Botany


Animal Resources

Animal Resources

Principles of Animal Production – Biochemistry – General Zoology


Agricultural Engineering and Modern Technologies

Agricultural Engineering and Modern Technologies

Principles of Agricultural Engineering – Mathematics –

Irrigation Systems Engineering and Technology

Principles of Agricultural Engineering – Physics and Meteorology


Soil, Water, and Environment

Soil, Water and Environment

Principles of Ecology – General Chemistry – Soil Fundamentals

Environment and Sustainable Agricultural Development

Principles of Ecology – General Zoology – General Botany


Agricultural Economics

Agricultural Economic and Cooperation

Principles of Agricultural Economics – Principles of Statistics – Computer Skills

Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

Principles of Agricultural Economics – Principles of Statistics – Computer Skills

Agribusiness Management

Principles of Agricultural Economics – Principles of Statistics – Computer Skills

* Note: These requirements are subject to change and are updated annually as approved by the Faculty Council.

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