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JAMB Subject Combination for Medicine and Surgery

Last Updated on January 9, 2023 by Spynaija


According to the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB), in every academic year, Medicine And Surgery is one of the most sought-after courses by admission seekers into any tertiary institution across the country. In this article, we will be showing you all the admission criteria and the required subjects that will help you ace your application process.

To study Medicine and Surgery in any NUC-accredited university or polytechnic in Nigeria, here are the JAMB and WAEC subject combinations and requirements you need to look out for.

Please take out time to read through all the requirements and terms of registration including the JAMB Subject Combination for Medicine and Surgery before proceeding to apply/register for either the UTME or DIRECT ENTRY for this course. 

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This article covers the following:

  • WAEC Requirements for Medicine and Surgery
  • JAMB Subject Combination for Medicine and Surgery
  • Direct Entry Requirements for Medicine and Surgery
  • UTME Requirements for Medicine and Surgery
  • Plus any other useful information you may need that will ease your registration process. 

JAMB UTME Requirements for Medicine and Surgery

Note that English Language is Compulsory for all courses in UTME.

JAMB Subject Combination for Medicine and Surgery:

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WAEC Requirements for Medicine and Surgery:

Aspiring candidates are expected to possess a minimum of at least five (5) WASSCE credit passes including;

Direct Entry Requirements for Medicine and Surgery:

  • Applicants are expected to acquire at least ‘A’ level passes in either Physics, Chemistry, and Biology or Zoology in addition to the UTME requirements.
  • You need either BSC, BOS, etc in any relevant/related program.

NOTE: Please Kindly make reference to JAMB Brochure for SPECIAL CONSIDERATION AND WAIVER REMARKS by various universities for Medicine and Surgery. KINDLY CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE JAMB BROCHURE. You can as well download the JAMB Brochure if you want, it’s FREE.

Universities Offering Medicine and Surgery.

Below is a list of all the accredited Nigerian universities you can apply to study medicine and surgery.

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You can enroll in the Bachelor’s degree programs for Medicine and Surgery either through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), by Direct Entry, or through the Pre-degree Programme.
Basically, the purpose of the entry requirement is to ensure that those admitted have the necessary preparedness to scale through the program. There is a compulsory screening test in some of these universities for all eligible candidates.


In this article, we provided all the JAMB subject combination for medicine and surgery and WAEC subjects for medicine and surgery including other valuable information for prospective applicants. Has this article provided the answer(s) to your query? if yes, leave a comment in the comment box to express your satisfaction or ask any question you have and we will reply to you as soon as possible.

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