JAMB Subject Combination for Microbiology

JAMB Subject Combination for Microbiology

To study Microbiology in any NUC accredited university in Nigeria, here are the JAMB and WAEC subject combination and requirements you need to look out for.

Microbiology is very competitive and one of the most sought-after courses in any Nigerian university. Therefore, knowing the conditions and the required subjects will help you and give you a proper guide to applying for it without any problem. It further helps you avoid unnecessary mistakes.

Please read carefully the terms of registration for the JAMB Subject Combination for Microbiology below. If you meet the prerequisite requirements, you can proceed to the UTME or Direct Entry registration.

This article covers the following:

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

JAMB UTME Requirements for Microbiology

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

JAMB Subject Combination for Microbiology:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • And either one of Physics or Mathematics.

WAEC Requirements for Microbiology:

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

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology and Physics.

Direct Entry Requirements for Microbiology:

  • Aspiring candidates are expected to possess at least a minimum of two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and any one (1) from Biology, Zoology, or Botany.

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

Nigerian Universities Offering Microbiology.

You can enrol in the Bachelor’s degree programs for Microbiology 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.


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