JAMB Subject Combination for Nursing/Nursing Science


JAMB Subject Combination for Nursing/Nursing Science

To study Nursing/Nursing Science in an accredited university or polytechnic in Nigeria, here are the Jamb and Waec subject combination and requirements you need to look out for.

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

Please carefully read all the necessary requirements and terms of registration and the JAMB Subject Combination for Nursing/Nursing Science before proceeding to apply/register for either the UTME or DIRECT ENTRY for the said course.

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

This article covers the following:

  • O’Level Requirements for Nursing/Nursing Science
  • JAMB Subject Combination for Nursing/Nursing Science
  • Direct Entry Requirements for Nursing/Nursing Science
  • UTME Requirements for Nursing/Nursing Science
  • Plus any other useful information you may need that will ease your registration process.

UTME, O’Level and Direct Entry Requirements to Study Nursing/Nursing Science

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

JAMB Subject Combination for Nursing/Nursing Science:

  • Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

O’Level Subjects Combination for Nursing/Nursing Science:

  • Five (5) WASSCE credit passes in Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, and English Language

Direct Entry Requirement for Nursing/Nursing Science:

  • Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Biology/ Zoology, Chemistry, and Physics plus three (3) other ‘O’ level credit passes in Mathematics, Physics, and English Language.
  • NRN or its approved equivalent plus five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language and four (4) Science subjects chosen from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Human Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene, Health Science, Further Mathematics and General Science

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


List of all NUC accredited Nigerian Universities Offering Nursing/Nursing Science.

  1. Abia State University, Uturu, Abia State – ABSU
  2. Achievers University, Owo, Ondo State 
  3. Adeleke University, Ede, Osun State – AUE
  4. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State – ABUAD
  5. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State – ABU
  6. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State – AAU
  7. Atiba University, Oyo, Oyo State 
  8. Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State  
  9. Bayero University, Kano, Kano State 
  10. Benue State University, Makurdi, Benue State – BSU
  11. Bingham University, Karu, Nasarawa State  
  12. Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State  
  13. Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State – DELSU
  14. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State – EBSU
  15. Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State – EUI
  16. Federal University, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State 
  17. Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin City, Edo State 
  18. Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State – IMSU
  19. Ladoke Akintola University Of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State – LAUTECH
  20. Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos State – LASU
  21. Lead City University, Ibadan, Oyo State  
  22. Madonna University, Elele, Rivers State 
  23. National Open University Of Nigeria, Lagos State – NOUN
  24. Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State – NDU
  25. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State – UNIZIK
  26. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State – OAU
  27. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State – OOU
  28. Ondo State University Of Medical Sciences, Laje Road, Ondo, Ondo State – OSUMS
  29. Osun State University, Osogbo, Osun State – UNIOSUN
  30. Pamo University Of Medical Science, Port Harcourt, Rivers State 
  31. Redeemers University, Osun State  
  32. Rhema University, Aba, Abia State  
  33. University Of Benin, Benin City, Edo State – UNIBEN
  34. University Of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State – UNICAL
  35. University Of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State – UI
  36. University Of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State 
  37. University Of Jos, Jos, Plateau State – UNIJOS
  38. University Of Maiduguri, Borno State – UNIMAID
  39. University Of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu State – UNN
  40. University Of Port-Harcourt, Rivers State – PHC
  41. Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto, Sokoto State – UDU


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