To study Biology in any NUC accredited university or polytechnic in Nigeria, here are the JAMB and WAEC subject combination and requirements you need to look out for.
Biology is a very competitive and one of the most sought-after courses in any Nigerian university. Therefore knowing the conditions and also the required JAMB subject combination 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 Biology before proceeding to apply/register for either the UTME or DIRECT ENTRY for the said course.
This article covers the following:
- WAEC Requirements for Biology
- JAMB Subject Combination for Biology
- Direct Entry Requirements for Biology
- UTME Requirements for Biology
- Plus any other useful information you may need that will ease your registration process.
Note that English Language is Compulsory for all courses in UTME.
JAMB Subject Combination for Biology:
- Physics and any one (1) of either Chemistry, Economics, or Biology.
WAEC Requirements for Biology:
Interested applicants must have acquired a minimum of at least five (5) WASSCE credit passes to include;
- English Language
- Mathematics and any three (3) of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Further Maths, and Technical Drawing.
Direct Entry Requirements for Biology:
- Two (2) A Level passes from Chemistry, Biology, Botany/Zoology.
- NCE merit accepted.
NOTE: Please Kindly make reference to JAMB Brochure for SPECIAL CONSIDERATION AND WAIVER REMARKS by various universities for Biology. KINDLY CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE JAMB BROCHURE. You can as well download the JAMB Brochure if you want, IT’S COMPLETELY FREE.
Universities Offering Biology:
- Adamawa State University – ADSU
- Admiralty University Of Nigeria, Ibusa, Delta State – ADUN
- Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State
- Al-Qalam University, Katsina, Katsina State
- Anchor University, Ayobo, Lagos State
- Arthur Jarvis University, Akpabuyo, Cross River State
- Atiba University, Oyo, Oyo State
- Augustine University, Ilara, Lagos, Lagos State
- Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State
- Baze University, Abuja, FCT
- Benue State University – BSU
- Bingham University, Karu, Nasarawa State
- Chrisland University, Owode, Ogun State
- Clifford University, Owerrintta, Abia State
- Coal City University, Enugu, Enugu State
- Covenant University, Canaan Land, Ota, Ogun State
- Cross Rivers University Of Technology, Calabar, Cross Rivers State – CRUTECH
- Crown Hill University, Eiyenkorin, Kwara State
- Eastern Palm University, Ogboko, Imo State – EPU
- Ebonyi State University – EBSU
- Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State – EUI
- Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State
- Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State
- Enugu State University Of Science And Technology, Enugu, Enugu State – ESUTECH
- Evangel University, Akaeze, Ebonyi State
- Federal University Of Technology, Akure, Ondo State – FUTA
- Federal University Of Technology, Minna, Niger State
- Federal University, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State
- Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State
- Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State
- Federal University, Gashua, Yobe State
- Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State
- Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State
- Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State
- Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State
- Godfrey Okoye University, Urgwuomu- Nike, Enugu State – GOUU
- Gombe State University – GSU
- Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State
- Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State
- Ignatius Ajuru University Of Education, Port Harcourt, Rivers State – IAUED
- Kaduna State University – KASU
- Kano University Of Science And Technology – KUST
- Kebbi State University Of Science And Technology – KSUSTA
- Kings University, Ode-Omu, Osun State
- Koladaisi University, Ibadan, Oyo State
- Kwararafa University, Wukari, Taraba State
- Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State
- Lead City University, Ibadan, Oyo State
- Mountain Top University, Makogi-Oba, Ogun State
- Nigerian Army University, Biu, Borno State – NAUB
- Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State
- Nile University Of Nigeria, Abuja
- Ritman University, Ikot-Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State
- Salem University, Lokoja, Kogi State
- Skyline University Nigeria, Kano, Kano State
- Sokoto State University – SOSU
- Spiritan University, Nneochi, Abia State
- Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa State
- Summit Univerity, Offa, Kwara State
- Tansian University, Oba, Anambra State
- Umaru Musa Yaradua University, Katsina, Katsina State – UMYUK
- University Of Abuja, Abuja, FCT
- University Of Africa, Toru-Orua, Bayelsa State
- University Of Lagos, Lagos State – UNILAG
- University Of Mkar, Gboko, Benue State
- Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto, Sokoto State – UDU
- Wellspring University, Irhihi-Ogbaneki, Benin City, Edo State
- Yobe State University, Damaturu, Yobe State – YSU
- Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano, Kano State
You can enroll in the Bachelor’s degree programs for this course 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.