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JAMB Subject Combination for Biology

Last Updated on March 21, 2021 by Spynaija


JAMB Subject Combination for Biology

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: 

  • Mathematics
  • 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: 

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.


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