JAMB Subject Combination for Mathematics

JAMB Subject Combination for Mathematics

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

Mathematics is very competitive and one of the most sought-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 Mathematics before proceeding to apply/register for either the UTME or DIRECT ENTRY for the said course.

This article covers the following:
  • JAMB Subject Combination for Mathematics
  • Direct Entry Requirements for Mathematics
  • WAEC Requirements for Mathematics
  • Plus any other useful information you may need that will ease your registration process.

JAMB UTME Requirements for Mathematics

Applicants are advised to note that, Use of English is compulsory for all the courses in JAMB’s UTME while the other three (3) subjects must be relevant to the applicant’s chosen course of study.

JAMB Subject Combination for Mathematics

  • Mathematics and any two (2) of either Physics, Chemistry, and Economics or Geography.

WAEC Subjects Combination for Mathematics

  • Aspiring candidates are expected to possess at least five (5) WASSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, and Physics or Chemistry.

Direct Entry Requirements for Mathematics

Aspiring candidates are expected to possess at least;

  • Two (2) ‘A’ level passes to include Mathematics and any other relevant science subject.
  • NCE merit in Mathematics and either one (1) of Physics, Chemistry or Economics

Nigerian Universities Offering Mathematics

These are all the NUC approved and accredited Nigerian Universities you can apply to study Mathematics.

You can enrol in the Bachelor’s degree program for Mathematics in any of the above-listed universities 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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