To study Optometry in any NUC accredited university or polytechnic in Nigeria, here are the JAMB and WASSCE subject combination and requirements you need to look out for.
Optometry 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 Optometry before proceeding to apply/register for either the UTME or DIRECT ENTRY for the said course.
This article covers the following:
- WAEC Requirements for Optometry
- JAMB Subject Combination for Optometry
- Direct Entry Requirements for Optometry
- UTME Requirements for Optometry
- Plus any other useful information you may need that will ease your registration process.
JAMB UTME Requirements for Optometry
Note that English Language is Compulsory for all courses in UTME.
JAMB Subject Combination for Optometry
- Chemistry or Biology
WAEC Requirements for Optometry
Interested candidates must acquire at least five (5) WASSCE credit passes to include;
- English Language
- Mathematics, and at least three (3) of
- Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Additional/Further Mathematics.
Direct Entry Requirements for Optometry
Interested applicants are required to possess at least any of the following;
- Two (2) A-Level passes in Chemistry and any one (1) of Biology, Zoology, or Physics.
- ND distinction from a recognized Polytechnic or College of Technology in Science Laboratory Technology (SLT).
- HND distinction from a recognized Polytechnic or College of Technology in Polymer Chemistry and Science Laboratory Technology (SLT)
- NCE distinction in Chemistry from a recognized College of Education. In addition, candidates should have credit.
NOTE: Please Kindly make reference to JAMB Brochure for SPECIAL CONSIDERATION AND WAIVER REMARKS by various universities for Optometry. 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 Optometry in Nigeria:
- Abia State University, Uturu, Abia State – ABSU
- Bayero University, Kano, Kano State
- Federal University Of Technology, Owerri, Imo State – FUTO
- Madonna University, Elele, Rivers State
- University Of Benin – UNIBEN
- University Of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State – UNILORIN