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JAMB Subject Combination for Pharmacy

JAMB Subject Combination for Pharmacy

Last Updated on February 1, 2023 by Spynaija


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

Pharmacy is very competitive and one of the most sought-after courses in any Nigerian university. Therefore it is ideal to know the prerequisites requirements and also the required JAMB subject combination to 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 pharmacy before proceeding to apply or register for either the UTME or direct entry for the said course.


This article covers the following:

  • WAEC Requirements for Pharmacy
  • JAMB Subject Combination for Pharmacy
  • Direct Entry Requirements for Pharmacy
  • UTME Requirements for Pharmacy
  • Plus any other useful information that will ease your registration process.

JAMB UTME Requirements for Pharmacy

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 Pharmacy:

WAEC Requirements for Pharmacy:


Aspiring candidates are expected to possess a minimum of at least five (5) WASSCE credit passes including; 

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry and Biology.

Direct Entry Requirements for Pharmacy:

  • Aspiring candidates are expected to possess at least three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Biology/Zoology, and Physics or Mathematics plus UTME requirements
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NOTE: Please refer to the JAMB Brochure for special consideration and waiver remarks from various universities in pharmacy. 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 Pharmacy in Nigeria.

These are all the NUC-approved and accredited Nigerian universities you can apply to study Pharmacy.


You can enroll in the bachelor’s degree programs in pharmacy either through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), through direct entry, or through the pre-degree program.
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.


In this article, we provided all the JAMB subject combinations for pharmacy and WAEC subject combinations for pharmacy, as well as other valuable information for prospective applicants. Has this article provided the answer(s) to your query? If yes, leave a comment in the comment box to express your satisfaction or ask any question you have, and we will reply to you as soon as possible.

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