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JAMB subject combination for Biochemistry

Last Updated on April 23, 2021 by Spynaija


JAMB Subject Combination for Biochemistry

To study Biochemistry in any NUC accredited university in Nigeria, here are the JAMB and WASSCE subject combination and requirements you need to look out for.

Biochemistry is a 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 read carefully the terms of registration for the JAMB subject Combination for Biochemistry below. If you meet the prerequisite requirements, you can proceed to the UTME / Direct Entry registration.

This article covers the following:

  • O’Level Requirements for Biochemistry
  • JAMB Subject Combination for Biochemistry
  • Direct Entry Requirements for Biochemistry
  • UTME Requirements for Biochemistry
  • Plus any other useful information you may need that will ease your registration process.

JAMB UTME Requirements for Biochemistry

Note that English Language is Compulsory for all courses in UTME.

JAMB Subject Combination for Biochemistry:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • And either one of Physics or Mathematics

WAEC Requirements for Biochemistry: 

Interested candidates are required to acquire a minimum of at least five (5) WASSCE credit passes to include; 

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

Direct Entry Requirements for Biochemistry:

  • Two (2) ‘A’ level passes chosen from Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, and Biology.
    NCE/ND/HND in related programs plus the UTME requirements.

NOTE: Please Kindly make reference to JAMB Brochure for SPECIAL CONSIDERATION AND WAIVER REMARKS by various universities for Biochemistry. KINDLY CLICK HERE TO ACCESS JAMB BROCHURE. You can as well download the JAMB Brochure if you want, it’s FREE.


Universities Offering Biochemistry.

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You can enroll in the Bachelor’s degree programs for Biochemistry 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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