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Chemistry - Faculty of Sciences

This entire page attempts to cover the List of Schools that offer Chemistry under the Faculty of Sciences in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
- The subject combinations needed to study Chemistry
- JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
- O'Level Subjects and Requirements
- Direct Entry Requirements
- and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Chemistry.

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Chemistry can be studied under the Sciences in the following Nigerian Universities;

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School Options


FUTO Offers the course with options in:
(i) Industrial Chemistry
(ii) Pure Chemistry
(iii) Mineral Processing

JABU Offers the course with options in:
(i) Industrial and Pure Chemistry

NTNU Offers the course with options in:
(i) Petroleum and Petrochemical Concentration

NSUK Offers the course with options in:
(i) Pure Chemistry
(ii) Industrial Chemistry

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Chemistry under the Faculty of Sciences in the above listed universities include;

Chemistry and two of Physics, Biology and Mathematics.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

(i) AAUA accepts Chemistry and two of Physics, Biology and Mathematics.

(ii) UNIKINGS, MINNA and MOUAU require Chemistry, Mathematics and either Physics or Biology.

(iii) FUNAAB, AJAYI, IUO and UI require Chemistry, Physics and Biology or Mathematics.

(iv) FULAFIA, AUE, UNIPORT, ABU and DELSU require Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics only.

(v) NUN – Same as in Computer Science.

(vi) WESTERN-DEL requires Chemistry and two (2) of Physics, Biology and Mathematics.

(viii) UNIBEN requires Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Mathematics.

(ix) TASU requires Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

(x) EVANGEL requires Chemistry, Mathematics and any of Physics, Geography or Biology.

(xi) UNILAG requires Chemistry, Physics and any of Biology or Mathematics.

(xii) FULOKOJA requires Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.

(xiii) CUAB requires Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.

(xiv) OOU requires Chemistry and any two (2) of Physics, Mathematics, Biology, Agricultural Science and Geography.

(xv) FUPRE requires Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics or Biology.

(xvi) ODUDUWA accepts Agricultural Science in place of Biology

(xvii) MAUTECH requires Chemistry and Biology, Physics/Mathematics.

(xviii) FUGASHUA accepts Chemistry and two (2) of Physics

(xix) RSU requires Chemistry, Mathematics and any other Science Subject.

(xx) BSU requires Chemistry, Biology and any of Physics or Mathematics.

(xxi) FUTO requires Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

(xxii) UNILORIN requires Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Biology.

(xxiii) IAUE requires English Language and any three from Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Mathematics and Agric Science.

(xxiv) FUWUKARI requires Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

(xxvi) ABU requires Use of English, Chemistry, Physics and any other Science Subject.

(xxvii) UNIPORT requires Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics.

(xxviii) FUK requires Chemistry and two of Physics, Biology and Mathematics.

(xxix) KASU requires Chemistry, Physics and one other Science subject.

(xxx) SSU requires Chemistry and two (2) of Physics, Biology and Mathematics.

(xxxi) FUDMA requires English Language, Chemistry and any two of Physics, Biology or Mathematics.

 

O'Level Requirements


The O'level subject combination and requirements needed to study Chemistry;

You require;

Five (5) SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

(i) IMSU accepts 'O' Level pass in English Language under exceptional circumstances.

(ii) ABU accepts Five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other Science Subject.

(iii) UNICAL requires 'O' Level credit pass in Physics /Mathematics. CALABAR accepts 'O' Level D7 in English and one (1) of Mathematics or Biology. (iv) BSU requires 'O' Level credit pass in Mathematics.

(v) UNILORIN requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credits in English Language, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Biology. (WAEC, NECO, SSCE, NABTEB etc). (vi) OAU and AAU accept any other subject in lieu of Biology.

(vii) UI requires five (5) or six (6) 'O' Level credit passes at one (1) or two (2) sittings including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology.

(viii) GOUNI and KUST require five (5) 'O' Level credit passes including English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and any other Science subject.

(ix) ADELEKE and UNIBEN accepts Agricultural Science in lieu Biology.

(x) AJAYI accepts Geography in lieu of Physics.

(xi) UNIUYO requires 'O' Level credit pass in English Language

(xii) UMYU requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings, which must include English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry.

(xiv) CUAB and FUNAAB - Same as in Biochemistry.

(xv) UNIPORT requires Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(xvii) AAUA five ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.

(xviii) NUN accepts English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and any other two (2) Science subjects

(xix) GOUNI requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings in subjects which must include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

(xx) UMUDIKE same as in Mathematics.

(xxi) KSU require five (5) 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language, Chemistry Mathematics, Physics and Biology/Agricultural Science. KSU requires that 'O' Level credit pass in Agricultural Science must be backed with 'O' Level pass in Biology.

(xxii) FUAM accepts 'O' Level credit passes in either Geography or Statistics in lieu of Biology.

(xxiii) WESTERN-DEL requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes which must include Chemistry, English Language, Physics, Mathematics and either Biology or Agriculture.

(xxiv) NDU requires the five (5) 'O' Level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings.

(xxv) KSU accepts Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology

(xxxvi) KWASU – Same as in Mathematics.

(xxvii) NDA requires one (1) other Science subject from Biology or Further Mathematics.

(xxviii) FUTMINNA requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and any other two (2) subjects from Physics, Biology, Further Mathematics, Geography and Technical Drawing.

(xxix) FUD accepts five (5) 'O' Level credit passes at SSC level or its equivalent to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology at not more than two (2) sittings. 'O' Level WAEC and NECO can be combined in two sittings while NABTEB can only be combined with NABTEB.

(xxx) ODUDUWA accepts 'O' Level credit pass in Agricultural Science or Health Science in place of Biology.

(xxxi) SSU accepts 'O' Level credit pass in Agricultural Science but with 'O' Level pass in Biology.

(xxxii) PLASU accepts Further Mathematics and Agricultural Science as Science subjects.

(xxxiii) FULOKOJA requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.

xxxiv) UNIKINGS as in Biochemistry

xxxv) EDSU requires five (5) credit passes at SSC or its equivalent in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology at not more than two (2) sittings.

(xxxvi) DELSU requires five (5) 'O' Level credits which must include English Language, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and one other science subject.

(xxxvii) FUGASHUA requires five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

(xxxix) FUTO requires at least five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and any other science subject in not more than two sittings. At least a Pass is required in Biology.

(xl) IAUE requires five (5) ` 0` Level credit including English Language and Mathematics and any three from Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Agric Science at not more than two (2) sittings.

(xli) FUWUKARI - Candidates must obtain Five(5) Credits at not more than two sittings including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics obtained from Senior School Certificate(SSCE), National Examination Council(NECO), National Business and Technical Examination Board(NABTEB) (or its equivalent) or its equivalent. Credit in Agricultural Science/Animal Husbandry/Fisheries/Forestry can be accepted in place of Biology for B. Sc. Industrial Chemistry only

(xlii) MAUTECH accepts Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(xliii) FULAFIA requires Five (5) Credit passes at SSCE, GCE, NECO and NABTEB O’ Level examination in Mathematics, English Language, Biology/Agric. Science, Chemistry and Physics in not more than two sittings.

(xliv) FUK requires Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

(xlv) KASU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and one other Science subject.

(xlvi) SSU accepts Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(xlvii) FUDMA accepts Five ‘O’ level Credits including: English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

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Direct Entry Requirements


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Chemistry, if you don't intend to use UTME.

You require;

(i) Two (2) 'A' Level passes in Chemistry and any one (1) of Physics, Mathematics or Biology.

(ii)  ND/NCE with good grades in relevant 'O' Level subjects.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

(i) RHEMA, OAU, OOU, UNIBEN, EKSU and BU do not accept Biology.

(ii) AAU accepts 'A' level passes in Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics or Biology

(iii) AUE require 'A' Level passes in Physics and Chemistry. AUE accepts ND upper credit in Science and Technology with Chemistry option from recognised Polytechnics.

(iv) UI, UNN, UNILAG and OAU do not accept ND/NCE.

(v) MAUTECH accepts IJMB/ Two (2) A level credit passes in Chemistry and any one (1) of Physics, Mathematics or Biology. ND/HND with a minimum of credit passes in relevant field.

(vi) FUTMINNA accepts NCE credit and ND/HND lower credit in addition to 'O' Level credit passes in Mathematics, Chemistry and two (2) other Science subjects.

(vii) UNIBEN in addition to the UTME requirements, accepts.

(a) ND upper credit, HND lower credit in Polymer Chemistry or Science Laboratory Technology and relevant programmes.

(b) NCE merit with 'O' Level credit passes in Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics.

(viii) BUK, UNIMAID and LASU accept NCE Chemistry major.

(ix)  UNILORIN accepts;
a) At least two (2) ‘A’ Level passes or equivalent in Chemistry and Physics (GCE, IJMB and JUPEB).
b) NCE (Distinction/Merit passes) in Chemistry/Physics, Chemistry/Mathematics.
c) Five (5) ‘O’ level credits in English Language, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Biology. (WAEC, NECO, SSCE, NABTEB etc).

(x)  FUNAAB accept;
 a) ND upper credit in Analytical and Industrial Chemistry, Science Laboratory Technology or related programmes.
 b) NCE credit in Biology or Chemistry.
 c) two (2) 'A' Level passes in Chemistry, Biology/Botany/ Zoology, Physics and Mathematics.

(xi)  UNIJOS accepts Chemistry and Physics.

(xii)  FULAFIA accepts In addition to UTME requirements, DE candidates must have any of the following: IJMB: Minimum of 9 points ND: lower credit in Chemistry and any other relevant science courses  /HND. NCE:  Merit pass in NCE in Chemistry or any relevant subject.

(xiii)  IMSU - No Direct Entry

(xiv)  FUTMINNA accepts NCE credit, ND/HND lower credit in addition to 'O' Level credit passes in Mathematics, Chemistry and two (2) other Science subjects.

(xv)  UNIUYO accepts ND upper credit and HND lower credit in relevant programmes plus the UTME requirements.

(xvi)  BUK accepts;
a) Two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and any one of Physics, Mathematics or Biology.
b) OND in Sciences relevant subjects.

(xvii) MOUAU require 'A' Level passes in Chemistry and Mathematics or Physics.

(xviii) EKSU accepts ND upper credit.

(xix) BSU accepts NCE merit, ND upper credit in relevant programmes plus five (5) 'O' Level credit passes at a sitting.

(xx) IOU accepts 'A' level passes in Chemistry plus    Physics or Biology, ND in Science Technology with    relevant 'O' level requirements.

(xxi) AAUA requires '
a. two (2) 'A' Level passes in Chemistry and any one of Physics, Mathematics or Biology plus UTME requirement(s)
b. ND upper credit in relevant discipline.

(xxii) KUST accepts IJMB, NCE, HND credit, ND upper credit in Chemistry, Biology, Physics or any relevant subject/programme.

(xxiii) AAU accepts NCE merit in Chemistry and any other Science subject.

(xxiv) AJAYI requires 'A' Level passes in Biology and Chemistry or NCE in Chemistry and Physics plus the UTME requirements.

(xxv) CUAB accepts IJMB at acceptable grade levels.

(xxvi) FUTO requires
a) At least two ‘A’ level passes not below Grade C in Chemistry and one of Physics and Mathematics.
b) ND/HND at Upper Credit level in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics, Geology, Biochemistry, Computer Science or Engineering.
c) First Degree in Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Geology, Biochemistry, Computer Science, or Engineering.
d) Very good passes in three JUPEB subjects namely Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. It does not accept NCE. Candidates must in addition meet the ‘O’ Level requirements.

(xxvii) UMYUK accepts
(a) candidates with ND/HND lower credit in Chemistry as major or its   equivalent from a recognized institution. NCE candidates must have Chemistry as a major with any of Physics, Biology, Mathematics or other relevant subjects or certificate from a recognized university with a minimum of nine (9) points.
(b) NCE Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics plus 'O' level credit pass in Mathematics

(xxix) AL-HIKMAH accepts two (2) 'A' Level passes in Chemistry and any other relevant subject and accepts ND in Science Laboratory Technology.

(xxx) BOWEN accepts 'A' Level/IJMB/NCE/ND or approved equivalent in Chemistry and either Mathematics or Physics.

(xxxi) WESLEYUNI accepts
(a) two (2) 'A' Level passes in Chemistry and any one (1) of Physics, Mathematics or Biology in that order.
(b) ND upper credit in addition to five (5) ‘O’ credit passes or its equivalent.

(xxxiv)  FUAM accepts
(a) UTME requirements plus `'A' level passes in Chemistry and one (1) other relevant Science subject may be admitted to 200 level .
(b) HND  upper credit in relevant programmes who possess the UTME requirements may also be admitted to the 200 level .  
(c) NCE with two (2) ‘O’ level credit passes in relevant subjects, which must include Chemistry, and those who possess the UTME requirements may be admitted to 200 level. 

(xxxv)  WESTERN-DEL accepts
(a)  two (2) ‘A’ level passes  in Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics.
(b)  ND/HND lower credit in  Science Laboratory Technology SLT, or Polymer Chemistry in the relevant programme from a recognized Polytechnic.
(c)  NCE credit  in Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics from a recognized College of Education.  In addition, candidates should have an overall merit.

(xxxvi) UNN does not accept 'A' level Biology.

(xxxvii) TASU 
(a) Requires three (3) 'A' level passes which must include Chemistry combination.
(b) Accepts NCE merit and ND/HND credit in related programmes in addition to the UTME requirements

(xxxviii) GOUNI requires two (2) 'A' level passes in Chemistry and any one (1) of Physics, Mathematics or Biology. ND/NCE with good grade in relevant 'O' level subjects.

(xxxix)  KWASU accepts;
a) Two (2) 'A' Level passes or its equivalent, one (1) of which must be in a relevant subject.
b) ND upper credit in relevant programme
c) HND lower credit in relevant programme.
d) NCE credit in relevant subjects may be considered for Direct Entry Admission provided they possess the necessary 'O' Level requirements

(xl)  CRUTECH accepts
a)  For Chemistry ND upper credit in Science Laboratory Technology, HND lower credit in Food Technology, NCE merit in Chemistry and any other Science subject, IJMB B grade in Chemistry and any other Science subject.
b) For Biochemistry ND upper credit in Science Laboratory Technology, HND lower credit in Food Technology, NCE merit in Chemistry and Biology, IJMB B grade in Chemistry and Biology.

(xli) MCU accepts HND lower credit, ND upper credit in Chemistry, Physics, Biology and any other relevant programme. 'O' level credit passes in any two (2) of Biology, Physics and Mathematics in addition to 'A' level passes in Chemistry and Physics or Biology. 

(xlii) CALEB accepts ND credit in Science Laboratory Technology or Sciences related programmes for admission by direct entry provided they have the UTME subjects at one (1) sitting.

(xliii) NDU accepts
a. ND upper credit in Chemistry or any of the Sciences or Applied Sciences, e.g. Engineering, etc or NCE merit.
b. Higher ND HND in Chemistry and in addition must have five (5) 'O' level credit passes obtained at not more than two (2) sittings in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(xliv) NUN accepts two (2) 'A' Level passes in Science subjects, ND/HND lower credit or NCE merit in relevant programmes/subjects.

(xlv) EBSU accepts HND, ND upper credit and NCE merit  respectively in the relevant programme/subjects. It accepts only 'A' level  passes in Chemistry and Mathematics.

(xlvi) SWU accepts;
(a)  'A' level passes in  Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics or Biology.
(b) ND upper credit, HND lower credit in Polymer Chemistry or Science Laboratory Technology in relevant programmes.

(xlvii) UNILAG accepts;
(a) very good passes in the following three JUPEB/'A' Level subjects: Chemistry, Physics and any one (1) of Mathematics and Biology.
(b) Candidates must satisfy the UTME requirements.

(xlix) PLASU accepts
a) degree in any programme provided the candidate meets the UTME requirements.
b) HND lower credit in relevant programme, with the UTME  requirements.
c) ND lower credit in relevant programmes with the UTME  requirements
d) IJMB minimum of seven (7) points with passes in relevant subjects, with  the UTME  requirements.
e) PLASU does not accept University diplomas and other diplomas not accredited by the relevant accrediting bodies

(l) UNIKINGS requires two (2) 'A' Level passes in Chemistry and any one of Physics, Mathematics or Biology. It also accepts ND/NCE with good grades in relevant 'O' Level subjects.

(li) EDSU accepts;
a) Two (2) 'A' Level passes in Chemistry and any one of Physics, Mathematics or Biology.
b) NCE with at least Merit in Mathematics and one other Science or Social Science subject.
c) OND/HND with credit passes from a recognised institution in addition to 'O' Level requirements.

(lii) DELSU requires at least two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry and Mathematics or Physics.

(liii) FUGASHUA requires;
a) HND (Lower Credit).
b) ND/OND (Upper Credit).
c) NCE (Merit) and above in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Biology.
d) IJMB (6 points minimum) are admitted into 200 Level.

(liv) FUD requires OND, HND, NCE or IJMB with minimum of eight (8) points. Also, Diploma holders in relevant areas from NBTE accredited Institutions with at least Merit

(lv) RSU in addition to 'O' Level requirements accepts:
(a) HND (Lower Credit) in relevant discipline.
(b) OND/ND (Upper Credit) in relevant discipline.
(c) At least two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry and either Biology or Physics.

(lvi) FUPRE requires two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry and one of Physics, Mathematics or Biology.

(lvii) IAUE accepts five (5)` 0 `Level credit passes including Mathematics and English Language, plus Diploma or NCE in Chemistry at credit level or 2 credits passed at advanced Level.

(lviii) ABU accepts Two ‘A’ level /IJMB passes in Chemistry and any other Science Subject.

(lix) FUWUKARI - Direct Entry candidates must obtain at least two ‘A’/ Level passes in Science subjects at GCE A/ Level IJMB/Advanced NABTEB or merit pass at NCE in Chemistry and one of Physics, Mathematics or Biology / Computer Science at least Credit in OND/HND in relevant field. Candidate must also satisfy UTME admission requirements of Five (5) credits in relevant field including English and Mathematics.

(lx) UNIPORT accepts Two (2) A/level GCE or HSC or IJMB or JUPEB passes in Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics including UTME entry requirements.

(lxi) FUK accepts Two A’ Level passes in Chemistry and any one of Physics, Mathematics or Biology, Credit passes in ND, NCE/IJMB Lab. Sci. or NCE Chemistry, Biology or Physics/ relevant IJMB combination.

(lxii) KASU accepts Two ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry and any one of Physics, Mathematics and Biology. ND/HND/NCE with merit/ Lower Credit in related field in addition to ‘O’ Level requirements. IJMB/GCE ‘A’ Level with 7 points and above.

(lxiii) SSU accepts GCE ‘A’ level with a minimum of merit at NCE or its equivalent in Chemistry and any one (1) of Physics, Mathematics or Biology. ND with a minimum of Lower Credit in a relevant course. IJMB or its equivalent with at least two (2) credits and one (1) pass.

(lxiv) FUDMA accepts Two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and any one of Physics, Mathematics or Biology. ND/NCE with good grades and relevant ‘O’ level subjects.

(lxv) FULOKOJA requires;
a) For IJMB, two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry and any other of Mathematics, Physics or Biology.
b) For NCE, minimum of credit passes in Chemistry and either Biology/Physics/Mathematics.
c) For OND, minimum of upper credit in Polymer Chemistry, Colour Chemistry, Science Laboratory Technology and Analytical Chemistry.
d) Lower Credit in Polymer Chemistry, Colour Chemistry, Science Laboratory Technology and Analytical Chemistry.

 
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