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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.

You need to read the entire content of this page to get all the knowledge your require for this course.

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

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

EKSU Offers the course as Pure Chemistry.

UDUSOK Offers the course as Chemistry and Applied Chemistry.

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 Universities include;

Chemistry and two of Physics, Biology and Mathematics.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(1) MAUTECH and AAUA accept Agricultural Science.

(2) FUTMINNA, MOUAU and RSUST require Chemistry, Mathematics and either Physics or Biology.

(3) UNAAB, AJAYI, IGBINEDION and UNIBADAN require chemistry, Physics and Biology or Mathematics.

(4) FUTO, FED-LAFIA, ADELEKE, UNIPORT, ABU and DELSU require Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics only.

(5) AUN requires Mathematics, plus any other subjects from the following; Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science, Biology, Further Mathematics, Literature in English, Government, History, Economics, Geography, Technical Drawing, Visual Arts, Computer Studies, Information Technology, Civics, and French.

(6) NTNU accepts any Science subjects.

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

(8) UNIBEN requires chemistry, Physics, Biology or Mathematics.

(9) TASU requires Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

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

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

(12) FED-LOKOJA requires Biology, Chemistry, and Physics/Mathematics.

(13) CRESCENT requires chemistry, Biology and 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:

 

(1) IMSU accepts a pass in English Language under exceptional circumstances.

(2) ABU accept P.7 in English Language for candidates who show special ability in Mathematics and Physics

(3) UNICAL requires credit pass in Physics /Mathematics. UNICAL accepts P. 7 in English and one of Mathematics or Biology.

(4) BSU requires a credit pass in Mathematics.

(5) UNILORIN requires Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics or Biology for UNILORIN.

(6) OAU and AAU accept any other subject in lieu of Biology.

(7) UNIBADAN requires 5 or 6 'O' level credit passes at one or two sittings including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology.

(8) GODFREY and KUST require five 'O' level credit passes including English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and any other Science subject.

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

(10) AJAYI accepts Geography in lieu of Physics.

(11) UNIUYO requires a credit pass in English Language

(12) UMYU requires at least five O/Level credits at not more than two sittings, which must include English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry.

(13) LAUTECH requires Passes at Credit level to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

(14) CRESCENT accepts credit pass in Agric. Science in lieu of Biology.

(15) UNIPORT requires Mathematics and does not accept Biology.

(16) NTNU accepts English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and any other two Science subjects. (xxi) GOUU same as in Biological Sciences.

(17) MOUAU requires five SSCE credit passes in not more than two sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and any other relevant Science subject.

(18) KSU and REDEEMER'S require Five 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language, Chemistry Mathematics, Physics and Biology/Agricultural Science.

(19) FUAM accepts credit passes in either Geography or Statistics in lieu of Biology.

(20) WESTERN-DEL requires five SSCE credit passes which must include Chemistry, English Language, Physics, Mathematics and either Biology or Agriculture.

(21) NDU requires the five ‘O’ level credit passes in not more than two sittings.

(22) KSU and UNN Accepts Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.

(23) KWASU requires credit passes from English Language, Mathematics and any three of Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics and Agricultural Science.

(24) NDA requires the fifth subject from Physics, Agricultural Science, Geography or Health Science.

(25) FUTMINNA requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and any other two subjects from Physics, Biology, Further Mathematics, geography and Technical Drawing.

(26) FED-DUTSE accepts ND, HND, NCE, IJMB in addition to 5 O/level Credit passes in Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics/Physics.

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, ILORIN, UNN, OOU, BENIN, EKSU and BOWEN do not accept Biology.

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

(iii) AUE and UNIILORIN 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 does not accept NCE.

(vi) MINNA 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) UDU, BAYERO, MAIDUGURI and LASU accept NCE  Chemistry major.

(ix)    UNIILORIN accepts NCE Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.  

(x)      FUNAAB same as in Biochemistry.  

(xi)    UNIJOS accepts Chemistry and Physics.

(xii)    MAUTECH accepts  ‘O’ level  pass in Biology.

(xiii)  UNIPORT - No Direct Entry

(xiv)  MINNA 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)  BAYERO accepts ND upper credit and NCE in relevant subjects with B grades.

(xvii)  DELSU and UMUDIKE 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)     IGBINEDION accepts 'A' level passes in Chemistry plus    Physics or Biology, ND in Science Technology with    relevant 'O' level requirements.

(xxi)    AAUA requires 'A' level passes in Chemistry  and also accepts ND upper credit in Chemistry or other related programmes.

(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 IJAMB at acceptable grade levels.

(xxvi) FUTO requires two (2) 'A' level passes not below Grade C in Chemistry and one (1) of Physics and Mathematics.  It accepts ND/HND upper credit in relevant programmes. Candidates must in addition meet the UTME  requirements.  It does not accept First Degree and NCE.

(xxvii) UMYUK accepts 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.

(xxviii) 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 same as in Biochemistry

(xxxi) WESLEYUNI accepts (a) two (2) 'A' level passes in Chemistry and any one (1) of Physics, Mathematics or  Biology in that order

(xxxiv)  MAKURDI 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) TSUJ

(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) GOUU 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 – Same as in Mathematics.

(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) MCPHERSON 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 – Same as Microbiology and Industrial Biotechnology.

(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) NTNU – Same as in Computer Science.

(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) SOUTHWESTERN 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

 

(xlviii)   MOUNTAIN TOP ND and HND credit may be considered for 200 and 300 levels respectively.

(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

 
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