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Physics - Faculty of Sciences

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

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

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

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

School Options


AAU Offers the course with options in:

(i) Geophysics

FUPRE Offers the course with options in:
(i) Theoretical Physics
(ii) Physical/ Electronics
(iii) Physical and Energy Studies

FUAM Offers the course with options in:
(i) Physics and Industrial Physics

FUTA With options in

(i) Energy      

(ii)  Electronics & Solid State  (with options in):

(i) Applied Nuclear Science

(ii) Industrial Physics

(iii) Medical Physics

(iv) Meteorology & Atmospheric Physics

OOU Offers the course with options in:
(i) Geophysics
(ii) Medical Health Physics
(iii) Physics with Electronics

OSUSTECH Offers the course with options in:
(i) Physics
(ii) Electronics
(iii) Solid State

UNIPORT Offers the course with options in:
(i) Applied Geophysics
(ii) Electrical Electronics

RSUST Offers the course with options in:
(i) Electronics
(ii) Applied Geophysics
(iii) Pure Physics
 

WESLEYUNI  offers the course as Physics and Industrial Physics

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 Physics under the Faculty of Sciences in the above Universities include;

Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry or Biology.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(i) UI requires Physics and two (2) other Science subjects.

(ii)    ODUDUWA, ILORIN, IGBINEDION and FUTA. accept Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.

(iii)   DELSU and OAU accept Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Mathematics.

(iv) FUTA and OAU require Chemistry.

(v) FUPRE, FUTO, UNIOSUN, UNN, UNILAG, FED-LAFIA, FUNAAB, FUAM, SALEM, AUE, UNIBEN, CRUTECH and BAUCHI require Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

(vi)    UNICAL do not accept Biology as a UTME subject.

(vii)  NTNU and AJAYI - Same as Computer Science.

(viii)   AAUA does not accept Biology as one (1) of the UTME subjects.

(ix) NTNU accepts Mathematics, Physics and any other Science subject.

(x) TSUJ requires Chemistry, Physics and Biology. 

O'Level Requirements


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

You require;

Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and any other Science subject from Further Mathematics and Biology or Agricultural Science


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(i) UNIBEN requires ‘O’ level credit passes in Mathematics and any other Science subject in addition to English Language, Physics and Chemistry.

(ii)  OOU requires Physics and Mathematics and any other two (2) Science subjects.

(iii) UNICAL requires ‘O’ level credit passes in Biology/Chemistry, Physics, English Language and Mathematics, candidates with ‘O’ level pass in English Language may be allowed to remedy the deficiency during the first year of study by taking and passing the UNICAL Remedial English. It also accepts ‘O’ level  pass in Chemistry/ Biology /Mathematics.

(iv) UNIZIK accept D7 in English Language.

(v) COOU , IMSU and DELSU may accept ‘O’ level pass in English Language.

(vi) FUTA requires ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

(vii)  UNIKINGS and UMUDIKE - Same as in Mathematics.

(viii) UI requires five (5) or six (6) ‘O’ level credit passes at one (1) or two (2) sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, and any  two (2) Science subjects.

(ix) NDU requires five (5) 'O' level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings.

(x)   UNIPORT requires ‘O’ level credit passes in Biology and Mathematics or Physics.

(xi)   FUNAAB requires ‘O’ level  credit pass in Biology Science.

(xii)  MAUTECH requires ‘O’ level  credit pass in Biology/ Agricultural Science/Basic Electricity/ Electronics as the fifth (5th) subject.

(xiii)  AJAYI - Same as Computer Science.

(xiv)   UNIJOS accepts candidates who have satisfied the UTME requirements plus pass in Remedial Science Programme of the University of Jos.

xv)     UNIUYO requires ‘O’ level credit passes in Chemistry and English Language. 

(xvi)    UMYUK requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes or its equivalent in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any of Biology, Agricultural Science, Computer Studies and Geography at not more than two (2) sittings.

(xvii)  UNN accepts five (5) 'O' level credit passes in Physics, Mathematics and English Language as well as two (2) other ‘O’ level credit passes from Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Biology, Further Mathematics, Statistics, Technical Drawing and Geography or its equivalent.

(xviii) KSU – Same as in Mathematical Sciences.

(xix)     WESLEYUNI requires five (5) 'O' level credit passes in English Language, Physics, Mathematics and any other two (2) subjects preferably Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Geography and Biology in that order.

(xx) FUNAAB same as in Biochemistry.

(xxi) UNIOSUN accepts any other Science subject as the fifth (5th) subject at one (1) sitting.  

(xxii) NTNU accepts English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other two (2) Science subjects.

(xxiii) GOUU 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.

(xxv) REDEEMER'S requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes in English Language, Physics, Chemistry Mathematics, and any of Further  Mathematics, Biology or Geography.

(xxvi) BOWEN requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics/Additional  Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and any other Science subjects, including  Geography

(xxvii)  WESTERN-DEL requires ‘O’ level credit pass in Biology as the fifth (5th) subject.

(xxviii)  FUPRE requires ‘O’ level pass in Biology.

(xxix) OSUSTECH requires Biology or Geography as the fifth (5th) subject.

(xxx) SALEM accepts ‘O’ level credit passes in Chemistry and Geography.

(xxxi) EVANGEL does not accept ‘O’ level credit passes in Geography and  Agricultural Science. (

xxxii) GOUU requires for Physics with Electronics, ‘O’ level credit passes in English, Mathematics, Physics, Biology or Chemistry and any other Science subject.

(xxxiii) KWASU – Same as in Mathematics.

(xxxiv) CRUTECH accepts any relevant Science or Social Science subject as the fifth subject.

(xxxv) MAKURDI accepts ‘O’ level credit passes in Further Mathematics, Statistics, Technical Drawing, Geography or Electronics in lieu of Biology, or Agricultural Science. It also requires 'O'level credit passes or its equivalent at not more than two (2) sittings.

(xxxvi) NDA requires five (5) 'O' level credit passes from English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any one (1) from , Biology, Technical Drawing,  Further Mathematics or Agricultural Science. (xxxvii)  FED-LAFIA requires ‘O’ level credit pass in Further Mathematics..

(xxxviii) UNILAG requires ‘O’ level  credit pass in Further Mathematics as the fifth (5th) subject.

(xxxix) FED-LOKOJA requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other two (2) Science subjects.  

(xl) FUTO requires five (5) 'O' level credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and any other Science subject from Further Mathematics and Biology or Agricultural Science at not more than two (2) sittings

(xli) UNIABUJA accepts five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes or its equivalent including English Language, Mathematics and any other three (3) subjects preferably Further Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and Geography in that order.

(xlii) ODUDUWA accepts ‘O’ level credit pass in Agricultural Science or Health Science in place of Biology.

(xliii)     FED-DUTSINMA accepts five (5) 'O' level credit passes to include English Language, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and any other Science subjects.

(xliv) ABUAD requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes or its equivalent  in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other two (2) Science subjects.

(xlv)   MINNA requires 'O' level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, with any of Biology, Agricultural Science, Geography or IT related subjects.  

Direct Entry Requirements


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

You require;

NCE/Two (2) 'A' level passes in Physics and Mathematics or    Chemistry.  


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(i)  OAU and BSU accept ‘A’ level passes in Physics and Chemistry.

(ii) MAIDUGURI, BSU and UNIUYO accept NCE merit with Physics major.

(iii) BINGHAM and UI require NCE/ND credit/merit in Mathematics and one (1) other approved Science subject 

(iv) UNN accepts

(a)  NCE Physics or ND or HND in Physics or Engineering.  

b)  two (2) 'A' level passes in Physics and Mathematics plus the UTME requirements.

 

v) FUTA accepts ND  upper credit or its equivalent in Science Technology, Electronics and Electrical Engineering or (ii) a minimum of two (2) 'A' level passes in Physics and Mathematics at one (1) sitting or its equivalent.  

(vi) BAYERO and KUST accept NCE credit, ND/HND lower credit plus 'O' level credit passes in Physics, Mathematics and two (2) other Science subjects. BAYERO accepts one (1) other Science subject.  BSU accepts HND upper credit only.

(vii) COOU accepts ND/HND credit in relevant programmes and ‘O’ level pass in English Language under exceptional circumstances.

(viii) UNIPORT, ABSU and IMSU - No Direct Entry.

(ix) COOU and MAUTECH accept ND lower credit in Electrical/Electronics Engineering.

(x)  DELSU and ABSU accept NCE merit in Physics and Mathematics or ND credit in Electrical/Electronics/Telecommunication Engineering Science Technology and Mathematics.

(xi) SALEM and UMUDIKE require 'A' level passes in Physics and Mathematics/Further Mathematics.

(xii)  UNILORIN accepts NCE distinction / merit in Physics and Mathematics plus the UTME requirements.

(xiii)   DELSU accepts NCE merit in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. It also accepts ND credit in Science Technology.

(xiv)   BIU accepts NCE/ND upper credit only.

(xv) UNICAL  requires two (2) 'A' level   passes or their equivalents in Physics and either Chemistry or Mathematics plus 'O' level credit passes in Physics, English Language, Mathematics and two (2) Science subjects.  

(xvi)   FUNAAB accepts 

a) ND upper credit in Physics, Electrical/Electronics, Science Laboratory Technology or related programmes.

b) NCE credit in Physics, Mathematics or Computer Science.

c) two (2)  'A' level passes in Physics, Chemistry or Biology 

 

(xvii)  IGBINEDION accepts Physics plus one (1) of Mathematics or Chemistry, ND in Electrical/Electronics and Science Technology.

(xviii)    UDUSOK accepts ND credit in relevant programme plus 'O' level credit passes in Physics and Mathematics.  

(xix)     OOU accepts two (2) 'A' level passes including Physics and any other Science subject. ND lower credit in Geography, Electrical/ Electronics, Mechanical Engineering, Pure & Applied Science, Science Laboratory Technology. Final Certificate in NIST and Data Processing lower credit.  

(xx)  EKSU accepts Biology in lieu of Mathematics.  

(xxi)   UNIBEN in addition to the UTME requirements, requires  

a)       two (2) 'A' level passes in Physics and Chemistry/ Mathematics, ND upper credit /HND lower credit in Science Laboratory Technology, Computer Engineering and related  programmes, NCE merit with ‘O’ level credit pass  in Physics.  

 

(xxii)  AAU accepts ND credit or two (2) 'A' level passes or their equivalents plus five (5)  ‘O’ level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings.  

(xxiii)   AJAYI - Same as in Computer Science.  

(xxiv)  CRUTECH and RSUST require Mathematics and Physics.  

(xxv) CUAB accepts NCE/ND upper credit and approved equivalent in relevant programmes and IJMB at acceptable grade levels.  

(xxvi) AAUA accepts ND credit in Physics or Applied Mathematics.  

(xxvii) GSU accepts ND/HND/NCE/IJAMB/ 'A' level or its equivalent in addition to five (5) ’O’ level credit passes.

(xxviii) BIU requires in addition to the UTME requirements specified,  two (2)’A’ level passes in relevant subjects  or NCE 3 merits or ND credit in relevant programme.   

(xxiv) BOWEN accepts 'A' Level /IJMB/NCE/ ND or  approved equivalent in Mathematics and Physics. In exceptional cases Physics and Chemistry may be considered.

(xxiv) WESLEYUNI does not accept Chemistry in lieu of Mathematics.

(xxvi) FUTA accepts ND upper credit in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or Science    Technology in addition to the UTME requirements or two (2) 'A' level passes at one (1) sitting in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.

(xxvii) UNIOSUN accepts 'A' level pass in Geography in lieu of Mathematics and Chemistry. Accepts ND lower credit or approved equivalents.

(xxviii) UNICAL accepts 'A' level passes or its equivalent in Physics and either Chemistry or Mathematics plus 'O' level credit passes in Physics, English Language, Mathematics and two (2) Science subjects.

(xxx)    WESTERN-DEL accepts

(a) NCE/Two (2) 'A' level passes in Physics and Mathematics or Chemistry.  

(b) ND merit in Physics, Engineering Science or Computer Science, Electrical/Electronics Engineering or Science Technology.

 

(xxvi) ADELEKE accepts ND upper credit in Electrical/Electronic from recognised Polytechnics.

(xxxi) RHEMA accepts ND/NCE in related subjects plus the UTME requirements.

(xxxii) TSUJ

(a) Requires three (3) 'A' level passes which must include Physics combination.

(b) Accepts NCE merit and ND/HND credit in related programmes in addition to the UTME requirements

 

(xxxiii) EVANGEL accepts two (2) 'A' level passes in Biology, Zoology, Botany and Chemistry or Physics.

(xxxiv) UNIKINGS and KWASU – Same as in Mathematics.

(xxxv) MAKURDI accepts in addition to the UTME requirements

(a) HND – 200 Level

(b) NCE   two (2) credits in relevant subjects – 200 Level.  

(c) two (2) 'A' level passes in Mathematics and Physics – 200 level.

 

(xxxvi) MCPHERSON accepts  

a) 'A' level/ND upper credit /HND lower credit or its equivalent in Physics in addition to five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes.

b) JUPEB/IJMB  'A' level or equivalents in related subjects.

 

(xxxvii) CALEB accepts ND credit in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronics, Electrical Engineering or Sciences related studies may be considered for admission by direct entry provided they have the UTME subjects at one (1) sitting.

(xxxviii) UNILAG requires very good passes in the following three (3) JUPEB/A-level subjects in  Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry. Candidate must satisfy the 'O' level requirements which include  credit in Further Mathematics.

(xxxix) NDU accepts  ND/ ‘A’ level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Geography.

(xl) NTNU – Same as in Computer Science.

(xli) OSUSTECH accepts

a) two (2) 'A' level passes in Physics and Mathematics or Chemistry.

b) ND distinction and credit in relevant programmes. (xlii) KUST accepts ND/HND lower credit and NCE credit plus 'O' level credit passes in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and one (1) other science subject.

 

(xliii) FUTO requires two (2) 'A' Level passes not below Grade 'C' in Physics and Mathematics. It accepts ND/HND upper credit in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering. Candidates must in addition meet the UTME requirements.  It does not accept First Degree and NCE.

(xliv) AUGUSTINE requires two (2) 'A' level passes in Physics and Mathematics.

(xlv) SOSU accepts HND lower credit or ND upper credit or NCE merit in Physics Electronics, Mathematics, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Electronics, Physics Computer or its equivalents. IJMB SCIENCE (10 Points) with the UTME requirements.

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

(xlii)     FED-DUTSINMA requires two (2) 'A' level passes in Physics and Mathematics. It also accepts ND/NCE with good grades and relevant 'O' level subjects.

(xlvii)    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 programme, 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.

 

(xlviii) SOUTHWESTERN accepts

a.  HND

b.  IJMB/NCE/ND  

c. Accept NCE merit in Physics and Mathematics or ND credit in Electrical/Electronics/Telecommunication Engineering Science Technology and Mathematics

 
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