Engineering course in Nigeria

Requirements to Study Computer Engineering – Under Engineering

Admission Requirement to Study Computer Engineering – Under Engineering; including WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB UTME, Direct Entry, IJBM, JUPEB, CAMBRIDGE, NABTEB Subject Combinations, Course Description and Career Opportunities 


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To study this course in Nigeria Universities, you must fulfil the admission requirements which must include one or a combination of ‘O’ level results. This page will literally answer questions such as WAEC subject combination, JAMB UTME subject combination, Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers), Course description and the required documents for admission into Nigeria universities. And if you’re still having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria, maybe it’s time you consider studying online or study abroad for free through scholarships

What is O level/WAEC subject combinations (requirement) for Computer Engineering?
You must have Five credit in subjects needed to study Computer Engineering in WAEC. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The core O level that is the compulsory WAEC subject combinations for Computer Engineering must include:

  1. Mathematics If you don’t have credit in Mathematics, Click here fast
  2. Further Mathematics
  3. Chemistry
  4. Physics
  5. English Language
  6. A trade subject



What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) for Computer Engineering?
You should aim for a score of 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side. (Just an advice). If you score 180 and above in this recent JAMB UTME- All is well with you, but if your score is below 180, Please consider College or Polytechnic.. Don’t expect JAMB score upgrade. White collar Scammers are everywhere. JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles passing JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB or Predegree. JAMB UTME subject combinations for Computer Engineering are

  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Mathematics If you don’t have credit in Mathematics, Click here fast


What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A level result you need) to study Computer Engineering?
Three ‘A’ level passes in Pure Mathematics or Pure and Applied Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics


Just a reminderEverything you have read so far is a general requirement, it is expedient that you also check the special consideration for this course below. If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with the subject combinations above, perhaps you should consider taking a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related course subject requirements. You can also study online with a foreign university right from your bedroom or apply for a scholarship to study abroad. Education is now a choice.

So now that you know the compulsory WAEC, JAMB subject combination for Computer Engineering, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer Computer Engineering?
Before you make a decision on which University to choose, please consider

  • The Fees
  • The Distance
  • The Environment
  • The Degree Certificate
  • Vulnerability to Strike
  • Acceptable O Level and A level Result
  • Academic Calendar

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Nigeria Universities offering Computer Engineering are

  1. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  2. Covenant University Ota
  3. Caritas University, Enugu
  4. Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin
  5. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT)
  6. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  7. Igbinedion University Okada
  8. Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU)
  9. University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  10. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH)
  11. Madonna University, Okija
  12. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
  13. Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMINNA),
  14. Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja
  15. Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU)
  16. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  17. River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST)
  18. Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike
  19. Ekiti State University
  20. University of Uyo
  21. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State
  22. Bayero University, Kano (BUK)
  23. Bells University of Technology, Otta.

Course Description for Computer Engineering: 
We are still working on a number of things. We will add a description for this course later on. But if you’re willing to add a description, we will appreciate.

Where can I work with a Degree in Computer Engineering? 
Having a Degree in Computer Engineering does not limit you to a particular work environment. Career opportunities will be added soon.


The general WAEC, NECO or GCE core subject combinations for Computer Engineering have been listed above. Yet, some Universities may accept Pass in some a compulsory subject instead of Credit. And some may accept or reject two sittings. That is combinations of WAEC, NECO, or GCE results. You will know more when you take a look at the special consideration (waiver) for this course if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for this course had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar.

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