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WAEC, JAMB Subject Combinations for Zoology

Admission Requirement to Study Zoology; 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 Zoology?
You must have Five credit in subjects needed to study Zoology in WAEC. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The core O level that is the compulsory WAEC subject combinations for Zoology must include

  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Biology
  4. Two other science subject
  5. A trade subject


What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) for Zoology?
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 Zoology are

  1. Biology
  2. Any two of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics


What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A level result you need) to study Zoology?
Two ‘A’ level passes or NCE in Biology, Zoology or Botany and one other Science subject


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 Zoology, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer Zoology?
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 Zoology are

  1. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  2. Abia State University, Uturu
  3. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  4. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State
  5. Achievers University, Owo
  6. Adamawa State University Mubi (ADSU)
  7. Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo
  8. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  9. Bayero University, Kano
  10. ECWA Bingham University, New Karu
  11. Bowen University, Iwo
  12. Benue State University, Makurdi
  13. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  14. Crawford University Igbesa
  15. Crescent University (CUAB)
  16. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
  17. Dominican University Ibadan Oyo State
  18. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  19. Ekiti State University
  20. Federal University, Gusau Zamfara (FUGUS)
  21. Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State (FULAFIA)
  22. Federal University, Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI)
  23. Gombe State University, Gombe
  24. Hallmark University, Ijebi Itele, Ogun
  25. University of Ibadan (UI)
  26. Igbinedion University Okada
  27. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  28. Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)
  29. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  30. University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  31. Kogi State University Anyigba
  32. Kebbi State University, Kebbi,
  33. Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU)
  34. University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  35. Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU)
  36. Legacy University, Okija Anambra State
  37. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
  38. University of Agriculture, Makurdi
  39. Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMINNA)
  40. University of Mkar, Mkar
  41. Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK)
  42. Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU)
  43. Ondo State University of Science and Technology Okitipupa (OSUSTECH)
  44. Paul University, Awka – Anambra State
  45. University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  46. Southwestern University, Oku Owa
  47. Taraba State University, Jalingo (TSUJ)
  48. Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
  49. Hezekiah University, Umudi
  50. Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN)
  51. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  52. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  53. University of Uyo
  54. Veritas University, Abuja
  55. Western Delta University, Oghara Delta State.

Course Description for Zoology: 
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 Zoology? 
Having a Degree in Zoology 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 Zoology 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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