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WAEC, JAMB Subject Combinations for Biology

Last updated on April 23rd, 2018 at 03:09 am

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

  1. English Language
  2. Biology
  3. Chemistry
  4. Maths/Physics
  5. A trade subject


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

  1. Biology
  2. Chemistry
  3. Physics or Mathematics.


What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A level result you need) to study Biology?
(i) Two A, level passes from Chemistry, Biology, Botany/Zoology.
(ii) NCE accepted with at least merit level pass


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

  1. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
  2. Adamawa State University Mubi (ADSU)
  3. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State (Human Biology)
  4. Anchor University Ayobo Lagos State
  5. Arthur Javis University Akpoyubo Cross River State
  6. Augustine University
  7. Yobe State University, Damaturu
  8. Babcock University,Ilishan-Remo
  9. Bayero University, Kano
  10. Baze University
  11. ECWA Bingham University, New Karu
  12. Clifford University Owerrinta Abia State
  13. Coal City University Enugu State
  14. Covenant University Ota
  16. Federal University of Technology, Akure with option in Storage Technology
  17. Crown Hill University Eiyenkorin, Kwara State
  18. Cross River State University of Science &Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH)
  19. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki Edo University Iyamo
  20. Edwin Clark University, Kaigbodo
  21. Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin
  22. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT)
  23. Evangel University, Akaeze
  24. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State (FUKASHERE)
  25. Federal University, Birnin Kebbi (FUBK)
  26. Federal University Gashua, Yobe (FUGASHUA)
  27. Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina
  28. Federal University, Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI)
  29. Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa (FUOTUOKE)
  30. Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State (FUWUKARI)
  31. Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State
  32. Gregory University, Uturu
  33. Gombe State University, Gombe
  34. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  35. Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa (SLU)
  36. Kaduna State University, Kaduna (KASU)
  37. Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  38. Kola Daisi University Ibadan, Oyo State
  39. Kebbi State University, Kebbi
  40. Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil (KUST)
  41. Landmark University, Omu-Aran
  42. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBU)
  43. Lead City University, Ibadan
  44. University of Mkar, Mkar
  45. Mountain Top University
  46. Northwest University Kano (NWU)
  47. Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja
  48. Nigeria Police Academy Wudil
  49. Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom
  50. Salem University, Lokoja
  51. Sokoto State University
  52. Summit University
  53. Tansian University, Umunya
  54. Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED)
  55. Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
  56. Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU)
  57. Kings University, Ode Omu (UNIKINGS)
  58. Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo State.

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