Do you want to bag a Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum And Gas Engineering ? then you have to carefully go through this page to find out all the requirements need to succesfully apply for admission into any higher institution in Nigeria. On this page you will find the relevant information such as WAEC & JAMB Subject Combination for Petroleum And Gas Engineering.

You will also find all the requirements for Direct Entry to study Petroleum And Gas Engineering alongside the list of Universities in Nigeria offering Petroleum And Gas Engineering.

It’s important you note that Petroleum and Gas Engineering is a course for students with a science background. This means that commercial or art students are not eligible to study this course in any institution in Nigeria.

WAEC Subject Combination for Petroleum and Gas Engineering

You are required to have not less than five (5) O’level credit passes in the appropraite subjects listed below. The O’level subjects can also be applied to NECO, GCE and WAEC. Below is the 5 compulsory WAEC Subject Combination for Petroleum and Gas Engineering:

1). Mathematics.

2). Chemistry.

3). Physics.

4). Use of English Language.

5). And any one (1) Science subject.

WAIVER / SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

1). UNIBEN – The same as in Chemical Engineering.

2). NDU requires 5 ‘O’ level credit passes in Chemistry, Use of English Language, Physics, Mathematics and any other subject at not more than 2 sittings.

3). UNILAG and OSUSTECH requires ‘O’ level credit pass in Further Mathematics.

4). IBADAN and FUTO – The same as in Agricultural and Environmental Engineering.

5). NTNU – The same as in Computer Engineering.

JAMB Subjects for Petroleum and Gas Engineering

Before listing the three (3) compulsory subjects which you will see in the JAMB UTME examination, alluniversity.com will advice every aspiring student to score 200 and above in the JAMB UTME examination for Petroleum and Gas Engineering.

This is because JAMB’s cut-off mark for this course is 180 but the higher you score, the higher your chances of getting an admission into any University in Nigeria offering Petroleum and Gas Engineering. Below is the JAMB Subject Combination for Petroleum and Gas Engineering:

1). Mathematics

2). Physics

3). Chemistry

Direct Entry Requirements for Petroleum and Gas Engineering

Gaining admission through direct entry can be some times easy provided you meet the requirement for each of the institution you are applying for. Below are the Direct Entry Requirements for Petroleum and Gas Engineering for those who don’t intend to apply for admission through UTME:

  • ‘A’ level passes to include Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.

WAIVER / SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

1). FUTO requires at least 3 ‘A’ level passes which is going to be not below C in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics. They also require ND/HND upper credit in Engineering plus UTME requirements. They don’t accept NCE or first degree.

2). UYO accepts ND/HND in relevant programmes in addition to UTME requirements.

3). BAUCHI accepts ND/HND in related Engineering programmes in addition to UTME requirements.

4). IGBINEDION accepts 2 ‘A’ level passes to include Physics in addition to one of Chemistry and Mathematics. They also accepts ND in Engineering related programmes.

5). UI and NDU – Same as in Agricultural Engineering.

6). UNILAG – Same as in Chemical Engineering.

7). UNIPORT don’t accept direct entry.

8). RSUST as in Computer Engineering.

9). NTNU – Same as in Computer Engineering.

10). ABUAD, OSUSTECH, UNIBEN, and FUTO – Same as in Chemical Engineering.

Universities in Nigeria Offering Petroleum and Gas Engineering

  • BAZE UNIVERSITY, ABUJA, FCT
  • FED-OTUOKE (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, OTUOKE, BAYELSA STATE)
  • UNILAG (UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, LAGOS STATE)
  • MARITIME-UNI (NIGERIAN MARITIME UNIVERSITY, OKERENKOKO, DELTA STATE)
  • NILE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, ABUJA
  • UNIPORT (UNIVERSITY OF PORT-HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE)

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