JAMB & WAEC Subject Combinations for Chemistry has been listed in this article. Alongside all the admission requirements to study Chemistry.

In this article we will be listing the subject combinations for Chemistry, Direct Entry admission requirements for Chemistry, the list of all the universities where you can study Chemistry, special considerations (Waiver), places you can work with a degree in Chemistry and more.

It’s very important that you note that Chemistry happens to be a pure science course only suitable for students with a science background. See all the admission requirements for Chemistry which is under the faculty of sciences below.

O’Level Subjects and Requirements for Chemistry

All UTME candidates who want to study Chemistry are expected to have not less than five (5) SSCE credit passes in the following O’Level subjects listed below. Please note that the O’Level subjects required are applicable to NECO, GCE, WAEC, and their equivalent.

NECO, GCE, WAEC Subject Combination for Chemistry:

1). Chemistry.

2). Physics.

3). Biology.

4). Mathematics.

5). English Language.

JAMB UTME Subject Combination for Chemistry

You will be required to face three (3) O’Level subjects in your UMTE examination for Chemistry. The three (3) subjects are listed below and you are required to score not less than 180 which is the JAMB cut-off mark for Chemistry for all Universities in Nigeria. Below is the JAMB subject combination required to study Chemistry.

JAMB Subject Combinations for Chemistry:

1). Chemistry

2). English Language

3). And any two (2) subjects from the following: Mathematics, Physics, and Biology.

Direct Entry Admission Requirements for Chemistry

All candidates who don’t intend to apply to study Chemistry using UTME are required to satisfy the Direct Entry Admission Requirements for Chemistry which are below.

Chemistry Admission Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates:

  • NCE/ND with good grades in relevant ‘O’ level subjects.
  • Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and any one (1) of Biology, Physics, and Mathematics.

WAIVER/SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

  • IMSU, PHC, and ABSU don’t accept Direct Entry Candidates.

Universities Offering Chemistry in Nigeria

CHEMISTRY

  • AAU (AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY, EKPOMA, EDO STATE)
  • AAUA (ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY, AKUNGBA-AKOKO, ONDO STATE)
  • ABU (AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA, KADUNA STATE)
  • ABUAD (AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE)
  • UNIABUJA (UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA, ABUJA, FCT)
  • ACHIEVERS UNIVERSITY, OWO, ONDO STATE
  • ADSU (ADAMAWA STATE UNIVERSITY, MUBI, ADAMAWA STATE)
  • ADUN (ADMIRALTY UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, IBUSA, DELTA STATE)
  • AKSU (AKWA IBOM STATE UNIVERSITY, IKOT-AKPADEN, AKWA IBOM STATE)
  • AL- HIKMAH UNIVERSITY, ILORIN, KWARA STATE
  • AL-QALAM UNIVERSITY, KATSINA, KATSINA STATE
  • ANCHOR-UNI (ANCHOR UNIVERSITY, AYOBO, LAGOS STATE)
  • ARTHUR JARVIS UNIVERSITY, AKPABUYO, CROSS RIVER STATE
  • ATIBA (ATIBA UNIVERSITY, OYO, OYO STATE)
  • AUE (ADELEKE UNIVERSITY, EDE, OSUN STATE)
  • AUGUSTINE UNIVERSITY, ILARA, LAGOS, LAGOS STATE
  • BABCOCK UNIVERSITY, ILISHAN-REMO, OGUN STATE
  • BASU (BAUCHI STATE UNIVERSITY, GADAU, BAUCHI STATE)
  • ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA UNIVERSITY, BAUCHI, BAUCHI STATE
  • BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO, KANO STATE
  • BAZE UNIVERSITY, ABUJA, FCT
  • UNIBENIN (UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE)
  • BINGHAM UNIVERSITY, KARU, NASARAWA STATE
  • BIU (BENSON IDAHOSA UNIVERSITY, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE)
  • BOWEN UNIVERSITY, IWO, OSUN STATE
  • BSU (BENUE STATE UNIVERSITY, MAKURDI, BENUE STATE)
  • UNICAL (UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR, CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE)
  • CALEB UNIVERSITY, IMOTA, LAGOS STATE
  • CHRISLAND UNIVERSITY, OWODE, OGUN STATE
  • CLIFFORD UNIVERSITY, OWERRINTTA, ABIA STATE
  • COAL CITY UNIVERSITY, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE
  • CRAWFORD UNIVERSITY, IGBESA, OGUN STATE
  • CROWN HILL UNIVERSITY, EIYENKORIN, KWARA STATE
  • CRUTECH (CROSS RIVERS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, CALABAR, CROSS RIVERS STATE)
  • CUAB (CRESCENT UNIVERSITY, ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE)
  • DELSU (DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKA, DELTA STATE)
  • DOMINICAN-UNI (DOMINICAN UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE)
  • EBSU (EBONYI STATE UNIVERSITY, ABAKALIKI, EBONYI STATE)
  • EDWIN CLARK (EDWIN CLARK UNIVERSITY, KIAGBODO, DELTA STATE)
  • EKSU (EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE)
  • ELIZADE UNIVERSITY, ILARA-MOKIN, ONDO STATE
  • EPU (EASTERN PALM UNIVERSITY, OGBOKO, IMO STATE)
  • EUI (EDO UNIVERSITY, IYAMHO, EDO STATE)
  • EVANGEL UNIVERSITY, AKAEZE, EBONYI STATE
  • FED-DUTSE (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, DUTSE, JIGAWA STATE)
  • FED-DUTSINMA (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, DUTSIN-MA, KATSINA STATE)
  • FED-GASHUA (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, GASHUA, YOBE STATE)
  • FED-GUSAU (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, GUSAU, ZAMFARA STATE)
  • FED-KASHERE (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, KASHERE, GOMBE STATE)
  • FED-KEBBI (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, BIRNIN-KEBBI, KEBBI STATE)
  • FED-LAFIA (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, LAFIA, NASARAWA STATE)
  • FED-LOKOJA (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, LOKOJA, KOGI STATE)
  • FED-NDUFU (ALEX EKWUEME FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, NDUFU-ALIKE, EBONYI STATE)
  • FED-OTUOKE (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, OTUOKE, BAYELSA STATE)
  • FED-WUKARI (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, WUKARI, TARABA STATE)
  • FOUNTAIN UNIVERSITY, OSOGBO, OSUN STATE
  • FUNAAB (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE)
  • FUPRE (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM RESOURCES, EFFURUN, DELTA STATE)
  • FUTO (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OWERRI, IMO STATE)
  • GOUU (GODFREY OKOYE UNIVERSITY, URGWUOMU- NIKE, ENUGU STATE)
  • GREGORY UNIVERSITY, UTURU, ABIA STATE
  • GSU (GOMBE STATE UNIVERSITY, TUDUN WADA, GOMBE, GOMBE STATE)
  • HALLMARK UNIVERSITY, IJEBU-ITELE, OGUN STATE
  • IAUED (IGNATIUS AJURU UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IBADAN, OYO STATE
  • IGBINEDION UNIVERSITY, OKADA, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN, ILORIN, KWARA STATE
  • JABU (JOSEPH AYO BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, IKEJI-ARAKEJI, OSUN STATE)
  • UNIVERSITY OF JOS, JOS, PLATEAU STATE
  • KASU (KADUNA STATE UNIVERSITY, KADUNA, KADUNA STATE)
  • KOLADAISI UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE
  • KSU (KOGI STATE UNIVERSITY, ANYIGBA, KOGI STATE)
  • KSUSTA (KEBBI STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ALIERO, KEBBI STATE)
  • KUST (KANO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, WUDIL, KANO STATE)
  • KWASU (KWARA STATE UNIVERSITY, MALETE, ILORIN, KWARA STATE)
  • UNILAG (UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, LAGOS STATE)
  • LAPAI (IBRAHIM BADAMASI BABANGIDA UNIVERSITY, LAPAI, NIGER STATE)
  • LASU (LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY, OJO, LAGOS STATE)
  • LCITY (LEAD CITY UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE)
  • LEGACY UNIVERSITY, OKIJA, ANAMBRA STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI, BORNO STATE
  • YUSUF MAITAMA SULE UNIVERSITY, KANO, KANO STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, MAKURDI, BENUE STATE
  • MAUTY (MODIBO ADAMA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, YOLA, ADAMAWA STATE)
  • McPHERSON UNIVERSITY, SERIKI SOTAYO, OGUN STATE
  • FUTMINNA (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, MINNA, NIGER STATE)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MKAR, GBOKO, BENUE STATE
  • MOUNTAIN TOP UNIVERSITY, MAKOGI-OBA, OGUN STATE
  • NASARAWA STATE UNIVERSITY, KEFFI, NASARAWA STATE
  • NAUB (NIGERIAN ARMY UNIVERSITY, BIU, BORNO STATE)
  • NDA (NIGERIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY, KADUNA, KADUNA STATE)
  • NDU (NIGER DELTA UNIVERSITY, WILBERFORCE ISLAND, BAYELSA STATE)
  • NILE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, ABUJA
  • NOVENA UNIVERSITY, OGUME, DELTA STATE
  • OAU (OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE-IFE, OSUN STATE)
  • ODUDUWA UNIVERSITY, IPETUMODU, OSUN STATE
  • OOU (OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITY, AGO-IWOYE, OGUN STATE)
  • OSUMS (ONDO STATE UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, LAJE ROAD, ONDO, ONDO STATE)
  • PAUL UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE
  • UNIPORT (UNIVERSITY OF PORT-HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE)
  • PLASU (PLATEAU STATE UNIVERSITY, BOKKOS, PLATEAU STATE)
  • POL-ACAD (NIGERIAN POLICE ACADEMY, WUDIL, KANO STATE)
  • RHEMA UNIVERSITY, ABA, ABIA STATE
  • RITMAN UNIVERSITY, IKOT-EKPENE, AKWA IBOM STATE
  • RSUST (RIVERS STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, PORT HARCOURT, R/STATE)
  • SALEM UNIVERSITY, LOKOJA, KOGI STATE
  • SAU (SAMUEL ADEGBOYEGA UNIVERSITY, OGWA, EDO STATE)
  • SKYLINE UNIVERSITY NIGERIA, KANO, KANO STATE
  • SLUK (SULE LAMIDO UNIVERSITY, KAFIN HAUSA, JIGAWA STATE)
  • SOSU (SOKOTO STATE UNIVERSITY, SOKOTO, SOKOTO STATE)
  • SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, OKUN-OWA, OGUN STATE
  • SPIRITAN UNIVERSITY, NNEOCHI, ABIA STATE
  • SUMMIT UNIVERSITY, OFFA, KWARA STATE
  • TANSIAN UNIVERSITY, OBA, ANAMBRA STATE
  • TSUJ (TARABA STATE UNIVERSITY, JALINGO, TARABA STATE)
  • MICHAEL OKPARA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, UMUDIKE, ABIA STATE
  • UMYUK (UMARU MUSA YARADUA UNIVERSITY, KATSINA, KATSINA STATE)
  • UNI-AFRICA (UNIVERSITY OF AFRICA, TORU-ORUA, BAYELSA STATE)
  • UNIKINGS (KINGS UNIVERSITY, ODE-OMU, OSUN STATE)
  • UNIOSUN (OSUN STATE UNIVERSITY, OSOGBO, OSUN STATE)
  • UNIZIK (NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE)
  • UNIUYO (UNIVERSITY OF UYO, AKWA IBOM STATE)
  • VERITAS UNIVERSITY, ABUJA, FCT
  • WELLSPRING UNIVERSITY, IRHIHI-OGBANEKI, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE
  • WESLEYUNI (WESLEY UNIVERSITY, ONDO, ONDO STATE)
  • WESTERN-DEL (WESTERN DELTA UNIVERSITY, OGHARA, DELTA STATE)
  • YSU (YOBE STATE UNIVERSITY, DAMATURU, YOBE STATE)

CHEMISTRY AND INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY

  • ABSU (ABIA STATE UNIVERSITY, UTURU, ABIA STATE)
  • IGBINEDION UNIVERSITY, OKADA, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE

Job Prospects and Career Opportunities in Chemistry

Below are some of the places where a degree in Chemistry can be directly needed. Some of the Jobs, places, and sectors where you can work include the following:

  • Toxicologist
  • Food Scientist
  • Quality Control
  • Pharmacologist
  • Forensic scientist
  • Quality Assurance
  • Analytical chemist
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Laboratory Management
  • Research scientist (physical sciences)
  • Healthcare scientist, clinical biochemistry
  • Chemical Information Management Specialist

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