JAMB Subject Combination For Biological Sciences.

Do you want to study Biological Sciences? Do you want to study it in a Nigerian University? if So you may be interested in knowing the list of required subjects for Biological Sciences in both O-level and JAMB.


This is to inform all aspiring Biological Sciences Candidates in Nigeria that we have decided to make a list of JAMB And WAEC (Olevel) Subject combination required to study Biological Sciences in Nigeria.

According to Wikipedia:Biology is the natural science that involves the study of life and living organisms, including their physical structure, chemical composition, function, development and evolution. Modern biology is a vast field, composed of many branches.

Biological Sciences Subject Combinations are the Subjects required in O-level and JAMB in order for one to qualify to study Biological Sciences.

Jamb Subject Combination For Biological Sciences

During JAMB Registration, those that want to apply for admission into Biological Sciences are required to register the following Subjects in JAMB:

  • Use of English
  • Chemistry,
  • Biology
  • and any one of Physics and Mathematics

See JAMB Syllabus For The Subjects Here.

Biological Sciences WAEC/O’Level Subject Combination

For WAEC or NECO, Biological Sciences Aspirants are also required to register some subjects that are similar to what they are going to study such Subjects required in O-level are as follows:

  • English Language(Minimum:credit)
  • MathematicsĀ (Minimum:credit)
  • Chemistry (Minimum:credit)
  • Physics (Minimum:credit)
  • Biology (Minimum:credit)
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Computer Studies
  • Book keeping(As trade Subject)
  • Geography(Or any other you please)


  1. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  2. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  3. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (options in Botany & Zoology)
  4. Bayero University, Kano (with options in: Botany, Applied Biology, Microbiology and Zoology)
  5. University of Nigeria Nsukka
  6. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
  7. River State University of Science and Technology (offered as Applied Biology with option in Botany)
  8. Benue State University, Makurdi (with options in: Biology)
  9. Yobe State University, Damaturu
  10. Niger Delta University Yenagoa (with options in Biology)
  11. Federal University of Technology, Owerri
  12. Gombe State Univeristy, Gombe
  13. Cross River State University of Science & Technology (with option in Biology and Microbiology)
  14. Kaduna State University, Kaduna
  15. Kebbi State University of Science and Technology Aliero
  16. Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo (offers the course with the following options: Botany, Microbiology,
  17. Zoology, Genetics and Biotechnology)
  18. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
  19. Ekiti State University

See IJMB A Level Registration Updates Here.

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