What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Biological Science(s)? if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for Biological Science(s) then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study Biological Science(s) under the faculty of Sciences in the university.
This is to inform all aspirants who wish to apply for admission in Nigeria into any of federal, state or private owned universities to study Biological Science(s) under the faculty of Sciences that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for Biological Science(s) has been published here in this post.
If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for Biological Science(s) also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Biological Science(s) here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
Other Useful Resources
You can also check out other JAMB and WAEC resources below:
- WAEC Syllabus for All Subjects
- JAMB Syllabus For All Subjects
- JAMB Recommended Textbooks For All Subjects
- WAEC Result Released Date
- How To Check Your WAEC Result
- JAMB Form | JAMB Registration Form Procedures
- JAMB News | Latest News From JAMB Today
WAEC And NECO Subject Requirements for Biological Science(s)
The subjects required to study Biological Science(s) in both WAEC and NECO are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and any other Science subject.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) UNAAB accepts:
a) ND (Upper Credit) in Biological Science, Science Laboratory Technology or related fields.
b) NCE (Credit) in Biology.
c) Two A’ level credit passes in Chemistry, Biology/Botany/ Zoology, Physics and Mathematics.
(ii) UNN – Upper Credit / Merit in HND and ND/NCE/Degree in relevant fields plus UTME requirements.
(iii) ADELEKE – Upper Credit / Merit in HND and ND
(iv) ADELEKE and BSU require ‘A’ level pass in Biology/Botany/Zoology plus Chemistry/Physics.
(v) BSU requires:
a) two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and any one from Biology, Zoology or Botany.
b) ND/HND or NCE with Upper credit in related fields.
(vi) OOU accepts HND, Final Certificate from Nigerian Institute of Science Technology (NIST)
(vii) NDU accepts ND/HND and AIMLT including General Advanced level requirements.
(viii) MAUTECH accepts:
a) Two `A’ level passes in Biology and Chemistry
b) HND in relevant field with at least lower credit
(ix) UMYU accepts Candidates with a minimum of 9 points in IJMB/ GCE A level/NCE, in Biology, Chemistry. Candidates with Lower credit pass in National Diploma in relevant subject may also be admitted.
(x) FUTO requires at least two ‘A’ Level passes not below Grade C from Chemistry, Biology, Botany and Zoology. It accepts ND/HND (Upper Credit) in related fields. Candidates must in addition meet the UTME ‘O’ Level requirements. It does not accept First Degree and NCE.
The O level (WAEC and NECO) requirements posted above may only apply to Biological Science(s) under the faculty of Sciences. If the Biological Science(s) you intend in studying is in another faculty, the subject requirements may be different from the one on this page. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer Biological Science(s)
This section contains the list of universities that offer Biological Science(s) in Nigeria. These are basically schools that accepts the WAEC and NECO requirements for Biological Science(s) posted above.
The following are the list of schools that offer Biological Science(s):
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- Akwa Ibom State University
- Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
- Augustine University
- Bayero University, Kano
- Benue State University, Makurdi
- Cross River State University of Technology
- Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
- Federal University of Technology, Minna
- Federal University of Technology, Owerri
- Godfrey Okoye University
- Gombe State University
- Kaduna State University
- Kebbi State University of Science and Technology of Science and Technology
- Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola
- Niger Delta University, Wilberforce
- Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
- Ondo State University of Science and Technology
- Rivers State University of Science and Technology
- Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
- University of Nigeria, Nsukka
- Veritas University, Abuja
- Yobe State University