What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Biology? if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for Biology then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study Biology 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 Biology under the faculty of Sciences that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for Biology has been published here in this post.
If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for Biology also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Biology here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
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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 Biology
The subjects required to study Biology in both WAEC and NECO are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Maths/Physics
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) KUST accepts a credit in Agricultural Science.
(ii) GSU accepts pass in Physics.
(iii) EDWIN CLARK and UMYUK requires five credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject in not more than two sittings
(iv) KASU only accepts Physics or Geography as the other Science subject.
(v) NTNU accepts English Language, Mathematics, Biology and any other two Science subjects.
(vi) FUTA requires five credit passes in English language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science
(vii) FUTMINNA requires at least a pass in Physics.
(viii) EVANGEL accepts any other Science subject in lieu of Physics.
(ix) KSUSTA requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology and any two of Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Geography and Physics at not more than two sittings.
(x) UNIABUJA accepts five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and any other Science subject.
The O level (WAEC and NECO) requirements posted above may only apply to Biology under the faculty of Sciences. If the Biology 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 Biology
This section contains the list of universities that offer Biology in Nigeria. These are basically schools that accepts the WAEC and NECO requirements for Biology posted above.
The following are the list of schools that offer Biology:
- Adamawa State University, Mubi
- Al-Qalam University, Katsina, Katsina, Katsina
- Augustine University
- Babcock University
- Bayero University, Kano
- Baze University
- Bingham University
- Chrisland University
- Covenant University, Ota
- Cross River State University of Technology
- Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
- Edwin Clark University
- Elizade University
- Enugu State University of Science and Technology
- Evangel University
- Federal University, Gashua
- Federal University of Technology, Akure
- Federal University of Technology, Minna
- Federal University, Birnin Kebbi
- Federal University, Dutsin-Ma
- Federal University, Kashere
- Federal University, Ndufu-Alike
- Federal University, Wukari
- Godfrey Okoye University
- Gombe State University
- Gregory University, Uturu, Uturu
- Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
- Sule Lamido University
- Kaduna State University
- Kano University of Science and Technology
- Kebbi State University of Science and Technology of Science and Technology
- Kings University
- Landmark University
- Lead City University
- Mountain Top University
- Nigeria Turkish Nile University
- Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State, Wudil, Kano State, Kano State
- Northwest University, Kano, Kano
- Ritman University
- Salem University
- Sokoto State University
- Summit University, Offa offa
- Tai Solarin University of Education
- Tansian University
- Umaru Musa Yaradua University, Katsina
- University of Abuja
- University of Ilorin, Ilorin
- University of Mkar
- Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Sokoto
- Wellspring University
- Yobe State University