What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Chemistry? if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for Chemistry then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study Chemistry 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 Chemistry under the faculty of Sciences that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for Chemistry has been published here in this post.
If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for Chemistry also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Chemistry 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 Chemistry
The subjects required to study Chemistry in both WAEC and NECO are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) IMSU accepts a pass in English Language under exceptional circumstances.
(ii) ABU accept P.7 in English Language for candidates who show special ability in Mathematics and Physics
(iii) UNICAL requires credit pass in Physics /Mathematics. UNICAL accepts P. 7 in English and one of Mathematics or Biology.
(iv) BSU requires a credit pass in Mathematics.
(v) UNILORIN requires Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics or Biology for UNILORIN.
(vi) OAU and AAU accept any other subject in lieu of Biology.
(vii) UNIBADAN requires 5 or 6 ‘O’ level credit passes at one or two sittings including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology.
(viii) GODFREY and KUST require five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and any other Science subject.
(ix) ADELEKE and UNIBEN accepts Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.
(x) AJAYI accepts Geography in lieu of Physics.
(xi) UNIUYO requires a credit pass in English Language
(xii) UMYU requires at least five O/Level credits at not more than two sittings, which must include English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry.
(xiii) LAUTECH requires Passes at Credit level to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.
(xiv) CRESCENT accepts credit pass in Agric. Science in lieu of Biology.
(xv) UNIPORT requires Mathematics and does not accept Biology.
(xvi) AUN requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, and any other three subjects from the following; Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science, Biology, Further Mathematics, Literature in English, Government, History, Economics, Geography, Technical Drawing, Visual Arts, Computer Studies, Information Technology, Civics, and French.
(xvii) AUN does not accept credit passes in the following; Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, Home Economics, Home Craft, Home management, Physical Education, Physical and Health Education, Music, Commerce, Accounting, Financial Accounting, Book keeping, Islamic History, Religious Studies, Tajweed, Library Studies, Diction, Kiswahili, Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba, Arabic, Turkish, Study skills.
(xviii) NTNU accepts English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and any other two Science subjects. (xxi) GOUU same as in Biological Sciences.
(xix) MOUAU requires five SSCE credit passes in not more than two sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and any other relevant Science subject.
(xx) KSU and REDEEMER’S require Five ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Chemistry Mathematics, Physics and Biology/Agricultural Science.
(xxi) FUAM accepts credit passes in either Geography or Statistics in lieu of Biology.
(xxii) WESTERN-DEL requires five SSCE credit passes which must include Chemistry, English Language, Physics, Mathematics and either Biology or Agriculture.
(xxiii) NDU requires the five ‘O’ level credit passes in not more than two sittings.
(xxiv) KSU and UNN Accepts Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.
(xxv) KWASU requires credit passes from English Language, Mathematics and any three of Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics and Agricultural Science.
(xxvi) NDA requires the fifth subject from Physics, Agricultural Science, Geography or Health Science.
(xxvii) FUTMINNA requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and any other two subjects from Physics, Biology, Further Mathematics, geography and Technical Drawing.
(xxviii) FED-DUTSE accepts ND, HND, NCE, IJMB in addition to 5 O/level Credit passes in Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics/Physics.
The O level (WAEC and NECO) requirements posted above may only apply to Chemistry under the faculty of Sciences. If the Chemistry 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 Chemistry
This section contains the list of universities that offer Chemistry in Nigeria. These are basically schools that accepts the WAEC and NECO requirements for Chemistry posted above.
The following are the list of schools that offer Chemistry:
- Achievers University, Owo
- Adamawa State University, Mubi
- Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
- Adeleke University
- Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- Ajayi Crowther University
- Akwa Ibom State University
- Al-Hikmah University
- Al-Qalam University, Katsina, Katsina, Katsina
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Augustine University
- Babcock University
- Bauchi State University, Gadau
- Bayero University, Kano
- Baze University
- Benue State University, Makurdi
- Bingham University
- Bowen University
- Caleb University
- Chrisland University
- Crawford University
- Crescent University
- Delta State University, Abraka
- Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
- Edwin Clark University
- Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
- Elizade University
- Evangel University
- Federal University, Gashua
- Federal University, Gusau
- Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi
- Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun
- Federal University of Technology, Minna
- Federal University of Technology, Owerri
- Federal University, Birnin Kebbi
- Federal University, Dutse
- Federal University, Dutsin-Ma
- Federal University, Kashere
- Federal University, Lafia
- Federal University, Lokoja
- Federal University, Ndufu-Alike
- Federal University, Otuoke
- Fountain University, Oshogbo
- Godfrey Okoye University
- Gombe State University
- Gregory University, Uturu, Uturu
- Hallmark University
- Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
- Igbinedion University
- Sule Lamido University
- Joseph Ayo Babalola University
- Kaduna State University
- Kano University of Science and Technology
- Kebbi State University of Science and Technology of Science and Technology
- Kings University
- Kogi State University, Anyigba
- Kwara State University, Ilorin
- Lagos State University
- Lead City University
- McPherson University
- Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike
- Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola
- Mountain Top University
- Nasarawa State University, Keffi
- Niger Delta University, Wilberforce
- Nigeria Turkish Nile University
- Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna
- Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State, Wudil, Kano State, Kano State
- Northwest University, Kano, Kano
- Novena University
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
- Oduduwa University
- Osun State University
- Paul University
- Plateau State University
- Rhema University
- Ritman University
- Rivers State University of Science and Technology
- Salem University
- Samuel Adegboyega University
- Sokoto State University
- SouthWestern University
- Summit University, Offa offa
- Tai Solarin University of Education
- Taraba State University
- Umaru Musa Yaradua University, Katsina
- University of Abuja
- Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
- University of Benin, Benin City
- University of Calabar
- University of Ibadan
- University of Ilorin, Ilorin
- University of Jos
- University of Lagos, Lagos
- University of Maiduguri
- University of Mkar
- University of Port Harcourt
- University of Uyo
- Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Sokoto
- Veritas University, Abuja
- Wellspring University
- Wesley University of Science and Technology
- Western Delta University
- Yobe State University