What are the direct entry requirements to study to Geology in the university? If you are interested in knowing the requirements needed for a direct entry (DE) admission into Geology under the faculty of Sciences then am happy to inform you that this post contains the direct entry requirements from universities in Nigeria that offers Geology.
Before we proceed, this is to inform all direct entry (DE) aspirants who wish to apply for direct entry (DE) admission into any of the universities in Nigeria to study Geology under the faculty of Sciences that Geology direct entry requirements are now available on this page.
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Direct Entry (DE) Requirements for Geology
Without wasting much time, the direct entry requirements to study Geology are:
(i) Two ‘A’ level passes from Geology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Geography.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) UNIZIK accepts A/L passes in Geography and HND (credit) in Mining Engineering.
(ii) UNIZIK accepts ND credit in Biology/ Agricultural Science and Chemistry into 100 level.
(iii) UNILAG, UNIZIK and FUTA require ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. LAGOS in addition candidates must have credit pass in Biology. UNILAG in addition requires very good passes in the following JUPEB subjects: Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry, candidates must have credit pass in O/Level Biology.
(iv) UNIBEN and OAU does not accept ‘A’ level Geography.
(v) UNIPORT – No Direct Entry.
(vi) UNILORIN requires ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and Physics plus ‘O’ level credit in Mathematics and Biology.
(vii) EBSU accepts HND, NCE and ND with a minimum of Merit and Upper credit respectively in the relevant fields.
(viii) MAUTECH accepts two ‘A’ level passes from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Geology.
(ix) AJAYI and UNIBADAN accept ND (upper Credit) in Geology and related fields.
(x) UNILORIN and UNIBADAN do not accept HND in Mining Engineering.
(xi) OAU accepts HND (upper credit).
(xii) FUTMINNA accepts NCE (credit),ND/HND lower credit plus Five O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and any other Science subject and at least a pass in Physics is required.
(xiii) DELSU requires Chemistry and one of Physics/Mathematics/Biology.
(xiv) AAUA accepts ND (Upper Credit) in Science Engineering or any other relevant discipline.
(xv) OOU accepts ND/Professional Certificate in Geology and Mining with a minimum of lower credit.
(xvi) UNIJOS in addition to the UTME requirements, candidates must have had two ‘A’ level passes to the following subjects:
d) Biology and/or Geography. Jos also accepts HND in mining Engineering in addition to the ‘O’ level requirements.
(xvii) ANSU accepts ND/HND (Lower credit) in any related Science Discipline.
(xviii) UNIBENIN in addition to UTME requirements accepts:
a) ND (Upper credit) / HND (lower credit) in Science Laboratory Technology, Mining or other relevant fields.
b) NCE (Overall merit) with credit pass in Biology or Chemistry.
(xix) FUTA accepts ND (Upper Credit) in Geology, Mineral Resources or Mining Engineering or ‘A’ level passes or its equivalent in at least two science subjects including Chemistry and Mathematics.
(xx) Two ‘A’ level passes or equivalents in Chemistry, Physics and Biology are required in addition to (a) above OR ND (Geology/Geo-mining) Upper Credit.
(xxi) WUSTO accepts:
a) Two “A” level passes in any of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Economics and any other relevant subject.
b) Upper Credit passes in ND in addition to 5 Credits at WASC/GCE O’L / SSCE (or its equivalent) may be considered.
(xxii) LAUTECH accepts A’ Level Passes in Physics, and Mathematics OR ND with Upper Credit/HND in Physics, Geology or Geosciences (plus UTME requirements) may be considered for admission into 200 level.
(xxiii) UNIBADAN accepts Two ‘A’ level subjects from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Geography and any other Science subjects or ND Geology Upper Credit. UNIBADAN does not accept Geography as a UTME subject.
(xxiv) OAU accepts ND Geology with a least Upper Credit.
(xxv) UNIOSUN accepts two ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics. A minimum of Lower Credit in ND in Science Laboratory Technology (Geology).
(xxvi) UNN accepts in addition to UTME requirements GCE Advanced Level passes or its equivalent in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry; or ND (Upper Credit), or HND (Lower Credit) in Geology or Geological Technology for admission into a four-year programme in Geology or Geology/Physics.
(xxvii) WESTERN-DEL accepts:
a) Two ‘A’ Level passes from Geography, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.
b) ND in Mining Engineering, Geology, Mineralogy.
(xxviii) UNICAL does not accept A’ level pass in Geography and Biology.
(xxix) KWASU accepts HND with lower credit in the relevant field.
(xxx) OSUSTECH require two A’ level passes in Physics and Mathematics or Geography.
(xxxi) UNICAL requires two A’ level passes from Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry in addition to O’ level requirements.
(xxxii) FUTO requires at least two ‘A’ Level passes not below Grade C from Geology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Geography and Land Surveying. It also accepts ND/HND (Upper Credit) in relevant fields. Candidates must in addition meet UTME ‘O’ Level requirements. It does not accept First Degree and NCE.
(xxxiii) BUK does not accept NCE.
(xxxiv) BASU accepts IJMB/A Level/GCE A Level Credit passes in any 3 of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics. National Diploma (ND) with atleast Lower Credit in Geology from a recognised Polytechnic. The candidate must also have the 5 O’Level requirements in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agric Science and Physics.
Note that the above direct entry requirements may only apply to Geology under the faculty of Sciences. If the Geology you intend in studying is in another faculty, the requirements for direct entry admission may be different from the one on this page. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer Geology
This section contains the list of universities that offer Geology in Nigeria.
The following are the list of schools that offer Geology:
- Achievers University, Owo
- Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
- Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- Ajayi Crowther University
- Akwa Ibom State University
- Al-Hikmah University
- Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
- Bauchi State University, Gadau
- Bayero University, Kano
- Delta State University, Abraka
- Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
- Federal University, Gusau
- Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun
- Federal University of Technology, Minna
- Federal University of Technology, Owerri
- Federal University, Birnin Kebbi
- Federal University, Lokoja
- Federal University, Ndufu-Alike
- Federal University, Oye-Ekiti
- Gombe State University
- Gregory University, Uturu, Uturu
- Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
- Kaduna State University
- Kano University of Science and Technology
- Kogi State University, Anyigba
- Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola
- Niger Delta University, Wilberforce
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
- Olabisi Onabanjo University
- Ondo State University of Science and Technology
- Osun State University
- Salem University
- University of Benin, Benin City
- University of Calabar
- University of Ibadan
- University of Ilorin, Ilorin
- University of Lagos, Lagos
- University of Maiduguri
- University of Nigeria, Nsukka
- University of Port Harcourt
- Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Sokoto
- Wesley University of Science and Technology