What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Microbiology? if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for Microbiology then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study Microbiology 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 Microbiology under the faculty of Sciences that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for Microbiology has been published here in this post.
If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for Microbiology also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Microbiology 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 Microbiology
The subjects required to study Microbiology in both WAEC and NECO are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) MADONNA and EBSU accept a pass in Physics with credit in Mathematics.
(ii) IMSU, ANSU, UNIUYO and EBSU accept a pass in English Language.
(iii) UI requires 5 or 6 ‘O’ level credits passes at one or two sittings include English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and any one or two of Physics, Geography and Agric Science.
(iv) UNIJOS accepts candidates with pass at the Remedial Science Programme of the University of UNIJos.
(v) UNIUYO requires a credit pass in English Language.
(vi) AJAYI requires five (5) credit passes must include: English Language, mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and one other science subject at one sitting or six (6) credits at not more than two sittings.
(vii) BOWEN does not accept Agric. Science as another Science subject
(viii) FUAM and KWASU –
(a) Candidates seeking admission into any of these Programmes must possess five (5) credit passes which MUST be from one examination body (i.e. either WAEC or NECO) and obtained at NOT more than two (2) sittings. The Department does not accept the combination of both WAEC and NECO. Students of FUAM Pre-degree Remedial Science Programme who pass their end of session examinations are considered or admission on the condition that they also pass UTME.
(b) NOTE: Agricultural Science and Health Science shall NOT be accepted in place of Biology. Further Mathematics shall NOT be accepted in place of Physics or Mathematics.
(ix) RHEMA and JABU accept Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.
(x) UNIOSUN accepts Geography or Economics in lieu of Physics.
(xi) GO, PLSU and UNILAGOS accepts credit pass in any other Science subject in lieu of Physics.
(xii) FUTA requires five o’ level credit passes, which must include English language, Biology or Agricultural Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, English Language and Physics at NOT more than two sittings.
(xii) REDEEMER’S requires five ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry Biology and Physics.
(xiv) FUTMINNA requires at least a pass in Physics with Credit pass in any other Science subject.
(xv) KWASU requires credit passes from English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and any two of Biology, Physics, Further Mathematics or Agricultural Science.
(xvi) EVANGEL accepts any other Science subject in lieu of Physics.
(a) For Environmental Science and Toxicology accepts credit pass in Geography in lieu of Physics.
(b) For Microbiology accepts any other Science subject in lieu of Physics.
(xviii) KSUSTA accepts credit pass in Geography or Agricultural Science in lieu of Physics.
(xix) OSUSTECH requires five O’ level credit passes in English language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and any one of Agricultural Science, Physics and Geography.
(xx) CRESCENT requires credit passes in five SSCE/GCE/NECO subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Geography with at least a pass in Physics, Biology and Agric Science.
(xxi) BSU for Microbiology accepts passes in five (5) prescribed subjects in Preliminary Science of BSU in addition to minimum UTME score.
(xxii) UNN requires O’ level credit passes in English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.
(xxiii) UNIBEN for Science Laboratory Technology requires five O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and any two of Biology, Physics, Agricultural Science and Geography, depending on the option chosen by the candidate. Candidates opting for Physic/Electronics, Petrochemical Geology and Physiology/Pharmacology Techniques must have credit in Physics.
The O level (WAEC and NECO) requirements posted above may only apply to Microbiology under the faculty of Sciences. If the Microbiology 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 Microbiology
This section contains the list of universities that offer Microbiology in Nigeria. These are basically schools that accepts the WAEC and NECO requirements for Microbiology posted above.
The following are the list of schools that offer Microbiology:
- Abia State University, Uturu
- Achievers University, Owo
- Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
- Adeleke University
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- Ajayi Crowther University
- Akwa Ibom State University
- Al-Hikmah University
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
- Augustine University
- Babcock University
- Bauchi State University, Gadau
- Bayero University, Kano
- Bells University of Technology of Technology
- Benson Idahosa University
- Benue State University, Makurdi
- Bowen University
- Caleb University
- Caritas University
- Chrisland University
- Covenant University, Ota
- Crawford University
- Crescent University
- Cross River State University of Technology
- Edwin Clark University
- Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
- Elizade University
- Enugu State University of Science and Technology
- Evangel University
- Federal University, Gashua
- Federal University, Gusau
- Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi
- Federal University of Technology, Akure
- Federal University of Technology, Minna
- Federal University of Technology, Owerri
- Federal University, Birnin Kebbi
- Federal University, Dutse
- Federal University, Dutsin-Ma
- Federal University, Lafia
- Federal University, Ndufu-Alike
- Federal University, Otuoke
- Federal University, Oye-Ekiti
- Federal University, Wukari
- Fountain University, Oshogbo
- Godfrey Okoye University
- Gombe State University
- Gregory University, Uturu, Uturu
- Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
- Igbinedion University
- Imo State University, Owerri
- 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
- Lagos State University
- Landmark University
- Lead City University
- Madonna University
- McPherson University
- Micheal and Cecilia Ibru University
- Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola
- Mountain Top University
- Nasarawa State University, Keffi
- Novena University
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
- Obong University
- Oduduwa University
- Ondo State University of Science and Technology
- Osun State University
- Plateau State University
- Redeemers University
- Renaissance University
- Rhema University
- Salem University
- Samuel Adegboyega University
- Sokoto State University
- SouthWestern University
- Tansian University
- Umaru Musa Yaradua University, Katsina
- University of Abuja
- Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
- University of Benin, Benin City
- University of Ibadan
- University of Ilorin, Ilorin
- University of Jos
- University of Lagos, Lagos
- University of Maiduguri
- University of Mkar
- University of Nigeria, Nsukka
- University of Port Harcourt
- University of Uyo
- Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Sokoto
- Wellspring University
- Wesley University of Science and Technology
- Western Delta University