What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Physics? if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for Physics then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study Physics 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 Physics under the faculty of Sciences that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for Physics has been published here in this post.
If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for Physics also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Physics here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
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WAEC And NECO Subject Requirements for Physics
The subjects required to study Physics in both WAEC and NECO are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and any other Science subject from Further mathematics and Biology or Agricultural Science.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) UNIBEN requires credit pass in Mathematics and any other Science subject in addition to English Language, Physics and Chemistry.
(ii) OOU requires Physics and Mathematics and any other two Science subjects.
(iii) UNICAL require credits in Biology/Chemistry, Physics, English Language, Maths, candidates with a pass in English Language may be allowed to remedy the deficiency during the first year of study by taking and passing the UNICAL Remedial English. Accepts pass in Chemistry/ Biology /Mathematics.
(iv) UNIZIK accept P.7 in English Language
(v) ANSU, IMSU and DELSU may accept a pass in English Language.
(vi) FUTA requires credit to include English Language, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
(vii) 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.
(viii) UNIBADAN requires 5 or 6 credit passes at one or two sittings to include English. Language, Mathematics, Physics, and any other two Science subjects.
(ix) NDU requires the five ‘O’ level credit passes in not more than two sittings.
(x)UNIPORT requires credit in Biology and Mathematics or Physics.
(xi) UNAAB requires a credit pass in Biology Science.
(xii) MAUTECH requires a credit pass in any subject as the fifth subject.
(xiii) AJAYI requires The required five (5) credit passes must include: English Language, mathematics and any other three of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Electronics and any other subject at one sitting or six (6) credit passes at two sittings.
(xiv) UNIJOS accepts candidates who have satisfied the UTME requirements plus a pass in Remedial Science Programme of the University of Jos.
(xv) UNIUYO requires a credit passes in Chemistry and English Language.
(xvi) UMYU requires Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any of Biology, Agricultural Science and Geography in not more than two sittings.
(xvii) UNN accepts five ‘O’ level Credit passes in Physics, Mathematics and English Language as well as two (2) other credit passes from Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Biology, further mathematics, statistics, Technical drawing and Geography at SSCE/GCE/NECO or its equivalent.
(xviii) KSU requires English Language, Mathematic, Physics and any other two subjects preferably Further Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Agric. Science and Economics or Geography.
(xix) WUSTO requires five ‘O’ level credit in English, Physics, Mathematics and any other 2 subjects preferably Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Geography and Biology in that order.
(xx) UNIOSUN accepts any other Science subject as the fifth subject at one sitting.
(xxi) NTNU accepts English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other two Science subjects.
(xxii) GODFREY requires Five SSCE credit passes in not more than two sittings in subjects which include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.
(xxiii) BELLS requires five SSCE Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology/Geography/ Further Mathematics/ Agricultural Science.
(xxiv) REDEEMER’S requires five ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Physics, Chemistry Mathematics, and any of Further Mathematics, Biology or Geography.
(xxv) BOWEN requires five SSCE Credit Passes to include English Language, Mathematics/Additional Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and any other Science subjects, including Geography.
(xxvi) WESTERN-DEL requires credit pass in Biology as the fifth subject.
(xxvii) FUPRE requires at least a pass in Biology.
(xxviii) OSUSTECH requires Biology or Geography as the fifth subject.
(xxix) SALEM accepts credit passes in Chemistry and Geography.
(xxx) EVANGEL does not accept credit pass in Geography but does not accept Agricultural Science.
(xxxi) GODFREY requires for Physics with Electronics SSCE credit passes in English, Mathematics, Physics, Biology or Chemistry and any other Science subject.
(xxxii) KWASU requires credit passes from English Language, Mathematics and any three of Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics and Agricultural Science.
(xxxiii) CRUTECH accepts any relevant Science or Social Science subject as the fifth subject.
(xxxiv) FUAM accepts credit pass in Further Mathematics, Statistics, Technical Drawing, Geography or electronics in lieu of Biology, or Agricultural Science. Require O’ Level in SSCE or equivalent at not more than two sittings.
(xxxv) NDA requires five O’ level credit passes from English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two from Chemistry, Biology, Technical Drawing and Geography.
(xxxvi) FED-LAFIA requires five credit passes at SSCE including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
(xxxvii) UNILAG requires a credit pass in Further Mathematics as the fifth subject.
(xxxviii) FED-LOKOJA requires Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Physics, Mathematics and any other two Science subject.
(xxxix) SOUTHWESTERN accepts:
c) Accept NCE merit passes in Physics and Mathematics or ND credit passes in Elect/Elect/Telecommunication Engineering Science Tech and Mathematics.
(xl) FUTO requires at least five ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and any other Science subject from Further Mathematics and Biology or Agricultural Science in not more than two sittings.
(xli) UNIABUJA accepts five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) including English, Mathematics and any other three subjects preferably Further Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and Geography in that order.
The O level (WAEC and NECO) requirements posted above may only apply to Physics under the faculty of Sciences. If the Physics 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 Physics
This section contains the list of universities that offer Physics in Nigeria. These are basically schools that accepts the WAEC and NECO requirements for Physics posted above.
The following are the list of schools that offer Physics:
- Achievers University, Owo
- Adamawa State University, Mubi
- Adeleke University
- Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- Ajayi Crowther University
- Al-Hikmah University
- Al-Qalam University, Katsina, Katsina, Katsina
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
- Augustine University
- Bauchi State University, Gadau
- Bayero University, Kano
- Baze University
- Benson Idahosa University
- Benue State University, Makurdi
- Bingham University
- Bowen University
- Caleb University
- Chrisland University
- Crescent University
- Cross River State University of Technology
- 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, Akure
- Federal University of Technology, Minna
- Federal University of Technology, Owerri
- Federal University, Dutse
- Federal University, Dutsin-Ma
- Federal University, Kashere
- Federal University, Lafia
- Federal University, Lokoja
- Federal University, Ndufu-Alike
- Federal University, Oye-Ekiti
- Federal University, Wukari
- Fountain University, Oshogbo
- Godfrey Okoye University
- Gombe State University
- Hallmark University
- Hezekiah University
- Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
- Igbinedion University
- Imo State University, Owerri
- 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
- Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
- Lagos State University
- Landmark 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
- Olabisi Onabanjo University
- Ondo State University of Science and Technology
- Paul University
- Plateau State University
- Renaissance 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
- Taraba State University
- Umaru Musa Yaradua University, Katsina
- 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 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
- Yobe State University