What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Zoology? if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for Zoology then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study Zoology 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 Zoology under the faculty of Sciences that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for Zoology has been published here in this post.
If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for Zoology also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Zoology 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 Zoology
The subjects required to study Zoology in both WAEC and NECO are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology and two other science subject.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) LASU requires chemistry plus at least a pass in Physics.
(ii) AAUA requires a credit pass in Chemistry as the fifth subject.
(iii) IMSU Requires at least a pass in Physics.
(iv) IGBINEDION requires O’ level credit in English Language, Maths, Biology, Chemistry plus Physics or any other Science Subject.
(v) UNN requires five (5) O’ level credit passes obtained at not more than two sittings including Biology, English Language, Mathematics or Physics and Chemistry at School Certificate or its equivalent.
(vi) UNIPORT requires Physics and Chemistry.
(vii) BASU, UNIBEN and UNILORIN require credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. UNIBEN accepts credit pass in any Science Subject in lieu of Physics.
(viii) OAU requires Physics or Chemistry.
(ix) UNICAL requires Chemistry, Biology, and Physics. MOUAU accepts a pass in English.
(x) UNIMAID accepts a pass in English Language with a credit pass in Sciences.
(xi) RSUST requires Chemistry.
(xii) DELSU accepts Health/Science in lieu of Biology and does not require Mathematics.
(xiii) IMSU accepts a pass in English Language.
(xiv) UNIBADAN requires 5 or 6 credit passes at one or two sittings to include, English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject except Agric. Science.
(xv) UNIMAID requires credit passes in Chemistry and Physics/Geography.
(xvi) UNIUYO requires a Credit passes in Mathematics and Chemistry and may accept P.7 in Physics.
(xvii) RENAISSANCE requires geography.
(xviii) KSUST requires credit in Chemistry and accepts credit in Agriculture in lieu of Biology.
(xix) KSU and ABSU require five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.
(xx) FED-LAFIA requires credit passes in English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology/Agricultural Science.
(xxi) UNILAG requires credit passes in Chemistry and Physics as the other two science subjects.
(xxii) WESTERN-DEL requires five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, either Biology or Agriculture and Geography.
(xxiii) OSUSTECH requires five O’ level credit passes in English language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and any one of Agricultural Science, Physics and Geography.
(xxiv) KWASU requires credit passes from English Language, Mathematics and any three of Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics and Agricultural Science.
(xxv) FUAM – 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 the University of Agriculture, Makurdi Pre-degree Remedial Science Programme who pass their end of session examinations are considered or admission on the condition that they also pass UTME. 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.
(xxvi) UNIJOS requires five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and one other Science subject.
(xxvii) BSU accepts passes in five (5) prescribed subjects in Preliminary Science of BSU in addition to minimum UTME score.
The O level (WAEC and NECO) requirements posted above may only apply to Zoology under the faculty of Sciences. If the Zoology 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 Zoology
This section contains the list of universities that offer Zoology in Nigeria. These are basically schools that accepts the WAEC and NECO requirements for Zoology posted above.
The following are the list of schools that offer Zoology:
- Abia State University, Uturu
- Achievers University, Owo
- Adamawa State University, Mubi
- Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- Akwa Ibom State University
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Bauchi State University, Gadau
- Bayero University, Kano
- Benue State University, Makurdi
- Bowen University
- Covenant University, Ota
- Crawford University
- Delta State University, Abraka
- Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
- Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
- Federal University, Gusau
- Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi
- Federal University of Technology, Minna
- Federal University, Lafia
- Federal University, Ndufu-Alike
- Gombe State University
- Hallmark University
- Hezekiah University
- Igbinedion University
- Imo State University, Owerri
- Joseph Ayo Babalola University
- Kebbi State University of Science and Technology of Science and Technology
- Kogi State University, Anyigba
- Kwara State University, Ilorin
- Lagos State University
- Nasarawa State University, Keffi
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
- Ondo State University of Science and Technology
- Osun State University
- Paul University
- SouthWestern University
- Taraba State University
- 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
- Western Delta University