Compulsory Science Subjects For WAEC Candidates

We have noted that the majority of applicants are unaware of the nine required subjects for the WAEC or how to choose them properly.  In this article, we will provide a list of the Science subjects in Nigerian Senior Secondary Schools and also talk about the compulsory science subjects students must register for in WAEC.

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) administers the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE), which is the largest in Africa. Many of the interested individuals are science majors, and they must sign up for several required subjects in addition to a variety of other options.

List Of All Accepted WAEC Science Subjects

They include;

  • Further Mathematics
  • Human Biology
  • Agricultural Science
  • Hygiene & Psychology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Integrated Science
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Botany
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Physics with Chemistry
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Pure & Applied Mathematics
  • Food Science
  • Rural Biology
  • General Biology
  • Rural Science
  • General Science
  • Statistics
  • Geology
  • Zoology
  • Geography

List Of The Compulsory Subjects For Science Students In WAEC:

  • General Mathematics
  • English Language
  • At least one of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
  • At least one of Literature-in-English, History, and Geography.
  • Agricultural Science or at least one vocational subject.

Ensure that you enroll in each of the required subjects before selecting any other subjects from the list below to complete your list.

Important WAEC Subjects For Science Students

Your nine subjects as a science student should cover everything listed below:

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Civic Education
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Geography
  • Agricultural Science or Economics
  • A Trade Subject

Select one of the elective subjects to add to the previously specified core subjects. Please visit your school’s exam officer if you are still unsure of which subject to register for.

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