JAMB Subject Combination for Biology

Biology as a course of study is a scientific discipline that deals with the study of evolution, living organisms, plant life, and life in general. In other words, Biology is the study of life and living organisms.

Biology as a course of study in Nigeria is quite popular and competitive, almost all the universities in Nigeria offer Biology. The employment prospect for biologists in Nigeria is quite limited, but biologists can pursue an academic pathway and work as teachers and lecturers.

To study biology, one needs to have at least a credit in some compulsory/science subjects in their O-level certificates, these subjects include:- Mathematics, English, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc.

After passing the afore-mentioned subjects at O-level, a prospective Biology student needs to know the subject combination he/she has to take in JAMB in order to be considered for admission to study biology. This article will shed light on JAMB subject combinations for biology.

Below are all the requirements that you must have to possess and fulfill to be qualified to apply for admission to study Biology.

UTME and Direct Entry Requirements to Study Biology

1.  2 A-level passes from Chemistry, Biology, Botany/Zoology.

2. NCE merit accepted.

UTME Requirement for Biology

5 SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, and any three (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Further Maths, and Technical Drawing)

UTME Subject combination for Biology:

Mathematics, Physics, and any other subjects (Chemistry, Economics, and Biology).

JAMB Subject Combination for Biology

There are three main JAMB subjects required to study Biology,  you come across them in your JAMB UTME examination.

As a candidate, you are required to score at least 180 total in this examination if you want to pursue a degree in biology in any of the accredited Nigerian Universities.

The subject combination includes:-

1. Physics.

2. English Language (Compulsory for all candidates)

3. Mathematics.

4.  The candidate will then choose one subject from these three to complete the subject requirements. (Chemistry, Biology, and Economics.)

Accredited Universities in Nigeria Offering Biology

  1. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
  2. Adamawa State University Mubi (ADSU)
  3. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti
  4. Anchor University Ayobo Lagos State
  5. Arthur Javis University Akpoyubo Cross River State
  6. Augustine University
  7. Yobe State University, Damaturu
  8. Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
  9. Bayero University, Kano
  10. Baze University
  11. ECWA Bingham University, New Karu
  12. Clifford University Owerrinta Abia State
  13. Coal City University Enugu State
  14. Covenant University Ota
  15. Federal University of Technology, Akure
  16. Crown Hill University Eiyenkorin, Kwara State
  17. Cross River State University of Science & Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH)
  18. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  19. Edo University Iyamo
  20. Edwin Clark University, Kaigbodo
  21. Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin
  22. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT)
  23. Evangel University, Akaeze
  24. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State (FUKASHERE)
  25. Federal University, Birnin Kebbi (FUBK)
  26. Federal University Gashua, Yobe
  27. Umar Suleiman College of Education, Gashua
  28. Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina
  29. Federal University, Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI)
  30. Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa (FUOTUOKE)
  31. Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State (FUWUKARI)
  32. Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State
  33. Gregory University, Uturu
  34. Gombe State University, Gombe
  35. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  36. Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa (SLU)
  37. Kaduna State University, Kaduna (KASU)
  38. Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  39. Kola Daisi University Ibadan, Oyo State
  40. Kebbi State University, Kebbi
  41. Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil (KUST)
  42. Landmark University, Omu-Aran
  43. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBU)
  44. Lead City University, Ibadan
  45. University of Mkar, Mkar
  46. Mountain Top University
  47. Northwest University Kano (NWU)
  48. Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja
  49. Nigeria Police Academy Wudil
  50. Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom
  51. Salem University, Lokoja
  52. Sokoto State University
  53. Summit University
  54. Tansian University, Umunya
  55. Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED)
  56. Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
  57. Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU)
  58. Kings University, Ode Omu (UNIKINGS)
  59. Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo State.