JAMB Subject Combination For Dental Technology

What is the JAMB Subject combination to study Dental Technology in Nigeria? To study dental technology, do I need to pass the WAEC math exam? It is crucial and essential that anyone who intends to study dental technology should be aware of the subject combinations needed to qualify him/her as a dental technician in Nigeria.

We have seen instances where students who are interested in a particular course choose to register for the incorrect subject combination in JAMB and at their O’level (WAEC, NECO, or NABTEB) simply because they were ill-informed, and they would later begin looking for ways to correct the error.

Fortunately for you, reading this article will equip you with the WAEC and JAMB subject combinations needed to enroll in any university in Nigeria and begin studying dental technology. It should be noted that this subject combination is the same for all Nigerian universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education.

These are the subjects you must enroll in and pass to be eligible for admission to study dental technology in Nigeria, regardless of the school you want to attend (UNIBEN, UI, UNILAG, DELSU, etc.).

JAMB Subject Combination For Dental Technology

Here are the correct subjects if you’re looking for the JAMB subject combination for dental technology, which is offered by the faculty of medical, pharmaceutical, and health sciences at the universities listed below (where you can enroll in the program).

There are only four subjects that must be covered in order to enroll in this course for the JAMB UTME, and they are as follows:

  1. English
  2. Mathematics
  3. Chemistry
  4. Biology

WAEC Subject Combination For Dental Technology

A dental technology course is a science-related course, and as such, the prospective student must have credit in:

  • English,
  • Mathematics,
  • Biology,
  • Chemistry,
  • and Physics in any of the SSCE, WAEC/GCE/, or NECO exams in not more than two sittings.

O’Level Combination And Requirement For Studying Dental Technology

The following skills are necessary for the candidate to study dental technology, as the situation may arise: Passes in English Language, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics for five (5) SSC credits.

Before talking about the passing score, let’s go over the combination of O’level (NECO/WAEC) and JAMB-approved subjects for studying dental technology.

UTME Subject Combination For Dental Technology

Chemistry, Biology, and one (1) other Science subject.

Cut Off Mark For Dental Technology

Due to the competitive nature of the program, it is advised that aspiring students achieve a minimum JAMB cut-off score of 180 and a minimum score of 180 or higher to stand a chance of enrolling in Dental Technology. Although there may be variations in the cutoff mark between schools. As long as you pass your post-UTME, a JAMB score of 180 should be sufficient to get any candidate through.

List of Institutions Offering Dental Technology in Nigeria


  • Federal School Of Dental Technology And Therapy, Enugu (FEDSDTTEN)
  • Shehu Idris College Of Health Sci & Tech, Makarfi (SICHSTMAKARFI)
  • Ogun State College of Health Technology (OGCOHTECH)
  • Kwara State College of Health Technology (KWACOTECH)

Federal Universities

  • The Federal University Of Technology, Owerri (FUTO).