JAMB Brochure For Chemical Engineering – Institutions, UTME Subjects & Requirements


This is JAMB brochure for Chemical Engineering under the of Faculty of Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Technology. This brochure will guide you on institutions offering Chemical Engineering course in Nigeria,  UTME subject combination for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, A’level, ND, HND, NCE, requirements for Direct Entry candidates, and other necessary information.

Universities Offering Chemical Engineering Course In Nigeria

Here list of universities offering Chemical Engineering in Nigeria

  • Afe Babalola University
  • Ahmadu Bello University
  • Akwa Ibom State University
  • Bauchi State University
  • Bayero University Kano
  • Caritas University
  • Covenant University
  • Enugu State University Of Science And Technology
  • Federal University of Petroleum Resource
  • Federal University of Technology Minna
  • Federal University of Technology, Owerri
  • Igbinedion University
  • Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
  • Landmark University
  • Madonna University
  • Michael Okpara University of Agriculture
  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology
  • Nigeria Turkish Nile University
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  • Obafemi Awolowo University
  • Ondo State University of Science and Technology
  • University of Abuja
  • University of Benin
  • University of Ilorin
  • University of Lagos
  • University of Maiduguri
  • University of Port-Harcourt
  • University of Uyo

O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Chemical Engineering Course

To study Chemical Engineering in any university in Nigeria, it is required to have Five SSCE credit passes to include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English Language and any other Science subject.

UTME Subjects Combination For Chemical Engineering Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Chemical Engineering under the Faculty of Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Technology in the institutions are: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Direct Entry Requirements for Chemical Engineering

‘A’ level passes in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics


Waiver For UTME Candidates

(i) ESUTECH accepts a pass in English Language.

(ii) FUTO accepts any other Science subjects as the fifth subject and not more than two sittings.

(iii) OSUSTECH and UNILAGOS require a credit pass in Further Mathematics as the fifth subject.

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) UNIBEN accept HND (lower credit) and ND (upper credit) plus UTME requirements.

(ii) OAU accepts ND Chemical Engineering (Upper credit) only.

(iii) CARITAS and PHC – No Direct Entry.

(iv) ESUTECH and UNIBEN require ‘A’ level passes in any two of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. ESUTECH also accepts NCE/ND/HND/1st Degree with good grades and UTME requirements into 200 or 300 level respectively.

(v) FUTMINNA accepts ND/HND (not below lower credit) in addition to UTME requirement.

(vi) MAUTECH accepts ND (Upper credit) level in Chemical Engineering

(vii) LAUTECH accepts HND (lower credit) or ND (upper credit) passes into 200 level.

(viii) UNIBEN – in addition to UTME requirements requires:
(a) First Degree Second Class Lower in the Sciences or Agric; Degree in Medicine, Dentistry or Pharmacy and PTI HND (Lower Credit) / ND (Upper Credit).
(b) HND (Upper credit) in Engineering/Technology and PTI (HND (Upper credit) into 300 levels.
(c) ND / HND holders should have ‘A’ grade in Mathematics.

(ix) BAUCHI accepts ND/HND in Chemical Engineering.

(x) UNILAG accepts HND/ND (Distinction) plus UTME requirements.

(xi) IGBINEDION accepts ND in Engineering in related fields.

(xii) UNIMAID accepts National Diploma (Credit) and IJMB (9 points) in related field.

(xiii) UNIUYO accepts ND/HND in relevant fields plus UTME requirements.

(xiv) UNIILORIN requires one year post ND/HND experience

(xv) MAUTECH accepts:
(a) GCE `A’ Level and IJMB credit passes in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics
(b) Upper credit in ND Chemical Eng.

(xvi) LAUTECH accepts:
(a) (i) GCE ‘A’ Level Passes in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry or
(b) ND with Upper Credit/HND in related discipline (plus UTME requirements) may be considered for admission into 200 level.

(xvii) ABU accepts:
(a) ‘A’ level/IJMB passes in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
(b) ND in Chemical Engineering with a minimum Upper Credit from Accredited Institution
(c) HND in Chemical Engineering with a minimum of Lower Credit from an Accredited Institutions.

(xviii) UNIUYO accepts ND/HND in relevant fields plus UTME requirements.

(xix) ABUAD accepts HND (Lower Credit) and ND (upper Credit) ij addition to UTME requirements into 200 level.

(xx) OSUSTECH accepts first degree from a recognized university in the relevant subjects not below Second Class Lower.

(xxi) FUTO requires at least three ‘A’ level passes not below Grade C in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry. It also accepts ND/HND at Upper Credit level in Engineering in addition to ‘O’ Level requirements. It does not accept First Degree or NCE.

(xxii) NTNU accepts any two A’ level passes in Science subjects, ND/HND (lower credit) or NCE (merit) in relevant fields.

(xxiii) UNILAG accepts;
(a) Very good passes in three (3) JUPEB/A-LEVEL subjects: Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry.
(b) HND/ND (Distinction) or A/Level Cambridge.
(c) Candidate must satisfy the O/Level requirement

(xxiv) UNIABUJA accepts HND (lower credit) or ND (Upper Credit) in Chemical Engineering plus UTME requirements into 200 level.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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