JAMB Brochure For Applied Geology – Institutions, UTME Subjects & Requirements


This is JAMB brochure for Applied Geology under the Faculty of Sciences. This brochure will guide you on institutions offering Applied Geology 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 Applied Geology Course In Nigeria

Here list of universities offering Applied Geology in Nigeria

  • Bauchi State University
  • Federal University of Technology Akure

O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Applied Geology Course

To study Applied Geology in any university in Nigeria, it is required to have Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and any other subject.

UTME Subjects Combination For Applied Geology Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Applied Geology under the Faculty of Sciences n the institutions are:

Any three of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology and Geography.


Direct Entry Requirements for Applied Geology

Two ‘A’ level passes from Geology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Geography.


Waiver For UTME Candidates

(i) FUTA requires a minimum of credit pass in five subjects at not more than of two sittings in WASSCE, NECO, GCE
‘O’level or its equivalent. The credits are required in Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and English Language. Credit is also required in Biology or Agric. Science or Geography.

(ii) BASU require five O’ level credit passes in English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.

(iii)BASU accepts Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) FUTA accepts ND (Upper Credit) in Geology, Mineral Resources or Mining Engineering or ‘A’ level passes or its equivalent in at least two science subjects including Chemistry and Mathematics.

(ii) Two ‘A’ level passes or equivalents in Chemistry, Physics and Biology are required in addition to (a) above OR ND (Geology/Geomining) Upper Credit.

(iii) BASU accepts IJMB/A Level/GCE A Level Credit passes in any 3 of the following subjects:
Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.
National Diploma (ND) with at least Lower Credit in Geology from a recognized Polytechnic. The candidate must also have the 5 O’Level requirements in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agric Science and Physics.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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