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


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

Here list of universities offering Applied Geophysics in Nigeria

  • Akwa Ibom State University
  • Elizade University
  • Federal University of Technology Akure
  • Federal University, Birnin Kebbi
  • Obafemi Awolowo University
  • University of Calabar

O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Applied Geophysics Course

To study Applied Geophysics in any university in Nigeria, it is required to have Five SSCE credits including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Biology.

UTME Subjects Combination For Applied Geophysics Course

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

Physics Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.


Direct Entry Requirements for Applied Geophysics

A’ level passes in Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics


Waiver For UTME Candidates

(i) OAU requires five `O’ level credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Further Mathematics, Mathematics and Physics

(ii) FUTA expected candidates to obtain credits in at least five subjects including English Language, Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry at NOT more than two sittings in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), NECO, General Certificate of Education Ordinary level (GCE, O/L) or their equivalent.

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) OAU requires a’ level passes in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics

(ii) OAU accepts HND (Upper Credit) in Mining Engineering plus UTME requirements.

(iii) UNICAL requires two ‘A’ level passes or equivalent in Physics and either Chemistry or Mathematics plus WASCE/GCE ‘O’ level/NECO passes at credit level in Physics, English Language, Mathematics and two Science subjects.

(iv) FUTA may be admit candidates to 200 level if they have:
(a) satisfied the general entry requirements for the University as specified in
(a) above; and (b) obtained National Diploma (with a minimum of Upper Credit) or equivalent in Laboratory Technology (Geology Option) and in Mining, Civil and Electrical/ Electronic Engineering or any other course adjudged relevant by the Department; or
(c) good passes at GCE (Advanced Level) or its equivalent in at least two of the following subjects: Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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