JAMB Brochure For Pure / Applied Chemistry – Institutions, UTME Subjects & Requirements


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

Here list of universities offering Pure / Applied Chemistry in Nigeria

  • Hezekiah University
  • Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
  • Niger Delta University
  • University of Jos
  • University of Nigeria


O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Pure / Applied Chemistry Course

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

UTME Subjects Combination For Pure / Applied Chemistry Course

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

Chemistry and two of Physics, Biology and Mathematics.


Direct Entry Requirements for Pure / Applied Chemistry

Two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and any one of Physics, Mathematics or Biology.
(ii) ND/NCE with good grades in relevant ‘O’ level subjects.


Waiver For UTME Candidates


Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) UNN does not accept Biology.

(ii) JOS accepts Chemistry and Physics.

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

(iv) UNN does not accept A’ level Biology.

(v) NDU accepts:
a) National Diploma (ND) Upper Credit in Chemistry or any of the Sciences or Applied Sciences, e.g. Engineering, etc or National Certificate of Education (NCE) merit upper credit.
b) Higher National Diploma (HND) in Chemistry and in addition must have five SSCE/GCE or NECO ‘O’ Level credits obtained in not more than two sittings in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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