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


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

Here list of universities offering Pure / Applied Mathematics in Nigeria

  • Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
  • Paul University
  • University of Benin
  • University of Port-Harcourt


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

To study Pure / Applied Mathematics in any university in Nigeria, it is required to have Five SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Maths, Chemistry and Biology/Agric Science or Geography

UTME Subjects Combination For Pure / Applied Mathematics Course

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

Mathematics, Physics and Biology or Agric Science or Chemistry or Geography


Direct Entry Requirements for Pure / Applied Mathematics

Two ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics and any other Science subject.

(ii) NCE/HND (merit) /ND (Upper credit) in Mathematics


Waiver For UTME Candidates

UNIPORT requires Biology.

(ii) UNIBEN accepts Economics as the fifth subject.

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) LAUTECH accepts ND (upper credit), HND (lower credit), NCE (credit) in relevant fields into 200 level or ‘A’ Level Passes in Mathematics , Physics,, Chemistry or Biology

(ii) UNIPORT – No Direct Entry.

(iii) UNIBEN in addition to UTME requirements, accepts:
(a) ND (Upper credit) / HND (Lower credit) in Mathematics / Statistics or Science Laboratory Technology;
(b) NCE (Overall Merit) with credit passes in Mathematics and Physics.

(iv) PAUL accepts passes in Mathematics, Pure and Applied Physics or Chemistry or Biology or Statistics at GCE Advanced or its equivalent

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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