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WAEC & JAMB Subject Combination For Chemical Engineering [UPDATED]

WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination For Chemical Engineering: What are the JAMB Subject combination to study Chemical Engineering in Nigeria?, Must I pass Maths in WAEC to study Chemical Engineering?, what subjects are needed to study Chemical Engineering?

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Waec and Jamb Subject Combination For Chemical Engineering
WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination For Chemical Engineering

For everyone who plans to study Chemical Engineering in Nigeria, it is important and necessary you know the subjects that are required to becoming a Chemical Engineer in Nigeria.

I have seen cases, where students who wish to study a particular course go ahead to register the wrong subject combination in JAMB and in their O’level (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) simply because they were not well informed and would later start searching for means with which they can correct the mistake.

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Luckily for you, with the aid of this guide you will be fully endowed with the required WAEC and JAMB Subject combination to study Chemical Engineering in any University in Nigeria, mind you, this subject combination is the same for all Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education in Nigeria.

So, irrespective of the school you want to study in (UNIBEN, UI, UNILAG, DELSU e.t.c) these are the subjects you must enroll and pass to be eligible for admission to study Chemical Engineering in Nigeria.

If you must study Chemical Engineering in Nigeria you must first get a minimum of five (5) credits in your O’ level (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) core courses and enroll four (4) subjects in JAMB which you should score at least 220 to increase your chances of admission.

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A. JAMB English Syllabus
B. JAMB Mathematics Syllabus
C. JAMB Syllabus For Physics
D. JAMB Chemistry Syllabus
E. JAMB Syllabus For Biology
F. JAMB Economics Syllabus
G. JAMB Syllabus For Christian Religious Studies (CRS)
H. JAMB government Syllabus
I. JAMB Syllabus for Commerce
J. JAMB Literature in English Syllabus
K. JAMB Computer Studies Syllabus

Subjects Required To Study Chemical Engineering

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The subjects Required to study Chemical Engineering in Nigeria are…

  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology*

Some of these subjects may not be required in some cases (JAMB or O’level), I will highlight each of these subject and in what instances they may be applicable or needed.

Physics and Chemistry: Physics and Chemistry subjects are core for your O’ level exams.

For JAMB you will not enroll Biology. Biology is required in JAMB to study Chemical Engineering but it may or may not be included in your O’level.

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Other Subjects: English Language, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics are required for both JAMB and your O’ level if you must study Chemical Engineering.

JAMB and WAEC Subjects to study Chemical Engineering

To Study Chemical Engineering, the follow subjects will be enrolled for JAMB and WAEC…

JAMB Subject Combination For Chemical Engineering

Jamb Subject Combination For Chemical Engineering
JAMB Subject Combination For Chemical Engineering

The four (4) subjects you must enroll in JAMB (with use of English compulsory irrespective of the course you intend to study) for Chemical Engineering, are…

  • Use of English
  • Physics
  • Mathematics and
  • Chemistry

To be assured of admission, you will need to score very high in JAMB, let’s say 250 and above. P.S; you should see my ultimate guide on How To Pass JAMB 2024/2025 With High Score (300+)

WAEC Subject Combination For Chemical Engineering

WAEC student Portal
WAEC student Portal

Unlike JAMB, you will be required to sit for a minimum of Eight subjects (8) and a maximum of nine (9), out of this Nine or Eight subjects, five are core subjects specific for the course you wish to study which in this case is Chemical Engineering.

In WAEC, core subjects to study Chemical Engineering are…

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • and any other science subject

The remaining three (3) or four (4) subjects will be determined by you.

Mind you: This subject combination for WAEC is applicable for all O’ level exams such as NECO, NABTEB e.t.c

By core I mean subjects that lean directly to your field. Failure to pass these core courses can deny a student admission.

Requirements To Study Chemical Engineering Through Direct Entry

Student who which to study Chemical Engineering through direct entry should have either of the following requirements…

Ensure to go through JAMB Brochure for remarks/waiver for Chemical Engineering.

List Of Federal Universities That Offers Chemical Engineering

Below are schools you can study Chemical Engineering in Nigeria;

  1. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi
  2. Afe Babalola University , Ado-Ekiti
  3. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  4. Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot-Akpaden
  5. Anambra State University, Uli
  6. Bayero University, Kano
  7. Caritas University, Amorji-Nike, Enugu
  8. Covenant University, Canaan Land, Ota
  9. Enugu State University Of Science And Technology, Enugu
  10. Federal University Of Petroleum Resources, Effurun
  11. Federal University Of Technology Minna
  12. Federal University Of Technology, Owerri
  13. Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State
  14. Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin City
  15. Madonna University, Okija
  16. Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike
  17. Modibo Adama University Of Technology, Yola
  18. Nigeria Turkish Nile University , Abuja
  19. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
  20. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
  21. Ondo State University Of Science And Technology, Okitipupa
  22. University Of Abuja,Abuja
  23. University Of Benin, Benin City
  24. University Of Ilorin, Ilorin
  25. University Of Maiduguri
  26. University Of Port-Harcourt
  27. University Of Uyo

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Mathematics compulsory for Chemical Engineering in JAMB?

YES, Maths is a compulsory subject to sit for in JAMB if you want to study Chemical Engineering, so while contemplating on the list of subjects to enroll in JAMB, know that, Mathematics is not optional.

What are the compulsory subjects for Chemical Engineering?

The Compulsory Subject for Chemical Engineering In JAMB are Use of English, Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.

While for WAEC; English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other science subject.

What are the main subject for Chemical Engineering?

The main subjects to study Chemical Engineering in JAMB are Mathematics, English Language Chemistry and Physics.

Can I Study Chemical Engineering Without Physics in JAMB?

NO, you cannot study Chemical Engineering without Physics, Physics is important both in your O’ level (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) and JAMB.

Is further maths compulsory for Chemical Engineering?

NO, Further Mathematics unlike Maths is itself is not a compulsory subject to enroll in JAMB if you want to study Chemical Engineering.

In Summary

To study Chemical Engineering you need to sit for four (4) subjects in JAMB which are Physics, Use of English, Mathematics and Chemistry, and have at least credits (C6) in your Five (5) core courses which includes: English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other science subject.

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‘A’ Level passes in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.Five (5) SSC credit passes to include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English Language and any other Science subject.Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
Summary table of JAMB Subject Combination to study Chemical Engineering

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