WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination For Medicine And Surgery: What are JAMB subject combination to study Medicine And Surgery in Nigeria? Must I pass Maths in WAEC to study Medicine And Surgery? what subjects are needed to study Medicine And Surgery
Hey SAVANTS!, Welcome to today’s episode of my “JAMB Doctor Series” in this episode, you will see the correct WAEC and JAMB Subject combination for Medicine And Surgery, you will also see Direct entry requirement to study Medicine And Surgery through JAMB, JUPEB and IJMB, pretty cool right?… STAY TUNED!
|Course||Medicine & Surgery|
|Course Duration||Six (6) Years|
|Cut Off Mark||Varies|
For everyone who plans to study Medicine And Surgery in Nigeria, it is important and necessary you know the subjects that are required to becoming a Doctor 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 Medicine And Surgery 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 Medicine And Surgery in Nigeria.
If you must study Medicine And Surgery 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.
What Are The Subjects Required To Study Medicine And Surgery
The subjects Required to study Medicine And Surgery in Nigeria are…
- English Language
Mathematics: Maths as a subject is one every student must offer right from primary school up till secondary school, this subject is required as a core subject for your O’ level exams like WAEC, NECO, NABTEB or GCE.
For JAMB you will not enroll Mathematics, i.e maths is not required in jamb to study Medicine and Surgery it is only needed in your O’ level.
Other Subjects: English Language, Physics, Chemistry and Biology are required for both JAMB and your O’ level if you must study Medicine And Surgery.
JAMB and WAEC Subjects to Study Medicine And Surgery
To Study Medicine And Surgery, the following subjects will be enrolled for JAMB and WAEC…
JAMB Subject Combination For Medicine And Surgery
The four (4) subjects you must enroll in JAMB (with jamb use of English compulsory irrespective of the course you intend to study) for Medicine And Surgery, are…
- Use of English
- Biology and
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 Medicine And Surgery
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 Medicine And Surgery.
In WAEC, core subjects to study Medicine And Surgery are…
- English Language
- and Biology
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 Medicine And Surgery Through Direct Entry
Student who which to study Medicine and Surgery through direct entry should have either of the following requirements…
- Through IJMB; Read more on IJMB Admission system here
- Through JUPEB; Read more on Jupeb Admission system here
- ‘A’ Level passes in Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Zoology in addition to the UTME requirements.
- BSC, BOS, etc in relevant programme.
Ensure to go through JAMB Brochure for remarks/waiver for Medicine And Surgery.
List Of Federal Universities That Offers Medicine And Surgery
Not all Universities in Nigeria offers Medicine And Surgery, to help you guide your choice, I have provided you with the list of Universities that offers Medicine And Surgery in Nigeria…
- University Of Benin, Benin City
- University Of Ilorin, Ilorin
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- University Of Ibadan, Ibadan
- University Of Nigeria Nsukka
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
- University Of Port-Harcourt
- Bayero University, Kano
- University Of Lagos
- University Of Jos, Jos
- University Of Maiduguri
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
- Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto
- University Of Calabar, Calabar
- University Of Uyo
- Delta State University, Abraka
- Niger Delta University , Wilberforce Island
- Benue State University, Makurdi
- Kaduna State University, Kaduna
- Imo State University, Owerri
- University Of Abuja,Abuja
- Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye
- Gombe State University, Tudun Wada, Gombe
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
- Kogi State University, Anyigba
- Abia State University, Uturu
- Enugu State University Of Science And Technology, Enugu
- Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
- Anambra State University, Uli
- Ondo State University Of Medical Sciences Laje Road, Ondo, Ondo State
- Afe Babalola University , Ado-Ekiti
- Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
- Osun State University, Osogbo
- Bowen University, Iwo
- Bingham University, Karu
- Madonna University, Okija
- Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin City
- Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Mathematics compulsory for Medicine And Surgery in JAMB?
No, Maths is not a compulsory subject to sit for in JAMB if you want to study Medicine And Surgery, so while contemplating on the list of subjects to enroll in JAMB, know that you are not expected to add Mathematics
What are the compulsory subjects for Medicine And Surgery?
The Compulsory Subject for Medicine And Surgery In JAMB are Use of English, Physics, Biology and Chemistry.
While for WAEC; English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
What are the main subject for Medicine And Surgery?
The main subjects to study Medicine And Surgery in JAMB are Biology, English Language Chemistry and Physics.
Can I Study Medicine And Surgery Without Physics in JAMB?
NO, you cannot study Medicine And Surgery without Physics, Physics is important both in your O’ level (Waec, Neco or NABTEB) and JAMB.
Is further maths compulsory for Medicine And Surgery?
NO, Further Mathematics is itself not a compulsory subject to enroll in JAMB if you want to study Medicine And Surgery.
To study Medicine And Surgery you need to sit for four (4) subjects in JAMB which are Physics, JAMB Use of English, Biology and Chemistry, and have at least credits (C6) in your Five (5) core courses which includes: English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
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|DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT||UTME REQUIREMENT||SUBJECTS|
|(i) ‘A’ Level passes in Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Zoology in addition to the UTME requirements.||Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.||Physics, Chemistry and Biology.|
|(ii) BSC, BOS, etc in relevant programme.|
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