WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination For Nursing: What are the JAMB Subject combination to study Nursing in Nigeria?, Must I pass Maths in WAEC to study Nursing?, what subjects are needed to study Nursing?
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 Nursing, you will also see Direct entry requirement to study Nursing through JAMB, JAMB and IJMB, pretty cool right?… STAY TUNED!?
For everyone who plans to study Nursing in Nigeria, it is important and necessary you know the subjects that are required to becoming a Nurse 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 Nursing 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 Nursing in Nigeria.
If you must study Nursing 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. P.S; See JAMB Cut off mark for all Schools
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What Are The Subjects Required To Study Nursing
The subjects Required to study Nursing 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 Nursing 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 Nursing.
JAMB and WAEC Subjects to study Nursing
To Study Nursing, the following subjects will be enrolled for JAMB and WAEC…
JAMB Subject Combination For Nursing
The four (4) subjects you must enroll in JAMB (with use of English compulsory irrespective of the course you intend to study) for Nursing, 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 With High Score (300+)
WAEC Subject Combination For Nursing
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 Nursing.
In WAEC, core subjects to study Nursing are…
- English Language
- and Biology
The remaining three (3) or four (4) subjects will be determined by you.
Mind you: This subject combination for JAMB 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 Nursing Through Direct Entry
Student who which to study Nursing 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
- JAMB Direct entry Requirements
- ‘A’ Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
- ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
- Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Biology/ Zoology, Chemistry and Physics plus three (3) other ‘O’ Level credit passes in Mathematics, Physics and English Language.
- NRN or its approved equivalent plus five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language and four (4) Science subjects chosen from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Human Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene, Health Science, Further Mathematics and General Science.
Ensure to go through JAMB Brochure for remarks/waiver for Nursing.
List Of Federal Universities That Offers Nursing
Not all Universities in Nigeria offers Nursing, to help you guide your choice, I have provided you with the list of Universities that offers Nursing in Nigeria…
- Abia State University, Uturu
- Afe Babalola University , Ado-Ekiti
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
- Bayero University, Kano
- Delta State University, Abraka
- Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
- Federal University, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State
- Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin City
- Imo State University, Owerri
- Madonna University, Okija
- National Open University Of Nigeria
- Niger Delta University , Wilberforce Island
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
- Ondo State University Of Medical Sciences Laje Road, Ondo, Ondo State
- Osun State University, Osogbo
- University Of Benin, Benin City
- University Of Calabar, Calabar
- University Of Ibadan, Ibadan
- University Of Ilorin, Ilorin
- University Of Jos, Jos
- University Of Lagos
- University Of Maiduguri
- University Of Nigeria Nsukka
- University Of Port-Harcourt
- Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Mathematics compulsory for Nursing in JAMB?
NO, Maths is not a compulsory subject to sit for in JAMB if you want to study Nursing, 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 Nursing?
The Compulsory Subject for Nursing 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 Nursing?
The main subjects to study Nursing in JAMB are Biology, English Language Chemistry and Physics.
Can I Study Nursing Without Physics in JAMB?
NO, you cannot study Nursing without Physics, Physics is important both in your O’ level (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) and JAMB.
Is further maths compulsory for Nursing?
NO, Further Mathematics is itself not a compulsory subject to enroll in JAMB if you want to study Nursing.
To study Nursing you need to sit for four (4) subjects in JAMB which are Physics, 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 any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics||Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.||Physics, Chemistry and Biology.|
|(ii) ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.|
|(iii) Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Biology/ Zoology, Chemistry and Physics plus three (3) other ‘O’ Level credit passes in Mathematics, Physics and English Language.|
|(iv) NRN or its approved equivalent plus five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language and four (4) Science subjects chosen from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Human Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene, Health Science, Further Mathematics and General Science.|
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