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JAMB Subject Combinations for Courses in the Sciences



This is the full list of JAMB Subject Combinations for Sciences. As a matter of fact, we have compiled this list for all prospective JAMBites for the forthcoming UTME. Note that English Language is compulsory for all. Hence, it is already an automatic part of the subject combinations:

JAMB Subject Combinations for Courses in the Sciences

1. Agriculture:

Agriculture is the science or practice of farming. In fact, it includes the cultivation of the soil for the growing of crops. Also, it involves the rearing of animals to provide food, wool, and other products.

Courses like Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, Agronomy, Animal Science, Crop Science, Food Science and Technology, Fisheries, Forest Resources Management (Forestry), Home Science, Nutrition and Dietetics and Soil Science fall under the Faculty of Agriculture.

Faculty: Agriculture

Subject Combination: English, Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and any one of Physics and Mathematics.

JAMB Subject Combinations for Courses in the Sciences

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2. Agricultural Economics:

Agricultural economics is an applied field of economics concerned with the application of economic theory in optimizing the production and distribution of food and fibre.

Faculty: Agriculture

Subject Combination: English Language, Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science and Mathematics.

3. Agricultural Engineering:

Agricultural Engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with the design of farm machinery, the location and planning of farm structures, farm drainage, soil management and erosion control, water supply and irrigation, rural electrification, and the processing of farm products.

Faculty: Engineering

Subject Combination: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

4. Agricultural Extension:

Agricultural extension is the application of scientific research and knowledge to agricultural practices through providing information and education to farmers.

Faculty: Agriculture

Subject Combination: English, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science plus Mathematics or Physics.

5. Agronomy:

Agronomy is a branch of agriculture that deals with the science of soil management and crop production.

Faculty: Agriculture

Subject Combination: English, Chemistry, Biology or Agriculture and Physics or Mathematics.

6. Anatomy:

Anatomy is the branch of medical science concerned with the bodily structure of humans, animals, and other living organisms, especially as revealed by dissection and the separation of parts.

Faculty: Medical Sciences

Subject Combination: English, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry or Physics.

7. Animal Production and Science:

Animal Science is described as studying the biology of animals that are under the control of humankind. These animals include but are not limited to beef cattle, dairy cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, and swine.

Faculty: Agriculture

Subject Combination: Use of English, Chemistry, Biology/Agric Science and Physics/Mathematics.

8. Architecture:

Architecture is the profession of designing buildings, open areas, communities, and other artificial constructions and environments, usually with some regard to aesthetic effect.

Faculty: Environmental Sciences

Subject Combination: English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.
JAMB Subject Combinations for Courses in the Sciences

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9. Biochemistry:

Biochemistry is the branch of science concerned with the chemical and physico-chemical processes and substances which occur within living organisms.

Faculty: Biological Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry

10. Biological Sciences:

Biological Sciences involve the study of living organisms, such as plants, animals and other living organisms.

Courses like Biochemistry, Botany, Microbiology, Marine Biology, Zoology, Cell Biology and Genetics fall under the faculty of Biological Sciences.

Faculty: Biological Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

11. Botany:

Botany is the scientific study of the physiology, structure, genetics, ecology, distribution, classification, and economic importance of plants.

Faculty: Biological Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English, Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject.

12. Building:

Building involves the the act, business, or practice of constructing houses, office buildings, and other forms of physical structures. It also involves the study of how these structures impact the environment.

Faculty: Environmental Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.

13. Chemistry:

Chemistry is the branch of science concerned with the substances of which matter is composed, the investigation of their properties and reactions, and the use of such reactions to form new substances.

Faculty: Engineering

Subject Combination: Use of English, Chemistry and two of Physics, Biology and Mathematics.

14. Civil Engineering:

Civil Engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works like roads, bridges, canals, dams, and buildings.

Faculty: Engineering

Subject Combination: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
JAMB Subject Combinations for Courses in the Sciences

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15. Chemical Engineering:

Chemical Engineering is the branch of engineering concerned with the design and operation of industrial chemical plants.

Faculty: Engineering

Subject Combination: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

16. Computer Engineering:

Computer engineering is a discipline that integrates several fields of electrical engineering and computer science required to develop computer hardware and software.

Faculty: Engineering

Subject Combination: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

17. Computer Science:

Computer Science is the science that deals with the study of the principles and use of computers.

Faculty: Physical Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and one of Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Economics and Geography

18. Crop Production and Science:

Crop Production and Science is the study that is concerned with the selection, improvement and production of crops useful to man.

Faculty: Agriculture

Subject Combination: English, Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and Mathematics or Physics.

19. Dentistry:

Dentistry is a branch of medicine that is involved in the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, commonly in the dentition but also the oral mucosa, and of adjacent and related structures and tissues, particularly in the maxillofacial (jaw and facial) area.

Faculty: Dentistry

Subject Combination: Use of English, Chemistry, Biology and one Science subject.

20. Electrical Engineering:

Electrical engineering is a field of engineering that generally deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism.

Faculty: Engineering

Subject Combination: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

21. Electronic Engineering:

Electronic engineering is a branch of engineering that deals with the design, fabrication, and operation of circuits, electronic devices, and systems.

Faculty: Engineering

Subject Combination: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
JAMB Subject Combinations for Courses in the Sciences

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22. Estate Management:

Estate management is a discipline that involves the management of urban and rural buildings.

Faculty: Environmental Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and one other subject.

23. Fisheries:

Fisheries involves science of producing fish and other aquatic resources for the purpose of providing human food, obtaining ornamental fish or fish products.

Faculty: Agriculture

Subject Combination: Use of English, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and any other Science subject.

24. Food Science and Technology:

Food science is the study of the physical, biological, and chemical makeup of food; the causes of food deterioration; and the concepts underlying food processing.

Faculty: Agriculture

Subject Combination: Use of English, Chemistry, Mathematics / Physics and Agricultural Science.

25. Forestry:

Forestry is the science and craft of creating, managing, using, conserving, and repairing forests and associated resources to meet desired goals, needs, and values for human and environment benefits.

Faculty: Agriculture

Subject Combination: Use of English, Chemistry, Biology or Agriculture and Physics or Mathematics.

27. Geology:

Geology is the science which deals with the physical structure and substance of the earth, their history, and the processes which act on them.

Faculty: Physical Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English and any three Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology and Geography.
JAMB Subject Combinations for Courses in the Sciences

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28. Industrial Chemistry:

Industrial chemistry is concerned with using chemical and physical processes to transform raw materials into products that are beneficial to humanity.

Faculty: Physical Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English, Chemistry, Mathematics and any of Physics/Biology/Agricultural Science.

29. Mathematics:

Mathematics is the abstract science of number, quantity, and space, including as abstract concepts (pure mathematics), and as applied to other disciplines such as physics and engineering (applied mathematics).

Faculty: Physical Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English, Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Biology and Agricultural Science.

30. Marine Engineering:

Marine engineering includes the engineering of boats, ships, oil rigs and any other marine vessel or structure, as well as oceanographic engineering.

Faculty: Engineering

Subject Combination: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

31. Mechanical Engineering:

Mechanical engineering is the branch of engineering dealing with the design, construction, and use of machines.

Faculty: Engineering

Subject Combination: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

32. Medical Laboratory Science:

Medical Laboratory Science is a discipline that involves the use of clinical laboratory tests to detect, diagnose, monitor, and treat disease.

Faculty: Health Sciences

Subject Combination: English Language, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

33. Medical Rehabilitation:

Medical Rehabilitation is a medical specialty concerned with diagnosis, evaluation, and management of persons of all ages with physical and/or cognitive impairment and disability.

Faculty: Health Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

34. Medicine and Surgery:

Medicine is the science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Surgery on the other hand is the branch of medicine that employs operations in the treatment of disease or injury.

Faculty: Medical Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry
JAMB Subject Combinations for Courses in the Sciences

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35. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering:

Metallurgical and materials engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with the study of the characteristics and uses of the various materials, such as metals, ceramics, and plastics, that are employed in science and technology.

Faculty: Engineering

Subject Combination: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

36. Microbiology:

Microbiology is the branch of biology dealing with the structure, function, uses, and modes of existence of microscopic organisms.

Faculty: Biological Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English, Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics.

37. Nursing:

Nursing is the discipline concerned with the provision of services essential to the maintenance and restoration of health by attending the needs of sick persons.

Faculty: Health Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English, Physics, Biology and Chemistry.

38. Petroleum and Gas Engineering:

Petroleum and Gas engineering is a field of engineering concerned with the activities related to the production of hydrocarbons, which can be either crude oil or natural gas.

Faculty: Engineering

Subject Combination: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

39. Pharmacy:

Pharmacy is a discipline that involves the science or practice of preparation, dispensing, and proper utilization of drugs and medicines.

Faculty: Pharmaceutical Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.

40. Physiology:

Physiology is the branch of biology dealing with the functions and activities of living organisms and their parts, including all physical and chemical processes.

Faculty: Medical Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.

41. Physiotherapy:

Physiotherapy is a discipline which involves the treatment of disease, injury, or deformity by physical methods such as massage, heat treatment, and exercise rather than by drugs or surgery.

Faculty: Medical Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.

42. Physics:

Physics is the branch of science concerned with the nature and properties of matter and energy. The subject matter of physics includes mechanics, heat, light and other radiation, sound, electricity, magnetism, and the structure of atoms.

Faculty: Physical Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English, Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry or Biology.
JAMB Subject Combinations for Courses in the Sciences

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43. Production and Industrial Engineering:

Production and industrial engineering is branch of engineering involving the design, development, implementation, operation, maintenance, and control of all processes in the manufacture of a product.

Faculty: Engineering

Subject Combination: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

44. Pure and Applied Mathematics:

Pure and Applied Mathematics is the abstract science of number, quantity, and space, including as abstract concepts (pure mathematics), and as applied to other disciplines such as physics and engineering (applied mathematics).

Faculty: Physical Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Biology or Agricultural Science or Chemistry or Geography.

45. Quantity Surveying:

Quantity surveying is the discipline or profession that deals with estimating and managing the cost of the materials and labour necessary for a construction job.

Faculty: Environmental Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.

46. Radiography:

Radiography is the process or occupation of taking radiographs using imaging techniques of the inside of a person’s body to assist in medical examinations.

Faculty: Health Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry

47. Statistics:

Statistics is a branch of mathematics dealing with the collection, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of masses of numerical data.

Faculty: Physical Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English, Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Biology and Agricultural Science.
JAMB Subject Combinations for Courses in the Sciences

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48. Soil Science:

Soil science is the branch of science concerned with the formation, nature, ecology, and classification of soil.

Faculty: Agriculture

Subject Combination: English, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science plus Mathematics or Physics.

49. Structural Engineering:

Structural Engineering is the branch of civil engineering that deals with large modern buildings and similar structures.

Faculty: Engineering

Subject Combination: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

50. Surveying and Geoinformatics:

Surveying and Geoinformatics is a discipline that involves examining and recording the area and features of an area of land so as to determine its size and boundaries as well as construct a map, plan, or description. It also involves the science which develops and uses information science infrastructure to address the problems of geography and cartography—the practice of drawing maps.

Faculty: Environmental Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.

51. Systems Engineering:

Systems engineering is an interdisciplinary field of engineering that focuses on how to design and manage complex engineering systems over their life cycles.

Faculty: Engineering

Subject Combination: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

52. Urban and Regional Planning:

Urban and Regional planning is a professional discipline which embraces management of the physical spaces and urban environment.

Faculty: Environmental Sciences

Subject Combination: English, Mathematics, Geography and one of Economics, Physics, Chemistry.

53. Veterinary Medicine:

Veterinary medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in non-human animals.

Faculty: Veterinary Medicine

Subject Combination: Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.

54. Zoology:

Zoology is the scientific study of the behaviour, structure, physiology, classification, and distribution of animals.

Faculty: Biological Sciences

Subject Combination: Use of English, Biology and any two of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.


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