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UTME eBrochure for Industrial Chemistry Under Faculty of Sciences



This part of the UTME brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Industrial Chemistry under the Faculty of Sciences in Nigeria. You will see the UTME subject combination needed to apply for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, requirements such A’level, ND, HND, NCE, etc for Direct Entry candidates, as well as other information you require to successfully apply for the course.

List of Degree Awarding Institutions that Offer Industrial Chemistry

  • Achievers University
  • Adekunle Ajasin University
  • Afe Babalola University
  • Ajayi Crowther University
  • Al-Hikmah University
  • Ambrose Alli University
  • Bauchi State University
  • Bayero University Kano
  • Bells University of Technology
  • Benue State University
  • Bingham University
  • Bowen University
  • Caleb University
  • Caritas University
  • Chrisland University
  • Covenant University
  • Crawford University
  • Crescent University
  • Delta State University
  • Ekiti State University
  • Enugu State University Of Science And Technology
  • Federal University of Petroleum Resource
  • Federal University of Technology Akure
  • Federal University, Birnin Kebbi
  • Federal University, Dutsin-ma
  • Federal University, Oye-ekiti
  • Federal University, Wukari
  • Godfrey Okoye University
  • Hallmark University
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University
  • Kaduna State university
  • kogi State University
  • Landmark University
  • Madonna University
  • Micheal and Cecilia Ibru University
  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology
  • Obafemi Awolowo University
  • Obong University
  • Oduduwa University
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • Ondo State University of Science and Technology
  • Osun State University
  • Redeemer’s University
  • Renaissance University
  • Samuel Adegboyega University
  • Tansian University
  • Umaru Musa Yar’adua University
  • University of Benin
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Ilorin
  • University of Jos
  • University Of Mkar
  • University of Port-Harcourt
  • Veritas University, Abuja
  • Wellspring University
  • Wesley University Of Science And Technology
  • Western Delta University

UTME Subject Combination

In UTME, note that English Language is mandatory for all courses. The other three subjects required to study Industrial Chemistry under the Faculty of Sciences in the institutions listed above are:

Chemistry, Mathematics and any of Physics/Biology/Agric Science.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) BOWEN and UNIPORT do not accept Agric Science.

(ii) UNN accepts Chemistry, Physics and any one of Biology and Mathematics.

(iii) OAU, UNIPORT, UNILORIN, EKSU, DELSU, EBSU, FUTO, BELLS, FUTA require Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

(iv) AJAYI,IGBINEDION and UNIBADAN require chemistry, Physics and Biology or Mathematics.

(v) UNIBEN requires chemistry, Physics, Biology or Mathematics.

(vi) FED-OYEEKITI and CRESCENT requires Chemistry or any two of Physics, Mathematics and Biology.

(vii) WESTERN-DEL requires Chemistry and two of Physics, Biology and Mathematics.

(viii) UNIOSUN and EBSU require Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

(ix) OSUSTECH requires Chemistry and any two of Physics, Mathematics and Biology/Agricultural Science.

(x) BSU requires Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Industrial Chemistry as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology/Agric Science.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNIILORIN, BOWEN, IGBINEDION and UNIPORT – does not accept Agric Science. UNIPORT does not accept also Biology and requires Mathematics.

(ii) MADONNA accepts a pass in English Language.

(iii) BASU requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Chemistry, Physics and Further Mathematics.

(iv) MAUTECH accepts a pass in Biology.

(v) AJAYI accepts Geography in lieu of Physics and IMSU accepts a pass in English Language under exceptional circumstances.

(vi) FED-OYEEKITI and CUAB does not accepts Agricultural Science.

(vii) OAU accept any other subject in lieu of Biology and UNIBADAN requires 5 or 6 ‘O’ level credit passes at one or two sittings including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology.

(viii) UNN requires five O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Agricultural Science.

(ix) KASU does not accept Agricultural Science.

(x) EBSU requires five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Biology.

(xi) FUTA requires five credit passes at NOT more than two sittings. The five subjects should include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology/ Agricultural Science.

(xii) BELLS requires five SSCE Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology/ Geography/Further Mathematics/Agricultural Science.

(xiii) REDEEMERS requires Five ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology/ Agricultural Science.

(xiv) RENAISSANCE requires five SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

(xv) BSU accepts passes in five (5) prescribed subjects in Preliminary Science of BSU in addition to minimum UTME score. Does not accept Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.

(xvi) UMYU accepts Geography in place of Biology.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Industrial Chemistry as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: (i) Two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and Mathematics
(ii) ND in Science Technology or ND in relevant field with UTME requirements.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNIPORT and IMSU – No direct Entry.

(ii) UNILORIN does not accept ND/HND, accepts NCE and IJMB ‘A’ level.

(iii) UNN accepts two A’ level passes in Chemistry and any one of Physics and Mathematics, plus UTME requirements.

(iv) IGBINEDION, DELSU and BOWEN accept A/L passes in Chemistry and one from Physics or Mathematics.

(v) EKSU accepts ND (Upper credit) in relevant field.

(vi) BOWEN accepts ‘A’ Level /IJMB/NCE/ND or approved equivalent in Chemistry and either Mathematics or Physics.

(vii) UNILORIN accepts A’ level in Chemistry and Physics.

(viii) UNIBADAN do not accept ND/NCE.

(ix) IMSU No Direct Entry.

(x) IGBINEDION accepts A’ level in Chemistry plus Physics or Biology, ND in Science Tech. with relevant O’ level requirements.

(xi) ESUTECH does not require a credit pass in Biology or Agric. Science.

(xii) AJAYI requires A’ level passes in Biology and Chemistry or NCE in Chemistry and Physics plus UTME requirements.

(xiii) UNIBEN in addition to UTME requirements, accepts:
a) ND (Upper credit), HND (lower credit) in Polymer Chemistry or Science Laboratory Technology in relevant subjects.
b) NCE (Overall merit) with credit passes in Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics.

(xiv) EBSU accepts:
a) A good NCE or ND with at least 2.5 CGPA Advanced level passes in Chemistry, Mathematics or Statistics or Physics. b) HND with CGPA of not less than 2.5 can be admitted into 300 level. In (A) and (B), candidates must have credit in SSCE/GCE/NECO O’ level in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics in not more than two sittings.

(xv) CRESCENT accepts at least two ‘A’ passes in Chemistry and any of Physics, Mathematics or Biology.

(xvi) AAUA accepts ND Upper Credit in Chemistry or other related Discipline.

(xvii) WESTERN-DEL accepts (a) At least two passes at the GCE ‘A’ Level in Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics. (b) ND/HND with at least lower credit pass in relevant Science Laboratory Technology (SLT), or Polymer Chemistry in the relevant subject area from a recognized Polytechnic. (c) NCE with at least a credit pass in Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics from a recognized College of Education. In addition, candidate should have an overall merit pass.

(xviii) UNILORIN does not accept Biology but requires ‘A’ level passes in Physics and Chemistry.

(xix) WUSTO accepts:
a) Two “A” level passes in Chemistry and any one of Physics, Mathematics or Biology in that order.
b) Upper Credit passes in ND in addition to 5 Credits at WASC/GCE O’L / SSCE (or its equivalent).

(xx) FUTA accepts ND at Upper Credit level in Science Technology, Food Science and Technology or Textile Technology in addition to the “O” level requirements or Two ‘A’ Level passes in at least two subjects which must include Chemistry and any one of Physics, Mathematics and Biology.

(xxi) UNIOSUN accepts:
a) ‘A’ level passes in Biology, Geography and Physics in lieu of Mathematics.
b) ND with a minimum of Lower Credit and approved equivalents.

(xxii) CRAWFORD accepts Holders of ND (ND) certificate with minimum of upper credit pass are eligible for admission into year II (200 Level) provided that their programme cover certain basic courses offered in the school up to the second year. Holders of HND with minimum of lower credit pass are eligible for admission into year II depending on the appropriateness of their requisite academic preparation. Holder of two A ‘level subjects passes including Chemistry and one of Physics, Mathematics are also eligible for admission into year II (200 Level) programme in any of the Chemistry courses. In addition to fulfilling the requirements stated above, a holder of ND, HND or A’ level must also have five O’ level credit passes.

(xxiii) PAUL accepts passes in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics in the GCE ‘A’ level or HSC Principal level examinations or any other equivalent examination.

(xxiv) FUTA accepts ND with a minimum of Upper Credit at the ND or equivalent in Science Laboratory Technology, Science Technology, Food Science and Technology or Textile Technology. Also, candidates with GCE ‘A’ Level passes in at least two subjects which must include Chemistry and any one of Physics, Mathematics and Biology are eligible for admission.

(xxv) BELLS accepts:
a) Two A’ level passes chosen from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.
b) ND/HND in related field plus UTME requirements.

(xxvi) FED-OYEEKITI accepts A’ level pass in Physics or Biology.

(xxvii) RENAISSANCE accepts candidates with ND at credit level from a recognized institutions.

(xxviii) OSUSTECH requires:
a) Two A’ level passes in Chemistry and any one of Physics Mathematics or Biology in that order.
b) National Diploma (ND) with Distinction and Credit passes in relevant subjects.

(xxix) CALEB accepts ND at Credit level in Science Laboratory Technology or Sciences related studies may be considered for admission by direct entry provided they have the UME subjects at one sitting.

(xxx) UMYU accepts ND/HND with Chemistry as major or its equivalent with a minimum of lower credit from a recognized institution. NCE Candidates must have Chemistry as major with any of Physics, Biology, Mathematics or other relevant subject or certificate from a recognized institution with a minimum score of 9 points. A level passes in Chemistry and any two (2) from Physics, Biology or Mathematics with a minimum score of 9 points.

(xxxi) BASU requires 6 points in relevant subjects in IJMB examination or A Level examination. The relevant subjects are Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Chemistry, Physics and A/ Level Mathematics. A National Diploma at Upper Credit.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System (JAMB IBASS)


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