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JAMB Brochure for Education and Physics Under Faculty of Education


This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Education and Physics under the Faculty of Education 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 Education and Physics

  • Abia State University
  • Adekunle Ajasin University
  • Ahmadu Bello University
  • Akwa Ibom State University
  • Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  • Ambrose Alli University
  • Anambra State University
  • Bauchi State University
  • Bayero University Kano
  • Benue State University
  • Cross River State University of Technology
  • Delta State University
  • Ekiti State University
  • Federal University Gusau
  • Federal University Of Agriculture, Makurdi
  • Federal University of Technology Minna
  • Federal University, Dutsin-ma
  • Federal University, Kashere
  • Fountain University
  • Godfrey Okoye University
  • Gombe State university
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
  • Ignatius Ajuru University
  • Jigawa State University
  • Kano University Of Science And Technology
  • Kebbi State University Of Science And Technology
  • kogi State University
  • Lagos State University
  • Lead City University
  • Michael Okpara University of Agriculture
  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology
  • Nasarawa State University
  • National Open University of Nigeria
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  • Northwest University, Kano
  • Obafemi Awolowo University
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • Osun State University
  • Sokoto State University
  • Tai Solarin University of Education
  • Umaru Musa Yar’adua University
  • University of Abuja
  • University of Benin
  • University of Calabar
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Ilorin
  • University of Jos
  • University of Lagos
  • University of Port-Harcourt
  • University of Uyo
  • Usman Dan Fodio University
  • Veritas University, Abuja
  • Yobe State University

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

Physics, Mathematics or Chemistry plus one other subject.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) OAU, UNILAG and UNIBEN require Physics, Mathematics and any other Science subject.

(ii) IAUED accepts other subject from one of Chemistry, Geography or Biology.

(iii) UNIBEN require Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry or Biology.

(iv) FUAM requires Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

(v) UNILAG requires one other Science subject of Biology and Agric. Science.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Education and Physics as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credits to include English Language, Physics, Mathematics and two other Science subjects or NTC/NBC.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) DELSU and MAUTECH accept a pass in English Language or a pass in TC II or NCE General English.

(ii) UNIBEN requires 2 other Science subjects, one of which should be Chemistry/Agricultural Science/Biology/Further Mathematics.

(iii) FUGUS accepts a minimum of Pass 7 in English Language.

(iv) UNIJOS does not accept Integrated Science.

(v) ABU accepts TC II (Merit).

(vi) UNIUYO requires a Credit pass in Chemistry and may accept a Pass 7 in English Language.

(vii) FUGUS requires credit pass in Chemistry.

(viii) IAUED and UMYU require five O/Level credits passes which must include Physics, Mathematics, English Language and any other two subjects preferably Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Geography/Physics and Biology.

(ix) LASU accepts WAEC/NECO/SSCE credit pass in English Language and Mathematics.

(x) TASUED requires Five ‘O’ level credits at one sitting or six ‘O’ level credits at two sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other 2/3 subjects from Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Further Mathematics Agricultural Science and Computer Science.

(xi) OAU requires five ‘O’ level credits which must include English Language, Physics, Mathematics and two other subjects, one of which should be Chemistry or Agric. Science or Biology or Additional/Further Mathematics

(xii) UNIOSUN requires credit passes in two other relevant science subjects, Geography inclusive.

(xiii) KSU requires two other subjects from Social Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Agric. Science and Economics.

(xiv) UNILAG requires five O’level Credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry and one other Science subject of Biology and Agric. Science.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Education and Physics as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: (i) Two ‘A’ level passes in Physics and Mathematics.

(ii) NCE with credit/merit in relevant subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNILAG accepts:
(a) Very good passes in three JUPEB subjects: Physics, Chemistry and any one of Biology or Mathematics.
(b) Two A/Level passes in Physics and Mathematics.
(c) NCE with credit/merit in Physics and one of Biology, Mathematics and Chemistry and O/Level requirements. LAGOS does not accept Geography.

(ii) RSUST requires any Science subject as the 3rd subject.

(iii) UNICAL – accepts ND from recognised institutions.

(iv) FUTMINNA accepts NCE (merit), ND/HND (lower credit) in addition to four relevant UTME subjects into 200 and 300 levels respectively.

(v) UNIUYO accepts candidates without A/Level or NCE Mathematics but must take remedial in the subject in year I.

(vi) FUTMINNA requires Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.

(vii) OAU accepts two ‘A’ level credit passes in Physics and any other Science subject or NCE with credit/merit passes in relevant teaching subjects’ combinations including Physics. Candidates holding NCE in Auto-mechanic are also eligible

(viii) LASU accepts NCE (Tech) with merit pass in relevant field.

(ix) UNIJOS accepts NCE General English

(x) BSU accepts NCE at merit level.

(xi) BUK accepts NCE (merit) in PHE with any two Science subjects.

(xii) EKSU accepts General English at NCE in lieu of ‘O’ level credit in English language.

(xiii) UNIBEN accepts 2/3 merit passes in NCE including Physics plus 3 O/L credit passes in Physics, Mathematics and English Language at one sitting.

(xiv) BASU accepts NCE (pass with at least 5 years teaching experience).

(xv) UMYU requires A/Level pass in Physics and Mathematics. Accepts a minimum of credit or merit in NCE.

(xvi) TASUED accepts Two ‘A’ level passes in Physics and Mathematics, NCE with at least merit passes in two core related subject with Upper Credit.
*ND/HND with upper credit in Physics Electronics.

(xvii) FUAM requires:
a) Two A’ level passes in Physics and Biology, Further Mathematics, Technical Drawing or Geology.
b) accepts ND (Upper Credit) in Relevant fields in addition to UTME requirement

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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