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JAMB Brochure for Biotechnology Under Faculty of Sciences


This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Biotechnology 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 Biotechnology

  • Bells University of Technology
  • Ebonyi State University
  • Elizade University
  • Federal University, Dutse
  • Godfrey Okoye University
  • Kings University
  • McPherson University
  • Micheal and Cecilia Ibru University
  • Salem University
  • Western Delta University

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Biotechnology as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Biotechnology as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: Two ‘A’ level passes in Biology/Botany/Zoology and Chemistry or Physics.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) GODFREY for Biotechnology requires two “A” level passes in Chemistry and any one of Physics, Mathematics or Biology. ND/NCE with good grade in relevant “O” level subjects.

(ii) MCPHERSON accepts Five ‘O’ level credit passes in relevant subjects plus ND(upper credit), HND (upper credit) and NCE (merit).

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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