Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Chemistry in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Chemistry(Chemistry)
  • Major Subject: Chemistry
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

  • Federal University, Dutsin-Ma Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina  
    Admission requirements:
    A minimum of five (5) subjects passed at not more than two sittings with at least two at the principal or advanced level of the G.C.E. and the others, at credit level of the SSC/GCE O/Level; no subject shall be counted at both Ordinary and Advanced Levels.

    Acceptable level of passes in two major subjects at the NCE with SSC O/Level credits or equivalent in THREE other subjects (mainly for Education Courses). Education may be accepted as a third A/Level subject for those taking course in Education.

    Acceptable level of passes in two subjects at the IJMB examination or Cambridge moderated school of Basic Studies terminal examination or International Baccalaureate from recognized institutions with SSCE/GCE O/Level credits or equivalent in three subjects;
    Ordinary National Diploma (OND) with at least a lower Credit Pass from recognized institutions, with a minimum of five ‘O’ level credits passed at a sitting.

    HND passed at lot less than lower credit from recognized institution plus 5 ‘O’ level credit passed at a sitting.

    Applicants must write UTME and attain an acceptable score in the use of English and three other subjects relevant to the proposed course of study and further obtain an acceptable score at the compulsory University post-UTME screening test;

    For a candidate who has attained the acceptable standard in the UTME to be registered for a course in the University, he must have passed five subjects (including English Language and Mathematics) at credit level at not more than two sittings in the General Certificate of Education (GCE) Examination (WASCE), National Examinations Council (NECO) or National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB) in subjects relevant to the course of study.
  • Sule Lamido University Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa  
    Admission requirements:
    The minimum admission requirements for programs of the Faculty are as follows:

    Level 100 (UTME) Admissions

    A candidate shall have an acceptable score in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) with the correct subject combination.
    A candidate may also be required to sit for a Post-UTME screening examination to be conducted by the University and obtain an acceptable score for the program applied for as may be set by the University Senate from time to time.
    A candidate shall possess the SSCE/GCE/TC II or equivalent with credit passes in five subjects, at least three of which shall be in the relevant area, obtained in not more than two sittings including English Language and Mathematics (where applicable).
    Level 200 (Direct Entry) Admissions

    A candidate for direct entry admission shall apply only through the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
    A candidate shall possess at least one of the following qualifications obtained from recognized institutions that are licensed to run them:
    A two-year recognized diploma in the relevant area with a minimum of a good Lower Credit or equivalent.
    A two-year recognized diploma plus a one-year advanced diploma in the relevant area with a minimum classification of Lower Credit or equivalent.
    The National Certificate of Education (NCE) with a minimum of 9 points in the relevant subjects.
    The Interim Joint Matriculation Board Advanced Level Examination (IJMBE) with a minimum of 8 points in the relevant subjects.
    Any other qualification deemed equivalent to these by the Senate of the University.
    In all cases, ‘O’ Level credit in English Language and Mathematics (where applicable) shall be required.
  • Samuel Adegboyega University Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa  
    Admission requirements:
    For admission into 100 level, candidates must possess credit level passes in five subjects at the SSCE/GCE O'Level/NECO/NABTEB or equivalent, obtained in not more than two sittings. The subjects passed must include English Language and Mathematics for the Sciences & Management Sciences programmes and English Language for the Humanities Programmes Candidates awaiting SSCE/GCE O'Level/NECO/NABTEB results may also apply provided the result would be available at the time of Matriculation.

    (B) Direct Entry into 200-Level:
    Candidates for admission into 200-level must have, in addition to requirement for admission into 100-level, passed G.C.E(A/L) in 2 relevant subjects or passed NCE, OND, HND or equivalent at not less than lower credit level.

    100 Level Candidates are required to sit for the 2017/2018 UTME of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and attain the prescribed cut-off marks. This is a statutory requirement for admission into Samuel Adegboyega University. Applicants are to ensure that their UTME subject combinations qualify them for their chosen programmes. Direct Entry candidates must obtain the JAMB Direct Entry Forms. Candidates, who did not choose Samuel Adegboyega University initially in their 2017 UTME but are interested, are also eligible to apply for admission and participate in the admission screening exercise of the University.
  • University of Agriculture, Makurdi University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Makurdi  
    Minimum entry requirement:
    1. Ordinary level Requirements
    -Five credit passes in GCE (or Equivalent) examination at not more than two sittings with at least two passes at the Advanced (‘A’) level GCE;
    -Four credit passes at advanced level or its Equivalent

    2. UTME Requirements
    -The Senior Secondary School or the School Certificate/General Certificate of Education (SSCE/GCE) ordinary level credit passes in five subjects including Chemistry, Physics and Biology for Sciences and Mathematics, English, Economics, Commerce or Accounting, Government and Biology/Agric. Science for Management Sciences)
    -Grade II Teacher’s Certificate with Credit/merit passes in at least five subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Economics;
    -An acceptable score in the UTME as may be determined by the University from time to time; and
    -JAMB combination MUST include Mathematics, Economics, and Accounting or Commerce
  • Edwin Clark University Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Candidates must have participated in the 2020/2021 UTME and have met JAMB’s minimum requirements.
    -Must have obtained a minimum of five (5) credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings in WAEC (SSCE)/NECO (SSCE)/GCE O’LEVEL or its equivalent.
    -The required credit passes must include English language and other subjects relevant to the proposed course of study.

    -Direct entry admission is available into 200 level in all programmes.
    -Candidate for direct entry are required to obtained JAMB direct entry forms and possess any of the following qualifications.

    -JUPEB/GCE Advanced level passes in relevant subjects
    -OND/NCE with minimum grade of upper credit/credit respectively
    -All direct entry candidates, in addition to the above, must satisfy the O’ level requirements.
  • Veritas University Veritas University, Bwari  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) University Matriculation Board (UTMB) Candidates:
    -Passes at credit level in Five Subjects which include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics
    at the Ordinary Level (SSCE, WASCE, or GCE)

    (ii) Direct Entry Candidates:
    Possession of one of the following qualifications
    Higher School Certificate*
    Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB) Examination*
    Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE)*
    Ordinary National Diploma (OND, ND) Upper Credit in Chemistry or Related field*
    Higher National Diploma (HND) Lower Credit in Chemistry or Related field*
    First degree in Chemistry or related area from a recognized University
    * With two “A” Level Passes in Chemistry and anyone of Physics or Maths
    plus UTME requirements.
  • Sokoto State University Sokoto State University, Sokoto  
    Admission requirements:

    Five (5) credit passes in Senior Secondary School Certificate or its equivalents in addition to acceptable pass in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

    Direct Entry

    NCE with at least merit pass in 2 relevant subjects or a double major subject with SSCE requirements or its equivalent in five (5) subjects.
    A pass at merit level in a relevant Diploma Programme (provided the O/L requirements are satisfied).
    Advanced level passes in 2 relevant subjects with SSCE requirements.
    Any other equivalent qualifications with SSCE requirements.
    Any other equivalent qualifications.
  • Oduduwa University Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu  
    Admission Requirements:
    The minimum entry requirement for undergraduate programmes at Oduduwa University is credit level passes in 5 subjects at the O’Level examinations. The subjects must include English Language, Mathematics and one relevant subject obtained at not more than two sittings. There are other requirements peculiar to some certain colleges and departments.
    Prospective students must attain the UTME cut off mark.
    2 or 3 A' Level Credit Passes are required.

    OND, HND, NCE or other Certificates from a recognised institution are accepted for Direct Entry.

    Duration :UME 4 years
  • Umaru Musa Yar'adua University Katsina Umaru Musa Yar'adua University Katsina, Katsina  
    Admission requirements:
    Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology in not more than two sittings

    Direct Entry:

    Candidates with a minimum of 9 points in IJMB/ HSC/GCE A level in Chemistry and any two of Physics, Biology or Mathematics. NCE in Chemistry as Major and any of Physics, Biology or Mathematics.

    Candidates with a minimum of Lower Credit pass in National Diploma /HND in Chemistry as Major or its equivalent from recognized institutions may also be admitted.
  • Lead City University Lead City University, Ibadan  
    Admission Requirements (JAMB/Direct Entry):
    The minimum entry requirement for admission into Lead Ciity University is GCE O/L, SSCE/NABTEB/ NECO or equivalent credit level pass in five(5) subjects, including English Language, and Mathematics, obtained at not more than two sittings. Those with additional (Direct Entry) qualification such as University Diploma, NCE, IJMB, OND, GCE 'A' Level or equivalent professional qualification etc are to proceed from part II. However, candidates awaiting result may apply provided evidence of results would be available before resumption.
  • Nasarawa State University Nasarawa State University, Keffi  
    Admission requirements:

    Candidates for entry to the degree programmes of the department must satisfy the University minimum entrance requirements. Such requirements are met by the possession of National Examination Council (NECO), West African Examination Council (WAEC), Senior Secondary Certificate (SSC) or the School certificate/ General Certicate of Education Ordinary Level (SC/GCE O/level) with passes at credit level ( or above) which include chemistry, Mathematics, English language and Physics.
  • Novena University Novena University, Ogume  
    Admission requirements:
    Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) including English & Mathematics and any other 3 subjects preferably Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science in that order. Two A level passes in Mathematics and either Physics and /or Chemistry. NCE with credit passes in Mathematics and another Science subject plus 5 Credits at SSCE (or equivalent) UME subjects are English, Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry, Biology depending on the subject of specialization.
  • Federal University of Petroleum Resources Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Five credit passes including English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and any other one from Biology, Agricultural Science, Computer Studies, Cosmetology or Dying and Bleaching

    -English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics or Biology.

    -Two ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry and one of Physics, Mathematics or Biology.
  • Arthur Jarvis University Arthur Jarvis University, Calabar  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Applicants must write UTME and attain an acceptable score (National JAMB Minimum Cutoff) in the use of English, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics or Biology .
    -For a candidate who has attained the benchmark standard in the UTME to be registered for B.Sc Chemistry or B.Sc Biochemistry in the University, he/she must have a minimum of Credit pass in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

    Course duration: 4 years
  • Ritman University Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene  
    Admission requirements:
    Five (5) Credit passes in relevant subjects including English Language and Mathematics obtained at not more than two sittings in O'level Examinations.(WAEC/NECO).

    Applicants are required to have taken the 2016 JAMB examinations with a score of 140 and above.

    It is also important to note that any false entry during the on line registration may lead to disqualification of candidates.

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