Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Physics in Nigeria

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

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Physics

  • Rivers State University Rivers State University, Port Harcourt  
    Specialization options: Astronomy / Astrophysics, Solid State Physics/Electronics, Nuclear Physics and Applied Geophysics.

    Course entry requirements:
    Admission through Universities (Joint) Matriculation Examination (UME).

    Candidates should have obtained in NOT MORE THAN TWO SITTINGS, a minimum of five relevant credits (or higher) level passes at SSCE/NECO/GCE “O’ level examinations.

    The relevant subjects shall include English Language and Mathematics. The other subject shall be as indicated in section B.1 (a). Such candidates shall be admitted into year 1 of the degree programme.

    A.2ADMISSION BY DIRECT ENTRY (e.g. PHYSICS)

    (a)Admission to year II of the degree programme.

    (i) HSC/GCE “A” level passes in at least two (2) relevant subjects (one of which must be Physics) plus school certificate/GCE “O” level credit or better passes {including English Language and Mathematics in three (3) other subjects from those indicated below (B.1 (a), at not more than two (2) sittings).

    (ii) Holders of OND/ND, UD certificates are eligible for admission to year II of the relevant degree programme, provided that such candidates also satisfy the requirements for admission through UME.

    (b)Admission to year III of the degree programme

    Holders of HND are eligible for admission to year III provided they pass with at least Upper Credit and satisfy the requirement for admission through UME.

    FACULTY/DEPARTMENTAL REQUIREMENTS (e.g. PHYSICS)

    B.1Admission through UME

    (a)Credit level or better passes at the Senior School Certificate (SSC), NECO Examination or equivalent passes at the GCE “O” level Examinations in a minimum of five subjects including Mathematics, English Language and Physics. The other subjects shall include Chemistry, Biology and other relevant science subjects.

    (b) Equivalent passes at “O” level in other recognized examinations in Nigeria and elsewhere may be considered by the Department subject to approval by the University Admissions Committee.

    B.2Admission to year II of the degree programme

    (i)HSC/GCE “A” level passes in at least two (2) relevant subjects (one of which must be Physics) plus School Certificate/GCE “O” level credit passes (including English Language and Mathematics) in three (3) other subjects from those indicated above B.1(a), at not more than two sittings.

    (ii) Candidate who passed with at least Upper Credit in the Ordinary National Diploma (OND) or the National Diploma (ND) from recognised institutions may be admitted into the second year of the degree programme, provided such candidates also satisfy the requirements of admission through UME.

    B.3Admission to year III of the degree programme (e.g. Physics)

    Candidates who passed with at least Upper Credit in the Higher National Diploma (HND) are eligible for admission into the third year of the programme provided that such candidates also satisfy the requirements for admission through UME.

    Course duration: 4 years
  • 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.

    (C) JAMB REQUIREMENTS
    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
  • Western Delta University Western Delta University, Oghara  
    Admission requirements:
    Four (4) Year B.Sc. Programme:
    (i) Five (5) Credit passes in SSCE or GCE Ordinary Level (or its equivalent) which must include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other subject in not more than two (2) sittings. UTME candidates shall offer English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry in the Examination.

    (ii) UTME Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.



    Three (3) Year Programme (Direct Entry):


    Two (2) A-Level passes (or its equivalent ) or Merit in N.C.E in Physics and Mathematics / Chemistry, or at least Lower Credit in OND Physics, Engineering Science, Computer Science, or Physics with Electronics in addition to the required SSCE or GCE Ordinary Level Credits.Candidates with IJMB, JUPEB can also apply.
  • Veritas University Veritas University, Bwari  
    Admission requirements:
    JAMB / UTME
    The entry requirements shall be at least credit level passes in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry to form the core subjects with credit in one other relevant science subject at the Senior Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent. In addition, an acceptable pass in the University Matriculation Examination (UME) into 100-level is required.

    Direct Entry
    Candidates with two A level passes (graded A-E) at the Advanced Level in one or more relevant subjects (Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics and Physics) may undertake the three year degree programme into 200-level.
  • Sokoto State University Sokoto State University, Sokoto  
    Admission requirements:
    UTME

    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.
  • Umaru Musa Yar'adua University Katsina Umaru Musa Yar'adua University Katsina, Katsina  
    Admission Requirements:
    UTME:

    Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any of Biology, Agricultural Science , Geography or Further Mathematics in not more than two sittings.

    Direct Entry:

    Candidates with a minimum of 9 points in IJMB/ HSC/GCE A level /NCE in Physics and Mathematics.

    Candidates with a minimum of Lower Credit pass in National Diploma /HND in relevant subject from recognized institutions may also be admitted.

    All candidates must satisfy the UTME requirements.
  • Caleb University Caleb University, Lagos  
    Entry requirements:
    Programmes offered by COPAS must apply through the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), either through the University Matriculation Examination (UTME) Scheme or by direct entry. UTME candidates must show evidence of haven taken and earned the minimum UTME score prescribed by JAMB. The UTME subjects are English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

    UTME:
    The candidate must possess a minimum of five (5) O-level credit passes at one or two sittings at most, including, English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Mountain Top University Mountain Top University, Makogi Oba  
    Admission requirements:
    Direct Entry Requirements

    Direct Entry candidates must fulfil the conditions in A (above) and have a minimum of Upper or Lower Credit at the ND Examination or equivalent from a recognized institution or G.C.E (Advanced Level) or equivalent in at least two science subjects with a minimum of a credit (C) in Physics and any of Mathematics or Chemistry to qualify for admission into 200 level of the programmes.
  • 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.
  • University of Lagos University of Lagos, Lagos  
    Admission requirement:
    Direct Entry :
    Very good passes in the following three
    (3) JUPEB/A -level subjects in Physics,
    Mathematics, and Chemistry.
    Candidate must satisfy the 'O' level Requirements
    which include credit in Further Mathematics.

    UTME:
    Five O/Level credit passes in
    English Language, Mathematics,
    Physics, Chemistry and Further
    Mathematics.





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