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JAMB Brochure for Mathematics / Computer Science Under Faculty of Sciences


This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Mathematics / Computer Science 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 Mathematics / Computer Science

  • Federal University Of Agriculture, Makurdi
  • Niger Delta University

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

Maths, Physics and any one of Chemistry, Economics and Biology

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) FUAM require Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Mathematics / Computer Science as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credits in English Language , Mathematics and any three of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Further Maths, and Technical Drawing.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Mathematics / Computer Science as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: Two ‘A’ level passes in Maths and Physics

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i)FUAM accept NCE, ND/HND in relevant fields at credit level plus UTME requirements.

(ii) NDU accepts
(a) Higher School Certificate (HSC) in relevant two subjects to include Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, plus a pass in the third subject to include Chemistry or any other relevant science subject, may be admitted into the two (2) hundred level of the degree programmes.
(b) Holders of credit passes in ND in relevant areas of specialization (e.g. Computer Engineering) are eligible for direct entry to year two (2) of the programme. c. Holders of NCE passes at merit level in Mathematics or Computer Science (as the case may be), Physics, Chemistry, Integrated Science or Economics are eligible for direct entry to year two (2) of the programmes. d. Holders of HND at least credit level passes in Mathematics or Computer Science are eligible for direct entry to year three (3) of the programme.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System



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