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JAMB Brochure for Pharmaceutical Technology Under Faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences

This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Pharmaceutical Technology under the Faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences in Nigerian polytechnics and monotechnics. You will see the UTME subject combination needed to apply for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, requirements for Direct Entry candidates, as well as other information you require to successfully apply for the course.

List of Polytechnics / Monotechnics that Offer Pharmaceutical Technology

  • Federal Polytechnic, Nekede
  • Kano State Polytechnic
  • Moshood Abiola Polytechnic

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

Physics /Biology.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Pharmaceutical Technology as a UTME candidate, you require: O/L pass in
English Language and
four credit passes in
Biology/Agricultural Science

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Pharmaceutical Technology as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: (i) MAPOLY requires four credits at one sitting or five credits at not more than two sittings to include Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics with at least pass in English Language and Physics. Agricultural Science is not acceptable as alternative for Biology.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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  1. Please is mathematics compulsory to study pharmatech in polytechnics, here are my utme subjects English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. I scored 172 in Jamb can i gain admission

    • Yes Mathematics is compulsory.

      The correct subject combination for Pharmaceutical Technology is English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics or Biology.

      You can gain admission if you have the right subject combination for your prospective course and do much better in the post-utme.

      Best wishes

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