JAMB and WAEC (O’Level) Subject Combination for Biochemistry

There are a lot of science subjects available and they are divided into several branches. The JAMB and WAEC subject combination for one course might not be the same with another. JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Biochemistry are what you will get in this post.

Some students are courses are change during admission because of the combination of wrong subjects in JAMB and WAEC. This post will tell you what you need to know about Biochemistry. It will also bring the universities offering this course in the country.

What You Need to Know About Biochemistry

Biochemistry is a science course that explores the chemical processes of living organisms. This curse brings together chemistry and biology. Since it is a science course, it is only suitable for this set of students. It will take students about four years to study this course at the university if there is no carryover.

This course is very competitive and students might find the entrance to be difficult. The job available for Biochemistry is also much but at the same time very competitive. Below are some of the careers for one who studied Biochemistry

  • Biochemist
  • Pharmaceutical Chemist
  • Physician
  • College Professor
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Food Scientist
  • Biotech or Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
  • Science Journalist
  • Biomedical Engineer

JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Biochemistry

The JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Biochemistry will come from science class. In WAEC (West Africa Examination Council) you need at least five subjects. You can apply subjects in WAEC to NECO (National Examination Council) or any O’level exam. Below is the Subject Combination for Biochemistry in WAEC

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry

In JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board), you need only four subjects. This examination is the one responsible for students admission into the university and English Language is compulsory. The JAMB Subject Combination for Biochemistry should include

  • English Language
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Physics or Mathematics

List of Universities Offering Biochemistry in Nigeria

Universities Offering Biochemistry in Nigeria is also important for students that want to study this course.  Below are the schools that offer Biochemistry

State Universities

  • AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY, EKPOMA, EDO STATE
  • ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY, AKUNGBA-AKOKO, ONDO STATE
  • ABIA STATE UNIVERSITY, UTURU, ABIA STATE
  • ADAMAWA STATE UNIVERSITY, MUBI, ADAMAWA STATE
  • BAUCHI STATE UNIVERSITY, GADAU, BAUCHI STATE
  • BENUE STATE UNIVERSITY, MAKURDI, BENUE STATE
  • CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITY, ULI, ANAMBRA STATE
  • CROSS RIVERS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, CALABAR, CROSS RIVERS STATE
  • DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKA, DELTA STATE
  • EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE
  • EASTERN PALM UNIVERSITY, OGBOKO, IMO STATE
  • ENUGU STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE
  • GOMBE STATE UNIVERSITY, TUDUN WADA, GOMBE, GOMBE STATE
  • IMO STATE UNIVERSITY, OWERRI, IMO STATE
  • KADUNA STATE UNIVERSITY, KADUNA, KADUNA STATE
  • KOGI STATE UNIVERSITY, ANYIGBA, KOGI STATE
  • KEBBI STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ALIERO, KEBBI STATE
  • KANO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, WUDIL, KANO STATE
  • KWARA STATE UNIVERSITY, MALETE, ILORIN, KWARA STATE
  • IBRAHIM BADAMASI BABANGIDA UNIVERSITY, LAPAI, NIGER STATE
  • LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY, OJO, LAGOS STATE
  • NIGER DELTA UNIVERSITY, WILBERFORCE ISLAND, BAYELSA STATE
  • OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITY, AGO-IWOYE, OGUN STATE
  • ONDO STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, OKITIPUPA, ONDO STATE
  • RIVERS STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE
  • SOKOTO STATE UNIVERSITY, SOKOTO, SOKOTO STATE
  • OSUN STATE UNIVERSITY, OSOGBO, OSUN STATE

Federal Universities

  • AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA, KADUNA STATE
  • ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA UNIVERSITY, BAUCHI, BAUCHI STATE
  • BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO, KANO STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE
  • BENUE STATE UNIVERSITY, MAKURDI, BENUE STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, DUTSE, JIGAWA STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, DUTSIN-MA, KATSINA STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, GASHUA, YOBE STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, GUSAU, ZAMFARA STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, BIRNIN-KEBBI, KEBBI STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, LAFIA, NASARAWA STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, LOKOJA, KOGI STATE
  • ALEX EKWUEME FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, NDUFU-ALIKE, EBONYI STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, OTUOKE, BAYELSA STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, OYE-EKITI, EKITI STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, WUKARI, TARABA STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, AKURE, ONDO STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OWERRI, IMO STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN, ILORIN, KWARA STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, LAGOS STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI, BORNO STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, MAKURDI, BENUE STATE
  • MODIBO ADAMA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, YOLA, ADAMAWA STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, MINNA, NIGER STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF MKAR, GBOKO, BENUE STATE
  • OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE-IFE, OSUN STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF PORT-HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE
  • NIGERIAN POLICE ACADEMY, WUDIL, KANO STATE
  • NIGERIAN POLICE ACADEMY, WUDIL, KANO STATE
  • MICHAEL OKPARA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, UMUDIKE, ABIA STATE
  • UMARU MUSA YARADUA UNIVERSITY, KATSINA, KATSINA STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF AFRICA, TORU-ORUA, BAYELSA STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA, ENUGU STATE

Private Universities

  • AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE
  • ACHIEVERS UNIVERSITY, OWO, ONDO STATE
  • AJAYI CROWTHER UNIVERSITY, OYO, OYO STATE
  • AL- HIKMAH UNIVERSITY, ILORIN, KWARA STATE
  • ANCHOR UNIVERSITY, AYOBO, LAGOS STATE
  • ARTHUR JARVIS UNIVERSITY, AKPABUYO, CROSS RIVER STATE
  • ATIBA UNIVERSITY, OYO, OYO STATE
  • ADELEKE UNIVERSITY, EDE, OSUN STATE
  • BABCOCK UNIVERSITY, ILISHAN-REMO, OGUN STATE
  • BELLS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OTA, OGUN STATE
  • BINGHAM UNIVERSITY, KARU, NASARAWA STATE
  • BENSON IDAHOSA UNIVERSITY, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE
  • BOWEN UNIVERSITY, IWO, OSUN STATE
  • CALEB UNIVERSITY, IMOTA, LAGOS STATE
  • CARITAS UNIVERSITY, AMORJI-NIKE, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE
  • CHRISLAND UNIVERSITY, OWODE, OGUN STATE
  • CLIFFORD UNIVERSITY, OWERRINTTA, ABIA STATE
  • COAL CITY UNIVERSITY, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE
  • COVENANT UNIVERSITY, CANAAN LAND, OTA, OGUN STATE
  • CRAWFORD UNIVERSITY, IGBESA, OGUN STATE
  • CROWN HILL UNIVERSITY, EIYENKORIN, KWARA STATE
  • CRESCENT UNIVERSITY, ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE
  • EDWIN CLARK UNIVERSITY, KIAGBODO, DELTA STATE
  • ELIZADE UNIVERSITY, ILARA-MOKIN, ONDO STATE
  • EVANGEL UNIVERSITY, AKAEZE, EBONYI STATE
  • GODFREY OKOYE UNIVERSITY, URGWUOMU- NIKE, ENUGU STATE
  • GREGORY UNIVERSITY, UTURU, ABIA STATE
  • HALLMARK UNIVERSITY, IJEBU-ITELE, OGUN STATE
  • IGBINEDION UNIVERSITY, OKADA, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE
  • JOSEPH AYO BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, IKEJI-ARAKEJI, OSUN STATE
  • LANDMARK UNIVERSITY, OMU-ARAN, KWARA STATE
  • LEAD CITY UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE
  • LEGACY UNIVERSITY, OKIJA, ANAMBRA STATE
  • MICHAEL AND CECILIA IBRU UNIVERSITY, OWHRODE, DELTA STATE
  • McPHERSON UNIVERSITY, SERIKI SOTAYO, OGUN STATE
  • MOUNTAIN TOP UNIVERSITY, MAKOGI-OBA, OGUN STATE
  • NILE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, ABUJA
  • NOVENA UNIVERSITY, OGUME, DELTA STATE
  • OBONG UNIVERSITY, OBONG, NTAK, AKWA IBOM STATE
  • ODUDUWA UNIVERSITY, IPETUMODU, OSUN STATE
  • PAUL UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE
  • PRECIOUS CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE
  • REDEEMERS UNIVERSITY, OSUN STATEs
  • RENAISSANCE UNIVERSITY, OJIAGU-AGBANI, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE
  • RHEMA UNIVERSITY, ABA, ABIA STATE
  • SAMUEL ADEGBOYEGA UNIVERSITY, OGWA, EDO STATE
  • SKYLINE UNIVERSITY NIGERIA, KANO, KANO STATE
  • SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, OKUN-OWA, OGUN STATE
  • SPIRITAN UNIVERSITY, NNEOCHI, ABIA STATE
  • SUMMIT UNIVERITY, OFFA, KWARA STATE
  • TANSIAN UNIVERSITY, OBA, ANAMBRA STATE
  • KINGS UNIVERSITY, ODE-OMU, OSUN STATE
  • VERITAS UNIVERSITY, ABUJA, FCT
  • WESLEY UNIVERSITY, ONDO, ONDO STATE
  • WESTERN DELTA UNIVERSITY, OGHARA, DELTA STATE

Admission Requirements

JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) cut-off mark for Biochemistry is 160. Some state and federal universities cut-off marks are 180 and 200. Students need five credits in WAEC (West African Examination Council) or in NECO (National Examination Council). Applicants should also pass the university Post-UTME.

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