Surveying and Geo-Informatics JAMB & WAEC Subject Combination

The subject combination for all the courses varies, and Surveying and Geo-informatics is another science course. Students constantly research the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Surveying and Geo-informatics to avoid combining the wrong subjects in their examinations.

Subject Combination for Surveying and Geo-Informatics

Knowing the subject combination in JAMB and WAEC is essential to avoid difficulties in gaining admission into any Nigerian university. Therefore, this page will cover the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Surveying and Geo-informatics, what you need to know about the course, and the list of universities offering the course.

What You Need to Know About Surveying and Geo-informatics

Surveying and Geo-informatics are not competitive in Nigeria, so entrance would not be difficult for students. Studying the system in any Nigerian university would take four years without carryovers. Surveying and Geo-informatics is a science course that deals with managing, acquiring, applying, and analysing spatially referenced data.

Furthermore, the course is a science course, and art students can’t study Surveying and Geo-informatics. The job availability for this course is very high, and one with a degree in this course can work in the different economic sectors in Nigeria.

If the course sounds like your area of interest, see the next section for the subject combination.

WAEC Subject Combination for Surveying and Geo-Informatics

Five credits are needed in WAEC (West African Examination Council). Below is the subject combination for the course in WAEC

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biology or Geography or any of Carpentry, Introduction to Building Construction, Decorative Painting and Basic Electricity.

JAMB Subject Combination for Surveying and Geo-informatics

These are the subjects in WAEC, while four subjects are required for JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board).

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Geography or Chemistry or Economics or Biology

UTME Subject Requirement for Some Universities

Aspiring students need to Note that some universities have particular requirements/subject combinations for this course. Below are the schools and their direct entry subject requirements.

  • ABU requirements for Surveying and Geoinformatics are Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology, and Economics.
  • ESUTECH requirements for Surveying and Geoinformatics are Mathematics, Physics and anyone from Chemistry, Geography, Economics, Government, Biology or Agricultural Science.
  • FUTA requires Mathematics, Physics and either Chemistry or Geography.
  • FUTO requires Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • IMSU requires Mathematics, Physics and Geography.
  • LAGOS requires for Surveying and Geo-Informatics, English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics & Physics.
  • MAUTY requires Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Geography, Biology, or Agricultural Science and Economics.
  • OAU requires English, Mathematics, Physics, Geography or Chemistry.
  • UNN requires Mathematics, Physics and one other subject.
  • ILORIN requirements for Surveying and Geoinformatics are Mathematics, Physics, Geography, Technical Drawing, Economics, or Chemistry.
  • KASU requires Mathematics, Physics and one other Science subject

Direct Entry Requirements

Below are the generally accepted Direct-Entry requirements of most universities in Nigeria offering this course.

  • Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes chosen from Mathematics or Physics and Chemistry, Geography or Fine Arts.
  • ND/HND upper credits in relevant field.

Note: The above is the requirements that most universities in Nigeria accept, although some universities have specific criteria that aspirants are to meet for admission. So, prospective students should check the direct-entry admission requirements of the University they wish to attend to study Surveying and Geo-informatics.


In conclusion, few universities offer Surveying and Geo-informatics in Nigeria, with different admission requirements. Students should research this course and visit the school portal for more details.


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