JAMB & WAEC Subject Combination for Pure & Applied Physics

Students often find it challenging to know the correct subject combination for a particular course. Therefore, in this article, we will discuss the correct Jamb and Waec subject combination for pure and applied physics. One essential thing you need to take note of is using the right subject combination for this course.

JAMB & WAEC Subject Combination for Pure & Applied Physics

Many students have been denied admission for using the wrong subject combination for their Waec and Jamb over the years. This course is competitive, so you need to use the correct subject combination to avoid being disqualified. Therefore, you should pay rapid attention to the subject combination to study this course.

We will also provide the admission requirements for direct-entry students. We will divide this article into JAMB, WAEC subject combination, and direct entry.

WAEC Subject Combination for Pure and Applied Physics

You need five subjects in WAEC (West Africa Examination Council) for this course. Students can also use this subject combination for NECO (National Examination Council) or any O’level examination. Also, applicants should have at least five (5) SSC credit passes in the subjects below.

  • English Language
  • Biology,
  • Mathematics,
  • Chemistry
  • And any one (1) of health science, statistics, physics, or geography.

JAMB Subject Combination for Pure and Applied Physics

The JAMB subject combination is quite different from WAEC. Students need four subjects, including the English Language, which is compulsory. Students need to take note of these subject combinations because they will determine their admission into the university. Therefore, students should ensure they check their subject combinations very well. Below is the list of Jamb subject combinations for this course.

  • English (Compulsory)
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • And either Physics or Mathematics.

Direct Entry Requirements 

We also have some requirements and subject combinations for all direct entry students to study pure and applied physics. Below are the general requirements for direct entry.

  • Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Biology and either Chemistry or Physics
  • HND/ND in relevant field.


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