JAMB Brochure for Chemical / Petrochemical Engineering Under Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Technology


This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Chemical / Petrochemical Engineering under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Technology 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 Chemical / Petrochemical Engineering

Niger Delta University
Rivers State University of Science and Technology

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

In UTME, note that English Language is mandatory for all courses. The other three subjects required to study Chemical / Petrochemical Engineering under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Technology in the institutions listed above are: Five SSCE credit passes to include Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and English Language.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Chemical / Petrochemical Engineering as a UTME candidate, you require: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) RSUST accepts further Mathematics in lieu of Mathematics and requires Agricultural Science or Biology as the fifth subject

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Chemical / Petrochemical Engineering as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: ‘A’ level passes in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) RSUST accepts ND/UD (Upper) for admissions to 200 level or HND in appropriate discipline for admissions to 300 level.

(ii) NDU accepts:
(a) At least three (3) ‘A’ level passes at GCE or its equivalent in Physics, Mathematics/Further Mathematics and Chemistry and Five (5) credit level passes at SSCE/NECO/GCE ‘O’ level including English Language, Mathematics/Further Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Admission should be to 200 level of study in a five year degree programme.
(b) National Diploma (ND) or Higher National Diploma (HND) at Upper Credit and above, in the relevant discipline from an approved Polytechnic or related Institution. ND holders shall be admitted to the 200 level or study in a five year degree programme while HND holders shall be admitted to 300 level. In addition to the above, candidates must have five (5) SCCE/NECO/GCE ‘O’ level credit passes, including English Language, Mathematics/Further Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System

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