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MEDICAL/PHARMACEUTICAL/HEALTH SCIENCES

MEDICAL/PHARMACEUTICAL/HEALTH SCIENCES

FACULTY/SCHOOL/COLLEGE OF MEDICAL, PHARMACUETICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES


[M.B.B.S., MB.B.Ch.B., B.D.S., B.Ch.D., Pharm.B, B.SC.]

1 Anatomy 16 Radiography
2 Biochemistry 17 Veterinary Medicine
3 Dentistry and Dental Technology
4 Human Nutrition and Dietetics
5 Medical Biochemistry
6 Medical Rehabilitation
7 Medical Laboratory Technology/Science
8 Medicine and Surgery (Human Medicine)
9 Nursing/Nursing Science
10 Optometry
11 Pharmacy
12 Pharmacology
13 Physiology
14 Physiotherapy
15 Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology
15 Public Health Technology

IMPORTANT NOTE
Pharmacy programme lasts a minimum of five (5) years for UTME candidates and four (4) years for Direct Entry applicants. M.B.B.S. and B.D.S. last a minimum of Six (6)
years for UTME candidates and five (5) years for Direct Entry applicants. Some Universities may accept holders of good degrees in relevant disciplines as Direct Entry
candidates.

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ALL PROGRAMMES ADVERTISED IN THIS BROCHURE HAVE BEEN OFFICIALLY RECEIVED FROM THE INSTITUTIONS AND ARE DEEMED TO HAVE MET ALL
APPROPRIATE STANDARDS AND HAVE BEEN APPROVED BY COMPETENT AUTHORITIES.

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AWARDING INSTITUTIONS
UTME SUBJECTS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME
ANATOMY Two (2) ‘A’ level Five (5) SSC credit passes in Biology, Chemistry DIRECT ENTRY
AAU passes chosen from English Language, and Physics. (i) ABUAD requires three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry,
Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Biology.
ABU
Physics in addition to Chemistry and Physics. (ii) CALABAR and PHC-No direct entry.
ABUAD the UTME (iii) EBSU accepts B.Sc 2nd class upper division in any Biological
BABCOCK requirements. Science programme plus ‘O’ level credit passes in English
BAYERO language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics at
one (1) sitting.
BINGHAM
(iv) LAUTECH accepts ‘A’ level or its equivalent with good
BOWEN passes in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. ND with
BSU upper credit in related programme plus the UTME
COOU requirements may be considered for admission into 200
level.
DELSU
EBSU UTME
ESUT (i) CALABAR requires Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
FED-NDUFU (ii) EBSU accepts only one (1) sitting.
(iii) MAIDUGURI accepts Mathematics in lieu of Physics.
GREGORY
IGBINEDION UTME SUBJECTS
ILORIN (i) ABUAD accepts Physics, Chemistry and Biology OR
JOS Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.
(ii) BABCOCK accepts any three (3) of Physics, Chemistry
LAUTECH
Biology and Mathematics.
MADONNA (iii) BSU, UNIZIK, EBSU, ABU, CALABAR, ILORIN and PHC require
MAIDUGURI Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
MAITAMA (iv) OOU accepts any three (3) of Physics/Mathematics,
Chemistry and Biology.

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AWARDING INSTITUTIONS
UTME SUBJECTS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME

OOU
OSUMS
PHC
UNIOSUN
UNIZIK

HUMAN ANATOMY
AUE
BASU
BAZE
CALABAR
CRUTECH
FED-DUTSE
FUTA
UYO

BIOCHEMISTRY Two (2) ‘A’ level Five (5) SSC credit passes in Physics, Chemistry DIRECT ENTRY
CALABAR passes in Chemistry English Language, and Biology. (i) BENIN requires three (3) ‘A' level passes to include
and any one of Mathematics, Physics, Biology/Zoology, Chemistry and Physics plus the UTME
IBADAN
Physics, Biology/ Chemistry and Biology. requirements.
IGBINEDION Zoology/Botany and (ii) CALABAR does not admit through Direct Entry.
JOS Mathematics. (iii) FUTO requires at least ‘A’ level passes not below ‘C’ in
LAUTECH Physics and any two (2) of Chemistry, Biology and
Mathematics. It also accepts ND/HND upper credit in
OSUMS
Biomedical Technology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical
UYO Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering and
Mechanical Engineering. Candidates must in addition meet

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AWARDING INSTITUTIONS
UTME SUBJECTS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME
UTME requirements. It does not accept first degree or NCE.
(iv) IBADAN requires two (2) A' level passes from Mathematics,
MEDICAL BIOCHEMISTRY Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Botany plus the UTME
BENIN requirements.
(v) LAUTECH accepts ‘A' level passes in Biology, Chemistry and
CRUTECH
Physics or Mathematics ND upper credit in related
DELSU programme plus the UTME requirements may be
GREGORY considered for 200 level.
LAUTECH
UTME
(i) CALABAR same as in Medicine and Surgery.
BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
(ii) IBADAN same as in Medicine and Surgery.
FUTA
FUTO
DENTISTRY AND DENTAL Three (3) ‘A’ level Five (5) SSC credit passes in Chemistry, Biology DIRECT ENTRY
SURGERY passes to include English Language, Physics, and one (1) other (i) BENIN accepts B.Sc Second Class Lower in Biochemistry,
BAYERO Chemistry, Chemistry, Biology and Science subject. Microbiology, Zoology, Botany, Anatomy, Physiology,
Biology/Zoology and Mathematics. Nursing, B.Sc or ND Optometry, B.Pharmacy or Doctor of
BENIN
Physics. Pharmacy.
CALABAR
(ii) IBADAN as in Medicine and Surgery.
IBADAN (iii) JOS accepts passes in IJMB/‘A’ Level in Physics,
JOS Chemistry and Zoology or Biology. Such candidates must
LAGOS also have obtained five (5) ‘0’ level credits passes in
LASU Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Zoology, English Language
and Mathematics.
MAIDUGURI
(iv) LAGOS accepts passes in three (3) JUPEB/’A’-level
OAU subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
OSUMS (v) OAU accepts B.Sc. with a minimum of second class
PHC Honours in relevant programme (Sciences).
UNN (vi) PHC - No Direct Entry.
(vii) UNN requires
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AWARDING INSTITUTIONS
UTME SUBJECTS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME
a) Direct entry candidates in addition to satisfying
the UTME requirements should also have three (3)
‘A’ level passes in Biology or Zoology, Chemistry
and Physics at one (1) sitting.
b) Accepts B.Sc in related programme for admission
into the five (5) year standard programme.
c) MBBS may be admitted into the three (3) year
clinical programme in Dentistry.

UTME
(i) UNN requires candidates in addition to minimum entry
requirements to have ‘0’ level credit passes in English
Language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics at
not more than one (1) sitting.

UTME SUBJECTS
(i) JOS, CALABAR, PHC, UNN, BENIN, LAGOS and OAU require
Physics as the other science subject.
(ii) IBADAN - Same as in Medicine and Surgery.

HUMAN NUTRITION AND Two (2) ‘A’ level Five (5) SSC credit passes in Chemistry, Biology DIRECT ENTRY
DIETETICS passes in Chemistry, English Language, Physics, and Physics. (i) ABUAD requires three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry,
ABUAD Biology and Physics Chemistry, Biology and Physics and Biology.
CALABAR plus the UTME Mathematics. (ii) BOWEN requires at least two (2) ‘A’ level passes to
IBADAN requirement. include Chemistry and any of Biology, Botany, Zoology,
Agricultural Science, Physics or Geography.
(iii) IBADAN preference will be given to the Professional
NUTRITION AND DIETETICS Certificates of
BABCOCK a) Nigeria Registered Nurse or equivalent

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AWARDING INSTITUTIONS
UTME SUBJECTS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME
BAYERO b) Own Certificate of Food Science and Applied
BOWEN Nutrition
c) ND in Agriculture;
d) Public Health Inspectorate Certificate.

UTME
(i) BOWEN requires five (5) ‘0’ level credit passes in English
Language, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology/
Agricultural Science, Geography/Economics.
(ii) IBADAN same as in Medicine and Surgery.

UTME SUBJECTS
(i) IBADAN requires Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

MEDICAL LABORATORY ‘A' level passes to Five (5) SSC credit passes in Physics, Chemistry DIRECT ENTRY
SCIENCE: include Physics, English Language, and Biology (i) ABUAD requires three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry,
AAU Chemistry and Biology Mathematics Physics, Physics, Biology/Zoology.
or Zoology Chemistry and Biology (ii) BAYERO accepts Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science
ABSU
from a recognized institution.
ABUAD
(iii) BENIN - Same as in Medical Biochemistry. Accepts
ACHIEVERS degrees in related Science programmes.
BABCOCK (iv) CALABAR accepts 'A' level passes in any two (2) of
BAYERO Chemistry, Biology and Physics, B.SC Biological Science;
BENIN AIMLT or FIMLT plus UTME requirements.
(v) EBSU accepts AIMLS or its equivalent plus relevant
CALABAR
UTME requirements.
EBSU
(vi) IBADAN accepts ‘A' level passes to include Physics,
EDSU Chemistry and Biology B.Sc. or HND in relevant
IBADAN programme; AIMLT or FIMLT plus UTME requirements.

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AWARDING INSTITUTIONS
UTME SUBJECTS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME

IGBINEDION (vii) JOS accepts first degree in relevant Biological Science


JOS programme with at least a Second class lower division.
LAGOS
(viii) LAGOS requires
LAUTECH a) JUPEB/’A’ level passes in Physics, Chemistry and
MADONNA Biology.
MAIDUGURI b) B.Sc Degree first Class/Second class upper in
NDU medically related programmes.
(ix) LAUTECH accepts ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, and
RSUST
Biology with the UTME requirements OR ND/HND upper
UDU credit or first degree in relevant programme plus the
UNIZIK UTME requirements.
UNN (x) MAIDUGURI and IMSU accept certificate of Institute of
Medical Laboratory Technology, Science/Technology
(IMLS/T) of Nigeria plus the UTME requirements.
(xi) MAIDUGURI accepts Zoology in lieu of Biology.
(xii) NDU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English
Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.
(xiii) UNIZIK accepts HND/B.SC in Biological Sciences or
related programme
(xiv) UNN accepts
a) B.Sc in relevant programmes with at least second
2nd class Lower Division plus ‘O' level credit passes
in English Language, Mathematics, Biology,
Chemistry and Physics at not more than two (2)
sittings.
b) ND upper credit in related programmes plus the
UTME requirements.
c) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Physics, Biology or
credit passes in two (2) relevant ‘O' level subjects.
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UTME SUBJECTS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME
d) Candidates with AIMLS professional plus the
UTME requirements.

UTME
(i) AAU accepts B.Sc in relevant programme with good
grade. Remedial results not acceptable.
(ii) CALABAR - same as in Medicine and Surgery.
(iii) IBADAN accepts five (5) ‘0’ level credit passes in English
Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
at one (1) sitting.

UTME SUBJECTS
(i) BABCOCK accepts any three (3) of Physics, Chemistry
Biology and Mathematics.

MEDICAL REHABILITATION ‘A’ level passes in Five (5) SSC credit Physics, Chemistry DIRECT ENTRY
OAU: Chemistry, Physics and passes in English and Biology (i) OAU accepts passes in the final examination of the
with specialisation in either:- any of Biology/Zoology Language, Mathematics, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy or the British
or Mathematics. Physics, Chemistry and Association of Occupational Therapy or equivalent
(i) Physiotherapy or
Biology. (ii) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Physics and any of
(ii) Occupational Therapy Biology/Zoology or Mathematics.
UNIZIK (iii) UNN - No direct entry
UNN

UTME
(i) UNN – As in Medical Laboratory Science.

UTME SUBJECTS
(i) UNN – As in Medical Laboratory Science.
PROSTHESIS AND (i) 'A' level passes Five (5) SSC credit passes Chemistry, Biology DIRECT ENTRY

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AWARDING INSTITUTIONS
UTME SUBJECTS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME
ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNOLOGY in any two (2) including English Language, and Physics. (i) FUTO - ND plus the UTME requirements.
FUTO of Physics, Physics, Mathematics, (ii) FUTO - ND distinction and upper credit will be an
Chemistry, Chemistry and Biology. advantage.
Biology and
Mathematics
(ii) ND Upper
Credit in
Prosthesis and
Orthopaedic
Technology.
NURSING/NURSING SCEINCE (i) Two (2) ‘A’ Five (5) SSC credit passes in Physics, Chemistry DIRECT ENTRY
AAU level passes in Mathematics, Chemistry, and Biology. (i) AAU
Biology/ Biology, Physics and a) accepts Registered Nurse/Midwife RN, RM with
ABSU
Zoology, English Language. one (1) year post registration experience; as well
ABU Chemistry and as RN,RPN or RN,RNA, or RN,RNT plus the UTME
ABUAD Physics plus requirements.
ACHIEVERS three (3) other b) accepts good first degree programme e.g.
‘O’ level credit Biochemistry, Anatomy, Human Physiology, Health
AUE
passes in Education, Psychology, Guidance and Counselling.
BABCOCK Mathematics,
c) does not accept a degree in Zoology and Botany
BAYERO Physics and
(ii) ABU accepts
BENIN English
a) ‘A’ Level/IJMB passes in three (3) subjects from
Language.
BOWEN Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Zoology.
(ii) NRN or its
CALABAR approved b) Registered Nurse (RN) certificate with at least five
DELSU equivalent plus (5) ’0’ level credits passes in English Language,
five (5) ‘O’ level Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.
EBSU
credit passes (iii) ABUAD requires three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry,
EDSU Physics and Biology.
in English
FED-KEBBI Language and (iv) AUE – ND credit plus the UTME minimum requirements.
IBADAN four (4) Science (v) BENIN requires three (3) ‘A’ level passes in

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UTME SUBJECTS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME

IGBINEDION subjects Biology/Zoology, Chemistry and Physics plus ‘O’ level


chosen from credit passes in five (5) subjects including Mathematics,
ILORIN
Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.
JOS Physics, (vi) CALABAR requires NRN or its approved equivalent plus
LAGOS Chemistry, five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include English
LASU Biology, Language and one (1) Science subject from the subjects
Human listed in “Direct Entry Requirements” column plus two
LAUTECH
Anatomy,
MADONNA (2) years registration nursing experience.
Physiology and
(vii) CALABAR accepts HND in Public Health, ND in
MAIDUGURI Hygiene,
Environmental Health, Public Health Nursing from West
NDU Health Science,
African Health Examination Board in addition to the
Further
NOUN (for registered Nurses UTME requirements.
Mathematics
only) and General (viii) EBSU accepts HND, NCE and ND with a minimum of
OAU Science. Merit and Upper credit respectively in the relevant
programme.
OSUMS
(ix) FUTO requires at least ‘A’ level passes not below ‘C’ in
PHC any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Accepts
UDU ND/HND upper credit in Health Related programme plus
UNIOSUN the UTME requirements. It does not accept first degree
UNIZIK or NCE.
UNN
(x) IBADAN accepts possession of any one (1) of the
following professional qualifications
PUBLIC HEALTH a) General Nursing
TECHNOLOGY b) Psychiatric Nursing
c) Mid-Wifery
BABCOCK
d) Nursing
BASU e) Nursing Admin
CALABAR f) Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Biology and
FUTO Physics plus the UTME requirements.
g) Two (2) years post registration experience with
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MADONNA preference to more than five (5) years experience


UNIOSUN for candidates with 1st Degree in health related
programme.
h) ILORIN requires two (2) ‘A’ level passes or
PUBLIC AND COMMUNITY equivalents in relevant subjects: Biology, Botany,
HEALTH Zoology, Chemistry, Physics/Mathematics.
NOVENA (xi) JOS requires three (3) 'A' level passes in Chemistry,
Physics and Biology/Zoology plus 'O' level credit passes
PUBLIC HEALTH in Mathematics and English Language.
(xii) LAGOS requires
ABSU
a) all direct entry candidates to satisfy the minimum
AUE UTME requirements.
BASU b) registration with the Nursing and Midwifery
Council of Nigeria as RN or RN/RM with at least
two (2) years post-registration cognate
experience.
c) passes in three (3) JUPEB subjects: Biology,
Chemistry and Physics.
d) ‘A’ level passes or equivalents in at least two (2)
subjects from Biology, Chemistry, Physics and
Zoology.
e) a degree in any health related subjects from a
recognized University with a minimum entry
requirements for College of Medicine programme.
f) without prejudice to all requirements above, the
Department may also conduct an interview for
prospective candidates.
(xiii) LAUTECH accepts
a) 'A’ level or equivalents with passes in Chemistry,
Biology and Physics (or Zoology)
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UTME SUBJECTS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME
b) Registered Nurse (RN) Certificates plus the UTME
requirements or its equivalent (as approved by
Senate) plus ‘O’ level credit passes in English
Language, Mathematics, Biology, Physics and
Chemistry.
c) First Degree of LAUTECH approved by Senate in
any related programme or profession plus the
UTME requirements.
(xiv) NDU accepts
a) NURSES: Registered Nurses (NRN), Registered
Midwives (RM), Registered Psychiatric Nurses
(RPN) plus five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English
Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and
Biology, at not more than two (2) sittings.
b) NON-NURSES: B.Sc. not lower than Second Class
in relevant programme such as: Biochemistry,
Medical Microbiology, Human Nutrition, Medical
Laboratory Sciences and any other relevant
programme.
(xv) OAU accepts Certificate of Registered Nurse (RN) or SRN
or its equivalent as approved by Senate plus ‘O’ level
credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology,
Physics and Chemistry.
(xvi) PHC - No Direct Entry.
(xvii) UNN accepts
a) Nurses registered with the Nursing and Midwifery
Council of Nigeria (N&MCN), plus the UTME
requirements.
b) three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics, Biology
and Chemistry at not more than two (2) sittings
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UTME SUBJECTS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME
plus the UTME requirements.
c) first degree in related programme.

UTME
(i) AAU requires five (5) 'O' level credit passes in English
Language, Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Chemistry at a
sitting.
(ii) ABU and IBADAN - No admission through UTME.
(iii) IBADAN requires five (5) or six (6) 'O' level credit passes at
one (1) or two (2) sittings to include English Language,
Biology/Health Science, Chemistry, Mathematics and any
one (1) of Economics, Government, Literature in English,
History, Geography or Physics, (this will be an advantage).
(iv) NDU requires’0’ level credit passes at not more than two
(2) sittings.
(v) UNN requires ‘0’ level credit passes or its equivalent at not
more than two (2) sittings.

MEDICINE AND SURGERY (i) ‘A’ level passes in Five (5) SSC credit passes in Physics, Chemistry DIRECT ENTRY
AAU Physics, Chemistry and English Language, and Biology. (i) ABSU - all candidates no matter their mode of
Biology or Zoology in Mathematics, Physics, admission are required to have ‘O' level or its
ABSU
addition to the UTME Chemistry and Biology. equivalent with credit passes in English Language,
ABU requirements. Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology at one (1)
ABUAD (ii) BSC, BOS, etc in sitting.
ABUJA relevant programme. (ii) ABSU, AAU and OOU accept Degree in related
BABCOCK programme.
BAYERO (iii) ABUJA requires DE candidates to fulfil the UTME
requirements.
BAUCHI
(iv) BENIN accepts
BENIN
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BINGHAM a) at least three (3) ‘A’ level passes not more than C
BOWEN or a minimum of 12 points in Biology or Zoology,
Physics and Chemistry at not more than one (1)
BSU
sitting.
CALABAR b) at least a Second Class Upper Division from a
COOU recognised University in either B.Sc Biological
DELSU Sciences or B.Sc. Medical Sciences.
EBSU (v) BINGHAM and PHC - No Direct Entry
(vi) BSU, IMSU and LASU accept a good Honours degree
EDSU
minimum of Second Class Upper in relevant programme.
EKSU (vii) CALABAR accepts Degree not below a good Second Class
ESUTECH Lower Division in Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology,
FED-DUTSE Nursing Science, Medical Laboratory, Biology, Zoology or
GREGORY Chemistry. Does not accept IJMB for Direct Entry.
(viii) EBSU accepts B.Sc Second Class Upper Division in any
GSU
Biological Science plus ‘0’ level credit passes in English
IBADAN Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics
IGBINEDION at one (1) sitting.
ILORIN (ix) ILORIN accepts B.Sc Second Class Honours in Anatomy,
IMSU Biochemistry, Microbiology, Physiology, Zoology and
JOS
other Basic Science programme. Also accepts a minimum
aggregate of 13 points.
KSU
(x) ILORIN accepts minimum aggregate of 13 Points. Accepts
LAGOS B.Sc. Second Class Upper Division in Anatomy,
LASU Biochemistry, Microbiology, Physiology, Zoology.
LAUTECH (xi) JOS requires DE candidates to fulfil the UTME
MADONNA requirements.
MAIDUGURI
(xii) LAGOS accepts
NDU
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NTNU
OAU
a) JUPEB/‘A’ level passes in Physics Chemistry and
OOU
Biology.
OSUMS b) B.Sc. first class/second class upper in programmes
PHC such as Physiology, Biochemistry, Physiotherapy,
UDU Ophthalmology, Pharmacology and Zoology.
UNIOSUN (xiii) LASU requires a minimum of C in each of the subjects
and will consider a Bachelor of Science with a minimum
UNIZIK
of second class upper division.
UNN (xiv) LAUTECH accepts ‘A’ level passes in Physics, Chemistry
UYO and Biology or Zoology plus the UTME requirements to
be considered for admission into 200 level.
(xv) NDU accepts
a) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Biology and Physics
with a minimum of 10 points at not more than two
(2) sittings.
b) a B.Sc. with a minimum of second class upper
division in Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry,
Microbiology, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics and
Botany.
(xvi) OAU accepts B.Sc. with a minimum of second class
upper division in relevant programme (Sciences).
(xvii) OOU and CALABAR accept degree in Science not below
Second Class Lower Division.
(xviii) UDU, MAIDUGURI and EBSU accept ‘A’ level pass in
Mathematics in lieu of Physics.
(xix) UNIOSUN accepts
a) a minimum of 10 points in Physics, Chemistry and
Biology or Zoology at ‘A’ level or equivalents.
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UTME SUBJECTS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME
b) first degree in relevant Biomedical Sciences Medical,
paramedical, Biological, Chemical or Physical Sciences
with not less than second class upper division.

UTME
(i) BENIN, IBADAN, IMSU, ABSU, EBSU, UNIOSUN, COOU,
DELSU and BOWEN require the ‘O’ level credit passes at
one (1) sitting.
(ii) ILORIN requires five (5) O’ Level credit passes at only one
(1) sitting and minimum score as determined by the
University Senate in UTME.
(iii) NDU requires the O' level credit passes at not more than
two (2) sittings.
(iv) NTNU accepts credit pass in any Science subject in lieu of
Physics.
(v) UNN accepts Physics with Chemistry (as a single subject) for
Physics and Chemistry. UNN requirements should be at one
(1) sitting.

UTME SUBJECTS
(i) NTNU accepts Chemistry, Biology and any other Science
subject.
(ii) UDU and MAIDUGURI accept Mathematics in lieu of
Physics.

OPTOMETRY: ‘A' level passes in Five (5) SSC credit passes in Physics, Chemistry DIRECT ENTRY
Physics, Chemistry and English Language, Maths, and Biology. (i) ABSU awards Doctor of Optometry (O.D) and accepts B.Sc
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UTME SUBJECTS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME

ABSU Biology or Zoology Physics, Chemistry and in relevant programme, HND/ND of Opthalmonic and
Biology. Dispensing
BAYERO
(ii) FUTO requires at least three (3) ‘A’ level passes not below C
FUTO in Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Zoology. It also
ILORIN accepts ND/HND (Upper Credit) in Optometry. Candidates
IMSU must in addition meet the UTME ‘O’ level requirements. It
accepts First Degree holders with a minimum of Second
MADONNA
Class honours in health related programmes. It does not
accept NCE.
(iii) IMSU - No Direct Entry.

UTME SUBJECTS
(i) IMSU accepts Maths in lieu of Physics.

PHARMACY: Three (3) ‘A’ level Five (5) SSC credit passes in Physics, Chemistry DIRECT ENTRY
ABU passes in Chemistry, English Language, and Biology. (i) BENIN accepts
Biology/Zoology and Mathematics, Physics, a) ‘A’ level pass in Botany in lieu of Biology.
BAYERO
Physics or Chemistry and Biology. b) B.Sc. second class in related programmes.
BENIN Mathematics plus (ii) BENIN and UYO do not accept ‘A’ level pass in
DELSU UTME requirements. Mathematics.
ESUTECH (iii) ILORIN accepts a minimum of twelve (12) Points or B.Sc.
GSU second class upper division in Anatomy, Biochemistry,
IBADAN Microbiology, Physiology, Zoology, Chemistry and other
Basic Sciences Plant Biology and Industrial Chemistry.
IGBINEDION
(iv) JOS does not accept Mathematics for Physics. Accepts
ILORIN B.Sc second class and above in related programmes. It
JOS accepts Direct Entry candidates with 'A' level
KASU requirements plus five (5) 'O' level credit passes in
LAGOS English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and
Biology.
MADONNA
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NDU a) three (3) JUPEB/’A’-level subjects: Physics, Chemistry
and Biology.
OAU
b) does not accept B.Sc degrees.
OOU
PHC (vi) NDU accepts
UDU a) a first degree in Chemistry or any of the Biological
UNIZIK Sciences.
b) ‘A’ level passes in Physics, Mathematics, or Statistics,
UNN
Chemistry and Biology or Zoology or Botany at not more
UYO than two (2) sittings.
C) general requirements for admission in the University,
i.e credit passes in five (5) relevant subjects including
Mathematics and English Language at the ‘O’ level.
(vii) OAU accepts B.Sc. with a minimum of 2nd Class Honours
in relevant programme (Sciences).
(viii) OOU accepts Botany in lieu of Zoology.
(ix) UNN accepts
a) three (3) ‘A’ level passes to include Chemistry,
Biology/Zoology/Botany and Physics plus the
UTME requirements at not more than two (2)
sittings.
b) Bachelor’s degree in any of Biological Sciences,
Health Science and Technology, or Medical
Sciences with a minimum of second class lower
division plus the UTME requirements.
c) HND upper credit in Biological Sciences, Health
Science and Technology or Medical Sciences plus
the UTME requirements.

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UTME
(i) IBADAN Same as in Medicine and Surgery.
(ii) ILORIN and NDU require the five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes
at not more than two (2) sittings.
(iii) UNN and UYO require the five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes at
not more than two (2) sittings.

PHARMACOLOGY Two (2) 'A' level passes Five (5) SSC credit passes in Physics, Chemistry DIRECT ENTRY
ABUAD in any of Physics, English Language, Maths, and Biology. (i) ABUAD requires three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry,
Chemistry and Biology Physics, Chemistry. & Physics and Biology.
BASU
plus UTME entry Biology. (ii) LAGOS accepts passes in three (3) JUPEB/ ‘A' level subjects:
LAGOS requirements. Physics, Chemistry, Biology.
OOU
UTME SUBJECTS
(i) OOU accepts any three (3) of Physics, Mathematics,
Chemistry, Biology.
PHARMACOLOGY AND
THERAPEUTICS
DELSU

PHYSIOLOGY: Two (2) 'A' level passes Five (5) SSC credit passes in Physics, Chemistry DIRECT ENTRY
AAU chosen from English Language, Maths, and Biology (i) AAU - Same as for Medical Laboratory. Science.
Chemistry, Physics and Physics, Chemistry and (ii) ABUAD requires three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry,
ABU
Biology/Zoology. Biology. Physics and Biology/Zoology
ABUAD (iii) BENIN accepts
AUE a) three (3) ‘A’ level passes or equivalents at not more
BABCOCK than two (2) sittings. The Subjects are Physics,
BASU Chemistry, and Biology or Zoology in addition to ‘O’
level requirements.
BAYERO
b) at least a second class lower division in Biochemistry,
BENIN Microbiology, Zoology and Botany.
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BINGHAM (iv) CALABAR and PHC - No direct entry


BOWEN
(v) IBADAN - As for Biochemistry.
(vi) ILORIN requires ‘A’ level passes from Mathematics, Physics,
CALABAR Chemistry and Biology.
COOU (vii) LAGOS accepts passes in three (3) JUPEB/‘A’ level subjects:
CRUTECH Physics, Chemistry, Biology.
DELSU (viii) LAUTECH accepts ‘A’ level passes in Biology and Chemistry
or Physics or ND/HND upper credit in relevant programme.
FED-NDUFU
FUTA
GREGORY UTME
IBADAN (i) BENIN requires at least five (5) 'O' level credit passes or
equivalents at not more than two (2) sittings. The subjects
IGBINEDION
should include English Language, Mathematics, Physics,
ILORIN Chemistry and Biology.
LAGOS (ii) IBADAN - As in Medicine and Surgery.
LASU (iii) ILORIN accepts ‘O’ level pass in English Language with
distinction in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.
LAUTECH
MADONNA
UTME SUBJECTS
MAITAMA
(i) BABCOCK - Same as for Anatomy.
OOU (ii) OOU accepts any three (3) of Physics Mathematics,
OSUMS Chemistry and Biology.
PHC
UNIOSUN
UNIZIK
UYO

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HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY:
BAZE
BSU
FED-DUTSE

PHYSIOTHERAPY: Two (2) ‘A’ level Five (5) SSC credit passes in Physics, Chemistry DIRECT ENTRY
BAYERO passes chosen from English Language, Maths, and Biology. (i) IBADAN requires three (3) 'A' level passes in Chemistry,
Physics, Chemistry and Biology, Physics and Physics, Biology or Zoology plus B.Sc in relevant
BENIN
Biology. Chemistry. programme.
BOWEN (ii) LAGOS – Same as in Medicine and Surgery.
IBADAN
LAGOS
MAIDUGURI UTME
OSUMS (i) IBADAN and LAGOS Same as in Medicine and Surgery.

RADIOGRAPHY (i) Two (2) ‘A’ level Five (5) SSC credit passes in Physics, Chemistry DIRECT ENTRY AND UTME
BAYERO passes chosen from English Language, and Biology. (i) BOWEN requires ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Physics
Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, Biology, and any other Science subject.
CALABAR
Biology. Physics and Chemistry. (ii) CALABAR accepts
LAGOS
a) 'A' level passes in any two (2) of Chemistry,
MAIDUGURI Biology and Physics plus the UTME requirements
UDU b) accepts B.SC in Physical or Biological sciences plus
UNIZIK the UTME requirements.
UNN (iii) MAIDUGURI accepts DIR/DCR registered with
radiographers Board of Nigeria plus the UTME
requirements.
MEDICAL RADIOGRAPHY AND (iv) UNIZIK requires ‘A' level pass in Physics. Accepts London
RADIOLOGICAL SCIENCE International Baccalaureate.

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BAYERO

DIRECT ENTRY
(i) LAGOS accepts passes in three (3) JUPEB/‘A’ level
subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology.
(ii) UNN - No direct entry.

UTME
(i) UNN – As in Medical Laboratory Science.

UTME SUBJECTS
(i) UNN – As in Medical Laboratory Science.

VETERINARY MEDICINE: A' level passes in Five (5) O' level credit Physics, Chemistry DIRECT ENTRY
ABU Chemistry, passes to include English and Biology. (i) ABU accepts
Biology/Zoology, Language, Biology, Physics, a) three (3) ‘A' level passes in Biology, Chemistry,
ABUJA
Physics or Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.
and Theriogenology, Veterinary Mathematics. Mathematics. b) HND lower credit in Animal Science.
FUNAAB
(ii) ABU and MAKURDI accept HND distinction in:
IBADAN a) Poultry Production
ILORIN b) Animal Health
JOS c) Animal Products Inspection.
MAIDUGURI (iii) ABUJA accepts- ND/HND upper credit in Animal Health
and Production or BSc, in Animal Science, Biological
MAKURDI with option in: Public
sciences (Zoology), Microbiology, etc. in addition to the
Health and Preventive UTME requirements.
Medicine, Veterinary Pathology (iv) FUNAAB requires at least HND upper credit to 200 level
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and Microbiology, Veterinary in addition to the UTME requirements.


Animal Production, Veterinary (v) IBADAN requires ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, and
Biology/Zoology with ‘O’ level credit passes in Physics
Anatomy, Veterinary Surgery
and Mathematics. In special cases, candidates who have
Physiology and Pharmacology passed the Animal Health Assistant or its equivalent with
UDU distinction plus ‘O’ level credit passes in Chemistry,
UMUDIKE Biology and Physics or the equivalents may be
UNN considered for admission.
(vi) IBADAN and UMUDIKE accept ND/HND Animal Health
and Husbandry provided candidates meet the following
requirements:
a) at least one (1) year practical experience;
b) five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in Chemistry, Physics,
Biology, Mathematics and English Language.
(vii) ILORIN requires ‘A' level passes in any of
Biology/Zoology, Chemistry and Physics in addition to
the UTME requirements, at least a minimum of eight (8)
points. Special consideration may be given to candidates
with HND in Animal Health and Husbandry, or Animal
production plus the UTME credit requirements or
graduates of first degree in related Biosciences Zoology,
Biological Science, Animal Science or Production,
Biochemistry, Microbiology, Anatomy, Physiology,
Nursing, Medicine, with a minimum of second class
lower division
(viii) JOS accepts
a) Bachelor’s degree in relevant science programme.
b) HND credit or equivalent in Animal Health or
Animal Production Technology.
c) All candidates must have the UTME requirements.
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(ix) UDU accepts ND/HND credit in relevant programmes
plus 'O' level credit passes in Chemistry, Biology,
Mathematics and Physics.
(x) UNN requires either ‘A’ level passes or equivalents in
Chemistry, Biology and Physics in addition to the UTME
requirements.

UTME
(i) IBADAN requires five (5) or six (6) 'O' level credit passes to
include English. Language, Mathematics, Chemistry,
Physics, Biology and any other relevant subject.
(ii) MAKURDI accepts Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.
(iii) UDU accepts Agricultural Science and Health Science.

UTME SUBJECTS
(i) ABU and UDU accept Physics or Mathematics.

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