JAMB subject combination for physics

Studying physics in Nigeria is proven to be an intelligent move as the course is among the top 30 courses in Nigeria. However, for every Nigerian who aspires to study this course, they must pass the JAMB barricade, while choosing the best JAMB subject combination for physics. This article is here to help in that aspect and more.

Who is a physicist?

A physicist is a person whose job specialty is the area of science that is concerned with the interaction of matter and energy at any time and length in the universe. 

In essence, physicists are experts in the exploration of the fundamental properties and laws that govern space. They may study theories, plan designs, and do practicals that may likely result in the invention of materials and equipment. 

WAEC/NECO subjects requirements for physics

To study physics in a higher institution, there are O’level requirements that must be satisfied in order for the admission to be processed successfully by JAMB. Physics aspirants are expected to have no less than credit in 5 core subjects relevant to physics. The subjects include:

  • English Language
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Any other Science subject including Further Mathematics and Biology or Agricultural Science

JAMB subject combination for physics

The JAMB UTME is the first line of screening for every student who intends to pursue an undergraduate degree in physics in Nigeria. And to sit for this examination, every candidate is expected to register a total of four subjects. The JAMB subject combination for physics is listed below.

1. Use of English

2. Physics

3. Mathematics

4. Chemistry or biology.

Nigerian universities that offer physics 

 As you are registering for physics, you just take to mind that not every university offers physics, so you just try to choose a university that offers your choice course, which is physics. To aid you in that aspect, we have compiled a list of universities that offer physics in Nigeria. Check below for the full list:

  1. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma with options in Geophysics–AAU
  2. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria–ABU
  3. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada–UNIABUJA
  4. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State
  5. Achievers University, Owo
  6. Adamawa State University Mubi –ADSU
  7. Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo– AKSU
  8. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  9. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli–COOU
  10. Arthur Javis University Akpoyubo Cross River State
  11. Adeleke University Ede -AUE
  12. Augustine University
  13. Bauchi State University, Gadau–BASUG
  14. Bayero University, Kano–BUK
  15. Baze University
  16. University of Benin –UNIBEN
  17. Federal University of Technology, Owerri– FUTO
  18. ECWA Bingham University, New Karu
  19. Benson Idahosa University, Benin City–BIU
  20. River State University of Science and Technology–RSUST
  21. Bowen University, Iwo
  22. Benue State University, Makurdi– BSU
  23. Federal University of Technology, Akure–FUTA
  24. University of Calabar–UNICAL
  25. Ondo State University of Science and Technology Okitipupa (OSUSTECH)
  26. Caleb University, Lagos
  27. Chrisland University
  28. University of Port-Harcourt–UNIPORT
  29. Clifford University Owerrinta Abia State
  30. Coal City University Enugu State
  31. University of Agriculture, Makurdi– UNIAGRIC
  32. Crown Hill University Eiyenkorin, Kwara State
  33. Cross River State University of Science &Technology, Calabar–CRUTECH
  34. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye with options in Geophysics, Medical Health Physics, and Physics–OOU
  35. Delta State University, Abraka–DELSU
  36. Igbinedion University Okada (offers the course as Physics and Industrial Physics)
  37. Dominican University Ibadan Oyo State
  38. Edo University Iyamo
  39. Edwin Clark University, Kaigbodo
  40. Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin
  41. Evangel University, Akaeze
  42. Ekiti State University
  43. Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State –FULOKOJA
  44. Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State–FULAFIA
  45. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State (FUKASHERE)
  46. Federal University Gashua, Yobe Umar Suleiman College of Education, Gashua–-FUGASHUA
  47. Federal University, Gusau Zamfara–FUGUS
  48. Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State –FUWUKARI
  49. Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina Usumanu Danfodiyo University –UDUSOK
  50. Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State–FUD
  51. Federal University, Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State –FUNAI
  52. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State– FU-OYE
  53. Fountain University, Oshogbo
  54. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta–FUNAAB
  55. Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State
  56. Gregory University, Uturu
  57. Gombe State University, Gombe
  58. Hallmark University, Ijebi Itele, Ogun
  59. University of Ibadan–UI
  60. University of Ilorin –UNILORIN
  61. Imo State University, Owerri –IMSU
  62. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  63. Sule Lamido University Kafin Hausa, Jigawa –SLU
  64. University of Jos –UNIJOS
  65. Kaduna State University, Kaduna –KASU
  66. Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  67. Kola Daisi University Ibadan, Oyo State
  68. Kogi State University Anyigba
  69. Kebbi State University, Kebbi
  70. Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil –KUST
  71. University of Lagos –UNILAG
  72. Landmark University, Omu-Aran
  73. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai –IBBU
  74. Lagos State University, Ojo –LASU
  75. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso–LAUTECH
  76. Lead City University, Ibadan
  77. Legacy University, Okija Anambra State
  78. University of Maiduguri –UNIMAID
  79. Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola –MAUTY
  80. Mountain Top University
  81. Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna –NDA
  82. Niger Delta University Yenagoa–NDU
  83. Federal University of Technology, Minna
  84. University of Mkar, Mkar
  85. Nasarawa State University Keffi–NSUK
  86. Northwest University Kano –NWU
  87. Novena University, Ogume
  88. Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja
  89. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife –OAU
  90. Paul University, Awka – Anambra State
  91. Plateau State University Bokkos –PLASU
  92. Nigeria Police Academy Wudil –POLAC
  93. Renaissance University Enugu
  94. Ritman University Ikot Ekpene
  95. Akwa Ibom, Salem University, Lokoja
  96. Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa
  97. Sokoto State University
  98. Southwestern University, Oku Owa
  99. Summit University
  100. Taraba State University, Jalingo –TSUJ
  101. Usumanu Danfodiyo University–UDUSOK
  102. Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike–MOUAU
  103. Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina –UMYU
  104. Hezekiah University
  105. Umudi, Kings University, Ode Omu–UNIKINGS
  106. University of Nigeria, Nsukka–UNN
  107. University of Uyo–UNIUYO
  108. Western Delta University, Oghara Delta State
  109. Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo State
  110. Wesley University of Science & Technology, Ondo
  111. Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu – Osun State
  112. Rhema University, Obeama-Asa – Rivers State
  113. Yobe State University, Damaturu

Frequently asked questions about physics in Nigeria

Question: what is the cut-off mark for physics in JAMB?

Answer: the cutoff mark for physics varies, depending on the number of people that applied for the course at each school, this is different in every higher institution. But a first move is to attain the JAMB cut-off mark for every course which is 160. 


Studying physics in Nigeria has proven to be a profitable venture both inside and outside Nigeria because of the numerous job opportunities that are available for physics graduates.

This article is to help physics aspirants to make the right choices in the different areas that are involved in the run-up to their admission processing in Nigeria, this includes getting the right O’level requirements, and JAMB subject combination for physics, among other information. Be informed.

Good luck.

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