A student who wants to pursue medicine and surgery must be careful while choosing the JAMB subject combinations because it is the most challenging and competitive program to get into in Nigerian institutions.
Because the cut-off mark for medicine and surgery is fairly high, knowing the JAMB subject combination requirements can help you register easily and avoid any avoidable errors. Also in this post, you will get all the necessary information that will help you better prepare and ace the JAMB exams. A student who wants to take this course actually has to get a score of 300 or above. To view the JAMB subject combinations for surgery and medicine, keep reading this post.
Kindly read the Medicine And Surgery programme admission requirements below carefully. If you meet the required prerequisites you may proceed with your UTME/Direct Entry registration.
UTME and Direct Entry Requirements to Study Medicine And Surgery
(i) A Level passes in Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Zoology in addition to the UTME requirements. (ii) BSC, BOS, etc in relevant programme.
Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
List of Degree Awarding University that Offer Medicine and Surgery
|AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY, EKPOMA, EDO STATE – AAU|
|ABIA STATE UNIVERSITY, UTURU, ABIA STATE – ABSU|
|AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA, KADUNA STATE – ABU|
|AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE – ABUAD|
|UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA, ABUJA, FCT – ABUJA|
|BABCOCK UNIVERSITY, ILISHAN-REMO, OGUN STATE – BABCOCK|
|ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA UNIVERSITY, BAUCHI, BAUCHI STATE – BAUCHI|
|BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO, KANO STATE – BAYERO|
|UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE – BENIN|
|BINGHAM UNIVERSITY, KARU, NASARAWA STATE – BINGHAM|
|BOWEN UNIVERSITY, IWO, OSUN STATE – BOWEN|
|BENUE STATE UNIVERSITY, MAKURDI, BENUE STATE – BSU|
|UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR, CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE – CALABAR|
|CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITY, ULI, ANAMBRA STATE – COOU|
|DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKA, DELTA STATE – DELSU|
|EBONYI STATE UNIVERSITY, ABAKALIKI, EBONYI STATE – EBSU|
|EKO UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, IJANIKIN, LAGOS STATE – EKO-UNI|
|EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE – EKSU|
|ENUGU STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE – ESUT|
|EDO UNIVERSITY, IYAMHO, EDO STATE – EUI|
|FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, DUTSE, JIGAWA STATE – FED-DUTSE|
|ALEX EKWUEME FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, NDUFU-ALIKE, EBONYI STATE – FED-NDUFU|
|GREGORY UNIVERSITY, UTURU, ABIA STATE – GREGORY|
|GOMBE STATE UNIVERSITY, TUDUN WADA, GOMBE, GOMBE STATE – GSU|
|UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IBADAN, OYO STATE – IBADAN|
|IGBINEDION UNIVERSITY, OKADA, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE – IGBINEDION|
|UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN, ILORIN, KWARA STATE – ILORIN|
|UNIVERSITY OF JOS, JOS, PLATEAU STATE – JOS|
|KADUNA STATE UNIVERSITY, KADUNA, KADUNA STATE – KASU|
|UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, LAGOS STATE – LAGOS|
|LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY, OJO, LAGOS STATE – LASU|
|LADOKE AKINTOLA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OGBOMOSO, OYO STATE – LAUTECH|
|MADONNA UNIVERSITY, ELELE, RIVERS STATE – MADONNA|
|UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI, BORNO STATE – MAIDUGURI|
|NIGER DELTA UNIVERSITY, WILBERFORCE ISLAND, BAYELSA STATE – NDU|
|NILE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, Abuja – NILE|
|OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE-IFE, OSUN STATE – OAU|
|OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITY, AGO-IWOYE, OGUN STATE – OOU|
|ONDO STATE UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, LAJE ROAD, ONDO, ONDO STATE – OSUMS|
|PAMO UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE – PAMO|
|UNIVERSITY OF PORT-HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE – PHC|
|USMANU DANFODIO UNIVERSITY, SOKOTO, SOKOTO STATE – UDU|
|OSUN STATE UNIVERSITY, OSOGBO, OSUN STATE – UNIOSUN|
|NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE – UNIZIK|
|UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA, ENUGU STATE – UNN|
|UNIVERSITY OF UYO, AKWA IBOM STATE – UYO|
|YOBE STATE UNIVERSITY, DAMATURU, YOBE STATE – YSU|
NOTE: Kindly make references to JAMB Brochure for remarks/waiver for Medicine And Surgery.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Presently, it is highly recommended to score 280 and above in order to secure admission to study medicine and surgery at any Nigerian university.
In UTME, note that English is compulsory for all courses. You will have to pick three subjects related to your course or program of study.
Medicine and Surgery in Nigeria is a six-year course with an additional one year each for housemanship training and NYSC Youth Service.
Yes. It is among the JAMB subject combinations for medicine and surgery.
Below are the subjects you need to combine in order to be eligible to apply to study medicine and surgery:
(i). English Language
In WAEC, the core subject requirements for medicine and surgery are:
The remaining three (3) or four (4) will be determined by you.
Further mathematics is not among the mandatory JAMB subject combinations for medicine and surgery.
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