What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Medicine and Surgery? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Medicine and Surgery under the faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences in the university, then continue reading this post as I have provided you the subject combinations required in WAEC result as well as NECO result to study Medicine and Surgery.
Referencing the introduction already made above, this is a notice to all aspirants who wish to apply for admission into any of the universities in Nigeria to study Medicine and Surgery under the faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences that the list of compulsory subjects as well as optional subjects required in O level result (WAEC and NECO) before applying for admission into Medicine and Surgery has been published in this post.
As mentioned above, some of these NECO and WAEC subject requirements are compulsory which means you need to have at least a minimum of Credit passes (C6) in them in your o level result before you can use it to apply for admission to study Medicine and Surgery.
Also, keep in mind that some schools may have special subject combination requirements for the subjects that are eligible to be used in JAMB before one can gain admission into Medicine and Surgery. Irrespective of the subjects required by each school, English Language and Mathematics are compulsory subjects that you need to pass before you can gain admission to study Medicine and Surgery.
If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Medicine and Surgery you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Medicine and Surgery here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
Other Useful Resources
Before you proceed, check out the following resources that will help you better prepare for JAMB:
- JAMB Syllabus For All Subjects
- JAMB Recommended Textbooks For All Subjects
- JAMB Form | JAMB Registration Form Procedures
O Level (WAEC and NECO) Subject Requirements For Medicine and Surgery
The WAEC subjects required to study Medicine and Surgery are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) UNN accepts Physics with Chemistry (as a single subject) for Physics and Chemistry. UNN requirements should be at one sitting.
(ii) UNILORIN requires five O Level credit passes at only one sitting and minimum score of 240 in JAMB examination.
(iii) UNIBEN, UNIBADAN, IMSU, ABSU, EBSU, UNIOSUN, ANSU, DELSU and BOWEN require the O level Credit passes at one sitting.
(iv) NDU requires the O level Credit passes in not more than two sittings.
As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Medicine and Surgery posted above are only eligible if you want to study Medicine and Surgery under the faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences. If the course you are looking for is in another faculty, keep in mind that the o level subject requirements may vary and as such, you need to check the WAEC and NECO requirements for that course under the faculty of interest. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer Medicine and Surgery
This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Medicine and Surgery posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Medicine and Surgery subject requirements mentioned above either in your WAEC result or your NECO result. You can find the schools by selecting the faculty and course in JAMB brochure here.