If you have been looking for Metallurgical Engineering Subject Combination for JAMB and WAEC or other relevant information concerning gaining admission to study Metallurgical Engineering in any higher institution, then we have got you covered.

On this page, you will find the proper WAEC and JAMB subject combinations for Metallurgical Engineering. You will also find other relevant information like the list of Nigerian Universities offering Metallurgical Engineering, the Direct Entry requirement and special consideration and waiver for Metallurgical Engineering and finally, places you can work with a degree in Metallurgical Engineering.

The first thing you need to know before other relevant information which will be listed below is that only science students are qualified to study Metallurgical Engineering which is under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Technology in most Universities.

WAEC Subject Combination for Metallurgical Engineering

You are required to have not less than five (5) credit passes in the required O’Level subjects listed below. The WAEC Subject Combination for Metallurgical Engineering is applicable to both GCE and NECO. Below are the five (5) compulsory subjects to study in Metallurgical Engineering:


1). Physics.

2). Mathematics.

3). Chemist.

4). Use of English Language.


5). And any one (1) other Science subject.

JAMB Subject Combination for Metallurgical Engineering

If you intend to gain admission into any higher institution in Nigeria via UTME, then it’s necessary that you know the JAMB subject combination and that the JAMB cut-off mark for this course is 180. We urge you to score up to 200 and above to stand a better position. Below is the proper JAMB Subject Combination for Metallurgical Engineering;

1). Mathematics.

2). Physics.

3). Chemistry.

NOTE: JAMB UTME is not the only means of gaining admission into any higher institution in Nigeria. You try IJBM, JUBEB, ND or Predegree.

Direct Entry Requirements for Metallurgical Engineering

If you want to gain admission without UTME and want to gain it through direct entry, then you are required to satisfy the Direct Entry Requirements for Metallurgical Engineering below;

  • ‘A level’ passes in any 2 of Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.


1) ABU accepts ‘A’ level/IJMB passes in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

Universities in Nigeria Offering Metallurgical Engineering

  • ABU (Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria)

Places You Can Work With A Degree in Metallurgical Engineering

There are lots of places Metallurgical engineers can seek employment, and these include;

  • Teaching positions in colleges and universities
  • Metal extraction companies
  • Apply as a Metallurgist,
  • Welding Engineer
  • Ballistics Engineer
  • Senior Process Engineer
  • Vendor Development Engineer
  • Plant Equipment Engineer
  • Quality Planning Engineer
  • And More coming…

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