Do you want to gain admission to study Mining Engineering in any higher institution in Nigeria? Then this page is all you need. On this page, you will find all the information and requirements which includes Subject Combinations to Study Mining Engineering and more.

First of all, what you need to know is that Mining Engineering is a course studied under the faculty of Engineering, Environment & Technology. It can only be studied by students with a science background; which means that commercial or art students are not eligible to study this course.

Information covered on this page includes WAEC and JAMB Subject Combinations to Study Mining Engineering, Direct Entry requirements, special consideration and waiver, the list of Universities in Nigeria offering this course, and places you can work with a degree in Mining Engineering.

WAEC Subject Combinations to Study Mining Engineering

There are five O’level subjects that are very relevant to Mining Engineering and you are expected to have credit passes in all 5 subjects. The subject combination can be applied to NECO, GCE and WAEC and must include the following:

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1). Physics.

2). Chemistry.

3). Mathematics.

4). English Language.

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5). Any 1 other Science subject.

WAIVER / SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

1). UNIJOS requires a credit pass in Further Mathematics either in addition or as the fifth subject. All credits must be in one sitting.

JAMB Subject Combinations to Study Mining Engineering

Apart from knowing the JAMB subjects for Mining Engineering, it is also important that you know that JAMB’s cut-off mark for this Mining Engineering is 180 for Universities. Nevertheless, we urge you to score up to 200 and above in order to secure your admission. Below is the JAMB Subject Combinations for Mining Engineering

1). Physics

2). Mathematics

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 Requirement for Mining Engineering

If you don’t intend to gain admission into any higher institution to study Mining Engineering, then you need to fulfil the Direct Entry Requirement for Mining Engineering listed below:

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

2). ND (upper credit) in Mining Engr./ Mineral Resources and Geological Study plus O’level requirements.

WAIVER / SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

1). UNIJOS requires 2 ‘A’ level or IJMB passes in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. They also accept ND credit in Mining Engineering/Mineral Resources Engineering or any other related program from a recognised institution. They also accept O’level credit pass in Maths.

2). FUTA accepts ND upper credit or its equivalent in Mineral Resources Engineering or Mining or related programmes from recognized institutions or good ‘A’ level passes or its equivalent in at least 2 of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Universities in Nigeria Offering Mining Engineering

  • ABU (AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA, KADUNA STATE)
  • FUTA (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, AKURE, ONDO STATE)
  • UNIVERSITY OF JOS, JOS, PLATEAU STATE

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