Industrial Microbiology happens to be under the faculty of Sciences according to JAMB. Today in this article, we will be listing the WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination for Industrial Microbiology alongside the Universities in Nigeria offering this course.

We will also be listing some requirements both for ‘O Level, UTME, and Direct entry. But, before we start listing the various information, we must make it known to you that this course is only for students with a science background. This means arts students are not allowed to participate in this exercise. Below are all the requirements you need to meet before you can be offered admission to study Industrial Microbiology.

WAEC Subject Combination for Industrial Microbiology

Before you can be allowed to study this course, you must have to meet up with the SSCE (NECO, GCE, WAEC) requirements. And… one of the requirements for studying this course is that you must have to possess credit passes in not less than five (5) SSCE subjects. Below are the compulsory five (5) SSCE subjects.

1). Use of English Language.


2). Biology.

3). Mathematics.

4). Physics

5). Chemistry.


(i) Imo State University accepts a pass in the Use of English Language.

JAMB Subject Combination for Industrial Microbiology

Before we begin the listing, we must inform you that JAMB requires that you score up to 180 in other to be able to study this course at a University. Nevertheless, we will advise you to be able to score up to 200 and above to stand a better chance of being admitted. Below are the three (3) compulsory JAMB UTME subjects:

1). Biology,

2). Chemistry

3). Mathematics or Physics.

Direct Entry Requirements

If you don’t want to apply for admission through UTME, then you have to ensure that you meet these requirements that will be listed:

  • Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and any 1 from Zoology, Botany, or Biology.


1). Imo State University does not allow Direct Entry Admission for this course.

Universities in Nigeria offering Industrial Microbiology

  • Imo State University (IMSU).

WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination for Industrial Microbiology will be listed in this post alongside Nigerian Universities offering Industrial Microbiology.

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