RSU Department of Education & Science Admission Requirement 2022/2023

This is to inform the general public and all Rivers State University (RSU) aspirants that the Department of Education & Science Admission requirements has been published.

The admission requirements include O’level Subject combinations, JAMB UTME Subject combinations, and School and Departmental Cut-Off Marks.

Entry Requirements

O’Level Subject Combination

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Education & Science include the following:

  • Five SSCE credit passes, including English Language, Mathematics, and two other Science subjects.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

  • RSU accepts a pass in English Language and Mathematics in exceptional cases.

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

Candidates will write the following Four (4) Subjects in JAMB

  • English Language
  • Three relevant Science or NBC subjects

Direct Entry Requirement

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Education and Science if you don’t intend to use UTME. You require;

  • Two ‘A’ level passes in relevant Science subjects, which should include the candidate’s proposed course.
  • NCE credit/merit passes in addition to TC II merit or SSCE credit in relevant subjects.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

RSUST, in addition to ‘O’ Level requirements, accepts:

  • HND (Lower Credit) in a related discipline
  • OND, ND, with a minimum of Upper credit
  • NCE in the relevant Science Education programme with a minimum of a Pass
  • Two (2) GCE A’ Level, HSC in two subjects from Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics or their combinations

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into RSU for the 2022/2023 session should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 180 or above in your JAMB result.


The Rivers State University of Technology was founded in 1979 and is the first of its kind in Nigeria. According to the international higher education rankings, the school is ranked sixth in Nigeria.

The university was established as a non-profit organization to push the frontiers of technology in Nigeria, and the university has been committed to this since its inception.

The school was formally known as Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST), or UST for short, until it was renamed in 2017 by the administration of Governor Nyesom Wike.

We hope this article clarifies the requirements for admission to RSU’s Department of Education & Science Admission. To all students wishing to school at RSU, RealMina says good luck to you all.

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