UNN Department of Pure/Applied Chemistry Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Pure / Applied Chemistry under the Faculty of Sciences in University of  Nigeria  Nsukka as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in UNN  to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

The University of Nigeria, commonly referred to as UNN, is a federal university located in Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria. Founded by Nnamdi Azikiwe in 1955 and formally opened on 7 October 1960, the University of Nigeria has four campuses – Nsukka, Enugu, and Ituku-Ozalla – all located in Enugu State and Aba campus in Abia State

The University of Nigeria was the first full-fledged indigenous and first autonomous university in Nigeria modelled upon the American educational system. It is the first land-grant university in Africa and one of the five most reputed universities in Nigeria. The university has 15 Faculties and 102 academic departments. The University offers 82 undergraduate programs and 211 postgraduate programmes.

The university celebrated its 50th anniversary on October 2010

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The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Pure / Applied Chemistry;

You require;

Five (5) SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Pure / Applied Chemistry under the Faculty of Sciences in the above Universities include;

Chemistry and two of Physics, Biology and Mathematics


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Pure / Applied Chemistry, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

(i) Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and any one of Physics, Mathematics or Biology.
(ii) ND/NCE with good grades in relevant ‘O’ level subjects.


(1)  UNN does not accept Biology.

(2)  UNIJOS accepts Chemistry and Physics.

(3)  LAUTECH accepts:
a) Two ‘A’ Level Passes in Chemistry Mathematics, Physics or Biology.
b) ND with Upper Credit/ HND in related discipline (plus UTME requirements) may be considered for admission into 200 level.

(4) UNN does not accept A’ level Biology.

(5) NDU accepts:
a) National Diploma (ND) Upper Credit in Chemistry or any of the Sciences or Applied Sciences, e.g. Engineering, etc or National Certificate of Education (NCE) merit upper credit.
b) Higher National Diploma (HND) in Chemistry and in addition must have five SSCE/GCE or NECO ‘O’ Level credits obtained in not more than two sittings in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

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JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into NDA for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have score a minimum of  200 or above in your JAMB result.

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