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O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Automobile Engineering  2022; including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering the Course, WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB UTME, Direct Entry, IJBM, JUPEB, CAMBRIDGE, NABTEB, Course Description and Career Opportunities


CourseAutomobile Engineering
QualificationB. Eng., B.Sc., B. Tech., B. Arc
Duration3 – 4 Years
SuitabilityScience students
Cut off markVaries
EntranceVery Competitive
Related coursesAutomobile Engineering related courses
Job AvailabilityHigh and Competitive

You must be a science student to study Automobile Engineering  in Nigeria Universities, and that’s can only be possible if you meet admission requirements. This page literally covers answers to questions related to O level and A-level requirement.

In other words, the WAEC subject combination (requirements), JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements), Special consideration (waivers) and the required documents for admission into Nigeria universities. In other to help you avoid having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some student guide articles that will be of benefit to you. You can ignore.


WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Automobile Engineering

The subjects needed to study Automobile Engineering in WAEC must contain five (5) credit. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The required WAEC subject combination (O level requirement) for Automobile Engineering must include

  1. Mathematics
  2. Physics
  3. Chemistry
  4. English Language
  5. Any other Science subject
  6. A trade subject


Automobile Engineering Course Description:

Now you know the subject requirement in waec to study Automobile Engineering, Let’s consider what this course is all about. It is good you know something about Automobile Engineering before you consider it as your chosen course.

Automobile Engineering has gained recognition and importance ever since motor vehicles capable of transporting passengers has been in vogue. Now due to the rapid growth of auto component manufacturers and automobile industries, there is a great demand for Automobile Engineers.

Automobile Engineering alias Automotive Engineering or Vehicle Engineering is one of the most challenging careers in the field of engineering with a wide scope. Hope you understand the last sentence.

Automobile Engineering deals with the designing, developing, manufacturing, testing and repairing and servicing of automobiles such as cars, trucks, motorcycles, scooters etc & the related sub-Engineering systems. For the perfect blend of manufacturing and designing automobiles, Automobile Engineering uses the features of different elements of Engineering such as mechanical, electrical, electronic, software and safety engineering.

To become a proficient automobile engineer, specialized training is essential and it is a profession, which requires a lot of hard work, dedication, determination and commitment. The major task of an Automobile Engineer is the designing, developing, manufacturing and testing of vehicles from the concept stage to the production stage

JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Automobile Engineering 

Knowing JAMB subjects for Automobile Engineering is not enough. You should aim for a score of 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on the safe side (Just a piece of advice) because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider College of Education or Polytechnic… Please note – JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND, HND or Predegree!..

JAMB UTME subject combinations (subjects to write in jamb) to study Automobile Engineering are:

  1. Chemistry
  2. Mathematics
  3. Physics

Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Automobile Engineering
‘A’ level passes in any two of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

If for some reason you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with this admission requirement that is the subject combination above, perhaps you should consider other Automobile Engineering similar courses or take a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related course subject requirements.

You can also study online with a foreign university right from your bedroom or apply for a scholarship to study abroad. Education is now a choice. And please before you make a decision on which University to choose, please consider

  • The Fees
  • The Distance
  • The Environment
  • The Degree Certificate
  • Vulnerability to Strike
  • Acceptable O Level and A-level Result
  • Academic Calendar

See useful guides on how to choose a course and university

This is the list of Universities offering Automobile Engineering in Nigeria

According to 2022 JAMB Brochure, only Bauchi State University, Gadau offers Automobile Engineering

Cut-off Mark for Automobile Engineering course

The cut-off mark for Automobile Engineering is 180. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Automobile Engineering is a good course and you can also check the top best engineering courses. This should not influence you. Follow your heart or seek my counsel.

Automobile Engineering is how many years course and under which faculty?

Depending on your mode of entry, Automobile Engineering is a three to four years course in Nigeria. According to JAMB, Automobile Engineering is under the Faculty of Agriculture but may be under a different faculty in some universities.

Can a commercial or art student study Automobile Engineering?

No! Automobile Engineering is a pure science course and not suitable for commercial or art students. But if you have the required subject combination in your O level result, you can go for it if that is the course you desire to study. If you’re still in secondary school, you may find it difficult to change subjects during WAEC registration because your schools may go against it. The alternative way to write the required subjects combination for Automobile Engineering is through GCE.

Where can I work with a Degree in Automobile Engineering 
I believe you now know the subjects required both in level and jamb utme to study Automobile Engineering. Automobile Engineering offers a wide range of opportunities for the aspirants and it includes automobile manufacturing industries, production plants, service stations, state road transport corporations, private transport companies, insurance companies, motor vehicle departments etc and with the computer knowledge in CAD (Computer-Aided Design), CAM (Automation), ERP, Automobile engineers can find employment in computer-aided industries as Designers or they can design models of vehicles by joining the Research and Development wing of companies. Automobile engineering can start their own business enterprise like automobile maintenance workshops or automobile garages.

  • Automobile Engineering Technicians
  • Safety Engineering
  • Emissions Research
  • NVH ( Noise, Vibration and Harshness) Engineers
  • Performance Engineer
  • Vehicle Dynamics Controller
  • Operations Research
  • Designing


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  1. Thanks for the helpful information the question I want to ask once again is that did unilag study atomobile engineering ??

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