WAEC and JAMB Subject for Surveying and Geoinformatics



This page contains official 2020/2021 WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Surveying and Geoinformatics, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more.


Course Surveying and Geoinformatics
Qualification (B.Sc. & B. Tech)
How many years 3 – 4 Years
Who can study this couse Science student
Cut off mark 180
Entrance Non Competitive
Related courses Surveying and Geoinformatics related courses
Job Availability High and Competitive



On this page, I will guide you on the required O level subject combination to study Surveying and Geoinformatics. if you are a returning visitor, you can skip reading repetitive paragraphs.


You must be a science student with a good background science subjects for you to study Surveying and Geoinformatics 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 admission requirement.


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


WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Surveying and Geoinformatics

You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Surveying and Geoinformatics in Nigeria universities. These subjects combination are also applicable to other O’level exams such as NECO AND GCE. The O level requirement, that is, the required WAEC subject combination for Surveying and Geoinformatics must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Maths
  3. Physics
  4. Chemistry
  5. Any of Fine Art, Geography or Wood Work, Biology, Econs, Tech. Drawing, Further. Maths., Introduction to Building Construction, Bricklaying/Block laying, Concreting, Wall, Floors and Ceiling Finishing, Joinery, Carpentary, Decorative Painting, Lining, Sign & Design, Wall Hanging, Colour Mixing/Matching & Glazing, Ceramics, Graphics Design, Graphic Printing, Basic Electricity
  6. A trade subject

These listed subjects are compulsory for anyone writing WAEC and other O level examinations. I will advise you to include a Language in your O level subjects. For the record, if you are one of those students seeking admission into any universities, college or polytechnics in Lagos State, Yoruba Language is compulsory for Surveying and Geoinformatics. So now that you know the compulsory O level subject requirement to study Surveying and Geoinformatics, let also look at JAMB UTME and Direct requirements.


JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Surveying and Geoinformatics

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is a body responsible for your admission into the University or other institutions. Now I’m going to show you the compulsory JAMB subjects for Surveying and Geoinformatics that you must register (English must be included because it is compulsory even though it may not be listed among the JAMB subjects below), and I will honestly advise you to aim for a score of 200 and above in JAMB UTME instead of 180 to be on a safe side because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider the College of Education or Polytechnic… Read how to answer and pass JAMB once.


Please note– If Mathematics is not listed among the Jamb subject on this post, then Mathematics is not compulsory for this course. JAMB is not the only option to gain admission into Nigerian Universities to study Surveying and Geoinformatics. If you’re having troubles with JAMB UTME, maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND, HND or Predegree!..

 JAMB UTME subject combination to study Surveying and Geoinformatics must include:

  1. Physics
  2. Mathematics
  3. any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.


Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Surveying and Geoinformatics

If you’re one of those seeking admission into the University to further your studies, in addition to the required WAEC subjects combination for Surveying and Geoinformatics, you are expected to have

(i) Two ‘A’ level passes chosen from Mathematics or Physics and Chemistry, Geography or Fine Arts.
(ii) OND/HND upper credits in relevant field.


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If you have your O level result already and the subjects you have is not the same with the admission requirement that is the required O level subject combinations to study Surveying and Geoinformatics, don’t give up. You should consider other Surveying and Geoinformatics similar courses or take a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related courses.

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 read useful guides on how to choose a course and university

These are the list of Universities offering Surveying and Geoinformatics in Nigeria

  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)


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Cut-off Mark for Surveying and Geoinformatics course

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



Surveying and Geoinformatics is how many years course?

In Nigeria, if you gain admission to study Surveying and Geoinformatics at the university through JAMB UTME, you will study Surveying and Geoinformatics for four years. If you gain admission through direct entry, you will study this course for three years. And of course there is room for more years if you have extension; the aftermath of carryover courses.


Surveying and Geoinformatics is under which faculty in Nigeria?

According to JAMB, a body responsible for your admission into the University or other institutions, Surveying and Geoinformatics is under the Faculty/School/College of Science but may be under a different faculty in some universities in Nigeria.


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Can a commercial or an art student study Surveying and Geoinformatics?

No! If you are a Commercial or an Art student, you cannot Surveying and Geoinformatics at the university because it is a pure science course which need a good background on science subjects. To avoid discouragement, you can go for this course if you wish provided you have the required subjects combination in your O level result. If you’re still in secondary school, you may find it difficult to change subjects to fit your desired course during WAEC registration because some schools may go against it.

Also, during WAEC or NECO registration make sure you know which subjects are been registered for you because some secondary schools are ignorant about the importance of O level requirements for university courses. Another alternative way to register the required subject combinations for Surveying and Geoinformatics is through GCE.


Special Consideration

Now I am confident that you know the compulsory subjects needed to study Surveying and Geoinformatics in WAEC. But note this — Some Universities may accept D7 or E8 in some a compulsory subject instead of Credit. And some may accept or reject two sittings. That is combinations of WAEC, NECO, or GCE results.

You will know more when you take a look at the special consideration (waiver) for Surveying and Geoinformatics below if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for Surveying and Geoinformatics had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar….

What is Direct Entry Special Consideration for Surveying and Geoinformatics
(i) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) accepts: (a) Passes in Mathematics and Physics at the GCE, Advanced Level or its equivalent and three other credit level passes in SSSC examination or GCE O’ level or its equivalent (b) National Diploma (ND) or its equivalent in Surveying, with pass at Upper Credit level, from an NBTE accredited institution or recognized higher institution. (c) Bachelors Degree in the Physical Sciences and Engineering Disciplines

What is WAEC, NECO and GCE Special Consideration for Surveying and Geoinformatics
(i) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) requires Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSC) or its equivalent with five credits including Mathematics, Physics andand Sciences. A credit pass in Geography is compulsory.

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration for Surveying and Geoinformatics
(i) University of Ibadan (UI) requires any 3 Science subjects

(ii) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria requires Geography, Biology and any other Science subject.

(iii) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) requires Geography and any two subjects preferably Arts or Social Science subject

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