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JAMB Subject Combination for Electrical Engineering 2024/2025

JAMB Subject Combination for Electrical Engineering 2024/2025: Electrical engineering is one of the most popular and sought-after courses in Nigeria. It is a branch of engineering that deals with the design, development, and maintenance of electrical systems and devices. Electrical engineers work in various fields such as power generation, transmission, distribution, electronics, telecommunications, computer engineering, robotics, biomedical engineering, and more.

If you are interested in studying electrical engineering in any Nigerian university, you need to know the requirements and the subject combination for JAMB UTME and Direct Entry. In this article, we will provide you with the information you need to prepare for your admission into electrical engineering.

JAMB UTME Requirements for Electrical Engineering 2024/2025

To be eligible for admission into electrical engineering through JAMB UTME, you need to meet the following requirements:

  • You must have at least five (5) credit passes in SSCE (WAEC/NECO/GCE/NABTEB) or its equivalent in not more than two (2) sittings. The subjects must include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and any other science subject.
  • You must score at least 180 in JAMB UTME. However, some universities may have higher cut-off marks for electrical engineering. You can check the cut-off marks for different universities here.
  • You must choose electrical engineering as your first choice of course in JAMB UTME.
  • You must register and write the post-UTME screening test of your chosen university.
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JAMB Subject Combination for Electrical Engineering 2024/2025

The subject combination for electrical engineering in JAMB UTME is as follows:

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  • English Language (compulsory)
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

You must prepare well for these subjects and aim to score high marks in them. You can use the JAMB syllabus, past questions, and CBT practice software to study for the exam.

Direct Entry Requirements for Electrical Engineering 2024/2025

If you have a diploma or a degree in a related field, you can apply for direct entry admission into electrical engineering. The direct entry requirements vary depending on the university and the qualification you have. However, some of the common requirements are:

  • You must have at least two (2) A Level passes in Mathematics and Physics.
  • You must have a National Diploma (ND) or Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electrical Engineering or a related field with a minimum of Upper Credit or Lower Credit respectively.
  • You must meet the O’Level requirements as stated above.
  • You must apply through JAMB Direct Entry and choose electrical engineering as your course of choice.
  • You must register and write the post-UTME screening test of your chosen university.

List of Universities Offering Electrical Engineering in Nigeria

According to the JAMB brochure, there are about 50 universities in Nigeria that offer electrical engineering as a course. Some of them are:

  1. Ahmadu Bello University
  2. University of Abuja
  3. Bayero University
  4. Kano University of Science & Technology
  5. Niger Delta University
  6. University of Port-Harcourt
  7. River State University of Science and Technology
  8. Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  9. University of Nigeria

Available as Electrical and Computer Engineering in:

  1. Lagos State University
  2. Nnamdi Azikiwe University

Available as Electrical Electronics in:

Certainly, here is the list of universities you provided:

  1. Afe Babalola University
  2. Obafemi Awolowo University
  3. Ambrose Alli University
  4. Akwa Ibom State University of Technology
  5. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
  6. Bauchi State University
  7. University of Benin
  8. Bells University of Technology
  9. Caritas University
  10. Covenant University
  11. Cross River State University of Science & Technology
  12. Elizade University
  13. Enugu State University of Science and Technology
  14. Ekiti State University
  15. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
  16. Federal University of Petroleum Resources
  17. Federal University of Technology, Akure
  18. Federal University of Technology, Owerri
  19. Gregory University
  20. University of Ibadan
  21. Igbinedion University
  22. University of Ilorin
  23. Imo State University
  24. University of Jos
  25. Kwara State University
  26. University of Lagos
  27. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso
  28. Madonna University
  29. University of Maiduguri
  30. University of Agriculture, Makurdi
  31. Nigerian Defence Academy
  32. Niger Delta University
  33. Obafemi Awolowo University
  34. University of Port-Harcourt
  35. Osun State University
  36. University of Uyo
  37. Modibbo Adama University of Technology
  38. Ondo State University of Science and Technology
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You can check the full list of universities offering electrical engineering here.

Conclusion

Electrical engineering is a challenging but rewarding course that opens up many opportunities for graduates. If you want to study electrical engineering in Nigeria, you need to know the requirements and the subject combination for JAMB UTME and Direct Entry. We hope this article has provided you with the information you need to prepare for your admission into electrical engineering. We wish you all the best in your academic pursuit.

FAQs

What are the entry requirements for electrical engineering in Nigeria?

The entry requirements for electrical engineering in Nigeria vary depending on the mode of admission (JAMB UTME or Direct Entry) and the university of choice. However, some of the common requirements are:

– You must have at least five (5) credit passes in SSCE (WAEC/NECO/GCE/NABTEB) or its equivalent in not more than two (2) sittings. The subjects must include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and any other science subject.
– You must score at least 180 in JAMB UTME. However, some universities may have higher cut-off marks for electrical engineering. You can check the cut-off marks for different universities here.
– You must choose electrical engineering as your first choice of course in JAMB UTME.
– You must register and write the post-UTME screening test of your chosen university.
– If you are applying through Direct Entry, you must have at least two (2) A Level passes in Mathematics and Physics. You must also have a National Diploma (ND) or Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electrical Engineering or a related field with a minimum of Upper Credit or Lower Credit respectively. You must also meet the O’Level requirements as stated above. You must apply through JAMB Direct Entry and choose electrical engineering as your course of choice. You must also register and write the post-UTME screening test of your chosen university.

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What are the career opportunities for electrical engineers in Nigeria?

Electrical engineers have a wide range of career opportunities in Nigeria. They can work in various fields such as power generation, transmission, distribution, electronics, telecommunications, computer engineering, robotics, biomedical engineering, and more. They can also work in different sectors such as government, private, education, research, and development. Some of the common job titles for electrical engineers are:

– Electrical Design Engineer
– Electrical Project Engineer
– Electrical Maintenance Engineer
– Electrical Quality Engineer
– Electrical Software Engineer
– Electrical Network Engineer
– Electrical Systems Engineer
– Electrical Consultant Engineer
– Electrical Research Engineer
– Electrical Lecturer/Professor

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How much do electrical engineers earn in Nigeria?

The salary of electrical engineers in Nigeria depends on various factors such as qualification, experience, location, industry, and employer. However, according to Payscale, the average salary of an electrical engineer in Nigeria is NGN 2,412,569 per year. This is equivalent to NGN 200,000 per month or NGN 11,500 per hour. The salary range is from NGN 694,000 to NGN 6,000,000 per year.

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