UNILAG Department of Physics Admission Requirement 2024/2025

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Physics at the University of Lagos (UNILAG).


The University of Lagos (UNILAG) is a federal government research university in Lagos State, southwestern Nigeria. The university has remained one of the most competitive in the country regarding admissions. As a result, UNILAG has one of the largest student populations of any university in the country.

In this article, we will list the requirements candidates must meet to study Physics at Lagos State University, ranging from O’level subject combination, JAMB Score and Post UTME Score, and departmental cut-Off marks.

To study Physics, candidates must meet the following requirements.

Physics Admission Requirement

O’Level Subject Combination

Below is the O’level Requirement for Physics (UTME CANDIDATES)

Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and any other Science subject from Further Mathematics and Biology or Agricultural Science.

Jamb Subject Combination

Note that Subjects with asterisks (*) attached to them are COMPULSORY. Therefore, you should choose one between the subjects that are italicized. 

English Language(*), Physics(*), Mathematics(*), and Chemistry or Biology.

Direct Entry Requirement for Physics

  • NCE/Two ‘A’ level A passes in Physics and Mathematics or Chemistry.

JAMB Score

For any candidate to be admitted to any Department in the University of Lagos, the Candidate must score 200 and above in JAMB.


We hope this article clarifies the UNILAG Department of Physics Admission Requirements, irrespective of the program you want to enrol in.

We will be sure to update this article if there are any amendments by the school authority.

We wish you luck in your academic pursuit.

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