Course Description

Mathematics and physics are one of the big courses in primary and secondary schools. Professional in these fields are most wanted. This course set out to produce quality and certified teachers, liable to teach mathematics or physics to primary and secondary pupils.

The study of Mathematical and Physics seeks to apply rigorous mathematical ideas to problems in physics, or problems inspired by physics. As such, it is a remarkably broad subject

What careers can you do with maths and physics:

  • Data Scientist
  • Research Analyst.
  • Mathematics Teacher.
  • Physics Teacher

Subject Combination for JAMB

Here are the courses to combine when filling this course for JAMB UTME

Mathematics is compulsory, Physics is compulsory and any other Science subject.

Course Cut of Point

120 is the minimum cut off point for MATHEMATICS/PHYSICS as specified by JAMB.

Also, the required cut-of-points for this course (MATHEMATICS/PHYSICS) depends on the school you are applying for, basically many schools have a different minimum cut of marks for accepting students in this area, which may be higher or even lower than JAMB recommend. Also, it is important to note that your O'level result (WAEC, NECO, GCE etc) is a primary criteria for screening, continue reading to know the required subjects you must have on your O'Level result


Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and two (2) other Science subjects.

MATHEMATICS/PHYSICS Requirements Direct Entry



School Cut-of-points
Adeyemi College of Education, P.M.B. 520 Ondo, Ondo State.
Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education
Federal College of Education, Osiele, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Akwa-Ibom State College of Education, Afaha-Nsit,
College of Education, Akwanga
Abia State College of Education (Technical), Arochukwu
Federal College of Education, Kano
College of Education, Azare
Federal College of Education, Katsina,
Federal College of Education, Kontagora
Federal College of Education, Obudu,
Federal College of Education, Okene,
Federal College of Education, Pankshin
Fed. College of Educ. Zaria
Federal College of Education (Technical), Bichi
Federal College Education (Technical), Gombe
Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku
College of Education, Hong,
Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education,
College of Education, Ikere
College of Education, Gidan-Waya,
College of Education, Katsina-Ala
College of Education, Waka-Biu
College of Education, Warri
Federal College of Education, Eha-Amufu

MAT/PHY Special Consideration



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