JAMB Cut Off Mark For Civil Engineering 2022/23

Civil engineering is one of the popular courses in Nigeria. It is the kind of course that many Nigerian universities offer. But most people wishing to study the course in the university don’t know the requirements and jamb cut off mark for civil engineering.

If you are 2022/23 JAMB candidate looking for civil engineering cut off mark and requirements, you shouldn’t look for it anymore. In this post, we are going to cover not just cut off marks for engineering, but almost everything you need to know about civil engineering.

This will include requirements to study civil engineering, how long it takes to study political science in Nigeria, JAMB subject combination for political science, and others.

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All you need to know about civil engineering

Cut Off Mark For Civil Engineering
Cut Off Mark For Civil Engineering

civil engineering deals with designing and building structural works that serve the general public, such as dams, bridges, aqueducts, canals, highways, power plants, sewerage systems, and other infrastructure.

Those who design and build bridges, canals, dams etc as known as civil engineers.

Requirements to study civil engineering in Nigeria

Every JAMB candidate who wish to study study civil engineering in any Nigeria university is expect to meet the requirements below;

  1. You must meet civil engineering cut off mark
  2. You must be at least 16 years of age.
  3. One should have a correct jamb subjects combination
  4. You need to have a good score in JAMB, WAEC, or NECO and post UTME
  5. Must have at least 5 credits in your O level result.

Direct entry requirements for civil engineering

There are four (4) major requirements to gain admission to through direct entry. Any candidate seeking admission through direct entry must meet the requirements below;

  • He/She must have at least five credits in O level result. either WAEC or NECO, and it should not be more than two sittings
  • He/She must purchase a direct entry form. Either from the school portal or through joint admission matriculation board (JAMB)
  • National Certificate of Education (NCE) or National Diploma (ND) Upper credit or merit RESULT in a related field.
  • Satisfying the faculty or department requirements.

JAMB cut off mark for civil engineering

The general cut off mark set by joint admission matriculation board is 180. However, not all universities accepts the general cut off mark. If you want to study civil engineering in universities like Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), you will need a cut off mark of 200 and above.

It is always recommended to target 250 or above, so you will have higher chance of gaining admission in most nigeria universities.

JAMB subject combination for civil engineering.

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • And any other related subjects

WAEC/NECO subject combination for civil engineering

  • Use of English
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Physics


Is civil engineering good in Nigeria?

Yes. Civil engineer is a good course to study in nigeria. There always a lot of job opportunity for civil engineers, unlike some other courses.

How much is a Civil Engineer paid in Nigeria?

Most civil engineers in Nigeria are being paid N200,000 and upward.

Are civil engineers in high demand in Nigeria?

One of the highest demanded jobs in Nigeria is civil engineering. There always construction and other related works every where in Nigeria.

Which University is best for civil engineer in Nigeria?

Federal University of Technology, Akure is our recommendation for anybody who wants to study civil engineering in Nigeria.

How many years will it take to study civil engineering?

It takes four (4) years to become civil engineer in Nigeria. If you wish to study civil engineering in Nigeria, you should be prepared to spend four years in university.


By now, you should have known all you need to know about civil engineering. If you still a question, please don’t hesitate to to drop it in the comment section. We will gladly respond to your questions.

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