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The philosophy of the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry falls in line with that of the University: To search for the TRUTH scientifically by studying matter (science of chemistry), in order to provide knowledge for the understanding of the nature of matter and its applicability for the integral and holistic formation of man in order to advance knowledge in the service of God and humanity.

Our Programmes

B.Sc Industrial Chemistry

The Industrial Chemistry programme is designed to inculcate disciplined investigative character in the students to understand the science of chemistry in relation to other sciences and technology and its applicability in solving human problems in a non toxic environment. The graduates of industrial chemistry should be well balanced citizens who contribute meaningfully to the industrial, economic and political developments globally, and of their country in particular.

The objectives of the Bachelor of Science, Industrial Chemistry programme are:
  • To create awareness in students of the vast natural resources endowed to man in our environment for exploitation chemically for man’s development
  • To make the students know the nature : structure, composition, properties and uses of these resources and the laws governing their general characteristics.
  • To produce skill graduates in industrial chemistry, who can manipulate natural products or create (synthesize) substances in the laboratory as well as in the industrial system.
  • To produce skill workers in chemical industries.

Department Contact Info

Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences

Block B
Veritas University, Abuja


Mon – Fri 8:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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Our Vision
Admission Requirement
Departmental Staff

To create a class of scientists, par excellence, who devote their studies to the investigation of the nature of matter and its applicability in solving man’s problems in a non – toxic environment.


Passing the Universities Matriculation Examination (UTME) after having obtained the Senior Secondary School Certificate with five credits which must include Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics or GCE ‘O’ Level credits in five subjects with a similar proviso. A credit level in SSCE English Language, or GCE ‘O’ Level English Language will be required and at least a pass in Physics may be mandatory together with credits in five other subjects including the science subjects listed above. Selection of candidates is done by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

Direct Entry

Admission to the Bachelors programme may be by direct entry to the three year standard programme upon obtaining O Level SSCE or GCE with credits in four subjects including Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics in addition to A/L GCE passes in Zoology (or Biology) and Chemistry. An A Level pass in Biology or Mathematics will be an advantage but A Level pass in Chemistry is mandatory. Candidates are selected by JAMB.

Matthews-Amune, Omono Christiana Lecturer I View Profile
Kingsley Igenepo JOHN Assistant Lecturer View Profile
ONYENZE UGOCHUKWU Assistant Lecturer View Profile
OGWUDA UCHECHUKWU ANTHONY Assistant Lecturer View Profile
Vitus Eze Agbazue Associate Professor View Profile
Ogbonnaya Ofor Professor View Profile
EBIEKPE, VICTOR E. Lecturer II View Profile
Simon Koma Okwute Professor View Profile

Why Study Here?

With over 30 undergraduate programmes and 21 Postgraduate programmes to choose from, Veritas University offers you a unique opportunity to be the very best that you can be.

Located in a serene environment enveloped by nature and boasting state of the art facilities for study and recreation, you are assured that your experience here at Veritas University will be a pleasant one.