JAMB subject combination and requirements for Education and English Language

To study Education and English Language in any accredited university or polytechnic in Nigeria, here is the Jamb and Waec subject combination and requirements you need to look out for.

Note that English Language is Compulsory for all courses in UTME.

The UTME subjects includes;
Literature in English and one Arts and any other subjects.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
(i) EBSU require Literature in English and two (2) Arts subject.
(ii) For BENIN the third (3rd) subject could also be an Arts or a Social
Science subject.
(iii) AAUA requires Literature in English and two (2) other Arts
subjects.
(iv) LAGOS accepts any three (3) Of Literature in English, History/
Government, French/Arabic, Geography, Math, Yoruba/Igbo, Christian
Religious Studies/Islamic Studies and any of Economics or Commerce.
(v) SLUK accepts any three (3) subjects from Literature in English,
History, Government, Arabic, French, Hausa and Islamic Studies.
(vi) DELSU requires English Literature and two (2) relevant Arts/Social
Science subjects.
(vii) IMSU accepts any other subject.
(viii) MAIDUGURI requires any three (3) subjects from Arts.
(ix) OOU require Literature in English and two (2) Arts subject.

O’Level Requirements

You need;
Five (5) WASSC credit passes to include English Language and Literature in
English plus three (3) other Arts or Social Science subjects.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

  1. DELSU accepts General English at NCE in lieu of ‘O’ level credits/TC
    II merit in English Language.
  2. AAUA accept any other subjects.
  3. OAU requires five (5) ‘0’ Level credits which should include English
    Language and Literature in English plus credit passes in any three
    other subjects or Credit/Merit passes in Five (5) TC II subjects relevant to
    the course of study may be accepted.
  4. BSU accepts credit/merit at TC II in relevant subjects.
  5. UNIBEN requires five (5) O’ level credit passes to include English
    Language and other subjects from Literature-in-English, History,
    French, Fine Arts, Government and Religious Knowledge.
  6. UMYUK requires five (5) O/Level credit passes including English
    Language and any other four Arts subjects with a pass in
    Mathematics.
  7. TASUED requires Five WASSC credits at one sitting or six ‘O’ level
    credits at two (2) sittings to include Literature in English, English
    Language and at least one other Arts subject.
  8. ABSU requires Five (5) WASSC credit to include English Language,
    English Literature and any three subject.
  9. UNIOSUN School Certificate (WASSC) or its equivalents with credit
    level passes in five (5) subjects: English Language, Mathematics and
    English Literature to form the core subjects, with credit in three (3)
    other relevant Art or Social Science subject at not more than two
    sittings. The candidate must earn an acceptable score in the UTME.
  10. LASU requires a credit in Mathematics.
  11. UNIABUJA and EBSU require five (5)O level credits in English
    Language, Mathematics, Lit-in-English and two (2) other Arts subjects.
  12. UNILAG requires five Credits including English, Mathematics,
    Literature in English and two (2) of Yoruba/Igbo, History or Government,
    Economics, Geography, French, IRS and Arabic.

Direct Entry Requirements

You need;

  1. Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in relevant teaching subjects including
    Literature in English.
  2. NCE with credit or merit passes in two(2) relevant subjects.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

  1. OAU accepts two ‘A’ Level passes in relevant subjects including
    Literature in English. NCE with credit or merit passes in two relevant
    teaching subjects including Literature in English may be accepted.
  2. UNIJOS accept holders of National Diploma.
  3. UNN accept NCE with at least credits in subjects to be combined
    with Education into 300 level.
  4. UNIPORT – No Direct Entry admission.
  5. BSU requires ‘A’ level passes in relevant teaching subjects including
    Literature-in-English, NCE with English Language and any other Arts
    subject.
  6. LASU accepts only NCE (merit) in English and one other Arts
    subject.
  7. UMYUK accepts two (2) A/Level passes at credit level. NCE credit in
    English and any other Arts Subjects is also acceptable.
  8. BIU requires in addition to the O’ level requirements specified in the
    table above, a minimum of two relevant subjects passed at GCE
    Advanced level or NCE (3 merits) or National Diploma in relevant
    field not below credit level is required.
  9. TASUED accepts NCE merit in two (2) teaching subjects including
    Literature in English not General English provided that they meet the
    basic ‘O’ Level requirements
  10. UNIOSUN accepts two A/Level passes at credit level to include
    English.
  11. EBSU accepts NCE/Two ‘A’ level passes in English, Literature.
  12. UNILAG accepts:
    (a) Very good passes in three JUPEB subjects: Literature-in-English,
    and any two of French, Igbo, Yoruba, History, CRS, IRS, Government,
    Economics and Arabic.
    (b) Two (2) A/Level passes in English and Literature-in English.
    (c) NCE: English, Literature-in-English, Mathematics and any other
    two subjects.
    (d) Candidates must also satisfy the O/Level requirement
  13. IBADAN accept NCE with ‘O’ Level credit passes in subjects to be
    combined with Education into 300 level.

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