JAMB subject combination and requirements for Education and Islamic Studies

To study Education and Islamic Studies 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;
Islamic Studies/Arabic and two (2) other Social Science or Arts
subjects.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
(i) UNILAG requires any three (3) of Islamic Studies and any two (2)
of Literature-in-English, History/Government, French/Arabic,
Geography, Mathematics, Yoruba/Igbo, Christian Religious Studies,
Economics/Commerce.
(ii) TASUED requires any three (3) subjects from Arts/Social Science.
(iii) FUAM requires Islamic Studies and two (2) subjects from Arts.

O’Level Requirements
You need;
Five (5) WASSC credit passes including English Language, Islamic Studies and three (3) other relevant subjects.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
(i) ABU requires ‘O’ Level pass in Arabic Language. Accepts ‘O’ Level credit passes in Social Science and Arts subjects.
(ii) OOU does not accept Social Science subjects.
(iii) UNILAG requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Islamic Studies (Isla and two (2) of Literature in English, any Nigerian Language, History/Government, French/
Arabic, Economics/Commerce, Civic Education/Social Studies.
(iv) LASU requires ‘O’ Level credit pass in Mathematics.
(v) UNIABUJA requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes or its equivalent to include Mathematics, English Language, Arabic/Islamic Studies and two (2) other relevant Arts subjects.
(vi) UMYU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language, Islamic Studies and any other three (3) relevant subjects with ‘O’ Level credit pass in Mathematics.
(vii) TASUED requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes at one (1) sitting
or six (6) ‘O’ Level credit passes at two (2) sittings to include English Language and other subjects in Arts/ Social Science.

Direct Entry Requirements
You need;
(i) NCE merit in Islamic Studies and Education.
(ii) ‘A’ Level passes in Arabic/ Islamic Studies and any other relevant subject.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
(i) ABU accepts ‘A’ Level/IJMB passes in Arabic/ Islamic Studies and
any other relevant subject.
(ii) GOMSU accepts combined Diploma in Hausa, Arabic and Islamic
Studies.
(vi) UMYU accepts NCE credit in the subject of specialization and/or
any other subject.
(vii) TASUED accepts two (2) ‘A’ Level passes/NCE merit in Islamic
Studies and other Arts or Social Science subjects. Diploma in Arabic/Islamic Studies from recognised institutions is also accepted.
(ix) UNILAG accepts (a) NCE credit/merit in Islamic Studies. (b) very good passes in three (3) JUPEB subjects: Islamic Studies and any two (2) of Government/History, Literature in English, French, Yoruba/Igbo and Economics. (c) Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in relevant teaching
subjects. (e) Candidate must satisfy the UTME requirements.
(x) UNILORIN accepts
(a) candidate who do not offer Islamic Studies at UTME but meet the UTME entry requirements may be considered for admission into 100 level.
(b) candidates with Senior Islamic Studies Certificates as entry qualification for Islamic Studies and related programmes.

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