JAMB subject combination and requirements for History and International Studies

To study History and International 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;
History/Government and any other two (2) subjects from Arts and Social Sciences.

O’Level Requirements
You need;
Five (5) WASSC credit passes to include English Language, Geography, Government/History

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
(i) AAU requires ‘O’ levelcredit pass in History and ‘O’ level pass in Science subjects.
(ii) AAUA requires ‘O’ level credit passes in History or Government, English Language, Mathematics and any two (2) subjects from the Arts or Social Sciences.
(iii) AUE and EBSU require ‘O’ level credit pass in Mathematics
(iv) BIU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language,
Government/History, another Arts subject and any other two (2)Arts or Social Sciences subjects
(v) BOWEN and AJAYI require ‘O’ level credit passes which must include English Language, History or Government, and any other three
(3) subjects in Arts or Social Sciences. Geography is not compulsory.
(vi) CHRISTOPHER requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings to include English Language, History/Government.
(vii) KSU, FED-WUKARI, DELSU and UYO ‘O’ level credit pass in Geography is not compulsory but accept any three (3) other Arts or Social Science subjects.
(viii) PLASU, UNIOSUN and JOS ‘O’ level credit pass in Geography is not compulsory.
(ix) JABU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in Government or History and any other Arts or Social Science subjects including ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics
(x) KWASU and ILORIN require five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, History/Government. plus any other three (3)Arts or Social Science subjects.
(xi) NDU requires five (5)’O’level credit passesin English Language, History or Government and any other three (3) subjects, two (2) of which must be Arts subjects at not more than two (2) sittings..
(xii) PHC requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language and Government
(xiii) UNIOSUN requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Government or History or any other social sciences and Arts subjects.
(xiv) UYO requires ‘O’ level credit passes in History or Government, English Language and any two (2) of the following: Literature in English, Economics, Geography and French.

Direct Entry Requirements
You need;
Two (2) ‘A’ level passes/NCE (upper credit) in History/ Government
and any other related subject.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
(i) AAUA accepts
a) Passes in two ‘A’level subjects including History or Government.
b) NCE merits in three (3) subjects including History or Government.
(ii) AJAYI accepts NCE merit/ND credit in History and Government.
(iii) AJAYI accepts two (2) ‘A’ level passes or itsequivalent in History or Government plus three(3) ‘O’ level credit passes.
(iv) AL-HIKMAH accepts two (2)’A’ level passes to include History or Government and any other related subject.
(v) BENIN requires two (2) ‘A’ level passes in GCE or HSC or their equivalent in History/Government and any other related subject. It accepts NCE credit pass in History, Government or Social Studies.
(vi) CALABAR accepts NCE credit in History/ Government/Social Studies. It does not accept IJMB.
(vii) CHRISTOPHER accepts HND/ND credit or NCE credit in the relevant subjects/programme
(viii) EBSU accepts HND/NDupper credit or NCE merit in relevant programme.
(ix) ILORIN accepts
a) Government in lieu of History
b) NCE merit in History or Government/Political Science as major and
any other Arts or Social Science subject.
c) NCE merit in Social Studies double major.
(x) ND merit in Administrative Management, Conflict Resolution, Law,
Mass Communication, Public Administration, Industrial Relations and
Social Work and Development Studies
(xi) KWASU requires three (3) A’ level passes in relevant subjects.
(xii) LASU accepts
a) ‘A’ level Passes in History/Government OR NCE Merit Passes in History/Government, Political Science or Social Studies.
b) ND upper credit in a related programme.
(xiii) LASU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings to include English Language and History or Government plus a good performance in the ‘O’ level to include English, History or Government.
(xiv) MCPHERSON accepts
a) NCE merit in History/Government/Social Studies.
b) ND upper credit in Mass Communication/Journalism, History, Public
Administration, Social Works, English & Communication, and Linguistics Studies.
c) JUPEB/IJMB ‘A’ level or its equivalent in related subjects.
(xv) PLASU accepts
a) degree in any field provided the candidate meets UTME requirements
b) HND lower credit in relevant programme, with UTME requirements,
c) ND lower credit in relevant programme, with UTME requirements.
d) IJMB seven (7) points in relevant subjects, with UTME requirements.
(xvi) UNIOSUN requires ‘A’ level pass in History or Government. It also
accepts NCE, with History major.
(xvii) UYO accepts
a) ‘A’ level passes in two (2) subjects including History or Government.
b) NCE meritsin three (3) subjects including History or Government.

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