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JAMB Subject Combination for Economics

JAMB Subject Combination for Economics 2023

Last Updated on January 29, 2023 by Spynaija


To study Economics in any NUC-accredited university in Nigeria, here are the JAMB and WAEC subject combinations and requirements you need to look out for.

Economics is a very competitive and one of the most sought-after courses in any Nigerian university. Therefore knowing the conditions and also the required subjects will help you and also give you a proper guide to applying for it without any problem, it further helps you to avoid unnecessary mistakes.

Please read carefully the terms of registration for the JAMB Subject Combination for Economics below. If you meet the prerequisite requirements, you can proceed to the UTME / Direct Entry registration.


This article covers the following:

  • WAEC Requirements for Economics
  • JAMB Subject Combination for Economics
  • Direct Entry Requirements for Economics
  • UTME Requirements for Economics
  • Plus any other useful information you may need that will ease your registration process.

JAMB UTME Requirements for Economics

Applicants are advised to note that, Use of English is compulsory for all the courses in JAMB’s UTME while the other three (3) subjects must be relevant to the applicant’s chosen course of study.

JAMB Subject combination for Economics: 

  • Economics
  • Mathematics and any one of either Government, History, Geography, Lit-in-English, French, or CRK/IRS

WAEC Subject Combination for Economics:


Aspiring candidates are expected to possess a minimum of at least five (5) WASSCE credit passes including;

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Economics and any two of Arts or relevant Social Science subjects.

Direct Entry Requirement for Economics

  • Aspiring candidates are expected to possess at least two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Economics and any one of Mathematics, Statistics, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Accounting, Business Management, History, and Government

List of Universities Offering Economics:

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You can enroll in the Bachelor’s degree programs for Economics in any of the above-listed universities either through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), by Direct Entry, or through the Pre-degree Programme.
Basically, the purpose of the entry requirement is to ensure that those admitted have the necessary preparedness to scale through the program. There is a compulsory screening test in some of these universities for all eligible candidates. 


In this article, we provided all the JAMB Subject Combination for Economics, WAEC subjects for Economics including other valuable information for prospective applicants. Has this article provided the answer(s) to your query? if yes, leave a comment in the comment box to express your satisfaction or ask any question you have and we will reply to you as soon as possible.

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