JAMB Subject Combination for Home Economics and Education

JAMB Subject Combination for Home Economics and Education

Home Economics and Education 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 carefully read all the necessary requirements and terms of registration and the JAMB Subject Combination for Home Economics and Education before proceeding to apply/register for either the UTME or DIRECT ENTRY for the said course.

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

This article covers the following:
  • O’Level Subjects combination for Home Economics and Education  
  • Direct Entry Requirements for Home Economics and Education 
  • UTME Requirements for Home Economics and Education  
  • Plus any other useful information you may need that will ease your registration process.

To study Home Economics and Education 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.

JAMB Subject Combination for Home Economics and Education

UTME Requirements for Home Economics and Education  

  • Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science and one other subject.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
(i) IAUED requires one (1) Science subject and any other subjects.
(ii) UMUDIKE requires Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science, and Mathematics/Physics as the UTME subjects.
(iii) UNIBEN requires Biology/Agricultural Science and any other two
(2) Science or Social Science subjects.
(iv) MAUTY requires Biology/Agricultural Science and any two (2) of Home Economics, Economics, Chemistry, Physics.
(v) EBSU requires a Social Science subject as the third (3rd) subject.
(vi) UNILAG requires Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and one
(1) other subjects from either of Mathematics, Physics, Food, and Nutrition.
(vii) BSU requires Biology, Chemistry, and any one of Mathematics, Physics, Economics, Agricultural Science.
(viii) UNN requires Chemistry or Biology plus any other two (2) Science or Social Science subjects like Agricultural Science, Home Economics, Physics, Mathematics, Economics, Commerce and Geography.
(ix) DELSU requires Biology or Agricultural Science or Chemistry, Home Economics or Food and Nutrition, and any one of Mathematics and Economics.
(x) MAUTY requires Biology/Agricultural Science and any two (2) of Home Economics, Economics, Chemistry, or Physics.

O’Level Subjects combination for Home Economics and Education  
  • Five (5) ‘O’ Level NTC/NBC credit passes or TC II merit including; English Language, Mathematics, Home Economics, Biology, and Chemistry.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

  • UNIBEN requires ‘O’ Level passes in Chemistry and ‘O’ Level credit pass in Biology/Agricultural Science.
  • IAUED requires one (1) Science subject.
  • DELSU requires five (5) credits passes at SSC or its equivalent including English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Home Economics or Food Nutrition.
  • UNIUYO requires ‘O’ Level credit pass in Chemistry.
  • UNILAG requires ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and any two (2) of Economics, Biology, Physics, Food and Nutrition/Home Management, Clothing and Textile,
    Garment Making/Dyeing and Bleaching/Catering Craft Practice.
  • EBSU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, and any three(3) of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Food and Nutrition, Clothing and textile, Home Management.
  • MAUTY requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English, Mathematics, and any three (3) of Home Management/Home Economics, Food and Nutrition, Clothing and Textiles, Economics, Geography, Physics Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science, Health Education, Catering and Craft Practice, Garment Making, Textiles Trade, Marketing/Salesmanship, Cosmetology.
  • ABU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes Mathematics/English Language/Home Economics, Biology, Geography, Physics/Chemistry
    1. Old Grade II Five (5) Passes including Arithmetic/English/Domestic Science.
    2. New Grade II Teachers Certificate
    3. Five Credits including English, Mathematics, Home Economics.
    NB: Note, one (1) Home Economics subject is required i.e Foods and Nutrition, Home Management or Textile and Clothing.
    (i) UNN requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes which must include any two (2) of the following: Home Management, Clothing and Textiles, Food and Nutrition, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Agricultural Science, Economics, Cosmetology, Garment Making, and Catering Craft at ‘O’ Level plus the UNN UTME requirements.
    (ii) ABSU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Chemistry and any two (2) other subjects
    (iii) BSU requires credits in English, Mathematics, Biology, and any two (2) of the following subjects; Home Management, Clothing and Textiles, Food and Nutrition, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, and
    Economics at WASSCE/SSCE/GCE ‘O’ Level/NTC/NBC
Direct Entry Requirements for Home Economics and Education

You need;

  • NCE merit in Home Economics.
  • ‘A’ Level passes in two (2) of Chemistry or any Biology, Botany and Agricultural Science.
  • ND/HND credit in Home Economics or Food Science or Hotel and Catering Management or any other related program

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

  • UNN for a three (3)-Year Degree program, requires any of the following in addition to the UTME requirements.
    (a) NCE merit in Home Economics, ND lower credit in Fashion and Clothing Management Education or
    Home Economics or Home and Rural Economics or Hotel and Catering.
    (b) Candidates with a University Degree in any discipline in addition to the departmental UTME requirements may be considered for direct entry admission for a three (3)-year program.
  • UNIBEN requires two (2) or three (3) merit in NCE including Home Economics plus three (3) or two (2) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Biology/Agricultural Science with ‘O’ Level pass in
    chemistry.
  • UNILAG accepts NCE merit or ND credit in Home Economics, Catering and Hotel Management, Textile Management, and any other relevant subject. b. very good passes in three
    (3) JUPEB subjects Chemistry, Biology and one (1) other subjects from Economics, Food AND Nutrition, Home Management, Clothing, and Textile. c. two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in any two (2) relevant Science
    subjects of Chemistry and any one (1) of Biology, Botany and Agricultural Science. d. HND credit
    in Home Economics, Food Science, Hotel Management, or any other related course.
  • ABU accepts ‘A’ Level passes/IJMB in two (2) of Chemistry and any of Biology, Botany, or Agricultural Science.
  • EBSU accepts NCE merit or ND/HND upper credit respectively in the relevant program.
  • DELSU requires NCE in Home Economics with a minimum of merit pass OND Home Economics or Food Science in upper credit or any other related courses.
  • BSU requires Preliminary degree candidates (from Benue State University only) must pass at least five (5) out of the six (6) subjects studied with a pass level of at least 50% in each subject.
    (b) NCE use of English is acceptable in lieu of ‘O’ Level in English Language.
    (c) ‘A’ Level pass in any of the acceptable subjects.
    (d) A minimum of upper credit level at ND/HND or Diploma in Fashion and Clothing Management Education or Home Economics plus a minimum of credit level pass in any two (2) of the
    followings Home Management, Clothing and Textiles, Food and Nutrition, Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Sciences, and economics WASSC/GCE ‘O’ Level NTC/NBC.
    (e) A minimum of merit level pass in NCE (Home Economic Education)
    with credit level pass in any four (4) of the following: Home
    Management, Clothing and Textiles, Food and Nutrition, Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Science and Economics at WASSC/GCE ‘O’ Level /NABTEB.
    (f) Any other qualification that may be considered appropriate by Benue State University, Makurdi

 

NUC accredited Nigerian Universities Offering Home Economics and Education.

  1. Imo State University (IMSU) 
  2. University of Lagos (UNILAG) 
  3. University of Nigeria (UNN) 
  4. Abia State University (ABSU) 
  5. University of Benin (UNIBEN) 
  6. University of Calabar (UNICAL) 
  7. Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) 
  8. Ambrose Alli University (AAU) 
  9. Benue State University (BSU) 
  10. Delta State University (DELSU) 
  11. Ebonyi State University (EBSU) 
  12. Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH) 
  13. Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) 
  14. University of Uyo (UNIUYO) 
  15. Nasarawa State University (NSUK) 
  16. Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU) 
  17. Ignatius Ajuru University (IAUE) 
  18. Adeyemi College of Education (ACEONDO(DEG))

 

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