JAMB subject combination for Library and Information Science

Schools with Options
UNN: offers this course with Science Combinations
A. (Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics & Zoology)
B. (with Social Science) Economics, Geography/Physics and Political Science
C. (with Arts Combinations) English Language, French, History

To study Library and Information Science 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;
Any three subjects.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

  1. LAPAI requires Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry/Biology
  2. BAUCHI requires Mathematics, one(1) Science and one(1)
    Commercial Subject.
  3. DELSU accepts any three (3) subjects

O’Level Requirements
The O level requirements includes;
Five (5) WASSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and three other relevant Arts/Science/Social Science subjects.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
1 UMYUK requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and any other three (3) Social Science/Arts/ Science subjects.

  1. TASUED requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes at one (1) sitting or six (6) ‘O’ Level credit passes at two (2) sittings.
  2. UNIOSUN same as in Vocational and Technical Education.
  3. UNN requires UTME requirements with five (5) ‘O’ Level credit
    passes, including the subject to be combined with Library and
    Information Science. The following additional requirements apply to
    particular combinations.
    (a) O’ level credit pass in Mathematics for Library and
    Information Science/Physics and Library and Information Science/
    Economics (b) O’ level
    credit pass in Mathematics/Physics for Library and Information
    Science/ Chemistry.
    (c) O’ level pass in Mathematics for
    those combining Library and Information Science with Botany,
    Geography/Physics, Political Science or Zoology.
    (d) O’ level credit pass in English Language for those combining
    Library and Information Science with French, History or Political
    Science. (e)O’ level credit pass in
    Literature in English for Library and Information Science/English.
  4. ABSU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English
    Language, four (4) other subjects and ‘O’ Level pass in Mathematics.
  5. KSU accepts ‘O’ Level pass in Mathematics and ‘O’ Level credit
    passes in four (4) other relevant subjects including English Language.
  6. BENIN accepts five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes at not more than two
    (2) sittings.
  7. JOS requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes at not more than two
    (2) sittings including English Language. It accepts ‘O’ Level pass in Mathematics.
  8. BAUCHI accepts English Language, Mathematics to form the core course with ‘O’ Levelcredit passes in two (2) Science Subjects: Biology,
    Chemistry, Physics and ICT and one (1) O’ levelcredit pass in Economics Commerce, Business Method and Financial Accounting.
    10 DELSU requires five (5) credits passes which must include English
    Language and Mathematics at not more than two (2) sitting.
  9. LCITY requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes at WASSC or its equivalent to include English Language, and any other fur (4) subjects

Direct Entry Requirements
You require;
(i) Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in relevant subject plus the UTME requirements.
(ii) NCE merit in relevant subjects.
SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

  1. ABU and BAYERO accept NCE merit provided such candidates have two (2) years working experience. .
  2. UMYUK accepts NCE in addition to five (5) credit passes at ‘O’ Level or its equivalent.
  3. UNN accepts DE candidates who hold one (1) of the following:
    (a) NCE merit in Library and Information Science or the subject being combined with Library and Information Sciences.
    (b) HSC/ ‘A’ Level in two (2) subjects, including that to be combined with Library and Information Science. .
  4. UNIOSUN same as in Vocational and Technical Education
  5. BENIN accepts
    a.Two (2) passes in relevant
    subjects at ‘A’ Level with ‘O’ Level credit passes in three (3) other
    subjects at not more than two (2) sittings.
    b.Three (3) passes in relevant subjects at ‘A’ Level with ‘O’ Level credit passes in two (2) other subjects at not more than two (2) sittings. c. NCE merit in two (2) major subjects with ‘O’ Level credit passes or its equivalent in three (3) other subjects.
  6. BAUCHI accepts IJMB/’A’ Level passes/’O’ Level credit passes in any three(3) of the following subjects: Any two (2) of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Economics, Commerce, Accounting, ICT and Business Management (ND) with lower credit in Library and Information Science from a recognised Polytechnic, and NCE in Science
    subjects with minor in Library Science at lower credit or merit. The candidate must also have the five(5) ‘O’ Level requirements in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science and one(1) credit in Economics, Commerce, Accounting, ICT and Business Management.
  7. DELSU requires;
    a) DELSU Diploma in Library
    Science with at least merit pass.
    b) ND in Library and Information Science from any recognized Polytechnic in upper credit.

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