JAMB Subject Combination for Political Science

JAMB Subject Combination for Political Science

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

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

Please carefully read all the requirements and terms of registration and the JAMB Subject Combination for Political Science before proceeding to apply/register for either the UTME or DIRECT ENTRY for the said course.

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This article covers the following:

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

JAMB UTME Requirements for Political Science

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 Political Science:

  • Government or History plus two other Social Science/Arts subjects

WAEC Requirements for Political Science:

  • Interested applicants must acquire a minimum of at least five WASSCE credit passes in Government or History, English Language, and three (3) other subjects. At least a pass in Mathematics is required

Direct Entry Requirements for Political Science:

  • Interested candidates must acquire at least two (2) ‘A’ level passes including Government or History.

NOTE: Please Kindly make reference to JAMB Brochure for SPECIAL CONSIDERATION AND WAIVER REMARKS by various universities for Political Science. KINDLY CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE JAMB BROCHURE. You can as well download the JAMB Brochure if you want, it’s completely FREE.


Nigerian Universities Offering Political Science:

You can enroll in the Bachelor’s degree programs for Political Science 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.


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