JAMB subject combination for Political Science

To study Political 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;
Government or History plus two other Social Science/Arts subjects

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
(1) LASU requires Mathematics.
(2) UNIILORIN – Government or History plus any two of Economics, Geography, Literature in English, English and Mathematics
(3) UI – Three (3) subjects in Arts, Science Social Sciences
(4) AAU – Government and Mathematics are mandatory
(5) UNILAG requires Government and any other 2 subjects from Economics, Geography, History, Literature in English, CRS/IRS and Mathematics.
(6) DELSU requires Government, one (1) Social Science subject and any other subject.
(7) EBSU requires Government and Economics.
(8) AAUA accepts three Arts or Social Science subjects and Mathematics
(9) ABU requires Government or History, and any two of Economics, Geography, Civic Education, Islamic Studies, Christian Religious Knowledge.
(10) ABUAD and KWASU require Government and any two (2) Social science or one (1) Arts and one (1) Social Science subject or Mathematics.
(11) FED-LAFIA – Same as in Sociology.
(12) OAU accepts Mathematics, Government and any one (1) of Economics, Geography or Literature in English.
(13) BOWEN requires Mathematics, Government and any other Social Science subject.
(14) BAYERO requires Government or History plus two (2) other Social Science subjects.

O’Level Requirements
You require;
Five WASSC credit passes in Government or History, English Language and three (3) other subjects. At least a pass in Mathematics is required

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
(1) ABUAD, GO, OOU, DELSU, UNICAL, OAU, LASU, and EKSU require credit passes to include; Mathematics. EKSU also requires another Social Science subject apart from Government. (2) OAU and UNICAL require credit pass in Government.
(3) UI requires five (5) ‘O’ level credits in Government/History, English Language and three (3) other subjects plus at least a pass in Mathematics.
(4) UNICAL requires two (2) Social Science subjects to include; Government. It does not accept History in lieu of Government.
(5) DELSU and UNN require credit pass in Government and any two (2) other subjects plus at least a pass in Mathematics. Does not accept History in lieu of Government.
(6) EBSU requires credit pass Mathematics and two (2) other subject.
(7) AAUA accepts National Diploma in related Discipline at Upper Credit level.
(8) JABU accepts a pass in Mathematics.
(9) COVENANT same as Marketing.
(10) ABU requires five (5) O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government or History, and any other two (2) Social Sciences or Arts Subject.
(11) KWASU requires a credit in Mathematics.
(12) ABSU requires Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Government or History and any three subjects from Arts, Social Science subject and at least a pass in Mathematics
(13) REDEEMER’S requires Five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government or History and two (2) other subjects.
(14) KWASU accepts credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government/History and two other social science subjects or one Arts
and one (1) social science subject.
(15) UNILAG requires five credit passes to include English Language, mathematics, Government plus two (2) other subjects from Economics, Geography, History, Literature in English, CRS/IRS.
(16) UMYUK requires five (5) credit passes at WASSC (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Government or History and any other two (2) credits in Arts/Social Science subjects in not more than two (2) sittings.
(17) KWASU – Credit pass in Mathematics is required.
(18) FED-LAFIA – Same as in Sociology.
(19) BOWEN requires five credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Government and one social science subjects.
(20) ESUTECH requires five credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Government and two (2) social science subjects.
(21) EDWIN CLARK requires five credit passes to include English Language, Economics, Government and any other two (2) subjects plus at least a pass in Mathematics.

Direct Entry Requirements
You require;
Two (2) ‘A’ level passes including Government or History.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
(1) UNICAL requires three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Government and any one (1) of Economics, Mathematics and Geography. History not acceptable in lieu of Government but accepts I.J.M.B.
(2) UNIILORIN and DELSU accept ‘A’ level passes in Government, and any Social Science subject.
(3) OAU requires Government.
(4) UNIZIK and IBADAN accept any two A level passes
(5) BINGHAM accepts National Diploma in Public Administration at merit level
(6) AAU requires A level passes in Government and one social science subject are mandatory.
(5) UNIZIK requires similar requirement as for Economics for both Direct Entry and UTME applicants. But a pass in O’ Level Mathematics is acceptable
(6) UNILAG requires ;
(a) Very good passes in three JUPEB/A-LEVEL subjects: Government, and any two of Lit-in- English, Economics, History, and CRS/IRS, Geography.
(b) Two (2) Cambridge A/Level passes including Government/History.
(c) Candidates must also satisfy the ‘O’ Level requirement.
(7) COVENANT accepts ND (Upper credit) Public Administration plus UTME requirements.
(8) AAUA – same as in Accounting
(9) ABU as in International Studies
(10) ANSU accepts ND/HND (Lower Credit) or NCE in any related Social/Management Science.
(11) GSU accepts NCE in relevant subject.
(12) UNIJOS IN addition to the ‘A’ level passes required, credit passes at the ordinary level must include English Language, Government or History.
(13) EBSU accepts HND, NCE and ND with a minimum of Merit and Upper credit respectively in relevant fields.
(14) UNN accepts National Diploma in Public Administration at merit level plus UTME requirements.
(15) AAUA accepts National Diploma in related discipline at Upper credit level.
(16) ABU accepts Three (3) ‘A’ level/IJMB passes from any of the following subjects: Government, History, Sociology, Economics, Geography.
(17) AAU accepts two ‘A’ level passes from Mathematics, Economics, Geography and Government or History are acceptable.”
(18) LASU accepts first degree in cognate or related discipline with minimum of second class lower division.
(19) DELSU accepts ND (Upper credit) from a recognised Polytechnic or degree in Arts, Social science or Law at least Third Class honours.
(20) KWASU accepts two (2) A’ Level passes in Government and any one of History. Economics, Business methods and Geography or ND (upper credit) in Public Admin. Or LOCAL Government or HND (Lower Credit) in Public Administration or Local Government.
(21) GO requires three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Government and any one (1) of Economics, Mathematics and Geography. I.J.M.B.
(22) RENAISSANCE accepts at least apass in A’ level GCE or its equivalent in Government and History or a National Diploma.
(23) NDU accepts:
a. Two ‘A’ level passes in Government and any one of the following: Economics, History or Geography.
b. N.C.E. at credit level in Political Science and in combination or Local Government Administration with credit passes.
(24)SOUTHWESTERN accepts IJMB/NCE/ND/HND or its equivalents.
(25) BOWEN requires two (2) A’ level passes in Government and any one (1) of Economics, Geography, Mathematics or History.

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