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O-Level & JAMB Subjects Combinations for ALL COURSES

Shown below is JAMB subjects combinations  and O-Level Subject Combinations (that is, WAEC subject combination or NECO, etc) for most courses offered in Nigerian universities.

Note: Before applying for any of the courses listed here, go ahead to confirm if your school requirement is different from the general requirements because sometimes some schools subject combination may vary. Also, make sure to crosscheck the course subject combinations and other requirements using JAMB Brochure. Very important!

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Subject Combinations Table of Content

O-Level & JAMB Subjects Combinations for ADMINISTRATION Courses

Courses – FACULTY OF ADMINISTRATIONO’Level Subject CombinationsJAMB Subject Combination
Accountancy/AccountingFive SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two relevant subjects.Mathematics, Economics plus any Social Science subject.
Actuarial ScienceFive SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and Economics plus any other two relevant subjects.Mathematics, Economics and one other subject.
Banking And FinanceFive SSCE credits to include: English Language, Mathematics and any other relevant subjects.Mathematics, Economics, plus one of Government and Geography.
Business management: Management Studies, Management,Business AdministrationFive SSCE credit including English, Mathematics, Economics, plus any two ofAccounting, Business Methods, Commerce, Government, Geography, and Statistics.Mathematics, Economics and one other subject.
EconomicsFive SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two of Arts or Social Science subjects.Economics, Mathematics and any of Government, History, Geography, Lit-in-English, French and CRK/IRK.
EntrepreneurshipFive SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics, one Science subject and one other Social Science or Commercial subject.Economics, Mathematics and one other Social Science or Commercial subject.
Film And Video Studies:Five SSCE credit passes to include Mathematics, English Language, Literature in English and any two subjects in Science and any other subject.Literature in English, and any other subjects in Arts or Social Science.
Hotel And Tourism ManagementFive SSCE credits including English Language, Mathematics and Economics.Mathematics, Economics and other subject.
Personnel Management, Industrial Relations And Personnel ManagementFive SSCE credits including English Language, Mathematics, Economics plus any two subjects listed under the Direct Entry column.Mathematics, Economics plus one other subject.
Insurance, Insurance And Actuarial ScienceFive SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics plus any two of Accounting, Business Methods, Commerce, Government, Geography and Statistics.Mathematics, Economics and one other subject.
International RelationsFive SSCE credit passes including English Language, Government and Mathematics and any other two relevant subjects.Mathematics and any two of the following: Economics, History, Government, Geography, Literature in English and French.
   
Mass CommunicationFive SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and Government plus at least a pass in Mathematics.Literature in English, Economics and Government.
MarketingFive SSCE credit passes including English Language, MathematicsMathematics, Economics plus one other relevant Subject.
Local Government Administration, Local Government And Development StudiesFive SSCE credit passes including English Language, Government or History, Economics and any other two subjects and at least a pass in Mathematics.English Language, Government/History, Economics and any other subjects
Office And Information ManagementFive SSCE credits in English Language, Economics and three other subjects plus at least a pass in Maths.Economics and Two other subjects
Public AdministrationFive SSCE credits to include English Language, Economics and Government.Government, Economics and any other subject.

O-Level & JAMB Subjects Combinations for Agriculture Courses

Courses – Faculty Of AgricultureO’Level Subject combinationsJAMB Subject Combination
Agriculture Courses,Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Biology/Agric Science, Chemistry and any one of Mathematics, Physics, Geography and EconomicsChemistry, Biology/Agriculture and any one of Physics and Mathematics.
Agricultural EconomicsFive SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and one of Geography, Physics and Economics.Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science and Mathematics or Physics.
Agric-Economics And Extension:Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and one of Geography, Physics and Economics.Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science plus Mathematics or Physics.
Animal ScienceFive SSCE credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology/Agric Science and one of Physics, Geography or Economics.Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and Mathematics /Physics.
Crop ProductionFive SSCE credit passes to include Chemistry, Biology/Agric Science Mathematics and one Science/Social Science subject and at least a pass in Physics.Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and Mathematics or Physics.
Plant Science And BiotechnologyFive SSCE credit passes in English Language,Mathematics, chemistry and Biology or Agric. Science and any other subject.Biology or Agriculture,Chemistry andPhysics orMathematics.
Soil ScienceFive SSCE credit passes in English Language Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and any other Science subject.Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science plusMathematics or Physics.
Food Science And TechnologyFive SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agric, Science, Physics, Basic Catering and Food Services, Bakery and Confectionaries, Hotel & Catering Crafty course (Cookery), Hotel & Catering Craft Course (Food /Drinks Services) and Basic Electricity.Chemistry, Mathematics/ Physics and Science
Home EconomicsFive SSCE credit passes in Chemistry, Biology/Agric Science, Mathematics, Physics, English Language and any one of Nutrition, Fine Arts, Textile, Construction, Technical Drawing, Basic Electricity, Basic Catering and Food Services, Bakery and Confectioneries, General Metal Work, Men Garment Construction and Finishing, Spinning, Weaving, Surface Design and Printing, Bleaching, Dyeing and Finishing, Ladies Garment Construction and Finishing.Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and Mathematics/Physic s or one Social Science subject.
Home Science And ManagementFive SSCE credit passes including Chemistry, Biology/ Agric Science, Mathematics and at least a pass in English and Physics.General Metal Work,General Wood Work, Building/Engineering Drawing, Furniture Design and Construction, Upholstery Design and Construction, Spray Painting and Period Furniture, Spinning, Weaving, Surface Design and Printing, Bleaching,Chemistry, Biology or Agriculture and Mathematics or Physics.

O-Level & JAMB Subjects Combinations for Arts/Humanities Courses

Courses – Faculty Of Arts/HumanitiesO’Level Subject CombinationsJAMB Subject Combination
Art, Combined ArtFive SSCE credit passes to include English Language andthe subjects to becombined.The subjects to be combined and oneother subject.
Arabic StudiesFive SSCE credit passes in English Language, Arabicand three other relevant subjects.Arabic and Two subjects from Artsand/or Social Sciences.
ArchaeologyFive SSCE credit passes to include English Language. and at least one of the following: Science subject, Religious Studies, Geography, Economics and History.Any two subjects from Arts, Social Science and one of History, Religious Studies, Government and Geography.
Fine Art/Fine And Applied ArtsFive SSCE credit passes to include English Language and Fine Art.Fine Art and two other Arts subjects or Social Science subject.
Drama/Dramatic/Performing Arts, Theatre And Film StudiesTheater ArtsFive SSCE credit passes to include English Languageand Arts subjects.Lit. in English and two other relevantsubjects..
English And International StudiesFive SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and any other three arts/social science subjectsLiterature in English, Government or History or any other Arts subjects
English LanguageFive SSCE credit passes to include Literature inEnglish, English Language and three other Arts or Social Science subjects.Lit.-in-English, one other Arts subjectand another Arts or Social Science subject.
English And Literary StudiesFive SSCE credit passes to include Literature in Englishand English Language.Lit.-in-English, one other Arts subjectand another Arts or Social Science subject.
FrenchFive SSCE credit passes including French and English Language plus at least one other Arts subject.French and any other two subjects from Arts and Social Sciences.
HistoryFive SSCE credit passes to include History and EnglishLanguage.History and any other two subjectsfrom Arts and Social Sciences.
History And International StudiesFive SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Geography, Government/History.History/ Government and any other two subjects from Arts& Social Science.
EconomicsFive SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economicsand at least two otherrelevant courses preferably in Commerce, Government and Accounting subjects.Economics, Mathematics and, any ofGovernment,History, Geography, Lit-in- English, French and CRK/IRK.
LinguisticsFive SSCE credit passes including English Language.Any Language and two other subjects.
Mass CommunicationFive SSCE credit passes to include English Language.Any three Arts and Social Science subjects.
MusicFive SSCE credit passes including Music and English Language.Music, one other Arts subject plus any other subject.
PhilosophyFive SSCE credit passes to include English language and four other relevant subjects.Any three subjects.
Religious StudiesFive SSCE credit passes to include English Language and CRK/IRS.CRK/IRS and any two other subjects.
Political ScienceFive SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Government/History and any other three subjects from Arts/Social ScienceGovernment/Histo ry and two other Social Science or Arts subject.
PsychologyFive SSCE credit passes to include English Language, mathematics, Biology and any two relevant subject from Arts, Social Science or Science subject as specified by the institutionGovernment and any two other Arts and Science subjects
SociologyFive SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, History/Government/Econ omics one Science subject and ant Arts or Social Science subjectGovernment/Histo ry plus two other Social Science/Arts subject
Criminology And Security StudiesFive O/level Credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent)including English Language, Mathematics, Economics, and any two of Arts or Social Sciences (History, Civics or Geography in not more than two sittings).Economics, Government, andany one of the following: History, Geography, Literature inEnglish, French, IRK, Hausa.

O-Level & JAMB Subjects Combinations for Education Courses

Courses – Faculty Of EducationO’Level Subject CombinationsJAMB Subject Combination
Educational Administration(i) Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and Economics. (ii) Five TC II merit passes includingEnglish and Mathematics.Any three of Lit. in English, History, French, Geography/Physics, Economics and Mathematics.
Education And ChemistryFive SSCE credits in Mathematics, Chemistry, English Language and two of Physics, Biology and AgriculturalScience.Chemistry and two other subjects chosen from Physics, Biology and Mathematics.
Business EducationFive credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two other subjects in the Social Science or Arts.Mathematics, Economics plus one of Literature in English, History, Government, Geography, Chemistry and Physics.

O-Level & JAMB Subjects Combinations for ENGINEERING, ENVIRONMENTAL, TECHNOLOGY Courses

Courses – FACULTY OF ENGINEERING, ENVIRONMENTAL, TECHNOLOGYO’Level Subject CombinationsJAMB Subject Combination
Agricultural EngineeringFive SSCE credit passes in English Language,Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other relevant subjectMathematics, Chemistry andPhysics.
Biomedical EngineeringFive SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Building TechnologyFive SSCE credit passes in Mathematics, EnglishLanguage, Physics,Chemistry and any one other relevant subjectMathematics, Physics and Chemistry
Chemical EngineeringFive SSCE credit passes to include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English Language and any other Science subject.Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
Civil EngineeringFive SSCE credit passes to include Physics, Chemistry,Mathematics, English Language and one Science subjectPhysics, Chemistry and Mathematics
Computer EngineeringFive SSCE credit passes to include Mathematics,Further Mathematics,Chemistry , Physics and English Language.Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
Petroleum EngineeringFive SSCE credits to include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English Language and any one Science subject.Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics
Computer ScienceFive SSCE credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
Electrical EngineeringFive SSCE credit passes including Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and English Language.Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
Electrical /Electronics EngineeringFive SSCE credit passes to include Mathematics,Physics, Chemistry, English Language and any other Science subject.Mathematics, Physics andChemistry
Mechanical EngineeringFive SSCE credit passes to include Physics, Chemistry,Mathematics, English Language and any other Science subject.Mathematics, Physics andChemistry.
Metallurgical And Materials EngineeringFive SSCE credit passes to include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English Language and one other Science subject.Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
Mechanical Engineering, Production EngineeringFive SSCE credit passes to include Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry ,English Language and any other Science subject.Mathematics Chemistry Physics.
Marine EngineeringAs in Civil EngineeringChemistry, Mathematics Physics.
Food Science And TechnologyFive SSCE credit passes to include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English Language and any other Science subject.Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics or Biology.
ArchitectureFive SSCE credit passes in English Language,Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other relevant subjectPhysics, Mathematics, andany of Chemistry, Geography, Art,Biology andEconomics.
GeographyFive SSCE credit passes to include English, Mathematics and Geography.Geography and any two Arts subject.
Urban And Regional PlanningFive SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Geography, and any two of Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Government, Biology, Art,Mathematics, Geography and one of Economics, Physics, Chemistry.
Management TechnologyFive SSCE credit passes to include, English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two science subjects from Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geography, Health Science, Metal Works, Wood Work, Agric Science, Technical Drawing, Nutrition and Food Science.Mathematics, Economics and any one of Chemistry, Physics or Biology.
Estate ManagementFive SSCE credit passes including Chemistry, Mathematics and English Language.Mathematics, Economics and one other subject
Communication TechnologyFive SSCE credit passes including English Language,Economics and Mathematics.Maths, Economics and any one ofAccount, Commerce and Government.

O-Level & JAMB Subjects Combinations for LAW

Courses – FACULTY OF LAWO’Level Subject CombinationsJAMB Subject Combination
Civil Law, Public And Private International LawFive ‘O’ level credit passes to include EnglishLanguage, Literature in English and Mathematics.Any three Arts or Social Sciencesubjects.
Islamic/Sharia Law:Five ‘O’ level credit passes in Arts or Social Sciences to include English Language and Islamic Studies or Arabic.Any three Arts or Social Science subjects including Arabic or Islamic Studies
Common LawFive SSCE credit passes to include English Language,Literature – in – English and any other three Arts/Social Science subjects.Literature-in- English and anytwo other Arts/or Social Science subjects.

O-Level & JAMB Subjects Combinations for MEDICAL, PHARMACEUTICAL, HEALTH SCIENCES Courses

Courses – FACULTY OF MEDICAL, PHARMACEUTICAL, HEALTH SCIENCESO’Level Subject CombinationsJAMB Subject Combination
AnatomyFive SSCE credit passes in English Language,Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.Mathematics, Biology andChemistry or Physics.
BiochemistryFive SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and  Biology.Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Dentistry And Dental SurgeryFive SSCE credit passes in English language, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and MathematicsChemistry, Biology and one Science subject.
Medical Laboratory ScienceFive SSCE credit passes in English Language, Maths, Physics, Chemistry and BiologyPhysics, Chemistry and Biology
Medical RehabilitationFive SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.Physics, Chemistry and Biology
Nursing/Nursing SceinceFive SSCE credit passes in Mathematics, Chemistry,Biology, Physics and English Language.Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Medicine And SurgeryFive SSCE credit passes in English Language,Mathematics, Physics,Chemistry and Biology.Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
OptometryFive SSCE credit passes in English Language, Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
PharmacyFive SSCE credit passes in English Language,Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
RadiographyFive SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathmatics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

O-Level & JAMB Subjects Combinations for Science Courses

Courses – FACULTY OF SCIENCESO’Level Subject CombinationsJAMB Subject Combination
BiochemistryFive SSCE credit passes in English Language,Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Biology.Biology, Chemistry and Physics orMathematics.
BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE Courses: Microbiology, Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology, Etc.Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language,Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and any other Science subject.Biology, Chemistry and Physics orMathematics.
Physics, Physics And Applied Physics, Industrial Physics, Pure And Applied PhysicsFive SSCE credit passes in English Language, Physics,Chemistry, Mathematics and any other Science subject from Further mathematics and Biology or Agricultural Science,Physics, Mathematics andChemistry or Biology.
Industrial MathematicsFive SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and two other Science subjects.Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Biology and Agricultural Science.
Chemistry, Chemistry And Industrial Chemistry, Chemistry And Applied ChemistryFive SSCE credit passes in English Language,Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.Chemistry and two of Physics, Biologyand Mathematics.
Industrial Chemistry, Pure And Industrial ChemistryFive SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology/Agric Science.Chemistry, Mathematics and any ofPhysics/Biology/Ag ric Science.
GeologyFive SSCE credit passes in English Language, Biology,Chemistry, Mathematics and any other subject.Any three of Chemistry, Physics,Mathematics, Biology and Geography.
Geography And Regional PlanningFive SSCE credit passes to include English language, Mathematics, Geography and any other two science subjects.Geography and any two ofMathematics,Biology, Chemistry, Physics and AgriculturalScience.
StatisticsFive SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and at least three subjects from Physics, Statistics,Chemistry, FurtherMathematics, Economics and Geography.Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry and Economics.
BotanyFive SSCE Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject.
ZoologyFive SSCE credit passes in English Language,Mathematics, Biology and two other science subject.Biology and any two of Physics,Chemistry and Mathematics.
MathematicsFive SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry.Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry andEconomics orGeography.
GeophysicsFive SSCE credits including English Language,Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Biology.Physics, Chemistry, Biology andMathematics.
MicrobiologyFive SSCE credit passes in English Language,Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.Biology, Chemistry and either Physicsor Mathematics.
MathematicsPure And Applied MathematicsFive SSCE credit passes including English Language,Physics, Maths, Chemistry and Biology/Agric Science or Geography.Mathematics, Physics and Biologyor Agric Science or Chemistry or Geography.
OptometryFive SSCE credit passes in English Language,Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Computer ScienceFive SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics plus two other science subjects.Mathematics, Physics and one of Biology, Chemistry, Agric Science, Economics and Geography.
Archaeology5/6 SSCE credit passes at one or two sittings including English Language, Mathematics and otherrelevant subjects.Mathematics and two other relevant subjects.Any three relevant Science subject.
BiologyFive SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Maths/Physics.Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.
Pure And Applied BiologyFive ‘SSCE credit passes in English Language, Biology, Maths, Chemistry and any one of Health Science, Statistics, Physics and Geography.Chemistry, Biology and either Physics or Mathematics.

O-Level & JAMB Subjects Combinations for Social Sciences, and  Management Sciences Courses

Courses – Faculty Of Social Sciences, Management SciencesO’Level Subject CombinationsJAMB Subject Combination
Accountancy, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Marketing, Public Administration, InsuranceFive SSCE credit passes including English Language,Mathematics, Economics and two other relevant subjects.Mathematics, Economics andany other Social Science subject
Banking And FinanceFive SSCE credits including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two other relevant subjects.Mathematics, one Social Science subject and any other subject
EconomicsFive SSCE credit passes in English Language,Mathematics, Economics and any two of Arts or Social Science subjects.Economics, Mathematics andany ofGovernment, History, Geography, Lit-in- English, French and CRK/IRK.
GeographyFive SSCE credit passes in English Language, Geography, and any three from Arts or Social Science subjects with at least a pass in Mathematics.Geography and two other Arts or Social Science subjects
Geography , Geography And Regional PlanningFive SSCE credit passes to include English language, Mathematics and Geography.Geography and any Arts or Social Science subjects.
Library ScienceFive SSCE credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.Any three Arts or Social Science subjects
Mass CommunicationFive SSCE credit passes in English Language and 4 other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.Any three from Arts or Social Science subjects.
Political ScienceFive SSCE credit passes in Government or History, English Language and three other subjects. At least a pass in Mathematics is required.Government or History plus two other Social Science/Arts subjects.
PsychologyFive SSCE credit passes in Government or History, English Language and three other subjects. At least a pass in Mathematics is required.Any three subjects from Arts or Social Science
Sociology And AnthropologyFive SSCE credit passes in Government or History, English Language and three other subjects. At least a pass in Mathematics is required.Any three subjects from Arts or Social Science
SociologyFive SSCE credit passes in Government or History, English Language and three other subjects. At least a pass in Mathematics is required.Any three subjects from Arts or Social Science
International RelationsFive SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Government or History and three relevant subjects.Economics, Literature- in-English andGeography/Govern ment/History.

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