O-Level & JAMB Subjects Combinations for ALL COURSES

Shown below is JAMB subjects combinations  and O-Level Subject Combinations (WAEC subject combination or NECO, etc) for all 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, if the course of your interest is not listed here, you can use JAMB Brochure to search for the course. See JAMB Brochure.

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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 Administration

Five SSCE credit including

English, Mathematics, Economics, plus any two of

Accounting, 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 Management

Five 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 Studies

Five 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

Biotechnology

Five SSCE credit passes in

English Language,

Mathematics, chemistry and Biology or Agric. Science and any other subject.

Biology or

Agriculture,

Chemistry and

Physics or

Mathematics.

Soil ScienceFive SSCE credit passes in

English Language Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and any other Science subject.

Chemistry, Biology

or Agricultural Science plus

Mathematics or Physics.

Food Science And

Technology

Five 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

Management

Five 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 and

the subjects to be

combined.

The subjects to be

combined and one

other subject.

Arabic StudiesFive SSCE credit passes in

English Language, Arabic

and three other relevant subjects.

Arabic and Two

subjects from Arts

and/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 Arts

Five 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 Language

and Arts subjects.

Lit. in English and

two other relevant

subjects..

English And

International Studies

Five SSCE credit passes to

include English Language, Literature in English and any other three arts/social science subjects

Literature in

English, Government or History or any other Arts subjects

English LanguageFive SSCE credit passes to

include Literature in

English, English Language and three other Arts or Social Science subjects.

Lit.-in-English, one

other Arts subject

and another Arts or Social Science subject.

English And Literary

Studies

Five SSCE credit passes to

include Literature in English

and English Language.

Lit.-in-English, one

other Arts subject

and 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 English

Language.

History and any

other two subjects

from Arts and Social Sciences.

History And

International Studies

Five 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, Economics

and at least two other

relevant courses preferably in Commerce, Government and Accounting subjects.

Economics,

Mathematics and, any of

Government,

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 Science

Government/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

Studies

Five 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, and

any one of the following: History, Geography, Literature in

English, 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 including

English 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 subject

Mathematics,

Chemistry and

Physics.

Biomedical EngineeringFive SSCE credit passes in English Language,

Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Building TechnologyFive SSCE credit passes in

Mathematics, English

Language, Physics,

Chemistry and any one other relevant subject

Mathematics,

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 subject

Physics, 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

Engineering

Five SSCE credit passes to

include Mathematics,

Physics, Chemistry, English Language and any other Science subject.

Mathematics,

Physics and

Chemistry

Mechanical EngineeringFive SSCE credit passes to

include Physics, Chemistry,

Mathematics, English Language and any other Science subject.

Mathematics,

Physics and

Chemistry.

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

Engineering

Five 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

Technology

Five 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 subject

Physics,

Mathematics, and

any of Chemistry, Geography, Art,

Biology and

Economics.

GeographyFive SSCE credit passes to

include English, Mathematics and Geography.

Geography and any

two Arts subject.

Urban And Regional

Planning

Five 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

Technology

Five SSCE credit passes

including English Language,

Economics and Mathematics.

Maths, Economics

and any one of

Account, 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 English

Language, Literature in English and Mathematics.

Any three Arts or

Social Science

subjects.

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 any

two 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 and

Chemistry or Physics.

BiochemistryFive SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and  Biology.Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Dentistry And Dental

Surgery

Five SSCE credit passes in English language, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and MathematicsChemistry, Biology and one Science subject.
Medical Laboratory

Science

Five SSCE credit passes in

English Language, Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Physics, 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 or

Mathematics.

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 or

Mathematics.

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 and

Chemistry 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, Biology

and Mathematics.

Industrial Chemistry, Pure And Industrial ChemistryFive SSCE credit passes in

English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology/Agric Science.

Chemistry,

Mathematics and any of

Physics/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

Planning

Five SSCE credit passes to

include English language, Mathematics, Geography and any other two science subjects.

Geography and any

two of

Mathematics,

Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Agricultural

Science.

StatisticsFive SSCE credit passes to

include English Language, Mathematics and at least three subjects from Physics, Statistics,

Chemistry, Further

Mathematics, 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 and

Economics or

Geography.

GeophysicsFive SSCE credits including

English Language,

Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Biology.

Physics, Chemistry,

Biology and

Mathematics.

MicrobiologyFive SSCE credit passes in

English Language,

Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.

Biology, Chemistry

and either Physics

or Mathematics.

Mathematics, Pure And Applied

Mathematics

Five SSCE credit passes

including English Language,

Physics, Maths, Chemistry and Biology/Agric Science or Geography.

Mathematics,

Physics and Biology

or 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 other

relevant 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 and

any 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 and

any of

Government, 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

Planning

Five 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 and

Geography/Govern ment/History.

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