JAMB

Detailed JAMB Subject Combination For All Courses 2020

Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has instructed that all candidates must know their JAMB subject combination before filling the 2020/2021 form online.  The implication of filling and sitting for wrong JAMB subject combination is that your admission will be forfeited even if you have high JAMB score.

It is because of the above reason I have decided to write this article to answer some questions like

  • What is Jamb subject combination for political Science?
  • What is Jamb subject combination for Accounting?
  • What is Jamb subject combination for Sociology?
  • What is Jamb subject combination for Law?
  • What is Jamb subject combination for Economics?
  • What is Jamb subject combination for Psychology?

I will quickly answer the questions above and then list all JAMB subject combination for all courses in Nigerian Universities.

JAMB Subject Combination for Political Science

The subject combination for Political Science includes Use of English, Government or History plus two (2) other Social Science/Arts subjects.

Special Consideration for Political Science

  • LASU requires Mathematics.
  • UNILORIN – Government or History and any two (2) of Economics, Geography, Literature in English, and Mathematics
  • UI – three (3) subjects in Arts, Science Social Sciences
  • AAU – Government and Mathematics are mandatory
  • UNILAG requires Government and any two (2) subjects from Economics, Geography, History, Literature in English, Christian Religious Studies /Islamic Studies and Mathematics.
  • DELSU requires Government, one Social Science subject and any other subject.
  • EBSU requires Government and any two (2) Social Science subjects.
  • AAUA requires Government or History, Economics and any other subject.
  • ABU requires Government or History, and any two (2) of Economics, Geography, Civic Education, Islamic Studies, Christian Religious Studies.
  • ABUAD and KWASU require Government and any two (2) Social Science or one (1) Arts subjects including Mathematics.
  • FED-LAFIA – Same as in Sociology.
  • OAU accepts, Government and any two (2) from Economics, Geography, Literature, Christian Religious Studies / Islamic Studies, Mathematics.
  • BOWEN requires Mathematics, Government and any other Social Science subject.
  • BAYERO requires Government or History and two (2) other Social Science subjects.
  • KSU requires Government or History and two (2) Commercial, Social Science or Arts subjects.
  • FED-DUTSINMA requires Government or History plus two (2) other Social Science/Arts subjects

JAMB Subject Combination For Accounting

The subjects combination for accounting are Use of English, Mathematics, Economics plus any Social Science subject. However, some universities have considerations and those considerations have been listed below.

Special Consideration for Accounting

  • AAUA accepts any one (1) of Commerce, Accounting, Government or Geography as the third (3rd) subject
  • BSU requires Economics.
  • IGBINEDION accepts Commerce In lieu of Economics.
  • CARITAS requires Mathematics, Economics plus any Social Science or Arts subject.
  • EVANGEL accepts Principles of Accounts In lieu of Mathematics.
  • FED-DUTSINMA requires Mathematics, Economics/Financial Accounting and any other Social and Management Science subject.
  • UNILAG accepts Mathematics, Economics, plus one (1) Subject from the following: Financial Accounting, Further Mathematics, Geography, Government, Literature in English and Biology.
  • OAU requires Principles of Accounts not Commerce
  • America University Nigeria (AUN) AUN requires Mathematics, plus any other subjects from the following: Economics, Geography, Government, History, Literature in English, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and French.

JAMB Subject Combination for Sociology

JAMB subject combination for sociology is Use of English, Government or History plus two (2) other Social Science/Arts subjects.

Special Consideration for Sociology

  • UI accepts three (3) subjects to be chosen from Arts, Science or Social Science subjects.
  • UNIPORT and AAU accept Mathematics as one of the UTME subjects.
  • KSU accepts English Language, Mathematics and two (2) others from Government or History, Economics, Geography, Commerce and Agricultural Science.
  • FED-OYE EKITI, ABU and ABUAD require Government/History plus two (2) other subjects.
  • BSU accepts any three (3) subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.
  • WESTERN-DEL requires three (3) Social Science or Arts subjects.
  • LASU requires Government/History, Economics/Commerce and any other Social Science subject.
  • DELSU requires two (2) Social science subjects and any other subject.
  • ABUAD for Intelligence and Security Studies, requires any two (2) Social Science subjects.
  • UNILAG requires two (2) Social Science subjects and one (1) Arts subject. Accepts Mathematics as UTME subject.
  • FED-LAFIA requires Government and any two (2) of Economics, Commerce, History, Geography, Literature in English or Christian Religious Studies / Islamic Studies.
  • BAYERO requires Government or History plus two (2) other Social Science subjects.
  • FED-DUTSINMA requires Government or History plus two (2) other Social Science/Art subjects.

JAMB Subject Combination for Law

The subject combination for Law includes Use of English, and any three Arts or Social Science subjects.

Special consideration for law

  • BOWEN, ILORIN, UNN, BENIN, AAU and OAU require Literature in English plus any two (2) subjects.
  • LAGOS does not accept Music, Fine Arts, and Principles of Account and accepts either Economics or Commerce but not both.
  • UI accepts Science subjects.
  • EBSU requires Literature in English and either Government, History, CRK or Economics.
  • RSUST requires History or Government and two other subjects.
  • CUAB, DELSU and ABU require Literature in English and any other Arts or Social Science subjects.
  • OOU does not insist on Literature in English.

JAMB Subject Combination For Economics

The JAMB subject for Economics includes Use of English, Economics, Mathematics and any of Government, History, Geography, Literature in English, French and Christian Religious Studies/Islamic Studies.

Special Consideration for Economics

  • ABU accepts Arabic
  • UNIPORT and UNILORIN require Economics, Mathematics either Government or Geography or History.
  • OAU requires English Language, Mathematics, Economics and Geography or Government.
  • UI – Mathematics and any other two (2) subjects
  • OOU -Mathematics and any one (1) of Economics, Geography, Government, History and Literature in English
  • ABU, UNIJOS, MAIDUGURI, PHC, EKSU and ESUTECH – Mathematics is not compulsory
  • UNILORIN requires one (1) subject from Accounting, Commerce, Business Method, Geography Government and Statistics.
  • AAU and BAYERO require any Social Science subject as the third (3rd) subject.
  • DELSU requires Social Science subject as the fourth (4th) subject.
  • EBSU and UNIBEN requires Mathematics, Economics and any other subject.
  • BINGHAM also requires Geography and Accounting.
  • CUAB and AAUA require Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science subject
  • SALEM and EKSU require Mathematics, Economics and one (1) other Social Science subject. SALEM for Criminology requires Government and any two (2) of Economics, Geography and Literature in English.
  • UNILAG requires Mathematics, Economics and any Arts, Science or Social Science subjects but does not accept Commerce.
  • AUN Accepts any subject combination which includes Mathematics and any two (2) of Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Literature in English, Government, History, Economics, Geography, Further

JAMB Subject Combination for Psychology

The JAMB subject combination for psychology is Use of English, Government or History plus two (2) other Social Science/Arts subjects.

Special consideration for Psychology

  • UYO, RENAISSANCE, OAU and EKSU require Biology.
  • OAU requires any three (3) from Mathematics, Economics, Government, Geography, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
  • UI – any three (3) subjects.
  • ESUTECH requires Biology or Agricultural Science and any two (2) other Social Science or Arts subjects.
  • UNILAG requires any three (3) subjects from Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Government & Literature in English.
  • EBSU – Economics is not compulsory.
  • LASU accepts Science subjects.
  • DELSU requires Mathematics and Biology.
  • FED-OYE EKITI requires any three (3) subjects from the Sciences or Social Sciences.
  • UNN requires Biology and any other two (2) subjects.
  • CHRISTOPHER requires Geography and any two (2) of Government, Literature in English or Economics.

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JAMB Subject Combination for other courses

  • Agriculture: English, Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and any one of Physics and Mathematics.
  • Agricultural Economics: English Language, Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science and Mathematics.
  • Agricultural-Extension: English, Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science plus Mathematics or Physics.
  • Agronomy: English, Chemistry, Biology or Agriculture and Physics or Mathematics.
  • Animal Production and Science: Use of English, Chemistry, Biology/Agric Science and Physics/Mathematics.
  • Crop Production and Science: English, Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and Mathematics or Physics.
  • Soil Science: English, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science plus Mathematics or Physics.
  • Fisheries: Use of English, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and any other Science subject.
  • Veterinary Science: English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
  • Forestry: Use of English, Chemistry, Biology or Agriculture and Physics or Mathematics.
  • Medicine and Surgery: Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry
  • Biochemistry: Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry
  • Nursing/Nursing Science: Use of English, Physics, Biology and Chemistry
  • Food, Science and Technology: Use of English, Chemistry, Mathematics / Physics and Agric Science
  • Pharmacy: Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry
  • Anatomy: English, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry or Physics.
  • Dentistry: Use of English, Chemistry, Biology and one Science subject.
  • Medical Laboratory Science: English Language, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
  • Medical Rehabilitation: Use of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
  • Physiology: Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry
  • Physiotherapy: Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry
  • Radiography: Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry
  • Veterinary Medicine: Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry
  • Computer Science: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and one of Biology, Chemistry, Agric Science, Economics and Geography
  • Biological Sciences: Use of English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.
  • Physics: Use of English, Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry or Biology.
  • Mathematics: Use of English, Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Biology and Agricultural Science.
  • Chemistry: Use of English, Chemistry and two of Physics, Biology and Mathematics.
  • Industrial Chemistry: Use of English, Chemistry, Mathematics and any of Physics/Biology/Agricultural Science.
  • Geology: Use of English and any three Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology and Geography.
  • Geography: Use of English, Geography and any two of Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Agricultural Science.
  • Surveying and Geoinformatics: Use of English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.
  • Statistics: Use of English, Mathematics and any two of Physics and Chemistry
  • Building: Use of English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.
  • Microbiology: Use of English, Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics.
  • Botany: Use of English, Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject.
  • Zoology: Use of English, Biology and any two of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • Pure and Applied Mathematics: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Biology or Agric Science or Chemistry or Geography.
  • Civil Engineering: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • Agricultural Engineering: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • Chemical Engineering: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • Computer Engineering: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • Electrical /Electronics Engineering: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • Marine Engineering: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • Mechanical Engineering: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • Petroleum and Gas Engineering: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • Systems Engineering: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • Structural Engineering: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • Production and Industrial Engineering: Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • Architecture: English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.
  • Quantity Surveying: Use of English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.
  • Urban and Regional Planning: English, Mathematics, Geography and one of Economics, Physics, Chemistry.
  • Estate Management: Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and one other subject
  • Business Administration: Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science subject
  • Public Administration: Use of English, Government, Economics and any other subject
  • Banking and Finance: Use of English, Mathematics, one Social Science subject and any other subject
  • Demography and Social Statistics: Use of English, Mathematics, Economics/Geography an any other subject.
  • Geography: Use of English, Geography and two other Arts or Social Science subjects
  •  Library Science: Use of English and Any three Arts or Social Science subjects
  • Mass Communication: Use of English and any three from Arts or Social Science subjects.
  • Philosophy: Use of English, Government and any other two subjects
  • Religious Studies: Use of English Language, CRK/IRS and any two other subjects.
  • Industrial Relations: Use of English, Mathematics, Economics plus one other relevant subject
  • Human Resources Management: Use of English, Economics, Government and any other relevant subjects.
  • International Relations: Use of English, Economics, Literature- in English and Geography/Govern ment/History.
  • Business Management: Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and one other subject.
  • Marketing: Use of English, Mathematics, Economics plus one other relevant Subject.
  • Insurance: English, Mathematics, Economics and one other subject.
  • Fine and Applied Arts: Use of English Language, Fine Art and two other Arts subjects or Social Science subject.
  • Theatre Arts: Use of English, Lit. in English and two other relevant subjects.
  • Linguistics: English, Two relevant Arts subjects and any other subject.
  • English and International Studies: Use of English, Literature in English, Government or History or any other Arts subjects.
  • English Language: Use of English, Lit.-in-English, one other Arts subject and another Arts or Social Science subject.
  • History and International Studies: Use of English, History/Government and any other two subjects from Arts & Social Science.

Bolarinwa Olajire

A lecturer, Educationist, PhD student at FUNAAB, and a Blogger.

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