What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Religious Studies? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Religious Studies under the faculty of Arts and Humanities in the university, then continue reading this post as I have provided you the subject combinations required in WAEC result as well as NECO result to study Religious Studies.
Referencing the introduction already made above, this is a notice to all aspirants who wish to apply for admission into any of the universities in Nigeria to study Religious Studies under the faculty of Arts and Humanities that the list of compulsory subjects as well as optional subjects required in O level result (WAEC and NECO) before applying for admission into Religious Studies has been published in this post.
As mentioned above, some of these NECO and WAEC subject requirements are compulsory which means you need to have at least a minimum of Credit passes (C6) in them in your o level result before you can use it to apply for admission to study Religious Studies.
Also, keep in mind that some schools may have special subject combination requirements for the subjects that are eligible to be used in JAMB before one can gain admission into Religious Studies. Irrespective of the subjects required by each school, English Language and Mathematics are compulsory subjects that you need to pass before you can gain admission to study Religious Studies.
If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Religious Studies you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Religious Studies here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
Other Useful Resources
Before you proceed, check out the following resources that will help you better prepare for JAMB:
- JAMB Syllabus For All Subjects
- JAMB Recommended Textbooks For All Subjects
- JAMB Form | JAMB Registration Form Procedures
O Level (WAEC and NECO) Subject Requirements For Religious Studies
The WAEC subjects required to study Religious Studies are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language and CRK/IRS.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) AAUA accepts merit at TC II in English in lieu of SSCE English Language.
(ii) UNIBEN five SSCE credit passes or five Merit level passes in T.C. II at not more than two sittings. Subjects should include English Language, Religious Knowledge and two other Arts or Social Sciences subjects.
(iii) PAUL requires five SSCE credit passes in not more than two sittings (or equivalent qualification) including English Language, Mathematics and three Arts/Social Science subjects.
(iv) NDU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English, Religious Studies plus three other subjects, two of which must be Arts subjects.
(v) GO requires credit pass in Mathematics.
As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Religious Studies posted above are only eligible if you want to study Religious Studies under the faculty of Arts and Humanities. If the course you are looking for is in another faculty, keep in mind that the o level subject requirements may vary and as such, you need to check the WAEC and NECO requirements for that course under the faculty of interest. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer Religious Studies
This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Religious Studies posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Religious Studies subject requirements mentioned above either in your WAEC result or your NECO result. You can find the schools by selecting the faculty and course in JAMB brochure here.