What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Guidance and Counseling? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Guidance and Counseling under the faculty of Education 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 Guidance and Counseling.
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 Guidance and Counseling under the faculty of Education that the list of compulsory subjects as well as optional subjects required in O level result (WAEC and NECO) before applying for admission into Guidance and Counseling 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 Guidance and Counseling.
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 Guidance and Counseling. 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 Guidance and Counseling.
If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Guidance and Counseling you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Guidance and Counseling 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 Guidance and Counseling
The WAEC subjects required to study Guidance and Counseling are as follows:
Five SSCE NTC/NBC credits or TC II merit passes including English Language with at least a pass in Mathematics.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) UNIABUJA, EBSU, TASUED and UNILAG require credit passes in two Arts/Science subjects in addition to English Language and Mathematics.
(ii) DELSU requires credit pass in Mathematics and a pass in Biology/Health Sciences
(iii) UNILAG requires five (5) credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any two (2) of Literature in English, History or Government, French, Geography, Yoruba/Igbo, crk/irs, Economics.
(iv) IMSU requires English Language, Biology, one Science subject and two others.
(v) TASUED requires Five ‘O’ level credits at one sitting or six ‘O’ level credits at two sittings to include English Language, Biology and other subjects from Arts, Social Sciences or Sciences. Credit in Mathematics is compulsory for those with teaching subject options in Science and social Sciences.
(vi) UI – requires 5 ‘O’ level credit passes at one sitting including English Language, Biology and other Arts/Social Science subjects.
(vii) UNN accepts with Teaching subject 4-year Degree Programme
(a) Minimum University requirement plus at least a pass at credit level in WASC/NECO/TC II etc in teaching subject to be combined.
(b) Additional requirements for specific subject combination include:
(1) “G/C combined with a Science Teaching subject (mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Integrated Science) – As in Ed/Science.
(2) G/C combined with Social Science Teaching Subject (Social Studies, Economics, Geography, Political science) – As in Ed/Social Science.
(3) G/C combined with Arts Teaching subject (English, French, Music, Igbo linguistics, History, Religious studies, Fine and Applied Arts) – As in Ed/Arts.
(viii) NDU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English, Mathematics, Biology and any other two subjects.
(ix) IAUED – Same as in Education and Management.
(x) BSU requires five (5) O’ level credit passes in English Language and at least a pass in Mathematics at not more than two sittings.
(xi) NDU requires five O’ level credit passes in English, Mathematics, Biology and any other two subjects in not more than two sittings.
As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Guidance and Counseling posted above are only eligible if you want to study Guidance and Counseling under the faculty of Education. 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 Guidance and Counseling
This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Guidance and Counseling posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Guidance and Counseling 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.