WAEC Subjects Required for Arabic Language

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What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Arabic Language? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Arabic Language 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 Arabic Language.

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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 Arabic Language 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 Arabic Language 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 Arabic Language.

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 Arabic Language. 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 Arabic Language.

If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Arabic Language you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Arabic Language 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:

O Level (WAEC and NECO) Subject Requirements For Arabic Language

The WAEC subjects required to study Arabic Language are as follows:

Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Arabic and three other relevant subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) LASU accepts Islamic Studies in lieu of Arabic or accepts candidates who indicate interest in Foreign Language learning and possess basic knowledge or Arabic may be admitted.

(ii) UDU accept pass in English Language, NCE General English and a certificate in High Muslim Certificate.

(iii) LASU accepts Certificate from recognized Arabic Institution who might have not written Arabic at SSCE ‘O’ level.

(iv) IBADAN requires 5 ‘O’ level credit passes at one sitting or 6 ‘O’ level credit passes at two (2) sittings to include English Language, Arabic Studies and 3 or 4 other subjects in Arts/Social Science.

(v) ILORIN accepts any other subject in lieu of Arabic.

(vi) UMYUK requires five credit passes at SSCE or equivalent including English Language, Arabic, Islamic Studies and two other relevant ArtsSocial Science courses and a pass in Mathematics.

(vii) KASU and UMYUK may accept Higher Islamic Studies or Senior Islamic Studies Results.

(viii) KWASU requires credit passes in English, Arabic, IRS, plus any other two Arts subjects. A certificate from a recognized Arabic school will be acceptable in lieu of O’ level Arabic

As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Arabic Language posted above are only eligible if you want to study Arabic Language 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 Arabic Language

This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Arabic Language posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Arabic Language 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.

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