WAEC Subjects Required for Education and Islamic Studies

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

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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 Education and Islamic Studies 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 Education and Islamic 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 Education and Islamic 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 Education and Islamic 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 Education and Islamic Studies.

If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Education and Islamic Studies you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Education and Islamic 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:

O Level (WAEC and NECO) Subject Requirements For Education and Islamic Studies

The WAEC subjects required to study Education and Islamic Studies are as follows:

Five SSCE credit/merit passes including English Language, Islamic Religious Studies and three other relevant subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) ABU requires at least a pass in Arabic Language. Accepts credit passes in Social Science/Art subjects.

(ii) OOU does not accept Social Science subjects.

(iii) UNILAG requires five credit passes in English, Mathematics, IRS and 2 of Literature in English, Yoruba, Igbo, History or Government, French, CRS, Economics and Arabic.

(iv) LASU requires credit pass in Mathematics.

(v) UNIABUJA requires Credit Passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) to include Mathematics, English Language, Arabic/IRS and two other relevant Arts subjects.

(vi) UMYU requires five credits passes including English Language, Islamic Studies any other three relevant subjects with a pass in Mathematics.

(vii) TASUED requires Five ‘O’ level credits at one sitting or six ‘O’ level credits at two sittings to include English Language and other subjects in Arts/ Social Sciences.

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

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

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