WAEC Subjects Required for Islamic Studies

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

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

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

Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language and Islamic Religious Studies or Arabic and any three relevant subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UI five ‘O’ level subjects at one sitting or 6 ‘O’ level subjects at two sittings to include: English Language, Islamic Studies and any other three or four subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.

(ii) OOU requires two other subjects from Arts.

(iii) AL-HIKMAH requires working knowledge of Arabic.

(iv) KASU may accept Higher Islamic Studies or Senior Islamic Studies Results.

(v) UMYU requires five credit passes at SSCE or equivalent including English Language, Islamic Studies and three other relevant Arts/Social Science courses with a pass in Mathematics. Also accepts Higher Islamic Studies or Senior Islamic Studies results.

(vi) KWASU requires five O’ Level Credit passes to include English, Islamic Studies and any other two Arts subjects.

(vii) TASU accepts Arabic in lieu of Islamic Studies.

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

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