What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Library and Information Science? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Library and Information Science 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 Library and Information Science.
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 Library and Information Science 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 Library and Information Science 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 Library and Information Science.
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 Library and Information Science. 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 Library and Information Science.
If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Library and Information Science you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Library and Information Science 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 Library and Information Science
The WAEC subjects required to study Library and Information Science are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and three other relevant Arts/Science/Social Science subjects.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) UMYU requires five O/Level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and any other three Social Science/Arts/Science subjects.
(ii) TASUED requires five credits at one sitting or six credits at two sittings.
(iii) UNIOSUN same as in Vocational and Technical Education.
(iv) UNN requires University minimum entry requirements with five O’ level credit passes, including the subject to be combined with Library and Information Science. The following additional requirements apply to particular combination:
(a) Credit in Mathematics for Library and Information Science/Physics and Library and Information Science/Economics.
(b) Credit in Mathematics/Physics for Library and Information Science/ Chemistry.
(c) Pass in Mathematics for those combining library and Information Science with Botany, Geography/Physics, Political Science or Zoology.
(d) Credit in English Language for those combining Library and Information Science with French, History or Political Science.
(e) credit in English Literature for Library and Information Science/English.
(v) ABSU requires Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, four other subjects and at least a pass in Mathematics.
(vi) KSU accepts a pass in Mathematics and credit passes in four other relevant subjects including English Language.
(vii) UNIBEN accepts five O’ level credit passes at not more than two sittings.
(viii) UNIJOS requires five credit passes in WASCE or NECO at not more than two sittings including English Language. Accepts a pass in Mathematics.
As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Library and Information Science posted above are only eligible if you want to study Library and Information Science 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 Library and Information Science
This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Library and Information Science posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Library and Information Science 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.