WAEC Subjects Required for Political Science (Mgt)

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What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Political Science? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Political Science under the faculty of Social and Management Sciences 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 Political Science.

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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 Political Science under the faculty of Social and Management Sciences that the list of compulsory subjects as well as optional subjects required in O level result (WAEC and NECO) before applying for admission into Political 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 Political 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 Political 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 Political Science.

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

O Level (WAEC and NECO) Subject Requirements For Political Science

The WAEC subjects required to study Political Science are as follows:

Five SSCE credit passes in Government or History, English Language and three other subjects. At least a pass in Mathematics is required

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) ABUAD, GO, OOU, DELSU, UNICAL, OAU, LASU, and EKSU require credit pass in Mathematics. EKSU also requires another Social Science subject apart from Government.

(ii) OAU and UNICAL require credit pass in Government.

(iii) UI requires 5 ‘O’ level credits in Government/History,English. Language and three other subjects plus at least a pass in Mathematics.

(iv) UNICAL requires two Social Science subjects including Government. It does not accept History in lieu of Government.

(v) DELSU and UNN require credit pass in Government and any 2 other subjects plus at least a pass in Mathematics. Does not accept History in lieu of Government.

(vi) EBSU requires credit pass Mathematics and two other subject.

(vii) AAUA accepts National Diploma in related Discipline at Upper Credit level.

(viii) JABU accepts a pass in Mathematics.

(ix) COVENANT same as Marketing.

(x) ABU requires five O/level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government or History, and any other two Social Sciences or Arts Subject.

(xi) KASU requires a credit in Mathematics.

(xii) ABSU requires Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Government or History and any three subjects from Arts, Social Science subject and at least a pass in Mathematics

(xiii) REDEEMER’S requires Five ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government or History and two other subjects.

(xiv) KWASU accepts credit passes in English, Mathematics, Government/History and two other social science subjects or one Arts and 1 social science subject.

(xv) UNILAG requires five credit passes to include English Language, mathematics, Government plus two other subjects from Economics, Geography, History, Literature in English, CRS/IRS.

(xvi) UMYUK requires five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Government or History and any other two credits in Arts/Social Science subjects in not more than two sittings.

(xvii) KSU – Credit pass in Mathematics is required.

(xviii) FED-LAFIA – Same as in Sociology.

(xix) BOWEN requires five credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Government and one social science subjects.

(xx) ESUTECH requires five credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Government and two social science subjects.

(xxi) EDWIN CLARK requires five credit passes to include English Language, Economics, Government and any other two subjects plus at least a pass in Mathematics.

As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Political Science posted above are only eligible if you want to study Political Science under the faculty of Social and Management Sciences. 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 Political Science

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

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