WAEC Subjects Required for Vocational and Technical Education

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

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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 Vocational and Technical Education 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 Vocational and Technical Education 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 Vocational and Technical Education.

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 Vocational and Technical Education. 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 Vocational and Technical Education.

If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Vocational and Technical Education you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Vocational and Technical Education 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 Vocational and Technical Education

The WAEC subjects required to study Vocational and Technical Education are as follows:

Five SSCE credits in NTC, City and Guilds Part I or WAEC Technical and Federal Craft Training Certificate including English Language, Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Physics, subject of specialization.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) EKSU accepts a pass in NCE General English in lieu of ‘O’ level credit pass in English Language.

(ii) UNIOSUN requires Five SSCE Level credit passes in relevant subjects or its equivalent at not more than two sittings in addition to an acceptable pass in the UTME.

(iii) EBSU requires five credit passes For Technology Option: O’ level credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry. For Agric Option:O ‘level credit in English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Agric Science and two other relevant subjects and at least a pass in Chemistry.

(iv) AAU accepts a pass in Mathematics for Secretarial Education.

(v) ESUTECH requires:
a) For Technical credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry and three other relevant subjects.
b) For Accounting/Commerce and Cooperative credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics or Commerce and Principle of Accounts, plus three other relevant subjects.
c) For Agriculture credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, and Chemistry, Agricultural Science or Geography and two other relevant subjects.

(vi) BSU requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two of Chemistry, geography, Technical Drawing, Woodwork, Metalwork, Building Technology or Electrical Technology.

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

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