ARTS/HUMANITIES FACULTY/SCHOOL/COLLEGE OF ARTS
[B.A. B.SC. (Hons.)]

 

https://www.jamb.gov.ng/brochure Faculty of Arts & Humanities 2020

 

1 Archarology 27 French and International Relations 53 Linguistics/Yoruba
2 African and Asian Studies 28 French with German/Russian 54 Linguistic/Edo
3 Anthropology 29 Fulfulde 55 Linguistics/Urhobo
4 Arabic Studies 30 Geography and Environmental Studies 56 Literature in English
5 Arabic Language and literature 31 German 57 Mass Communication
6 Arabic and Islamic Studies 32 Hausa 58 Modern European Languages
7 Arts (Combined) 33 History 59 Modern Language and Translation
8 Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies 34 History and Archaology 60 Music
9 Christian Studies 35 History/Internatioal Studies 61 Philosophy
10 Classical Studies 36 History and Diplomacy 62 Philosophy and Religious Studies
11 Communication Arts 37 History and Diplomatic Studies 63 Political Science and Conflict Resolution
12 Communication and Language Arts 38 History and Strategic Studies 64 Psychology and Human Development
13 Comparative Religious Studies 39 History and Political Science 65 Russain with French/German
14 Counselling and Psychology 40 Igbo 66 Portuguese
15 Creative Arts 41 Igbo/Linguistics 67 Portuguese/English
16 Drama/Dramatic Arts/Performing Arts/ Theatre Arts 42 International Studies and Diplomacy 68 Religious Studies
17 Efik-Ibibio 43 International and Comparative Politics 69 Religion and Philosiphy
18 English Language 44 Islamic Studies 70 Religious Studies/Theology
19 English Language and Literature 45 Kanuri 71 Religion and Science
20 English Studies 46 Kiswahili 72 Sociology
21 English and Literary Studies 47 Languages 73 Theology
22 English and International Studies 48 Languages Arts 74 Yoruba and Communication
23 Economics 49 Languages Arts and Yoruba 75 Yoruba
24 Fine Art/Fine and Applied Arts 50 Language and Linguistics
25 Foreign Language and Literature 51 Languages and Literature
26 French 52 Linguistics

ALL PROGRAMMES ADVERTISED IN THIS BROCHURE HAVE BEEN OFFICIALLY RECEIVED FROM THE INSTITUTIONS AND ARE DEEMED TO HAVE MET ALL APPROPRIATE STANDARDS AND HAVE BEEN APPROVED BY COMPETENT AUTHORITIES.

COURSE/DEGREE AWARDING INSTITUTIONS REQUIREMENTS

UTME SUBJECTS SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME
ART (COMBINED HONOURS):
BAYERO UNN Two ‘A’ level passes in the subjects to be combined Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language and the subjects to be combined. The subjects to be combined and one other subject. DIRECT ENTRY:
(i) UNN accepts:
(a) NCE/National Diploma at merit level and above in the subjects to be combined in addition to UTME requirement.
(b) Two A’ level passes in subject to be combined all in addition to UTME requirements.
ARABIC STUDIES:
ABU ABUJA Two ‘A’ level passes in Arabic and any other Art subject. Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Arabic and three other relevant
subjects. Arabic and Two subjects from Arts and/or Social
Sciences. DIRECT ENTRY:
(i) ABU accepts:
(a) NCE in Arabic with a minimum of Merit Pass.
(b) General English/Use of English at NCE satisfies’ O’ level English requirement.
(ii) LASU accepts
(a) Two ‘A’ Level Passes in Arabic and any other Arts subject plus five other related Arts subject at GCE ‘O’ Level or SSCE Examinations
(b) Holders of Certificate issued by recognized Arabic Institution who may not have written Arabic at SSCE/GCE ‘O’ Level will be considered for admission subject to the fulfillment of other entry requirements NCE (Arabic) at Merit level is also acceptable.
(v) ILORIN accepts NCE (merit) in Arabic or Social Science subject.
(vi) ILORIN Considers candidates who do not offer Arabic at UTME but meet UTME entry requirements may be admitted into 100 level.
(vii) KWASU accepts IJMB, Cambridge and NCE and SISC.
(viii) SOSU and IBADAN accept NCE (merit) in Arabic and other Arts or Social Science subjects.
(ix) ABUJA accepts a minimum of 10 points in NCE or
AL-HIKMAH
YOSU
BASU
BAYERO
EDSU
FOUNTAIN
FED-KASHERE
FED-GASHUA
FED-GUSAU
ILORIN
SLUK
JOS
KASU
AL-QALAM
KWASU
LAPAI

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UTME SUBJECTS SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME
LASU MAIDUGURI NASARAWA NORTHWEST
SOSU SUMMIT UDU
UMYUK

ARABIC LANGUAGE
CAILS Upper credit in National Diploma in addition to ‘O’ Level requirements.

UTME:
(i) LASU accepts Islamic Studies in lieu of Arabic or accepts candidates who indicate interest in Foreign Language learning and possess basic knowledge or Arabic may be admitted.
(ii) UDU accept pass in English Language, NCE General English and a certificate in High Muslim Certificate.
(iii) LASU accepts Certificate from recognized Arabic Institution who might have not written Arabic at SSCE ‘O’ level.
(iv) IBADAN requires 5 ‘O’ level credit passes at one sitting or 6 ‘O’ level credit passes at two (2) sittings to include English Language, Arabic Studies and 3 or 4 other subjects in Arts/Social Science.
(v) ILORIN may accept candidates with no Arabic but who meets UTME entry requirements.
(vi) UMYUK requires five credit passes at SSCE or equivalent including English Language, Arabic, Islamic Studies and two other relevant Arts\Social Science courses and a credit pass in Mathematics.
(vii) KASU and UMYUK may accept Higher Islamic Studies or Senior Islamic Studies Results.
(viii) KWASU requires credit passes in English, Arabic, IRS, plus any other two Arts subjects. A certificate from a recognized Arabic school will be acceptable in lieu of O’ level Arabic

UTME SUBJECTS
(i) KWASU requires two other Art subjects.

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UTME SUBJECTS SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME
ARABIC LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
IBADAN KSU (i) Two ‘A’ level passes in the relevant subjects. Same as in Arabic Studies. Same as in Arabic Studies. DIRECT ENTRY
(i) IBADAN requires two ‘A’ Level passes in Arabic and any other Arts or Social; Science subjects

U.T.M.E
(i) KSU requires five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Arabic and three other relevant subjects
ARABIC AND ISLAMIC STUDIES
YOSU EKSU (I) Two ‘A’ level passes in relevant subjects. Same as in Arabic Studies Same as in Arabic Studies DIRECT ENTRY
(i) EKSU accepts two ‘A’ Level passes in Arabic/Islamic Studies and one Art subjects plus UTME requirements

UTME
(i) EKSU requires five O level credit to include English Language and other Art subjects and a pass in Mathematics at one sitting

UTME SUBJECTS
(i) EKSU requires Art subjects
ARCHAEOLOGY:
ABU IBADAN:
with options in: Geography, Zoology, Botany, with options in: Geography, Zoology, Botany, Geology, History, Classics, Religious Studies
JOS
UNN Two ‘A’ level passes in Arts or Social Science and one Science subject. Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language. and at least one of the following: Science subject, Religious Studies, Geography, Economics and History. Any two subjects from Arts, Social Science and one of History, Religious Studies, Government and Geography. DIRECT ENTRY:
(i) IBADAN accepts A’ level passes in any two Arts subjects.
(ii) UNN
(a) Requires two ‘A’ level passes or at least a merit pass in either ND or HND or NCE plus UTME Entry Requirements
(b) Candidates combining Archaeology with Science/ Social Sciences must satisfy the requirements in the respective programmes/Departments.
(iii) ABU accepts
(a) Two ‘A’ level papers in Science/Arts/Social Science

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DIRECT ENTRY UTME
at IJMB/ NCE.
(b) General English/Use of English at NCE satisfies’ O’ level English requirement.
(iv) JOS accepts NCE (Merit) or ND (Lower credit).

UTME.:
(i) UNN requires five O’level credit pass to include English Language and any Science subjects as well as a pass in Mathematics at WASC or GCE O/L or its equivalent.
(ii) IBADAN requires five ‘O’ level subjects at one sitting or 6 ‘O’ level subjects at two sittings to include English Language, History, Lit-In-English, Government, Geography, Religious Studies, Economics, Biology, Hausa/Igbo/Yoruba.
(iii) ABU requires credit passes to include English Language and other Science, Arts or Social Science subjects.
(iv) JOS requires five credit passes to include English Language, History/Government, geography and any Social Science/Arts subjects.

UTME. SUBJCTS
(i) ABU requires History or Government and two other subjects from Arts/Social Science or any three Science subjects.
(ii) UNN accepts any three (3) subjects.
CLASSICAL STUDIES:
IBADAN (i)Two ‘A’ level passes Five ‘O’ level Credits at one sitting or Six ‘O’ level English Language,

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UTME SUBJECTS SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME
including Lit-In- English or History.

(ii) NCE in relevant subjects Credit at two sittings to include English Language, Literature in English or History, one Arts or Social Science subjects and any other subjects Literature in English or History and any other two subjects.
CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES
ABUJA ANCHOR-UNI BABCOCK Two ‘A’ level passes/NCE to include Christian Religious Studies/Religious
Studies. Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, CRK and three other relevant subjects. Two Arts subjects including Christian Religious Knowledge and
any other subject. DIRECT ENTRY:
(i) AJAYI and IBADAN accept NCE (merit) in Religious Studies
(iii) LASU and OOU also require fulfillment of UTME requirements.
(v) LASU accepts:
(a) two Advanced Level Passes, including Bible/Christian Religious Knowledge or Religious Studies at not more than two sittings, plus five ‘O’ Level credit passes at GCE Ordinary Level or its equivalent, which must include English Language at not more than two sittings.
(b) NCE with at least Merit Passes in CRS and five (5) credit passes in other relevant subject including English Language.
(vi) NASARAWA accepts NCE CRS not below Merit.
(vii) KWASU accepts IJMB, Cambridge and NCE.
(viii) ABUJA accepts a minimum of 10 points in NCE or Upper credit in National Diploma in addition to ‘O’ Level requirements.
(ix) ILORIN accepts Diploma in Religious Studies or Theology of London or an accredited Nigerian University or Affiliated institutions.

UTME.
(i) LASU requires Five ‘O’ Level credit passes
BASU
BIU
BOWEN
CALABAR
CALEB
CLIFFORD
DOMINICAN-UNI
ECWA
EDSU
EKSU
FED-KASHERE
FED-NDUFU
GSU
JOS
KASU
KSU
LASU

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LTS including English Language.
(ii) IBADAN requires 5 or 6 ‘O’ level credit passes at one/two sittings to include English Language, CRK and any other subject in Arts or Social Science.
(iii) KASU accepts only subjects from Arts or Social Science.
(v) EKSU requires only Arts subjects.
(vi) TSUJ accepts a pass in Mathematics.

UTME SUBJECTS:
(i) KWASU accepts any three Arts or Social Science subjects.
(ii) CALABAR accepts CRS/IRS and any two other subjects.
NASARAWA
OOU
TSUJ
UNIHEZ

CHRISTIAN STUDIES
AJAYI ILORIN KWASU
FINE ART/FINE AND APPLIED ARTS: (i) Two ‘A’ level passes in Art or Fine Art and any other subject.

(ii) ND (Upper Credit) HND (Lower credit) from recognised institutions. Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language and Fine Art.
For holders of NTC, the relevant subjects could be General Wood work, Building/Engineering Drawing, Introduction to Building Construction; Decorative Painting; Spray Painting, Linig, Sign and Design; Wall hanging, Colour Mixing/Matching and Glazing; Printing Origination; Machine
Printing and Finishing; Fine Art and two other Arts subjects or Social Science subject. DIRECT ENTRY
(i) MAIDUGURI accepts NCE with Fine/Creative Art (Major)
(iii) BENIN requires at least ‘A’ level passes in GCE or HSC in Fine Arts and any other subject, the subject must include Literature in English. It accepts ND Upper Credit level pass or HND lower Credit level pass in Fine Arts subject from recognised institution.
(iv) UYO accepts ND (Upper credit), HND (lower credit) and NCE with merit pass in relevant field plus UTME requirements.
(v) UNN requires:
(a) Three GCE A’ level passes in Fine Arts or Technical Drawing plus UTME requirements.
(b) HND holders with an average of B grade with UTME
requirement into 300 level.
DELSU
BENIN
FED-NDUFU
UNN
NDU

CREATIVE ARTS LAGOS MAIDUGURI PHC
UNN

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UTME SUBJECTS SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME

FINE ARTS AND DESIGN
PHC

CREATIVE AND VISUAL ARTS
FED-LAFIA

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
ABSU

VISUAL AND APPLIED ARTS
FED-NDUFU General Metal Work, Basic Electricity, Spinning, Weaving, Surface Design and Printing; Bleaching, Dyeing and Finishing; Graphic Design; Graphic For holders of NTC, the relevant subjects could be General Wood work, Building/Engineering Drawing, Introduction to Building Construction; Decorative Painting; Spray Painting, Linig, Sign and Design; Wall hanging, Colour Mixing/Matching and Glazing; Printing Origination; Machine Printing and Finishing; General Metal Work, Basic Electricity, Spinning, Weaving, Surface Design and Printing; Bleaching, Dyeing and Finishing; Graphic Design; Graphic Printing and Ceramics. (c) ND/NCE at merit level with UTME requirements.
(d) Candidates would be interviewed.
(vi) LAGOS requires very good passes in three JUPEB/A- LEVEL subjects:
(a) Theatre Arts: Lit-in English and any two of Igbo, Yoruba, CRS/IRS, French, History, Government, Music and Visual Arts.
(b) Visual Arts: Visual Arts and any two (2) of Lit-in English, Igbo, Yoruba CRS/IRS, French, History, Government, and Music.
(c) Music: Music and any two (2) from Literature in English, Igbo/Yoruba, CRS/IRS, French, History, Government, Economics, Chemistry, Biology, Further Mathematics and Visual Arts. Also accepts HND/OND at Upper Credit level in Drama/Theatre and Music; NCE Music and Diploma or Advanced level in Music from the Royal School of Music, London/ Trinity College, London/ Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) and Mountain Top Music School, Lagos.
(d) Also accepts HND/OND at Upper Credit Level in Drama/Theatre and Music; NCE Music and Diploma or Advanced level in Music from the Royal School of Music, London, Trinity College, London and Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON)
(vii) NDU requires a pass in English Literature at the Advanced level GCE, or at the Principal level in the HSC exams or merit at the NCE, and in at least one other Arts subject, Fine and Industrial Arts or Theatre Arts.

UTME.
(i) BENIN accepts five ‘O’ level credit passes to include

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UTME SUBJECTS SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME
English Language and one Arts subject. It also accepts candidates without Fine Arts at ‘O’ levels.
(ii) ABSU accepts a pass in English Language provided Fine Art is not below A3
(iii) NDU requires five SSCE credit passes in English Language and any four of the following; Literature in English, Fine Arts, History, Geography, Economics and Religious Studies.
(iv) LAGOS accepts:
a) Theatre Arts:
Five O/Level credit passes in English Language, Literature-in-English, Mathematics and any other two subjects one of which must be an Arts subject.
b) Music:
Five O/Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Music/Literature-in-English and any other two subjects from Arts, Science and Social Sciences.
c) Visual Arts
Five O/Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any one of Fine Arts/Visual Arts/Photography/Craft Practice/Dyeing & Bleaching and any other two subjects, one of which must be an Arts subject.
(vi) PHC requires three subjects from Literature in English, CRK/IRK, Economics, Maths/Biology/Agric. Sc., a Nigerian Language, History/Government and geography.
(vii) ABSU requires credit in Mathematics and any three subjects from Arts Social Science and Sciences
(vi) UNN requires five credits pass to include English Language Fine and Applied Arts and one Science
subject. Candidates who possess NABTEB/NTC must

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have 5 credit passes which must include English language, Technical drawing, Painting and decorating and a science subject.
(vii) NDU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language and any four other subjects in not more than two sittings.
(viii) FED-LAFIA requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English and any other relevant subjects.
(ix) JOS requires five O’ level credit passes at not more than two sittings. Three of which must include English Language, Fine Arts/Technical Drawing and any Art related subject.

UTME SUBJECTS:
(i) LAGOS accepts any one of Fine Arts/Literature-in- English/Music, one Arts subject and any Science or Social Science.
(iii) NDU accepts any three subjects.
(iv) BENIN accepts two Arts subjects and any other subject.
(v) PHC accepts any three subjects.
DRAMA/DRAMATIC/PERFORM ING ARTS
ABU
ABUJA KASU Two ‘A’ level passes in Arts, Social Science or Science subjects. Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language and Arts subjects. Lit. in English and two other relevant subjects.. DIRECT ENTRY:
(i) BOWEN, OAU, BENIN and DELSU require ‘A’ level pass in Literature in English.
(ii) ILORIN requires A/L candidates to pass English and Literature in English at credit level.
(iii) IMSU and PHC – No Direct Entry.

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OAU (v) DELSU accept NCE (merit) in Music and ND (Upper credit) in Theatre Arts; ‘A’ level passes in two Arts subjects.
(iv) UNN accepts
(a) ND/NCE either in Theatre Arts or any other relevant subjects or Advanced level certificate in literature.
(b) ND in Mass Communication, Fine and Applied Arts, Electrical/Elect. Engineering, Music, Management and other relevant areas plus UTME requirements.
(vii) DELSU and JOS accept Certificate in Drama, Theater Arts – Mass Comm. and Music. ‘A’ level passes to include English Language, Lit-in-English, plus UTME requirements.
(ix) CALABAR accepts Diploma in Mass Communication at merit level pass
(xi) UYO accepts ND upper credit and HND (lower credit/NCE merit pass in any relevant field plus UTME requirements.
(xiii) NAU accepts two ‘A’ level passes in English and Literature in English.
(xiv) OAU accepts two ‘A’ level passes one of which should be in any Literature papers e.g. Literature-in- English or Yoruba.
(xv) JOS and NFI-DEG accept ‘A’ level/IJMB pass in two or three Principal papers and other certificates in Drama, Mass Communication, Communication, Journalism with three ‘O’ level in relevant subjects including Literature in English.
(xvi) LASU accepts
(a) NCE (Merit) in Theatre/Performing/Creative or Communication Arts of recognised institutions plus five ‘O’ level Credit passes to include English
Language at not more than two sitting.
PHC
BENIN
DELSU
LASU

THEATRE AND PERFORMING ARTS
BAYERO

THEATRE AND FILM STUDIES
UNN
JOS
PHC

THEATRE ARTS
ABUAD
BOWEN
BSU
CALABAR
COOU
EKSU
FED-LAFIA
GREGORY

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DIRECT ENTRY UTME
IBADAN (b) A recognized Certificate in Dramatic Arts plus at least one other Certificate in the Humanities from a recognized Institution or ‘A’ Level pass in any other subject plus five ‘O’ Level Credit passes either SSCE or GCE ‘O’ Level including English Language.
(xvii) ABUJA accepts NCE/ND in Theatre Art with at least four ‘O’ level credit passes.
(xvii) BENIN requires at least two ‘A’ level passes in GCE or HSC or a recognised equivalent in any two Arts subjects. It accepts NCE with an overall Merit level pass in Music from a recognised institution.
(xviii) OOU accepts two ‘A’ level passes in Arts, Social Sciences or Social Sciences or Sciences subjects and accepts also ND (Upper Credit) Diploma and NCE (Merit) in Theater/Performing/creative/ Communication /Music/Fine and Applied Arts and other relevant areas from recognised Institution.
(xix) REDEEMER’S requires Literature in English and any other Arts subjects.
(xx) ABU accepts
(a) Two ‘A’ level papers in English, Performing Arts, Journalism, Mass Communication, Creative Arts, Music and Dance, Literature in English, or any Nigerian Language at IJMB/ NCE.
(b) Candidates with National Diploma must also possess pass in Literature in English.
(c) General English/Use of English at NCE satisfies’ O’ level English requirement.
(xxi) CALABAR accepts ND in Mass Communication, business Management, Physics , Chemistry, Statistics from reputable institutions.
(xxii) FED-OYEEKITI accepts Two ‘A’ level passes or NCE in
two arts subjects.
IGBINEDION
KSU
NASARAWA
NDU
PLSU
REDEEMERS
UNIZIK
UYO

PERFORMING ARTS
AAUA
AKSU
ELIZADE
OOU
ILORIN
KWASU

THEATRE AND MEDIA ARTS
AAU
FED-OYEEKITI

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PERFORMING ARTS AND CULTURE
LCITY

FILM ARTS
NFI-DEG (xxiii) KWASU accepts:
a) 2 A’ Level in Arts and 1 social Science subject.
b) ND upper credit in visual or Theatre Arts. NCE (merit) in English language, Eng. Lit. and any Arts subject.
c) NCE (Merit) in music and any other Arts subject.
(xxiv) NDU accepts a pass in English Literature at the Advanced level GCE, or at the Principal level in the HSC exams or merit at the NCE, and in at least one other Arts subject, Fine and Industrial Arts or Theatre Arts.
(xxv) ABUJA accepts: A minimum of 10 points in NCE or Upper Credit in National Diploma in addition to ‘O’ Level requirements OR two A’ Level credit passes including Literature in English and one other Arts subject.

DIRECT ENTRY AND UTME:
(i) OOU will conduct audition test before selection.

UTME.
(i) ABU, NFI-DEG, BOWEN, PLSU, KSU and IBADAN require 5 ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Literature-in-English and other subjects from Arts or Social Science.
(ii) KWASU, JOS, UYO, BSU, IMSU, CALABAR and DELSU require credit pass in Literature-in-English.
(iii) LASU, UNIZIK and ILORIN accept five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language and Literature-in- English plus any other Arts/Social Science subjects.
(iv) BENIN require Literature-in-English and one Arts subject.
(v) JOS Fine Art is not compulsory.

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(vi) UYO does not require a credit pass in Fine Arts.
(vii) PHC requires English Language, Literature in English and any other two Arts or Social Science subjects
(viii) REDEEMER’S accepts a pass in Mathematics.
(ix) ILORIN accepts ABRSM Grade V and above (Music Theory) or equivalent certificate in lieu of credit pass in Literature in English.
(x) OOU requires five ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and Arts subjects.
(x) OAU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Literature-in-English plus one Arts subject and any other two subjects.
(xii) REDEEMER’S requires five ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Literature-in-English one other Arts subject and at least a pass in Mathematics.
(xiii) NDU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English, Literature in English and any other three subjects, two of which must be Arts subjects.
(xiv) FED-OYEEKITI requires five Credits passes in SSCE (or its equivalent) including English Language and Literature in English and at least a pass in Mathematics.
(xv) UNN requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes in subjects which must include English language, Literature-in- English, and one science subject at WASCE or its equivalents.
(xvi) ABUJA requires five credit passes in English, Mathematics, Literature in English and any other two subjects

UTME. SUBJECTS:

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UTME SUBJECTS SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME
(i) FED-OYEEKITI, NDU, ILORIN, and LASU – require another Arts subject plus any Arts or Social Science subject. ILORIN accepts Science subject.
(ii) NDU and IBADAN accept any 3 subjects.
(iii) BENIN accepts any two Arts Subjects and another subject.
(iv) REDEEMER’S requires any two Arts subjects and Literature in English.
(v) OOU requires literature in English and two other relevant subjects.
(vi) OAU requires Literature-in-English plus another Arts subject and any other subject.
(vii) ABU requires Literature in English and other relevant subjects.
(viii) FED-OYEEKITI requires any language and two other subjects.
(ix) UNN requires Literature in English and two subjects
from either arts or social sciences.
LINGUISTICS / EDO
BENIN (i) At least two ‘A’ level passes in GCE or HSC or a recognised equivalent in any two Arts subject.
(ii) N.C.E in any two Arts subjects with an overall Merit-level
pass. Five SSCE credit passes or TC II merits including English Language, Lit. in English and a Nigerian Language (preferably Edo). A pass in Math is optional. Two relevant Arts subjects and any other subject. UTME:
(i) BENIN accepts ‘O’ level pass in English Language for candidates with distinction in Literature in English.
ENGLISH AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
UNIOSUN Two ‘A’ Level passes to include Literature in English and Government or
History or NCE in Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and any other three arts/social science subjects Literature in English, Government or History or any other Arts subjects DIRECT ENTRY:
i) UNIOSUN accepts
a. ‘ A’ level passes in Literature in English and one other Arts subject in addition to UTME requirement.
b. Candidates with ND, NCE and approved equivalents
in Mass Communication or Theatre Arts with at least

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English/Political Science/History
Social Studies lower credit.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE:
AAU
ABU ABUAD Two ‘A’ level passes to include Lit.-in-English and one other Arts subject. Five SSCE credit passes to include Literature in English, English Language
and three other Arts or Social Science subjects. Lit.-in-English, one other Arts subject and another Arts
or Social Science subject. DIRECT ENTRY:
(i) LAGOS requires very good passes in three JUPEB/A’ Level subjects: Literature-in-English and any two of Igbo/Yoruba, CRS, IRS, History, Government, Music, Fine Arts and French.
(ii) AUE, COOU, ILORIN, UNIZIK, MAIDUGURI, UDU and JOS accept NCE with English major, (Candidates to spend one extra year in UNIZIK).
(iii) PHC and IMSU – no direct entry.
(iv) UYO requires minimum of 9 points which may be from two of three GCE ‘A’ level subjects (or the equivalents, such as relevant NCE subjects to be passed at the GCE ‘A’ level) must be English Language and Literature in English.
(v) BENIN accepts NCE credit in English as main subject.
(vii) IBADAN accepts at least Merit pass in two NCE teaching subjects including English Literature (NOT GENERAL ENGLISH) provided that they meet the basic ‘O’ level requirements. Accepts also2 ‘A’ level subjects to include Literature in English.
(viii) DELSU requires:
(a) at least merit pass in not less than two arts subjects including English at NCE or GCE A/L.
(b) English Language or Lit-in-English courses taken at the ND level will not be accepted for admissions.
(ix) GSU, AJAYI and NAU, accept NCE (Merit) in Literature in English.
(x) CALABAR, EBSU and ABUJA accept NCE (merit) in
AUGUSTINE
AJAYI
AL-HIKMAH
ARTHUR-JARVIS
COOU
AUE
BABCOCK
(with options in
i) English Studies
ii) Communication
iii) Literacy Studies
YOSU
BASU
BAYERO BOWEN
BINGHAM
BIU
BSU
CARITAS
COVENANT

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CHRISTOPHER English Language.
(xi) ILORIN accepts NCE with English major or English with other teaching Subjects.
(xii) AAU accepts National Diploma (at credit level) in Mass Communication.
(xv) NASARAWA accepts NCE English not below Merit level.
(xvi) UMYUK accepts NCE in relevant subject in addition to five credits O/Level in not more than two sittings.
(xvii) TSUJ and ILORIN accept NCE with English Major.
(xviii) AJAYI accepts two ‘A’ level passes (or equivalents) in Literature in English, one other Arts subject plus three ‘O’ level credit passes.
(xx) BIU requires in addition to the O’ level requirements specified, a minimum of two relevant subjects passed at GCE Advanced level or NCE (3 merits) or National Diploma in relevant field not below credit level.
(xxi) UNIOSUN accepts Two ‘A’ level passes to include Literature in English and other Arts subjects or NCE in English/and any other Arts subjects
(xxii) ABU accepts two ‘A’ level papers including English at IJMB/ NCE. General English/Use of English at NCE satisfies’ O’ level English requirement.
(xxiii) KWASU accepts NCE with English major.
(xxiv) LASU accepts Two ‘A’ level/NCE passes to include Literature in English and one other Arts subject.
(xxv) AL-HIKMAH accepts two A’ level passes to include Literature in English.
(xxvi) EBSU accepts NCE or ND in relevant areas of study at credit/ merit and above.
(xxvii) NTNU accepts any two A’ level passes in Arts or
CLIFFORD
CROWN-HILL
EDSU
EDWIN CLARK
ELIZADE
FED-LOKOJA
FED-LAFIA
FED-KASHERE
FED-KEBBI
FED-GUSAU
FED-GASHUA
FED-DUTSINMA
FED-DUTSE
FED-NDUFU
FOUNTAIN
GSU
ILORIN
JABU
(with options in Literature)
SLUK
JOS
AL-QALAM
KOLADAISI
KWASU
LAGOS

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UTME SUBJECTS SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME
LAPAI Social Sciences subjects, ND/HND (lower credit) or NCE (merit) in relevant fields.
(xxviii) FED-DUTSE accepts two A’ Level passes to include English and also accepts minimum of nine points.
(xxix) AUE accepts NCE/OND must be at credit/merit level plus ‘O’ Level minimum requirements.
(xxx) AUGUSTINE accepts NCE or HND with credit passes in addition to 5 Credits in SSCE (or its equivalent) may be considered.
(xxxi) MCPHERSON accepts JUPEB/IJMB (A’ level) or equivalent in related discipline.
(xxxii) CHRISTOPHER accepts HND, ND or NCE with credit passes in relevant subjects.

UTME:
(i) BENIN, BSU and JOS accept TCII at merit level.
(ii) IBADAN requires 5 or 6 ‘O’ level credit passes at one or two sittings to include Lit-in-English, English Language, one other Arts subject and any other two or three subjects from Arts, Social Sciences or Science.
(iii) AUGUSTINE, EBSU and COVENANT also require a credit in Mathematics and two other Arts or Social Science subjects.
(iv) BAYERO and BENIN require at least one other Arts subject.
(v) FED-LAFIA and LAGOS require five ‘O’ level credit passes to include Literature in English, English Language, Mathematics and one other Arts subjects.
(vi) ILORIN accepts any Arts / Social Science subjects
LEGACY
MADONNA
MAIDUGURI
(with Literature)
MCPHERSON
MOUNTAIN TOP
NASARAWA
NORTHWEST
OAU
OOU
PAUL
PHC
PLSU
POL-ACAD
REDEEMERS
RITMAN
SAU
SOSU
TSUJ
UDU
UMYUK
UNIKINGS
UNIOSUN
UYO
NOUN

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UTME SUBJECTS SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME

ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE (vii) PHC requires Literature in English.
(viii) FED-DUTSE and REDEEMER’S accept a pass in Mathematics.
(ix) UMYUK requires five O/Level credit passes in SSCE or its equivalent including English Language, English Literature and any other three credits from Arts or Social Science and a credit pass in Mathematics in not more than two sittings.
(x) AJAYI requires credit passes must include English Language, Literature in English, another Arts subject and any other two subjects.
(xii) BIU requires the three ‘O’ Level subjects to come from either Arts or Social Science.
(xiii) AUN does not offer admissions direct to 200 level programs and may transfer credits relevant to it’s major at the discretion of the Dean of school.
(xiv) AUN accepts:
(a) A’ level passes chosen from English Language, Mathematics, Economics, Geography, Government, History, Literature in English, Further Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Visual Arts, Computer Studies, Information Technology, Civics, Environmental Science, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and French.
(b) ND/HND
(c) ICGSE and ‘A’ level Cambridge
(xv) AUN does not accept credit passes in the following;
Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, Home Economics, Home Craft, Home management, Physical Education, Physical and Health Education, Music, Commerce, Accounting, Financial Accounting,
Book keeping, Islamic History, Religious Studies,
ABSU
AUN
BENIN
EBSU
IBADAN
FED-WUKARI
NTNU
UNIZIK
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES:
FEDOTUOKE

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DIRECT ENTRY UTME
Tajweed, Library Studies, Diction, Kiswahili, Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba, Arabic, Turkish, Study skills.
(xvi) OAU requires Five “O” level credit passes to include Literature-in-English and English Language and one other Arts subject plus any other subject.
(xvii) ABU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes to include Lit. in English , English Language and any other Arts or Social Science subjects.
(xviii) NTNU accepts any Arts/Social Science subject.
(xix) UNIKINGS and REDEEMER’S require five ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Literature-in-English and at least a pass in Mathematics.
(xx) BAYERO requires five O’ Level Credit passes to include Literature in English, English language plus three other Arts subjects
(xxi) KWASU accepts credit passes in English Language, Literature in English plus three Arts subjects or English Language, Literature in English, two Arts subjects and one science subject or English Language, Literature in English, two social science subjects and one Arts subject.
(xxii) AUE and UYO require a credit in Mathematics and other two subjects.
(xxiii) FED-DUTSE accepts five SSCE Credit passes to include English, Mathematics, and two Arts subjects and one Social Sciences. English Literature is an added advantage.
(xxiv) SLUK accepts five SSCE Credit passes to include English, one Arts subjects and another Arts or Social Science subject.
(xxv) EDWIN CLARK also requires credit pass in
Government.

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DIRECT ENTRY UTME
(xxvi) LAGOS requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Literature-in-English and any two French, History/Government, CRS/IRS and any Nigerian Language.

UTME SUBJECTS
(i) AUGUSTINE, FED-LOKOJA and ABU require Lit.-in- English and any other two Arts or Social Science subjects.
(ii) NTNU accepts any three Arts or Social Sciences subjects.
(iii) AUE and SAU require Lit.-in-English, Government/History or any other Arts subjects.
(ii) BOWEN does not accept Social Science subjects.
(iii) FED-DUTSE accepts two Arts subjects and any other Arts or Social Science subject.
(iv) EBSU requires any two of History, CRK, Government, French etc as the other subjects.
(v) FED-DUTSE also accepts English Language, Mathematics, and Literature in English.
(vi) SLUK accepts any two Arts subjects and one other Arts or Social Science subject.
(vii) SOSU accepts at least two Arts subjects and any other Social Science subject.
(viii) LAGOS requires English, Lit-in- English, and any two (2) of the following subjects: Yoruba, CRS/IRS, French, History, Government and any Nigerian Language.
(ix) CHRISTOPHER requires one Social Science and one Arts subjects.

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UTME SUBJECTS SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME

ENGLISH AND LITERARY STUDIES
ABUJA AKSU Two ‘A’ level passes to include Lit.-in-English and one other Arts subject. Five SSCE credit passes to include Literature in English and English Language. Lit.-in-English, one other Arts subject and another Arts
or Social Science subject. DIRECT ENTRY
(i) CALABAR accepts NCE with English Literature as teaching subject.
(ii) UNN accepts NCE in English in with not lower than C grade (merit) in addition to UTME Entry requirements.
(iii) ABUJA – as in English Language.
(iv) OAU same as in English Language
(v) UNIOSUN accepts Two ‘A’ level passes to include Literature in English and other Arts subjects or NCE in English/Political Science
(vi) ABU accepts
a. Two ‘A’ level papers including English at IJMB/ NCE
b. General English/Use of English at NCE satisfies’ O’ level English requirement subjects.
(vii) NDU requires a pass in English Literature at the Advanced level GCE/or the Principal level in the HSC Examination, or merit at the NCE, and a pass in at least other Arts subject.
(viii) AAUA accepts ND in Mass Communication Upper credit. AAUA does not accept NCE.
(ix) CHRISTPHER accepts HND, ND or NCE with credit passes in the relevant subjects.

UTME.
(i) COVENANT requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English one Science subject from Biology, Health/General Science, Agric. Science, Physics and Chemistry and one from Science or Arts. Social
ANCHOR-UNI
BABCOCK
CALABAR
CALEB
COAL-CITY
DELSU
FED-OYEEKITI
GOUU
GREGORY
KSU
KWASU
LCITY
NDU
EKSU
SUMMIT
UNIHEZ
UNN
VERITAS

ENGLISH STUDIES
AAUA

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UTME SUBJECTS SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME
KASU BABACOCK Science such as Geography, Economics, Government, Commerce, Principles of Accounts and Book Keeping. Arts subjects such as Bible Knowledge, History etc
(ii) KASU accepts only subjects from Arts or Social Science
(iii) NDU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English, Literature in English and any other three subjects, two of which must be Arts subjects.
(iv) UNN requires a Science subject.
(x) KSU and ABU require five O/L credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and three other subjects in Arts or Social Science.
(xi) FED-OYEEKITI also requires credit pass in one Science subject and at least a pass in Mathematics.
(xii) AAUA requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English one arts subject and one other arts or social science.
(xiii) CHRISTOPHER – Maximum of two sittings.

UTME SUBJECTS:
(i) ABU requires Literature in English and two other subjects in Arts or Social Science

LITERATURE IN ENGLISH
ABU
CLIFFORD
GREGORY
UDU
OAU
CHRISTOPHER
UNIOSUN JABU
JOS
PAUL

ENGLISH LITERATURE AND
LANGUAGE
AUN
FRENCH :
AAU
ABU ABSU Two ‘A’ level passes including French and one other Arts subject. Five SSCE credit passes including French and English Language plus at least one other Arts
subject. French and any other two subjects from Arts and Social Sciences. DIRECT ENTRY:
(i) UNIZIK, EKSU, JOS and UYO accept NCE plus credit in English
(ii) ABSU accepts candidates with 2 ‘A’ level passes in Arts into the 4 year programme.
(iii) UYO accepts NCE with credit in French.
BASU

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DIRECT ENTRY UTME
BAYERO (v) LAGOS accepts:
(a) Very good passes in three JUPEB/A-LEVEL subjects: French and any two of Igbo, Yoruba, CRS, IRS, History, Government, Lit-in English, Music and Fine Arts.
(b) NCE in French/NFLV, Diploma/Diplôme Supérieur (Module III), DALF (France), CEGEP (Canada),
Baccalaureate, CAP and BTS
(vi) UNIZIK accepts NCE to include a pass in French and accepts Baccalauria t l’Eensciane – Merit Secondaire or equivalent.
(vii) PHC and IMSU – No Direct Entry.
(viii) DELSU accepts NCE (merit) in two major teaching subjects, one of which must be French.
(ix) ILORIN accepts NCE (Credit Level) with French as major subject and Diploma with French as Principal subject.
(x) IMSU and IBADAN accept NCE at credit level including French and one other subject from Arts and Social Science subject. Ibadan accepts candidates without O/L in French.
(xi) ABU accepts two ‘A’ level papers including French at IJMB/NCE. General English/Use of English at NCE satisfies’ O’ level English requirement.
(xii) AL-HIKMAH – No Direct Entry.
(xiii) AAU accepts:
a) NCE Merit passes in French and one other Arts subject
b) NCE Double majors in French
(xiv) ILORIN accepts NCE (Credit Level) with French as Major subject.
(xv) LASU:
(a) Requires five (5) Credit passes at GCE ‘O’ Level or
BABCOCK
BENIN
BSU
CALABAR
COVENANT
CROWN-HILL
DELSU
EBSU
EKSU
FED-LAFIA
FED-NDUFU
FOUNTAIN
GREGORY
IBADAN
ILORIN
JOS
KASU
KWASU
LAGOS
LAPAI
MAIDUGURI
NASARAWA
OAU
OOU
PHC

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DIRECT ENTRY UTME
POL-ACAD SSCE in Arts related subjects.
(b) NCE (French) at Merit level is also acceptable. A Credit Pass in French is not required.
(xvi) JABU accepts five o/level credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and any other relevant subject plus ND and HND
(xvii) OAU accepts NCE in French (Nigeria French Language Village) with merit pass and the Baccalaureate from Francophone countries.
(a) 3 or 4-year programme (includes a year at the Nigerian French Village, Badagry. All expenses will be borne by the student’s sponsors).
(b) A 4-year intensive programme (including a year at the Nigerian French Language Village) is also available for candidates without any previous knowledge of French
(xviii) UNIOSUN requires ‘A’ level passes in French and Government or History and any other Arts or Social Science subjects. Accepts ND and approved equivalents in relevant fields with at least a lower credit. The NCE are acceptable as A’ level equivalents.
(xx) KWASU accepts ND, NCE with French as principal subject. Requires three A’ level passes in relevant subjects.
(xxi) BSU accepts accepts two NCE passes to include French and one other Arts subject.
(xxii) UNN accepts:
(a) NCE with a minimum of two merit level passes in relevant subjects as well as University entry requirements.
(b) Two passes at GCE Advanced level (A/L), HSC or its
equivalent, DALF certificate or an acceptable
TSUJ
UDU
UMYUK
UNIOSUN
UNN
UYO
MODERN AND EUROPEAN
LANGUAGES
UNIZIK

FRENCH AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
BABCOCK
NOUN

FRENCH AND
INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
UNIOSUN

FRENCH WITH GERMAN / RUSSIAN:
IBADAN
UNN

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UTME SUBJECTS SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME
Baccalaureate Certificate in relevant subjects.
(xxiii) BAYERO accepts NCE in French and any French Baccalaureate (A Level).
(xxiv) BSU accepts NCE passes to include French and one other Arts subject.
(xxv) CALABAR accepts any of the options below:
a. Five (5) O’ level credit passes in not more than two sittings to include English Language, plus two (2) A’ level passes one of which must be in French.
b. Four (4) O’ level credit passes in not more than two sittings to include English Language, plus three
(3) A’ level passes one of which must be in French.
c. Five (5) O’ level credit passes in not more than two sittings to include English Language, plus two (2) merit or credit passes in NCE of which one must be in French.

UTME.
(i) EKSU, BIU and UYO accept proficiency Certificate in French. UYO accepts proficiency certificate in French from University of UYO and certificate in French from the Alliance Fanҫaise.
(iii) LASU requires credit passes in English, Literature- in-English and any other Language.
(iii) ABSU requires ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language and 4 other subjects for the 5 year Programme.
(iv) UNIZIK, BENIN and OAU accept candidates with no previous knowledge of French. (for Benin, they should have credit passes in English and Lit. in English) while UNIZIK gives accelerated course in French in the first year.
(v) LAGOS requires credit passes in Mathematics,

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DIRECT ENTRY UTME
English and any other three ( 3 ) subjects f r o m Arts or Social Science. Civic Education and Computer Studies are also accepted.
(vi) UNIZIK accepts five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English, French and at least two other Arts subjects and one Social Science subject.
(vii) IBADAN accepts 5 or 6 ‘O’ level credit passes at one or two sittings to include Lit-in-English and other Arts and Social Science subjects.
(viii) ILORIN accepts Social Science subject. Accepts candidate who do not offer French at UTME but meet the O/Level requirement may be considered.
(ix) BSU, DELSU requires credit pass in Literature-in- English and other Arts or Social Sciences subject..
(x) NASARAWA accepts NCE French not below Merit level.
(xi) UMYUK accepts five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, French, and any other three Arts or Social Science subjects and a credit pass in Mathematics in not more than two sittings.
(xii) LASU requires credit pass in Literature in and English and any other Language.
(xiii) COVENANT requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in French, English Language, Mathematics, one Science subject from the following Biology, Health/General Science, Agric. Science, Physics and Chemistry or its equivalent of CEF or PIDELF awarded by Alliance Francais or the Pre-Degree Certificate in French from any recognised University. In the absence of the candidates my be considered provided they are willing to undergo a
selection exercise.

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(xiv) UNIOSUN requires five SSCE credit passes or its equivalents in five (5) English Language, Government or History and any other three subjects.
(xv) KASU accepts only subjects from Arts or Social Science.
(xvi) REDEEMER’S five ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Literature-in-English and at least a pass in Mathematics.
(xvii) BSU requires five credit passes in Arts and Social Sciences including French and English Language
(xviii) UNN requires for:
(a) French Single Honours, a minimum of five O/level credit passes to necessarily include French, English Language, one science subject and two other arts subjects one of which must be Literature in English.
(b) German Single Honours, a minimum of five O/level credit passes to necessarily include English Language, one science subject and three other arts subjects, one of which must be Literature in English. Also any language proficiency certificate from the Goethe Institute will be a great advantage.
(c) French with German/Russia, O’ level credit passes to include English Language, French, one science subject and two other Arts subject one of which must be literature in English.
(d) UNN accepts candidates who are successful in its one year preparatory programme in French (minimum 40%) plus UTME pass mark recommended for UNN.
(xix) KWASU requires three other Arts subjects.

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UTME SUBJECTS SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME
(xx) CALABAR requires five (5) credit passes at not more than two sittings to include English Language, Literature in English, Mathematics, Government, History, CRS, Commerce, Agricultural Science or Biology, Geography, Economics and any Nigerian Indigenous Language. Knowledge of French or Spanish is only an advantage but NOT a requirement.
(xxi) OAU – credit pass in French is not compulsory.

UTME. SUBJECTS:
(i) OAU, IBADAN, EKSU, OOU, UNIZIK and ABSU accept any three subjects from Arts and Social Sciences.
(ii) LAGOS accepts any other three (3) subjects from Arts or Social Science.
(iii) ABSU accepts Literature in English and two other Arts or Social Science subject.
(iv) BABCOCK requires Literature in English.
(v) BENIN accepts Any three subjects from Arts,
Sciences or Social Sciences
(vi) BSU and UNN require French, Literature in English and any other Arts subject.
(vii) KWASU requires two other Arts subjects.
(viii) CALABAR requires Literature in English, CRK and either History or Government.
(ix) UNIOSUN requires Government or History plus any
other Arts Subjects.
HAUSA:
ABU
AL-QALAM BASU Two ‘A’ level passes in Hausa and any other relevant subjects. Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language and Hausa. Hausa, Lit in English and any of Economics, Government,
History and Arabic. DIRECT ENTRY:
(i) MAIDUGURI, BAYERO and UDU accept NCE with Hausa major.
(ii) UMYUK accepts NCE in Hausa with Upper Credits in
addition to O/Level requirement in not more than two

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BAYERO sittings.
(iii) ABU accepts
(a) Two ‘A’ level/IJMB passes in Hausa and any other relevant subjects.
(b) NCE with a minimum of C grade in Hausa.
(c) General English/Use of English at NCE satisfies’ O’ level English requirement.

UTME:
(i) BAYERO requires five O’ Level Credit passes to include English, Hausa plus three other subjects
(ii) UMYUK requires five O/Level credit passes in SSCE or its equivalent including English Language, Hausa and at least any other three Arts/Social Science subjects with a credit pass in Mathematics.
(iii) ABU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language Hausa and any three Arts or Social Science subjects.
(iv) KASU accepts English, Hausa and any other subjects from Arts or Social Science as UTME subjects.

UTME SUBJECTS
(i) BAYERO and UDU accept Hausa plus any other two Arts subjects.
(ii) SLUK accepts Hausa plus any two Arts and/or Social
Science subjects.
FED-GUSAU
FED-KASHERE
ILORIN
SLUK
KASU
MAIDUGURI
NASARAWA
POL-ACAD
SOSU
TSUJ
UDU
UMYUK
YOSU
HISTORY Two ‘A’ level passes in History and any other related subjects. Five SSCE credit passes to include History and English Language. History and any other two subjects from Arts and Social Sciences. DIRECT ENTRY:
(i) UDU, UYO, OOU and MAIDUGURI accept NCE at merit pass level in relevant subjects. (NAU requires two ‘A’ level passes in History and any other related subject.).
(iii) GSU accepts NCE merit in History as Major subject.
(iv) IMSU – No Direct Entry
ABU
ABUJA
COOU
YOSU

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UTME SUBJECTS SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME
BASU (v) DELSU require NCE (merit), HSC or GCE ‘A’ level in History/Govt. and at least one of Econs, Literature- in-English, Geography or any other related subject
(vi) JOS accepts NCE Hist/Govt major
(vii) ABU accepts Two ‘A’ level papers including History at IJMB or NCE. General English/Use of English at NCE satisfies’ O’ level English requirement.
(viii) IGBINEDION as in Political Science.
(ix) ABUJA accepts ND (Lower credit) with UTME requirements plus two years post qualification.
(x) OOU requires ‘A’ level passes in History, Government and Economics.
(xi) BENIN accepts ‘A’ level pass in Government in lieu of History, NCE (credit) in History; Government or Social Studies.
(xii) SAU accepts two ‘A’ level passes in History or Government, credit passes in NCE in relevant subjects.
(xiii) IBADAN accepts two ‘A’ level/NCE passes in History and any other related subjects.
(xiv) UNN requires O’ level with a minimum of five credits which must include History or Government, English Language, and a science subject.
(xv) ABUJA accepts: A minimum of 10 points in NCE or Upper credit in National Diploma in addition to O’ Level requirements OR two A Level credit passes including History or Government and one other Arts subject.
(xvi) LAGOS requires very good passes in three (3) JUPEB/A-LEVEL subjects: History and/or Government and any two (2) or one (1) of Igbo, Yoruba, CRS,IRS, Lit- in-English, French, Music and Fine Arts.
BAYERO
BENIN
BSU
FED-LAFIA
FED-DUTSINMA
FED-NDUFU
FED-LOKOJA
GSU
IBADAN
KASU
LAPAI
LEGACY
MAIDUGURI
NASARAWA
NDA
OAU
SAU
SOSU
UDU
UNIKINGS
UNIZIK
UMYUK
UNN

HISTORY AND
STRATEGIC

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UTME SUBJECTS SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME
STUDIES LAGOS REDEEMERS UTME.
(i) LAGOS requires five O/Level Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, History/Government and any other two Arts subject from Literature-in-English, CRS/IRS, Hausa, Yoruba, and Igbo, Civic Education.
(ii) SAU and BENIN require credit passes in English, History/Government and one other Arts subject.
(iii) OOU does not accept Social Science subjects. Candidates must fulfill UTME requirements.
(iv) IMSU, PHC, NDU & DELSU accept Government in lieu of History.
(v) UNN, ABU & BABCOCK require Five ‘O’ level credits in English Language, History/Govt. plus any three other subjects.
(vi) IBADAN accepts Five ‘O’ level credits at ONE sitting or Six ‘O’ level credit at TWO sittings to include English Language, History, Government, and any other subject from Arts and Social Science. The sixth could be from Science.
(vii) IGBINEDION requires at least a pass in Mathematics. ‘A’ level Government is acceptable in lieu of ‘O’ level Government.
(viii) UMYUK requires five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, one of History or Government, any three subjects from Arts or Social Science and a credit pass in Mathematics in not more than two sittings.
(ix) ILORIN requires Five ‘O’ level credits in English Language, History/Govt. plus any three other Arts/Social Science subjects.
(x) FED-LOKOJA and UNN accept credit in Government
in lieu of History and three other Arts or Social

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DIRECT ENTRY UTME
Science subjects.
(xi) OAU requires five “O” level credit passes to include History and English Language plus one Arts subject; and any other two subjects from Arts or Social Sciences. Accepts Government in lieu of History.
(xii) ABU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include History or Government, English Language and three other subjects in Arts or Social Science.
(xiii) KASU accepts Government in lieu of History.
(ix) BSU requires credit passes in History/Government.
(x) NDA requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, History and two other subjects from Commerce, Geography, Economics, French, Arabic, Account and Government.
(xi) FED-LAFIA requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, History/Government and any other relevant subjects.
(xiv) REDEEMER’S accept a pass in Mathematics.
(xv) UNIKINGS requires at least a pass in Mathematics.

UTME. SUBJECTS
(i) LAGOS requires History/Government and any other two subjects from Arts (or one from Arts and one from Social Sciences).
(ii) OAU and OOU require History and any two Arts subjects.
(iv) UNIZIK requires Lit. in English, History/Government and any other Arts or Social Science subject.
(v) NDU require English Language, Govt./History plus any other two subjects.
(vi) ABUJA, FED-LOKOJA, ABSU, PHC & DELSU accept Government in lieu of History.
(vii) IGBINEDION requires Government/History plus any

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UTME SUBJECTS SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
DIRECT ENTRY UTME
two of Economics, Literature in English, Geography and French.
(viii) BENIN accepts History or Government, one Arts subject and any other subject.
(ix) SAU and ILORIN accept Government in lieu of History.
(x) ABU requires History or Government and any other two subjects from Arts and Social Sciences.
(xi) BSU accepts Government in lieu of History.
(xii) TSUJ accepts Hausa and any two relevant Arts or Social Science subject.
(xiii) FED-LAFIA requires CRK/IRS and any other relevant subject.
(xiv) UNN accepts History or Government and two other Arts or Social Science subjects.
HISTORY AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
AAU AAUA (i) Two ‘A’ level passes/NCE (Upper Credit) in
History/Government and any other related subject. Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Geography, Government/History. History/ Government and any other two subjects from Arts
& Social Science. DIRECT ENTRY:
(i) CALABAR accepts NCE (credit) in History/Government/Social Studies. Does not accept IJMB.
(ii) AJAYI accepts NCE/ND (merit passes in History and Government.
(iii) LASU accepts
(a) ‘A’ Level Passes in History/Government OR NCE (Merit Passes) in History/Government, Political Science, Social Studies, ND in a Related Discipline (Upper Credit), two Passes at the GCE/HSC ‘A’ Level, Five ‘O’ Level credit Passes in other subjects at the SSCE or its equivalent which must include History or Government.
(b) ND (Upper Credit ) in a related discipline.
(iv) BENIN requires two ‘A’ passes in GCE or HSC or their recognised equivalent in History/Government any
ABSU
ABUAD
AJAYI
AKSU
AUE
BABCOCK
BOWEN
CALABAR
DELSU
FED-KEBBI

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