JAMB Brochure For Literature in English – Institutions, UTME Subjects & Requirements


This is JAMB brochure for Literature in English under the of Faculty of Arts and Humanities. This brochure will guide you on institutions offering Literature in English course in Nigeria,  UTME subject combination for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, A’level, ND, HND, NCE, requirements for Direct Entry candidates, and other necessary information.

Universities Offering Literature in English Course In Nigeria

Here list of universities offering Literature in English in Nigeria

  • Ahmadu Bello University
  • American University of Nigeria
  • Christopher University
  • Gregory University, Uturu
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University
  • Obafemi Awolowo University
  • Osun State University
  • University of Jos
  • Usman Dan Fodio University

O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Literature in English Course

To study Literature in English in any university in Nigeria, it is required to have Five SSCE credit passes to include Literature in English and English Language.

UTME Subjects Combination For Literature in English Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Literature in English under the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in the institutions are: Literature-in-English, one other Arts subject and another Arts or Social Science subject.


Direct Entry Requirements for Literature in English

Two ‘A’ level passes to include Lit.-in-English and one other Arts subject.


Waiver For UTME Candidates

(i) ABU require five O/Level credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and three other subjects in Arts or Social Science.

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) OAU same as in English Language.

(ii) UNIOSUN accepts Two ‘A’ level passes to include Literature in English and other Arts subjects or NCE in English/Political Science.

(iii) 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.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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