JAMB Brochure For Yoruba – Institutions, UTME Subjects & Requirements


This is JAMB brochure for Yoruba under the of Faculty of Arts and Humanities. This brochure will guide you on institutions offering Yoruba 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 Yoruba Yoruba In Nigeria

Here list of universities offering Yoruba in Nigeria

  • Adekunle Ajasin University
  • Ekiti State University
  • Fountain University
  • Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State
  • Obafemi Awolowo University
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Ilorin

O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Yoruba Course

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

UTME Subjects Combination For Yoruba Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Yoruba under the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in the institutions are: Yoruba and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.


Direct Entry Requirements for Yoruba

Two ‘A’ level passes to include Yoruba or Literature in English.


Waiver For UTME Candidates

(i) UI requires 5 ‘O’ level Credits at ONE sittings or 6 ‘O’ level Credits at TWO sittings including English Language and two Arts subjects one of which must be Yoruba

(ii) UNILORIN accepts candidates who do not offer Yoruba (Language/Literature) but meet other UTME entry requirement.

(iii) OAU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language and any Arts subject

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) UNILORIN require NCE in Yoruba and Social Science subject.

(ii) UI accepts Two ‘A’ level passes to include Yoruba and another Arts or Social Science subject. Accepts also accepts NCE to include Yoruba and another Arts or Social Science subject at Merit or better still Credit level.

(iii) OAU accepts NCE in Yoruba (with merit and above).

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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