JAMB Brochure For Education and Geography – Institutions, UTME Subjects & Requirements


This is JAMB brochure for Education and Geography under the of Faculty of Education. This brochure will guide you on institutions offering Education and Geography 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 Education and Geography Course In Nigeria

Here list of universities offering Education and Geography in Nigeria

  • Adekunle Ajasin University
  • Ambrose Alli University
  • Bayero University Kano
  • Federal University, Kashere
  • Gombe State university
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
  • Ignatius Ajuru University
  • Kano University Of Science And Technology
  • kogi State University
  • Lagos State University
  • Northwest University, Kano
  • Tai Solarin University of Education
  • University of Abuja
  • University of Benin
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Ilorin
  • University of Lagos
  • University of Uyo
  • Yobe State University

O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Education and Geography Course

To study Education and Geography in any university in Nigeria, it is required to have Five SSCE credit passes to include Geography/Physics, English Language and Mathematics.

UTME Subjects Combination For Education and Geography Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Education and Geography under the Faculty of Education in the institutions are: Geography/Physics plus two other Social Science/Arts subjects.

Direct Entry Requirements for Education and Geography

Two ‘A’ level passes/NCE merit level passes which should include Geography/Physics.


Waiver For UTME Candidates

(i) UNILORIN and UNIUYO accept a pass in Mathematics.

(ii) UNIABUJA accept a pass in English Language.

(iii) UNIBEN requires Mathematics, Geography/Physics and one other Social Science subject.

(iv) UNIBEN accepts NCE General Mathematics/General English in lieu of O/Level Mathematics/English Language.

(v) IBBU requires other subjects from Science.

(vi) LASU requires credit Passes in Mathematics. Does not accept physics in lieu of Geography.

(vii) BUK requires five O’ Level Credit passes to include Geography/Physics, English language and any other Social Science subject. Also offers Geography/Physics with Science combination.
Geography/Physics with two other Sciences subject i.e. Physics, Biology/Chemistry.

(viii) KSU, UNIILORIN and IAUED does not accept credit pass in Physics in lieu of Geography.

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) UNIBEN requires:
a. 2/3 NCE merit passes including Geography/Physics plus 3/2 O/Level credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at one sitting.

(ii) IAUED requires ‘A’ level passes in Geography and any other Science subject, Economics or Government.

(iii) UNILORIN two ‘A’ level passes/NCE merit level passes which should include Geography/Physics and Economics or Government/Political Science.

(iv) LASU does not accept physics in lieu of Geography.

(v) TASUED requires two A’ level or NCE (merit) in geography and any one of Social Science subjects.


Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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