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


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

Here list of universities offering Education and Science in Nigeria

  • Adamawa State University
  • Bauchi State University
  • Bayero University Kano
  • Ekiti State University
  • Federal University of Technology Minna
  • Kwara State University
  • Madonna University
  • Niger Delta University
  • Rivers State University of Science and Technology
  • Taraba State University
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Maiduguri
  • University of Nigeria
  • University of Uyo

O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Education and Science Course

To study Education and Science in any university in Nigeria, it is required to have Five SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and two other Science subjects.

UTME Subjects Combination For Education and Science Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Education and Science under the Faculty of Education in the institutions are: Three relevant Science or NBC subjects

Direct Entry Requirements for Education and Science

Two ‘A’ level passes in relevant Science subjects which should include candidates proposed course.

(ii) NCE credit/merit passes in addition to TC II merit or SSCE credit in relevant subjects.


Waiver For UTME Candidates

(i) UI does not accept TC II.

(ii) RSUST accepts a pass in English Language and Mathematics in exceptional cases.

(iii) FUTMINNA requires any three other science subject.

(iv) UNN requires Five SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and two other Science subjects. one subject must be the proposed teaching subject.

For Integrated Science
Five credit passes which includes a credit in at least one Science subject and pass in two other Science subjects.

(v) UI accepts only N.C.E. in relevant courses and does not accept TCIII.

(vi) NDU requires five O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, and any other three subjects, two of which must be science subjects in not more than two sittings.

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) RSUST accepts NCE and ND/HND (Science/Mathematics)into year II.

(ii) UNN accepts Candidates with ND in other areas at distinction, credit, or merit level who possess the University minimum entry requirement plus credit in the teaching subject may be considered for Direct Entry admission but will run the 4 year programme.

(iii) NDU – Same as Vocational and Technical Education.


Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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