JAMB Brochure For Educational Foundation – Institutions, UTME Subjects & Requirements


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

Here list of universities offering Educational Foundation in Nigeria

  • Ambrose Alli University
  • Ebonyi State University
  • Enugu State University Of Science And Technology
  • Lagos State University
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  • University of Calabar
  • Usman Dan Fodio University

O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Educational Foundation Course

To study Educational Foundation in any university in Nigeria, it is required to have Five SSCE credits in English Language, the subject of study and three relevant subjects.

UTME Subjects Combination For Educational Foundation Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Educational Foundation under the Faculty of Education in the institutions are: The subject of study and two other relevant subjects.

Direct Entry Requirements for Educational Foundation

Two ‘A’ level passes to include the subject to be offered.


Waiver For UTME Candidates

(i) NDU requires Biology for Guidance and Counseling and Mathematics and Economics for Educational Administration option.

(ii) ESUTECH and EBSU require SSCE five credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any other three Arts subjects.

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) UNIPORT – No Direct Entry.

(ii) ESUTECH accepts ND/NCE for 3 year programme. Candidates with merit in all subject areas at NCE will register for 2 year programme. Candidates admitted into the department will be required to take one teaching subject.

(iii) UNICAL accepts NCE merit/credit passes in relevant subject.

(iv) AAU accepts a pass in General English at NCE levels as an equivalent of credit pass in O/L English Language

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

(vi) EBSU accepts HND, NCE and ND with a minimum of Merit and Upper credit respectively in the relevant fields.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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