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

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

Here list of universities offering Library and Information Science in Nigeria

  • Kaduna State university
  • kogi State University
  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology
  • University of Ilorin

 

O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Library and Information Science Course

To study Library and Information Science in any university in Nigeria, it is required to have Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics plus two other science subjects

UTME Subjects Combination For Library and Information Science Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Library and Information Science under the Faculty of Sciences n the institutions are:

Mathematics, Physics and one of Biology, Chemistry, Agric Science, Economics and Geography

 

Direct Entry Requirements for Library and Information Science

Two A/L passes in science subjects including Mathematics

(ii) NCE with at least Merit in Mathematics and one other Science or Social Science subject.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

Waiver For UTME Candidates

KWASU accepts:
(a) For Computer credit passes in English language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other science subject.
(b) For Library and information Science credit passes in English Language, mathematics and any three other subjects.

(ii) UNIILORIN for Information and Communication Technology requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and at least three subjects from Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science, Economics and Geography.

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) UNIILORIN requires Physics or Chemistry.

(ii) UNIILORIN accepts ND (Computer Science) at Upper credit level or HND (Lower Credit) in Computer Science. Does not accept Diploma in Data Processing.

(iii) MAUTECH requires in addition to UTME requirement, two credits in ‘A’ level one of which must be Maths. It also accepts ND in Computer Science (Upper Credit) from recognised institution.

(iv) KWASU accepts:
(a) Computer Science ND Computer Science at Upper Credit level or HND lower credit level in Computer Science or NCE (Merit) in relevant field.
(b) Library and information Science ND in Library Science at Upper Credit level or NCE (Merit) in relevant field.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System

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