JAMB Brochure For Sociology and Anthropology – Institutions, UTME Subjects & Requirements


This is JAMB brochure for Sociology and Anthropology under the Faculty of Social and Management Sciences. This brochure will guide you on institutions offering Sociology and Anthropology 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 Sociology and Anthropology Course In Nigeria

Here list of universities offering Sociology and Anthropology in Nigeria

  • Baze University
  • Benson Idahosa University
  • Ebonyi State University
  • Enugu State University Of Science And Technology
  • Igbinedion University
  • Niger Delta University
  • Obafemi Awolowo University
  • University of Benin
  • University of Maiduguri
  • University of Nigeria
  • University of Uyo
  • Yobe State University


O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Sociology and Anthropology

To study Sociology and Anthropology in any university in Nigeria, it is required to have Five SSCE credit passes in Government or History, English Language and three other subjects. At least a pass in Mathematics is required

UTME Subjects Combination For Sociology and Anthropology  Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Sociology and Anthropology under the Faculty of Social and Management Sciences n the institutions are:

Government or History plus two other Social Science/Arts subjects


Direct Entry Requirements for Sociology and Anthropology

Three Social Science or Arts Subjects


Waiver For UTME Candidates

(i) EBSU requires ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, History/Government/Economics one science subject and any Arts or social science subject.

(ii) OAU accepts Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include Mathematics and History or Economics or Geography

(iii) UNIUYO requires at least P.7 in Mathematics

(iv) UNN requires five O’ level credit passes which must include English Language, one Science subject, and at least three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects.

(v) ESUTECH requires a credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government and any two Arts or Social Science subjects.

(vi) UNIBEN requires five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and any two Social Science subjects.

(vii) OAU requires English Language, Mathematics and at least two Social Science and ones Arts subject.

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) UNN accepts two A’ level passes in Social Sciences or Arts subjects in addition to UTME requirements.

(ii) UNIBEN requires two ‘A’ level passes including any Social Science subject; ND (Upper Credit)/HND (Lower Credit) in relevant Social Science disciplines such as public Administration, Mass Communication; NCE (overall merit) with credit pass in relevant Social Science subject. Direct Entry candidates must satisfy UTME requirements.

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

(iv) UNIUYO accepts ND/HND/NCE in relevant fields plus UTME requirements.

(v) OAU O’ level credit passes from English language, Mathematics and any three subjects from Economics, Geography, Government, Biology and Chemistry.

(vi) OAU accepts Two ‘A’ level passes in subjects such as Economics, Geography, Government , History

(vii) NDU accepts:
a. Two ‘A’ level passes in Government, Economics, Religious Knowledge, Geography, and History.
b. National Diploma in related area, provided such diploma is passed at upper credit level.
c. N.C.E. in related area at credit level.

(viii) ESUTECH requires two A’ level passes including Government or History plus UTME requirements. Accepts ND in Social Work/Development and Administration, with at least a merit pass plus UTME requirements

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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