JAMB Brochure For Igbo – Institutions, UTME Subjects & Requirements


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

Here list of universities offering Igbo in Nigeria

  • Abia State University
  • Anambra State University
  • Ebonyi State University
  • Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Ilorin

O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Igbo Course

To study Igbo in any university in Nigeria, it is required to have Five SSCE credit passes to include Igbo, English Language and any other Arts subject.

UTME Subjects Combination For Igbo Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Igbo under the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in the institutions are: Igbo and two subjects from Arts and social Sciences.


Direct Entry Requirements for Igbo

Two ‘A’ level passes in Igbo and one Arts/Social Science subject.

(ii) NCE in Igbo and one Arts subject.


Waiver For UTME Candidates

(i) UNILAG require English Language, Igbo and any one of French, History, Literature in English, Yoruba Music and CRK/IRS Geography, Government, Economics , Business Management, Commerce, Fine Arts and Biology.

(ii) UI requires 5 or 6 ‘O’ level credit passes at one or two sittings to include English Language and two Arts other subjects one of which must be Igbo.

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) UI accepts NCE to include Igbo and another Arts or Social Science subject at merit /credit level. Accepts also At least 2 ‘A’ level pass to include Yoruba and another Arts or Social Science subject.

(ii) UNILAG requires not less than grade ‘D’ in ‘A’ level or NCE in Igbo and the other A/Level subject to be from History, French, Yoruba Hausa, CRK/IRS, Literature-in-English and Govt/Economics.

(iii) UNILAG requires the other Arts subjects to be chosen from History. Literature in English,CRK/IRS, Hausa, Yoruba, French and Government/Economics. Also accepts NCE plus UTME requirements.



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