JAMB Brochure For Hausa – Institutions, UTME Subjects & Requirements


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

Here list of universities offering Hausa in Nigeria

  • Ahmadu Bello University
  • Akwa Ibom State University
  • Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  • Bauchi State University
  • Bayero University Kano
  • Federal University Gusau
  • Federal University, Kashere
  • Jigawa State University
  • Nasarawa State University
  • Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State
  • Sokoto State University
  • Taraba State University
  • Umaru Musa Yar’adua University
  • University of Ilorin
  • University of Maiduguri
  • Usman Dan Fodio University
  • Yobe State University

O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Hausa Course

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

UTME Subjects Combination For Hausa Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Hausa under the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in the institutions are: Hausa, Lit in English and any of Economics, Government, History and Arabic.


Direct Entry Requirements for Hausa

Two ‘A’ level passes in Hausa and any other relevant subjects.


Waiver For UTME Candidates

(i) BUK requires five O’ Level Credit passes
to include English, Hausa plus three other subjects

(ii) UMYUK requires five O/Level credit passes in SSCE or its equivalent including English Language, Hausa and at least any other three Arts/Social Science subjects with a pass in Mathematics.

(iii) ABU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language Hausa and any three Arts or Social Science subjects.

(iv) KASU accepts English, Hausa and any other subjects from Arts or Social Science as UTME subjects.

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) UNIMAID, BUK and UDU accept NCE with Hausa major.

(ii) UMYUK accepts NCE in Hausa with Upper Credits in addition to five credit O/Level in not more than two sittings.

(iii) ABU accepts:
a. Two ‘A’ level/IJMB passes in Hausa and any other relevant subjects.
b. NCE with a minimum of C grade in Hausa.
c. General English/Use of English at NCE satisfies’ O’ level English requirement.


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