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JAMB Brochure for Education and Arabic Under Faculty of Education


This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Education and Arabic under the Faculty of Education in Nigeria. You will see the UTME subject combination needed to apply for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, requirements such A’level, ND, HND, NCE, etc for Direct Entry candidates, as well as other information you require to successfully apply for the course.

List of Degree Awarding Institutions that Offer Education and Arabic

  • Ahmadu Bello University
  • Al-Hikmah University
  • Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  • Bauchi State University
  • Bayero University Kano
  • Federal University Gusau
  • Federal University, Kashere
  • Fountain University
  • Lagos State University
  • Northwest University, Kano
  • Umaru Musa Yar’adua University
  • University of Abuja
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Ilorin
  • Usman Dan Fodio University

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

In UTME, note that English Language is mandatory for all courses. The other three subjects required to study Education and Arabic under the Faculty of Education in the institutions listed above are:

Arabic and any 2 relevant Arts/Social Science subjects.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Education and Arabic as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credits in relevant subjects including English Language and Arabic.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) ABU accepts T.C. II at credit/merit level.

(ii) UMYU requires five credit passes in English Language, subject of specialization and any other Arts subjects.

(iii) UNIABUJA and LASU require five (5) ‘O’ Level Credit Passes in SSCE/NECO, GCE to include Mathematics, Arabic and English Language.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Education and Arabic as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: Two ‘A’ level passes or NCE in relevant subjects including Arabic.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UMYU requires five credit passes in English Language, Arabic and any other three Arts subjects with a pass in Mathematics.

(ii) ABU accepts:
(a) Two ‘A’ level/IJMB passes which must include Arabic.
(b) NCE with minimum of C grade in Arabic.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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