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JAMB Brochure for Education and Geography / Physics Under Faculty of Education


This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Education and Geography / Physics 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 Geography / Physics

  • Abia State University
  • Adamawa State University
  • Ahmadu Bello University
  • Delta State University
  • Ekiti State University
  • Federal University of Technology Minna
  • Imo State University
  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology
  • Nasarawa State University
  • Obafemi Awolowo University
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • Umaru Musa Yar’adua University
  • University of Calabar
  • University of Jos
  • University of Maiduguri
  • University Of Mkar
  • University of Port-Harcourt
  • 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 Geography / Physics under the Faculty of Education in the institutions listed above are:

Geography/Physics plus two other Social Science/Arts subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) FUTMINNA – Geography/Physics and any two subjects from Mathematics, Biology and Physics.

(ii) OOU and DELSU do not accept Arts subjects.

(iii) DELSU – Geography/Physics and at least one of Mathematics/ Economics/Government.

(iv) UNILAG accepts any three Of Literature in English, History/Government, French, Geography, Mathematics, Yoruba/Igbo, CRS/IRS, Arabic, Commerce, Economics, Biology, Agric Science, Chemistry.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Education and Geography / Physics as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credit passes to include Geography/Physics, English Language and Mathematics.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNIPORT, DELSU, UNICAL, and UDUSOK accept a pass in Mathematics.

(ii) UNIABUJA and UDUSOK accept a pass in English Language.

(iii) OOU and ABSU require Government or Economics.

(iv) EKSU requires two Social Science subjects.

(v) OAU requires credit pass in Geography/Physics and any two of Economics, Government, Mathematics and History.

(vi) FUTMINNA accepts NCE (merit) ND/HND at lower credit in addition to four relevant UTME subjects.

(viii) IMSU accepts at least a pass in English Language.

(ix) UMYU requires five ‘’O’ credit passes which include English Language, Mathematics, Geography/ Physics and any of Chemistry, Physics, Economics, Biology or Agricultural Science.

(x) MAUTECH same as in Education Mathematics.

(xi) UNIMAID accepts a Pass in English Language.

(xii) ABU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include Geography/ Physics, English Language and Mathematics and any other subject from Chemistry Physics or/Biology.

(xiii) UNICAL requires five O/L credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and any other Social Science subjects

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Education and Geography / Physics as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: Two ‘A’ level passes/NCE merit level passes which should include Geography/Physics.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNILAG requires very good passes in three JUPEB subjects:
(a) Geography and any other two (2) of Economics, Government, Biology, Agric. Science, Chemistry, History, CRS/IRS, Yoruba and Igbo.
(b) Two A/Level passes in Geography, Economics or Government.
(c) NCE passes in Geography and any other two (2) Social Science subjects.

(ii) EKSU and UNIJOS accept General English at NCE in lieu of credit in O/L English Language or TC II merit.

(iii) MAUTECH accepts NCE (merit) plus a minimum of three relevant credits in ‘O’ level/TC II

(iv) UMYUK accepts two A/Level credit passes in Geography/Physics and any other Science subjects Economics or Government. NCE with Merit in Geography/Physics and any other Science subjects in also acceptable.

(v) MAUTECH accepts GCE ‘A’ level or its equivalent in two relevant subjects /NCE with distinction, credit or merit in the major.

(vi) OAU accepts Two ‘A’ level passes in relevant subjects which must include Geography/Physics plus other subject chosen from Economics, Mathematics, Business Methods and Government or NCE (Social Studies combined with any Social Sciences subject may be accepted.

(vii) ABU accepts:
(a) Two ‘A’ level passes/NCE merit level passes in Geography/Physics and education.
(b) IJMB/AL passes with a minimum of C grade in Geography/Physics.

(viii) TASUED requires two A’ level or NCE (merit) in geography and any one of Social Science subjects.

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