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JAMB Brochure for Education and Geography Under Faculty of Education


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

  • Adekunle Ajasin University
  • Ambrose Alli University
  • Bayero University Kano
  • Federal University, Kashere
  • Gombe State university
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
  • Ignatius Ajuru University
  • Kano University Of Science And Technology
  • kogi State University
  • Lagos State University
  • Northwest University, Kano
  • Tai Solarin University of Education
  • University of Abuja
  • University of Benin
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Ilorin
  • University of Lagos
  • University of Uyo
  • Yobe State 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 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) UNIBEN accepts Geography, Mathematics and any other subject.

(ii) LASU requires Geography ND Government or Economics.

(iii) IBBU requires other subjects from Science.

(iv) UNILORIN do not accept Physics.

(v) IAUED requires Geography and any two of Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Physics, Agricultural Science or Economics.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

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

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNILORIN and UNIUYO accept a pass in Mathematics.

(ii) UNIABUJA accept a pass in English Language.

(iii) UNIBEN requires Mathematics, Geography/Physics and one other Social Science subject.

(iv) UNIBEN accepts NCE General Mathematics/General English in lieu of O/Level Mathematics/English Language.

(v) IBBU requires other subjects from Science.

(vi) LASU requires credit Passes in Mathematics. Does not accept physics in lieu of Geography.

(vii) BUK requires five O’ Level Credit passes to include Geography/Physics, English language and any other Social Science subject. Also offers Geography/Physics with Science combination.
Geography/Physics with two other Sciences subject i.e. Physics, Biology/Chemistry.

(viii) KSU, UNIILORIN and IAUED does not accept credit pass in Physics in lieu of Geography.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Education and Geography 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) UNIBEN requires:
a. 2/3 NCE merit passes including Geography/Physics plus 3/2 O/Level credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at one sitting.

(ii) IAUED requires ‘A’ level passes in Geography and any other Science subject, Economics or Government.

(iii) UNILORIN two ‘A’ level passes/NCE merit level passes which should include Geography/Physics and Economics or Government/Political Science.

(iv) LASU does not accept physics in lieu of Geography.

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

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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