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JAMB Brochure for Education and Religious Studies Under Faculty of Education


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

  • Abia State University
  • Adekunle Ajasin University
  • Ambrose Alli University
  • Delta State University
  • Ebonyi State University
  • Obafemi Awolowo University
  • University of Benin
  • University of Calabar
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Jos
  • University of Port-Harcourt
  • University of Uyo
  • 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 Religious Studies under the Faculty of Education in the institutions listed above are:

Two Arts subject including Religious studies and one other subject.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) OAU requires Religious Knowledge and any 2 of History, Yoruba, Music, French, Fine Arts, Literature In English and Government.

(ii) EBSU and UNICAL require CRS and two other Arts subjects.

(iii) UNIBEN accepts any three subjects.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Education and Religious Studies as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credit passes or TC II merit in five subjects including English Language, Religious Studies and three other Arts subject.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) ABSU requires Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Religious Studies and three other subjects.

(ii) UNICAL requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Religious Studies and three other Arts subject. Accepts at last a pass in Mathematics

(iii) EBSU requires five SSCE credit passes in CRS or CRK, Islamic Studies at not more than two sittings.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Education and Religious Studies as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: Two ‘A’ level passes/NCE merit in Religious Studies and one other Arts subject.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) OAU requires two ‘A’ level credit passes or NCE credit/merit passes in Christian Religious Studies and one other Arts or professional subject.

(ii) EBSU accepts NCE/Two ‘A’ level passes in CRS/CRK, Islamic Studies.

(iii) UDUSOK – Same as Vocational and Technical Education.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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