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JAMB Brochure for Guidance and Counseling Under Faculty of Education


This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Guidance and Counseling 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 Guidance and Counseling

  • Abia State University
  • Adekunle Ajasin University
  • Ahmadu Bello University
  • Al-Hikmah University
  • Ambrose Alli University
  • Anambra State University
  • Babcock University
  • Benue State University
  • Cross River State University of Technology
  • Delta State University
  • Ebonyi State University
  • Ekiti State University
  • Enugu State University Of Science And Technology
  • Federal University, Kashere
  • Ignatius Ajuru University
  • Imo State University
  • Lead City University
  • Nasarawa State University
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  • Obafemi Awolowo University
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • Osun State University
  • Sokoto State University
  • Tai Solarin University of Education
  • University of Abuja
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Jos
  • University of Lagos
  • University of Nigeria
  • 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 Guidance and Counseling under the Faculty of Education in the institutions listed above are:

Any three subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNILAG accepts any 3 of Lit. In English, History/Government, French, Yoruba/Igbo, CRS/IRS, Geography, Economics, Commerce and Mathematics.

(ii) IMSU requires Biology and two other subjects.

(iii) EKSU same as in Nursery and Primary Education .

(iv) UNN requires:
(a) G. C. Combined with Science teaching subject – same as for Education/Science combination in the relevant teaching subject.
(b) G. C. combined with Social Science teaching subject – same as in the relevant teaching subject.
(c) G. C. combined with an Art teaching subject – same as Education/Arts combination in the relevant teaching subject.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Guidance and Counseling as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE NTC/NBC credits or TC II merit passes including English Language with at least a pass in Mathematics.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNIABUJA, EBSU, TASUED and UNILAG require credit passes in two Arts/Science subjects in addition to English Language and Mathematics.

(ii) DELSU requires credit pass in Mathematics and a pass in Biology/Health Sciences

(iii) UNILAG requires five (5) credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any two (2) of Literature in English, History or Government, French, Geography, Yoruba/Igbo, crk/irs, Economics.

(iv) IMSU requires English Language, Biology, one Science subject and two others.

(v) TASUED requires Five ‘O’ level credits at one sitting or six ‘O’ level credits at two sittings to include English Language, Biology and other subjects from Arts, Social Sciences or Sciences. Credit in Mathematics is compulsory for those with teaching subject options in Science and social Sciences.

(vi) UI – requires 5 ‘O’ level credit passes at one sitting including English Language, Biology and other Arts/Social Science subjects.

(vii) UNN accepts With Teaching subject 4-year Degree Programme
(a) Minimum University requirement plus at least a pass at credit level in WASC/NECO/TC II etc in teaching subject to be combined.
(b) Additional requirements for specific subject combination include:
(1) “G/C combined with a Science Teaching subject (mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Integrated Science) – As in Ed/Science.
(2) G/C combined with Social Science Teaching Subject (Social Studies, Economics, Geography, Political science) – As in Ed/Social Science.
(3) G/C combined with Arts Teaching subject (English, French, Music, Igbo linguistics, History, Religious studies, Fine and Applied Arts) – As in Ed/Arts.

(viii) NDU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English, Mathematics, Biology and any other two subjects.

(ix) IAUED – Same as in Education and Management.

(x) BSU requires five (5) O’ level credit passes in English Language and at least a pass in Mathematics at not more than two sittings.

(xi) NDU requires five O’ level credit passes in English, Mathematics, Biology and any other two subjects in not more than two sittings.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Guidance and Counseling as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: ‘A’ level passes or NCE in two subjects plus UTME requirements.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UI – Same as Adult Education. IBADAN requires credit in Mathematics for all Science based combination and Economics, while a pass in Mathematics is required for other Social Science courses. ‘A’ level/NCE requirement should be in teaching subjects available at UI.

(ii) OOU and UNN accept TC I and ACE.

(iii) UNILAG requires:
(a) Very good passes in three JUPEB subjects: Lit- in English, Economics, CRS/IRS, Government, History, Igbo, Yoruba, French and Geography.
(b) Two (2) A/Level in Lit-in English, Economics, CRS/IRS Government, History, Igbo, Yoruba, French and Geography.
(c) NCE: Any two (2) of Lit-in English, Economics, CRS/IRS, Government, History, Igbo, Yoruba, French and Geography.
(d) Candidates must satisfy O/Level requirement.

(iv) TASUED same as in Educational management

(v) UNN accepts any of the following for three year Degree Programme (Professional)
(a) NCE/ACE in Two Relevant subjects at merit level or above.
(b) Certificate in Nursing and Midwifery [NRN, SRN, NRM] recognized by the University for the purpose of direct entry admissions with at least a merit level pass.
For 3-Year Direct Entry Degree Programme with a teaching subject in the following areas, candidate must satisfy the UTME Entry requirement.
(a) G/C Combined with a SCIENCE Teaching subject (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Integrated Science).
(b) GC/Combined with a Social Science Teaching subject [Social Studies, Economics, Geography, Political Science].
(c) G/C Combination with an Arts Teaching Subject [English, French, Music, Igbo Linguistics, History, Religious Studies, Fine and Applied Arts].

(vi) EKSU accepts NCE with a minimum of merit passes in relevant subjects combination.

(vii) DELSU accepts Merit pass at NCE or ‘A’ Level Passes in any two subjects at one sitting.

(viii) IAUED – Same as in Education and Management.

(ix) BSU requires NCE major passes in relevant subject with SSCE/GCE O’ level credit/TC II merit in three other subjects and credit pass in Mathematics OR a pass at Lower Credit level in a relevant ND/ND from any recognised institution of higher learning provided the O’ level requirements are met.

(x) NDU – Same as Vocational and Technical Education.

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