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JAMB Brochure for Nursery and Primary Education Under Faculty of Education


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

  • Delta State University
  • Ekiti State University
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

Any three subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) EKSU requires one subject each from Arts or Social Science and Science.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Nursery and Primary Education as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credits including English Language.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) EKSU requires five ‘O’ credit passes to include English Language and at least a pass in Mathematics at one sitting.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Nursery and Primary Education as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: (i) Two ‘A’ level passes chosen from relevant subject areas.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) DELSU – accepts NCE (merit) in Education and a teaching subject.

(ii) OOU accepts NCE (merit) in Nursery and Primary Education.

(iii) EKSU accepts NCE (Merit) in Biology and Health Education or Integrated Science plus UTME requirement in addition EKSU PHE at Upper Credit level plus UTME requirements.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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