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JAMB Brochure for Vocational and Technical Education Under Faculty of Education


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

  • Ambrose Alli University
  • Benue State University
  • Ebonyi State University
  • Ekiti State University
  • Enugu State University Of Science And Technology
  • Osun State University

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

Technical Drawing, a subject of specialization and Mathematics or Physics.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) BSU accepts any three of Mathematics or Physics and any two of Chemistry, Geography, Technical Drawing, Wood Work, Metal Work, Building Technology or Electrical Technology.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Vocational and Technical Education as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credits in NTC, City and Guilds Part I or WAEC Technical and Federal Craft Training Certificate including English Language, Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Physics, subject of specialization.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) EKSU accepts a pass in NCE General English in lieu of ‘O’ level credit pass in English Language.

(ii) UNIOSUN requires Five SSCE Level credit passes in relevant subjects or its equivalent at not more than two sittings in addition to an acceptable pass in the UTME.

(iii) EBSU requires five credit passes For Technology Option: O’ level credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry. For Agric Option:O ‘level credit in English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Agric Science and two other relevant subjects and at least a pass in Chemistry.

(iv) AAU accepts a pass in Mathematics for Secretarial Education.

(v) ESUTECH requires:
a) For Technical credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry and three other relevant subjects.
b) For Accounting/Commerce and Cooperative credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics or Commerce and Principle of Accounts, plus three other relevant subjects.
c) For Agriculture credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, and Chemistry, Agricultural Science or Geography and two other relevant subjects.

(vi) BSU requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two of Chemistry, geography, Technical Drawing, Woodwork, Metalwork, Building Technology or Electrical Technology.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Vocational and Technical Education as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: (i) NCE with merit pass in Technical Education.

(ii) ND in Mechanical /Electrical or Electronics Engineering.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) AAU accepts:
a pass in General English at NCE levels as an equivalent of ‘O’ level credit pass in English Language.

(ii) AAU accepts merit pass in NCE in Home-Economics.

(iii)AAU accepts Economics/Commerce for Accounting Education; Agric and one other Science subject for Agric Education while Biology or any other Science subject is required for Home Economics. A pass in Mathematics is acceptable in Secretarial Education.”

(iv) BSU awards B.Sc Ed Technology.

(v) UNIOSUN accepts candidates with any of the following qualification:
a. Two passes in relevant subject areas at Advanced Level with SSCE/GCE “O” Level credit passes in three other subjects at not more than two sittings.
b. Three passes in relevant subject areas at Advanced Level with SSCE/GCE ‘O’ Level credit passes in two other subjects at not more than two sittings.
c. At least merit in two major subjects in relevant areas in the NCE with SSCE/GCE “O” level credit.
passes or its equivalent in three other subjects, including English Language.

(vi) BSU accepts NCE, ANTC, ND with credit passes in SSCE, NTC, GCE, City and Guilds and WAEC Technical with credit passes in Federal Craft certificate.

(vii) EBSU accepts HND, NCE and ND with a minimum of Merit and Upper credit respectively in the relevant fields.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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