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JAMB Brochure for Common and Islamic Law Under Faculty of Law


This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Common and Islamic Law under the Faculty of Law 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 Common and Islamic Law

  • Bayero University Kano
  • University of Ilorin
  • 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 Common and Islamic Law under the Faculty of Law in the institutions listed above are:

Any three Arts or Social Science subjects including Arabic or Islamic Studies

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UDUSOK requires Arabic

(ii) Any two Arts or Social Science subjects including Literature in English.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Common and Islamic Law as a UTME candidate, you require: Five ‘O’ level credit passes in Arts or Social Sciences to include English Language and Islamic Studies or Arabic.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNILORIN accepts any three other subjects.

(ii) BUK requires Islamic Studies/Arabic and Literature in English for Common and Islamic Law.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Common and Islamic Law as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: Two ‘A’ level passes to include Islamic Studies or Arabic

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) BUK does not accept NCE.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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