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JAMB Brochure for Accountancy / Finance / Accounting Under Faculty of Social and Management Sciences


This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Accountancy / Finance / Accounting under the Faculty of Social and Management Sciences 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 Accountancy / Finance / Accounting

  • Achievers University
  • Adamawa State University
  • Ajayi Crowther University
  • Benson Idahosa University
  • Bingham University
  • Covenant University
  • Crawford University
  • Crescent University
  • Federal University, Ndufu-alike
  • Federal University, Otuoke
  • Fountain University
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University
  • Kaduna State university
  • kogi State University
  • Niger Delta University
  • Nigeria Turkish Nile University
  • Novena University
  • Paul University
  • Redeemer’s University
  • Salem University
  • Samuel Adegboyega University
  • Tansian University
  • Taraba State University
  • Yobe State University

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

In UTME, note that English Language is mandatory for all courses. The other three subjects required to study Accountancy / Finance / Accounting under the Faculty of Social and Management Sciences in the institutions listed above are:

Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science subject.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) NTNU accepts Economics/Principle of Accounting and any two Arts or Social Sciences subjects.

(ii) CRESCENT;
(a) for Business Administration requires Mathematics, English Language, Economics and Government/Commerce or any other social science subject.
(b) For Accounting requires English Language, Economics, Mathematics and Geography/Commerce/ Government.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Accountancy / Finance / Accounting as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two other relevant subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) AJAYI requires two other subjects from Accounting, Business Methods, Commerce, Geography and Government.

(ii) CRESCENT:
(a) for Business Administration requires Five (5) O’level credits in English Language, Mathematics, Economics, and any two of the following: Commerce, Geography and Statistics is required.
(b) For Accounting requires five credits passes in SSCE/GCE/O’ Level/NECO which include English Language, Mathematics, Economics, and any other two social science subjects at not more than two sittings.

(iii) COVENANT requires five ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics , one science subject from the following (Biology, Health/ General Science, Agricultural Science, Physics and Chemistry) and either of Geography, Government, Accounting, Book Keeping and Commerce.

(iv) COVENANT for Marketing requires English Language, Mathematics, Economics one of Government or History and any Science subject from Biology, Health/General Science, Agricultural Science, Physics and Chemistry.

(v) KASU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two of Arts or Social Science subjects.

(vi) NTNU accepts one subjects from Accounting, Banking and Finance, Commerce, Geography, Business Studies, Government or Statistics in lieu of Economics.

(vii) PAUL requires five SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and nay other two relevant subjects.

(viii) REDEEMER’S requires Five ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two subjects in Social Sciences.

(ix) CRAWFORD requires for Business Administration five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English, Economics, Mathematics and at least 2 from Business Methods, Accounting, Commerce, Geography and Government

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

(xi) KSU for Public Administration five SSCE credit passes in English, Mathematics, Government, Economics and any other Arts or Social Science subject.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Accountancy / Finance / Accounting as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: Two ‘A’ level passes including Economics.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) BINGHAM, AJAYI requires A’ level pass in Accounts. Accepts National Diploma in Accounting, Banking and Finance or Business Management from a recognised institution.

(ii) CRESCENT;
(a) requires two ‘A’ Level passes to include Mathematics and either Economics or Account.
(b) IJMB at acceptable grades.
(c) NCE, ND, and approved equivalent of with at least lower credit may be admitted to the appropriate level.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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