JAMB UTME Subject Combination

JAMB Subject Combination for Law and DE Requirements for Nigeria Schools

Are you aiming and aspiring to study Law in Nigeria? Well, here is a complete detailed guide like never before, which gives you, a total insight to the complete requirement, subject combination, UTME and o’level for Law course in Nigeria.

The major aim of this article published here, is to provide you with the complete subject combinations needed to study Law in Nigeria. Here on this page, I’ll be sharing with you, the following details as listed below;

  • JAMB UTME requirements,
  • O’Level requirements,
  • Direct Entry (DE) requirements,
  • and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Law.

jamb subject combination for law

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements

Before proceeding, I would love you to know that In jamb, English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, you have an option of choosing other three (3) JAMB UTME subject combination which is required to study Law under the Faculty of Law in the Universities. Please take note that you are required to choose the other 3 required subjects from three Arts or Social Science subjects.

Special Requirements

  • These universities Babcock University, University of Ilorin, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, University of Benin, AAU and Obafemi Awolowo University, require Literature in English plus any two (2) subjects.
  • While the University of Lagos (UNILAG) does not accept Music, Fine Arts, and Principles of Account and accepts either Economics or Commerce but not both.
  • The University of Ibadan (UI) only accepts Science subjects.
  • However, the Delta state University (DELSU) and Ahmadu Bello University (abu) require Literature in English and any other Arts or Social Science subjects.

O’level Requirements

All candidates should take note, that the O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Law is released and shown below:

Before you’ll be admitted to study in Law in any Nigeria Universities, you require five ‘O’ level credit passes in these o level subjects, which includes;

  • English Language,
  • Literature in English,
  • Mathematics.

Special Requirements From all Institutions

  • The University of Nigeria Nsukka (unn) does not require Mathematics, Fine Art or Local languages.
  • Likewise, the University of Ibadan (UI) Only requires 5 ‘O’ level Credits passes at one sitting or six ‘O’ level subjects at 2 sitting before they can admit you to their law faculty. From the required subjects to get these credit passes, it includes English Language, Literature in English any other subjects from Arts, Social Sciences or Science.
  • The University of Uyo (UNIUYO), MADONNA, BIU, IMSU and University of Benin(Uniben) all accept a pass in Mathematics.
  • AAU and NAU require a credit in one science subject and one Commercial subject and at least a pass in Mathematics.
  • BSU accepts any other three Arts/Social Science. subjects
  • UNILAG requires the Five O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and Lit. in English and one of Arts or Social Science subject.
  • ESUTECH requires credit passes in Mathematics or Science subject.
  • UNIJOS credit pass in Mathematics is not compulsory.
  • OAU requires Five “O” level credit passes to include English Language and Literature in English.
  • ABUAD requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Maths, Literature in English and two other subjects from Arts or Social Science at one sitting.
  • NDU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Maths, Literature in English and any other two subjects in not more than two sittings.
  • BU – requires five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and three other Arts subjects at not more than two sittings.
  • UMYU requires five credit passes at SSCE(or its equivalent) in English Language, English Literature and any other three Social Science or Arts subject with a pass in Mathematics in not more than two sittings.
  • KSU requires five credit passes at SSCE(or its equivalent) in English Language, English Literature and any other three Sciences, Social Sciences or Arts subjects.

Direct Entry Requirements for Law Faculty

All aspiring candidates who wishes to know the Direct entry requirements, should be aware that these are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Law, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You are required to posses the following as listed below:

  1. Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Arts or Social Science subjects.
  2. NCE/ND/First Degree (Second Class Lower).

Special Requirements

  • Ambrose Alli University (aau) do not accept NCE.
  • While the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) requires two ‘A’ levels from Government, Literature in English and Religious Studies.
  • You should also be aware that the Ambrose Alli University (aau) does not accept any Diploma and NCE, but accepts only first degree (minimum of 2.2) plus the ‘O’ level requirements.
  • The Imo State University (Imsu) does not accept Direct Entry.
  • Here are important details regarding law admission about the University of Calabar (also known as UNICAL)
    (a) Unical does not accept any Diploma/NCE.
    (b) Unical only accepts Two ‘A’ level passes in Arts or Social Science subjects in one sitting.
    (c) Unical announced that the law faculty accepts first Degree (second class lower) in Arts or Social Science
  • The Anambra state University (Ansu) do not require English Literature for degree holders.
  • The University of Benin (uniben) requires UTME requirements plus two ‘A’ level passes; High National Diploma (HND) (Lower credit) and NCE with credit passes in two Teaching subjects; Degree with at least Second Class Lower Division.
  • The River state University of Science and Technology (RSUST) and Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) ONLY accepts First Degree with a minimum of 2nd Class Honours plus UTME requirements, but does not accept NCE/ND/HND.
  • The University of Jos (Unijos) accepts any Class of first Degree, but does not accept NCE, ND, HND.
  • UNIUYO does not accept IJMB Mathematics and/or any other Science subject.
  • Here are important details regarding law admission about the University of Lagos (UNILAG):
    (a)Unilag accepts applicants with a very good passes in JUPEB/A-LEVEL subjects: Lit-in English two other subjects one or both from Arts or Social Science and MADONNA accept own Diploma in Law.
  • First Degree (second class upper division) or two ‘A’ level papers in any subject plus UTME requirements.
  • ANSU accepts GCE, ‘A’ level or HSC passes in two subjects plus credit level passes in three ‘O’ level subjects including English Language and Mathematics, English Lit plus UTME requirement. First Degree Holders with at; least Second Class Lower.
  • AAUA requires credit passes in Literature-in-English and Mathematics.
  • BIU requires in addition to the O level requirements specified , a minimum of two relevant subjects passed at GCE Advanced level or NCE (3 merits).
  • UI- accepts two paper at Advance Level plus Credit in five/six other ‘O level subjects including English Language and Literature in English. Accepts also a good First Degree with Credit in English Language at ‘O’ level.
  • BIU accepts ‘A’ level/NCE (three merits) in relevant discipline not below credit level plus O Level requirements.
  • OAU accepts First Degree with a minimum of 2nd Class Honours plus UTME requirements.
  • UNIOSUN accepts:
    (a) three (3) papers at Principal level in Higher School Certificate or GCE Advanced level together with credit passes in not less than five other subjects including in English Language and Literature in English in the SSS Certificate Examination or GCE “O” Level examination or their equivalent, or
    (b) A University degree of Osun State University, in a relevant discipline – of not less than a Second Class Lower Division or any other recognised University in a relevant discipline..
  • RSUST accepts only candidates with first Degree with a minimum of Second Class Honours in addition to O’ level requirements.
  • BU accepts:
    (a) three (3) papers at Principal level in Higher School Certificate or GCE Advanced level together with credit passes in not less than five other subjects including in English Language and Literature in English in the SSS Certificate Examination or GCE “O” Level examination or their equivalent, or
    (b) A University degree of not less than a Second Class Lower Division plus credits in English Language and Literature in English at O’ level, or
    (c) At least two (2) papers at G.C.E. Advanced level or its equivalent plus three (3) ‘O’ level papers including English Language and Literature in English at O’ level.
  • NDU accepts:
    a. At least 2 passes at Advance GCE level in relevant subject or its equivalent subjects.
    b. The General Certificate of Education ‘O’ level (GCE) or its equivalent in five (5) subjects at credit passes in English Language, English Literature and Mathematics. Plus at least Second Class Honours degree of this University or any other University recognized by Senate.
  • CUAB accepts:
    (a) A degree
    (b) Mature students with experience in related fields who possess basic requirements in
    (c) shall be considered who for admission.
  • UMYU requires
    a. two A level credit passes in any Art or Social Science subject.
    b. At least 9 points in the acceptable subject combination in IJMB.
    c. A Bachelor’s Degree in any Discipline with at least a Second Class Lower.

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