WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination For Accounting: What are the JAMB Subject combination to study Accounting in Nigeria?, Must I pass Maths in WAEC to study Accounting?, what subjects are needed to study Accounting?, What Subject Will I write in JAMB to Study Accounting?
Hey SAVANTS! Welcome to today’s episode of my “JAMB doctor Series” in this episode, you will see the correct WAEC and JAMB Subject combination for Accounting, you will also see Direct entry requirement to study Accounting through JAMB, JUPEB and IJMB, pretty cool right?… STAY TUNED!
For everyone who plans to study Accounting in Nigeria, it is important and necessary you know the subjects that are required to becoming a Accounting in Nigeria.
I have seen cases, where students who wish to study a particular course go ahead to register the wrong subject combination in JAMB and in their O’level (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) simply because they were not well informed and would later start searching for means with which correct the mistake.
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Luckily for you, with the aid of this guide you will be fully endowed with the required WAEC and JAMB Subject combination to study Accounting in any University in Nigeria, mind you, this subject combination is the same for all Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education in Nigeria.
So, irrespective of the school you want to study in (UNIBEN, UI, UNILAG, DELSU e.t.c) these are the subjects you must enroll and pass to be eligible for admission to study Accounting in Nigeria.
If you must study Accounting in Nigeria you must first get a minimum of five (5) credits in your O’ level (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) core courses and enroll four (4) subjects in JAMB which you should score at least 220 to increase your chances of admission. P.S; See JAMB Cut off mark for all Schools
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What Are The Subjects Required To Study Accounting
The subjects Required to study Accounting in Nigeria are…
- English Language
Government and Commerce: Commerce and Government subjects are core for your O’ level exams like WAEC, NECO, NABTEB or GCE. But for JAMB you may decide to or to not enroll either Government or Chemistry, that is, neither Government or Commerce is required in JAMB to study Accounting it is only needed in your O’ level.
Other Subjects: English Language, Economics and Mathematics are required for both JAMB and your O’ level if you must study Accounting/Accountancy.
JAMB and WAEC Subjects to study Accounting
To Study Accounting, the follow subjects will be enrolled for JAMB and WAEC…
JAMB Subject Combination For Accounting
The four (4) subjects you must enroll in JAMB (with Use of English compulsory irrespective of the course you intend to study) for Accounting, are…
- Use of English
- Mathematics and
- any other Social Science subject.
To be assured of admission, you will need to score very high in JAMB, let’s say 250 and above. P.S; you should see my ultimate guide on How To Pass JAMB 2024/2025 With High Score (300+)
WAEC Subject Combination For Accounting
Unlike JAMB, you will be required to sit for a minimum of Eight subjects (8) and a maximum of nine (9), out of this Nine or Eight subjects, five are core subjects specific for the course you wish to study which in this case is Accounting.
In WAEC, core subjects to study Accounting are…
- English Language
The remaining three (3) or four (4) subjects will be determined by you.
Mind you: This subject combination for WAEC is applicable for all O’ level exams such as NECO, NABTEB e.t.c
By core I mean subjects that lean directly to your field. Failure to pass these core courses can deny a student admission.
Requirements To Study Accounting Through Direct Entry
Student who which to study Accounting through direct entry should have either of the following requirements…
- Through IJMB; Read more on IJMB Admission system here
- Through JUPEB; Read more on JUPEB Admission system here
- Two (2)’A’ Level passes including Economics plus UTME requirements.
List Of Federal Universities That Offers Accounting
Not all Universities in Nigeria offers Accounting, to help you guide your choice, I have provided you with the list of Universities that offers Accounting in Nigeria…
- Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
- Abia State University, Uturu
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
- Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
- Bauchi State University, Gadau
- Benue State University, Makurdi
- Cross River State University of Science & Technology
- Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
- Ekiti State University
- Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina
- Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State
- Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State
- Imo State University, Owerri
- University of Jos
- University of Lagos
- Lagos State University, Ojo
- University of Maiduguri
- Nasarawa State University Keffi
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
- Plateau State University Bokkos
- River State University of Science and Technology
- Usumanu Danfodiyo University
- Osun State University Oshogbo
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
- University of Nigeria Nsukka
- University of Uyo
- Adamawa State University Mubi
- Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike
- Delta State University Abraka
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Government compulsory for Accounting in JAMB?
NO, Government is not a compulsory subject to sit for in JAMB if you want to study Accounting, but it is accepted for Admission to study Accounting, that is, instead of enrolling Commerce in JAMB, you can instead enroll Government as a subject in JAMB.
What are the compulsory subjects for Accounting?
The Compulsory Subject for Accounting In JAMB are Use of English, Economics, Mathematics and any other Social Science subject..
While for WAEC; English Language, Mathematics, Economics, Government and Commerce.
What are the main subject for accounting?
The main subjects to study Accounting in JAMB is Mathematics, English Language and Economics. Government or commerce can be used also to complete the number of subject to be four (4).
Is maths compulsory in JAMB for accounting?
YES, Mathematics is a compulsory subject to study Accounting in both JAMB and WAEC. So make sure you work on your Mathematics prowess if you wish to be an accountant.
Is there accounting in JAMB?
No, there is no subject called accounting in JAMB, the only subjects you to sit for in JAMB if you want to study accounting are; English, Mathematics, Economics, Government or Commerce
Can I Study Accounting Without commerce in JAMB?
YES, you can study accounting without Commerce, but you will have to replace the subject (commerce) with a suitable subject like Government.
To study Accounting you need to sit for four (4) subjects in JAMB which are Economics, Use of English, Mathematics and any other Social Science subject. and have at least credits (C6) in your Five (5) core courses which includes: English Language, Mathematics, Economics, Government and Commerce.
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|DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT||UTME REQUIREMENT||SUBJECTS|
|Two (2)’A’ Level passes including Economics.||Five (5) SSC credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two (2) other relevant subjects.||Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science subject|
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