WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination For Actuarial Science: What are the JAMB Subject combination to study Actuarial Science in Nigeria?, Must I pass Maths in WAEC to study Actuarial Science?, what subjects are needed to study Actuarial Science?, What Subject Will I write in JAMB to Study Actuarial Science?
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For everyone who plans to study Actuarial Science in Nigeria, it is important and necessary you know the subjects that are required to becoming a Actuarial Scientist 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 Actuarial Science 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 Actuarial Science in Nigeria.
If you must study Actuarial Science 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 Actuarial Science
The subjects Required to study Actuarial Science 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 Actuarial Science 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 Actuarial Science.
JAMB and WAEC Subjects to study Actuarial Science
To Study Actuarial Science, the follow subjects will be enrolled for JAMB and WAEC…
JAMB Subject Combination For Actuarial Science
The four (4) subjects you must enroll in JAMB (with Use of English compulsory irrespective of the course you intend to study) for Actuarial Science, 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 2023/2024 With High Score (300+)
WAEC Subject Combination For Actuarial Science
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 Actuarial Science.
In WAEC, core subjects to study Actuarial Science are…
- English Language
- and two (2) other relevant subjects (Government, Commerce e.t.c)
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 Actuarial Science Through Direct Entry
Student who which to study Actuarial Science 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 Actuarial Science
Not all Universities in Nigeria offers Actuarial Science, to help you guide your choice, I have provided you with the list of Universities that offers Actuarial Science in Nigeria…
- Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State
- Kwara State University, Malete, Ilorin
- Redeemers University
- Rhema University , Obeama, Rivers State
- Salem University, Lokoja
- University Of Benin, Benin City
- University Of Jos, Jos
- University Of Lagos
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Government compulsory for Actuarial Science in JAMB?
NO, Government is not a compulsory subject to sit for in JAMB if you want to study Actuarial Science, but it is accepted for Admission to study Actuarial Science, that is, instead of enrolling Commerce in JAMB, you can instead enroll Government as a subject in JAMB.
What are the compulsory subjects for Actuarial Science?
The Compulsory Subject for Actuarial Science 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 Actuarial Science?
The main subjects to study Actuarial Science 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 Actuarial Science?
YES, Mathematics is a compulsory subject to study Actuarial Science in both JAMB and WAEC. So make sure you work on your Mathematics prowess if you wish to be an Actuarial Scientist.
Is there Actuarial Science in JAMB?
No, there is no subject called Actuarial Science in JAMB. the only subjects you can sit for in JAMB if you want to study Actuarial Science are; Use of English, Mathematics, Economics, Government/Commerce
Can I Study Actuarial Science Without commerce in JAMB?
YES, you can study Actuarial Science without Commerce, but you will have to replace the subject (commerce) with Government.
To study Actuarial Science 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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