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WAEC & JAMB Subject Combination For Banking And Finance [UPDATED]

Waec and Jamb subject Combination for Banking and finance
Waec and Jamb subject Combination for Banking and finance

WAEC & JAMB Subject Combination For Banking And Finance: What are the JAMB Subject combination to study Banking And Finance in Nigeria? Must I pass Maths in WAEC to study Banking And Finance? what subjects are needed to study Banking And Finance?

Hello SAVANTS! Welcome to today’s episode of my “JAMB Doctor Series” here you will see the correct WAEC and JAMB Subject combination for Banking And Finance, you will also see Direct entry requirement to study Banking And Finance through JAMB, JUPEB and IJMB, pretty cool right? STAY TUNED!

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Waec and Jamb subject Combination for Banking and finance
WAEC and JAMB subject Combination for Banking and finance

For everyone who plans to study Banking And Finance in Nigeria, it is important and necessary you know the subjects that are required to becoming a Banker 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 Banking And Finance 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 Banking And Finance in Nigeria (although some universities may have waivers for some courses)

If you must study Banking And Finance 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

Subjects Required To Study Banking And Finance

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The subjects Required to study Banking And Finance in Nigeria are…

  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • Economics
  • and two (2) other relevant subjects.

Some of these subjects may not be required in some cases (JAMB or O’level), I will highlight each of these subject and in what instances they may be applicable or needed.

Government and Commerce: Commerce and Government subjects can be used as 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 Banking And Finance.

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Other Subjects: English Language, Economics and Mathematics are required for both JAMB and your O’ level if you must study Banking And Finance.

JAMB and JAMB Subjects to study Banking And Finance

To Study Banking And Finance, the follow subjects will be enrolled for JAMB and WAEC…

JAMB Subject Combination For Banking And Finance

Jamb Subject Combination for Banking and Finance
JAMB Subject Combination for Banking and Finance

The four (4) subjects you must enroll in JAMB (with Use of English compulsory irrespective of the course you intend to study) for Banking And Finance, are…

  • Use of English
  • Economics
  • Mathematics and
  • any other Social Science subject (Government, Commerce e.t.c).

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 Banking And Finance

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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 Banking And Finance.

In WAEC, core subjects to study Banking And Finance are…

  • Economics
  • Government*
  • Commerce*
  • Mathematics
  • 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 Banking And Finance Through Direct Entry

Student who which to study Banking And Finance through direct entry should have either of the following requirements…

Ensure to go through JAMB Brochure for remarks/waiver for Banking And Finance for the different Universities in Nigeria. Click me Now😎 for JAMB Brochure

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Government compulsory for Banking And Finance in JAMB?

NO, Government is not a compulsory subject to sit for in JAMB if you want to study Banking And Finance, 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 Banking And Finance?

The Compulsory Subject for Banking And Finance 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 Banking And Finance?

The main subjects to study Banking And Finance 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 Banking And Finance?

YES, Mathematics is a compulsory subject to study Banking And Finance in both JAMB and WAEC. So make sure you work on your Mathematics prowess if you wish to be a banker.

Is there Banking And Finance in JAMB?

No, there is no subject called Banking And Finance in JAMB. the only subjects you can sit for in JAMB if you want to study Banking And Finance are; English, Mathematics, Economics, Government or Commerce

Can I Study Banking And Finance Without commerce in JAMB?

YES, you can study Banking And Finance without Commerce, but you will have to replace the subject (commerce) with a suitable Social Science subject.

In Summary

To study Banking And Finance you need to sit for four (4) subjects in JAMB which are Use of English, Mathematics, one Social Science subject and any other subject, and have at least credits (C6) in your Five (5) core courses which includes: English Language, Mathematics, Economics, Government and Commerce.

DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENTUTME REQUIREMENTSUBJECTS
(i) Two (2)’A’ Level passes in Accounting or Economics and one other subject.Five (5)SSC credit passes including
English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two (2) other relevant subjects.
Mathematics, one Social Science subject and any other subject
(ii) NCE merit in relevant subjects.
(iii) ND credit.
(iv) Foundation International exam such as ICAN, ACCA, ICMA, GPFA.
Summary table of JAMB Subject Combination to study Banking And Finance

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2 COMMENTS

    • Hey Ayomide, provided you have other related subjects like commerce, economics et al, yes you can.

      Ensure to go through JAMB IBASS and eligibility checker to check all the courses you qualify for.

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