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WAEC & JAMB Subject Combination For Early Childhood Education 2023/2024

WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination For Early Childhood Education: What are the JAMB Subject combination to study Early Childhood Education in Nigeria?, Must I pass Maths in WAEC to study Early Childhood Education?, what subjects are needed to study Early Childhood Education?, What Subject Will I write in JAMB to Study Early Childhood Education?

Hello 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 Early Childhood Education, you will also see Direct entry requirement to study Early Childhood Education through JAMB, JUPEB and IJMB, pretty cool right?… STAY TUNED!

Waec and Jamb Subject Combination For Early Childhood Education
WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination For Early Childhood Education

For everyone who plans to study Early Childhood Education in Nigeria, it is important and necessary you know the subjects that are required to becoming a Student of Early Childhood Education 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 Early Childhood Education 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 Early Childhood Education in Nigeria.

If you must study Early Childhood Education 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


A. JAMB English Syllabus

B. JAMB Mathematics Syllabus

C. JAMB Syllabus For Physics

D. JAMB Chemistry Syllabus

E. JAMB Syllabus For Biology

F. JAMB Economics Syllabus

G. JAMB Syllabus For Christian Religious Studies (CRS)

H. JAMB government Syllabus

I. JAMB Syllabus for Commerce

J. JAMB Literature in English Syllabus

K. JAMB Computer Studies Syllabus

What Are The Subjects Required To Study Early Childhood Education

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The subjects Required to study Early Childhood Education in Nigeria are…

  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • Any three (3) 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.

Mathematics & English: Mathematics and English Language 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 Mathematics, that is, Maths is not required in JAMB to study Early Childhood Education, it is only needed in your O’ level.

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Any Other three (3) Subjects: Early Childhood Education is one of the few courses you can study in Nigeria irrespective of your Field of interest, whether Science, Social Science or Art.

JAMB and waec Subjects to study Early Childhood Education

To Study Early Childhood Education, the follow subjects will be enrolled for JAMB and WAEC…

JAMB Subject Combination For Early Childhood Education

Jamb subject Combination for Early Childhood Education
JAMB subject Combination for Early Childhood Education

The four (4) subjects you must enroll in JAMB (with use of English compulsory irrespective of the course you intend to study) for Early Childhood Education, are…

  • Use of English
  • Any three (3) subjects (Science, Social Science or Art is accepted).

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 Early Childhood Education

WAEC student Portal
WAEC student Portal

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 Early Childhood Education.

In WAEC, core subjects to study Early Childhood Education are…

  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • Three (3) ‘O’ Level credit passes (Science, Social Science or Art is accepted)

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 Early Childhood Education Through Direct Entry

Student who which to study Early Childhood Education through direct entry should have either of the following requirements…

Ensure to go through JAMB Brochure for remarks/waiver for Early Childhood Education for the different Universities in Nigeria. Click me Now? for JAMB Brochure

List Of Federal Universities That Offers Early Childhood Education

Not all Universities in Nigeria offers Early Childhood Education, to help you guide your choice, I have provided you with the list of Universities that offers Early Childhood Education in Nigeria…

  • Federal College Of Education, Pankshin (Affliated To University Of Jos, Plateau)
  • Kwara State University, Malete, Ilorin
  • National Open University Of Nigeria
  • Tai Solarin University Of Education, Ijagun
  • University Of Benin, Benin City
  • University Of Jos, Jos
  • University Of Lagos

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Government compulsory for Early Childhood Education in JAMB?

NO, Government is not a compulsory subject to sit for in JAMB if you want to study Early Childhood Education, but it is accepted for Admission to study Early Childhood Education.

What are the compulsory subjects for Early Childhood Education?

The Compulsory Subject for Early Childhood Education In JAMB is Use of English, the remaining three (3) subjects will be determined by you.

While for WAEC; Five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in any Subject including English Language.

What are the main subject for Early Childhood Education

The main subjects to study Early Childhood Education in JAMB is English Language. Government, Chemistry, Mathematics, CRS or commerce can be used also to complete the number of subject to be four (4).

Is maths compulsory in JAMB for Early Childhood Education?

NO, Mathematics is not a compulsory subject to study Early Childhood Education in JAMB.

Is there Early Childhood Education as a subject in JAMB ?

No, there is no subject called Early Childhood Education in JAMB, the subjects you can sit for in JAMB if you want to study Early Childhood Education are; Use of English Language with any other three (3) Subjects

Can I Study Early Childhood Education Without commerce in JAMB?

YES, you can study Early Childhood Education without Commerce, but you will have to replace the subject (commerce) with other subjects like Government.

In Summary

To study Early Childhood Education you need to sit for four (4) subjects in JAMB which is English Language, the remaining three (3) subjects will be determined by you and have at least credits (C6) in your Five (5) core courses which includes: English Language and any other four (4) Subjects.

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Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes chosen from relevant subjects.Five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language.Any three (3) subjects.
Summary table of JAMB Subject Combination to study Early Childhood Education

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