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WAEC & JAMB Subject Combination For Entrepreneurship [UPDATED]

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WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination For Entrepreneurship: What are the JAMB Subject combination to study Entrepreneurship in Nigeria? Must I pass Maths in WAEC for Entrepreneurship? subjects needed to study Entrepreneurship?

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

Waec and Jamb subject Combination for Entrepreneurship
WAEC and JAMB subject Combination for Entrepreneurship

For everyone who plans to study Entrepreneurship in Nigeria, it is important and necessary you know the subjects that are required to becoming an Entrepreneur 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 they can 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 Entrepreneurship 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 etc) these are the subjects you must enroll and pass to be eligible for admission to study Entrepreneurship in Nigeria.

If you must study Entrepreneurship 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 Entrepreneurship

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The subjects Required to study Entrepreneurship in Nigeria are…

  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • Economics
  • and any two (2) of Arts or Social Science subjects (CRS, Government, Literature in english e.t.c).

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: Maths as a subject is one every student must offer right from primary school up till secondary school, this subject is required as a core subject for your O’ level exams like WAEC, NECO, NABTEB or GCE.

On the other hand, it is important you add Mathematics as part of your subject in JAMB, i.e maths is a compulsory subject in JAMB to study Entrepreneurship, it is needed both in your O’ level and JAMB.

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Other Subjects: English Language, Economics and Mathematics are required for both JAMB and your O’ level if you must study Entrepreneurship, but subjects like Statistics, Governement, CRS, Commerce e.t.c will be decided by you.

JAMB and WAEC Subjects to study Entrepreneurship

To Study Entrepreneurship, the following subjects will be enrolled for JAMB and WAEC…

JAMB Subject Combination For Entrepreneurship

Jamb Subject Combination For entrepreneurship
JAMB Subject Combination For entrepreneurship

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

  • Use of English
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • and one other Social Science or Commercial 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 Entrepreneurship

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 Entrepreneurship.

In WAEC, core subjects to study Entrepreneurship are…

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Economics and
  • one Science subject and one other Social Science or Commercial subject.

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 Entrepreneurship Through Direct Entry

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


  • Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes to include Economics and at least one of, Accounts, Business Management, Government, Geography or Mathematics.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Mathematics compulsory for Entrepreneurship in JAMB?

Yes, Maths is a compulsory subject to sit for in JAMB if you want to study Entrepreneurship, so while contemplating on the list of subjects to enroll in JAMB, know that it is compulsory for to add Mathematics

What are the compulsory subjects for Entrepreneurship?

The Compulsory Subject for Entrepreneurship In JAMB are Use of English, Economics, Mathematics and one other Social Science or Commercial subject.

While for WAEC; English Language, Mathematics, Economics, one Science subject and one other Social Science or Commercial subject.

What are the main subject for Entrepreneurship?

The main subjects to study Entrepreneurship in JAMB are, English Language, Economics and Mathematics

Can I Study Entrepreneurship Without commerce in JAMB?

Yes, you can study Entrepreneurship without Commerce, Commerce can be replaced with any Art or Social science Subject of your choice.

Is further maths compulsory for Entrepreneurship?

No, Further Mathematics is not a compulsory subject to enroll in JAMB if you want to study Entrepreneurship, but you can add it to your list of Subject in your O’ level (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB).

In Summary

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

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Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes to include Economics and at least one of, Accounts, Business Management, Government, Geography or Mathematics.Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics, one Science subject and one other Social Science or Commercial subject.Economics, Mathematics and one other Social Science or Commercial subject.
Summary table of JAMB Subject Combination to study Entrepreneurship

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