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WAEC & JAMB Subject Combination For Mathematics Economics [UPDATED]

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WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination For Mathematics Economics: What are the JAMB Subject combination to study Mathematics Economics in Nigeria?, Must I pass Maths in WAEC to study Mathematics Economics?

Hey SAVANTS! In today’s episode of “JAMB doctor Series” you will see the correct WAEC and JAMB Subject combination for Mathematics Economics, you will also see Direct entry requirement to study Mathematics Economics through JAMB, JUPEB and IJMB, pretty cool right? STAY TUNED!

Waec and Jamb Subject Combination For Mathematics
WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination For Mathematics

For everyone who plans to study Mathematics Economics in Nigeria, it is important and necessary you know the subjects that are required to becoming a student of Mathematics Economics 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 Mathematics Economics 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 Mathematics Economics in Nigeria.

If you must study Mathematics Economics 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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Subjects Required To Study Mathematics Economics

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The subjects Required to study Mathematics Economics in Nigeria are…

  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • Economics
  • and any other Science or Social Science subject (Physics, Government, Chemistry 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.

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 Mathematics Economics it is only needed in your O’ level.

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

JAMB and WAEC Subjects to study Mathematics Economics

To Study Mathematics Economics, the follow subjects will be enrolled for JAMB and WAEC…

JAMB Subject Combination For Mathematics Economics

Jamb Subject Combination For Mathematics and Economics
JAMB Subject Combination For Mathematics and Economics

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

  • Use of English
  • Economics
  • Mathematics and
  • and any other Science or 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 Mathematics Economics

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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 Mathematics Economics.

In WAEC, core subjects to study Mathematics Economics are…

  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • and any other two (2) subjects selected from Science or Social Sciences at not more than two (2)sittings.

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 Mathematics Economics Through Direct Entry

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

JAMB Direct Entry Requirements

  • Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes at not more than two (2) sittings. The subjects should include Mathematics and Economics.
  • ND upper credit  in Mathematics/Statistics, Computer Science, Accounting or Business Studies from a recognised Polytechnic or College of Technology.
  • HND  lower credit  in Mathematics/Statistics, Computer Science, Accounting or Business Studies from a recognised Polytechnic or College of Technology.
  • NCE credit in Mathematics and Economics from a recognised College of Education. In addition candidates should have merit.

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List Of Federal Universities That Offers Mathematics Economics

Below are Schools you can study Mathematics Economics;

  1. Modibo Adama University Of Technology, Yola
  2. University Of Benin, Benin City

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Government compulsory for Mathematics Economics in JAMB?

NO, Government is not a compulsory subject to sit for in JAMB if you want to study Mathematics Economics, but it is accepted for Admission to study Mathematics Economics, that is, instead of enrolling Commerce in JAMB, you can instead enroll Government as one of your subjects in JAMB.

What are the compulsory subjects for Mathematics Economics?

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

While for WAEC; Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two (2) subjects selected from Science or Social Sciences at not more than two (2)sittings.

What are the main subject for Mathematics Economics?

The main subjects to study Mathematics Economics 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 Mathematics Economics?

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

Is there Mathematics Economics in JAMB?

No, there is no subject called Mathematics Economics in JAMB. The only subjects you can sit for in JAMB if you want to study Mathematics Economics are; Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and one other suitable Science or Social Science Subject.

Can I Study Mathematics Economics Without commerce in JAMB?

YES, you can study Mathematics Economics without Commerce, but you will have to replace the subject (commerce) with a suitable subject like Government.

In Summary

To study Mathematics Economics you need to sit for four (4) subjects in JAMB which are Economics, Use of English, Mathematics and any other Science or Social Science subject. and have at least credits (C6) in your Five (5) core courses which includes: Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two (2) subjects selected from Science or Social Sciences at not more than two (2) sittings.

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DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENTUTME REQUIREMENTSUBJECTS
(i) Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes at not more than two (2) sittings. The subjects should include Mathematics and Economics.Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two (2) subjects selected from Science or Social Sciences at not more than two (2)sittings.Mathematics, Economics and any other Science or Social Science subject.
(ii) ND upper credit  in Mathematics/Statistics, Computer Science, Accounting or Business Studies from a recognized Polytechnic or College of Technology.
(iii) HND  lower credit  in Mathematics/Statistics, Computer Science, Accounting or Business Studies from a recognised Polytechnic or College of Technology.
(iv) NCE credit in Mathematics and Economics from a recognised College of Education. In addition candidates should have merit.
Summary table of JAMB Subject Combination to study Mathematics Economics

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WAEC AND JAMB SUBJECT COMBINATION FOR COURSES
1. Accounting
2. Computer Science
3. Pharmacy
4. Mechanical Engineering
5. Electrical Engineering
6. Chemical Engineering
7. Computer Engineering
8. Medicine And Surgery
9. Nursing
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31. Geology
32. Law
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36. Business Administration

37. Mass Communication
38. Microbiology
39. Public Administration
40. Political Science
41. Theatre Arts
42. Zoology
43. Statistics
44. Actuarial Science
45. Adult Education
46. Agricultural Economics
47. Agricultural Science And Education
48. Agriculture
50. Animal and Environmental Biology
51. Business Education
52. Computer Education
53. Early Childhood Education
54. Economics And Statistics
55. Education And Biology
56. Education And Chemistry
57. Education And Computer Science
58. Education And Economics
59. Education And Edo Language
60. Education and English Literature
61. Education And French
62. Education And Geography
63. Education And History
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65. Education And Mathematics
66. Education And Physics
67. Education And Political Science
68. Education And Religious Studies
69. Education And Social Studies
70. Education Fine And Applied Art
71. Education Psychology And Curriculum Studies
72. Education Administration
73. Education Management
74. English Language And Literature
75. Entrepreneurship
76. Environmental Education
77. Estate Management
78. Environmental Management And Toxicology
79. Fine Arts/Fine And Applied Art
80. Fisheries
81. Forestry And Wildlife
82. French
83. Geography And Regional Planning
84. Guidance And Counselling
85. Health Education
86. History
87. Home Economics And Education
88. Human Kinetics
89. Industrial Chemistry
90. Industrial Mathematics
91. Industrial Physics
92. Industrial Relations And Personnel Management
93. Industrial Technical Education
94. Insurance
95. International Studies And Diplomacy
96. Language and Linguistics
97. Linguistics
98. Library And Information Science
99. Marketing
100. Mathematics
101. Mathematics Economics
102. Music
103. Philosophy
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106. Physics
107. Pure And Applied Mathematics
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