WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination For Mathematics: What are the JAMB Subject combination to study Mathematics in Nigeria?, Must I pass Maths in WAEC to study Mathematics?, what subjects are needed to study Mathematics?, What Subject Will I write in JAMB to Study Mathematics?
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For everyone who plans to study Mathematics in Nigeria, it is important and necessary you know the subjects that are required to becoming a student of Mathematics 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 Mathematics 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 in Nigeria.
If you must study Mathematics 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 Mathematics
The subjects Required to study Mathematics in Nigeria are…
- English Language
- and Chemistry.
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.
For JAMB Mathematics, maths is a compulsory subject in JAMB to study Mathematics, it is needed both in your O’ level and JAMB.
Other Subjects: English Language and Mathematics are required for both JAMB and your O’ level if you must study Mathematics, but subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Economics and Geography are decided by you.
JAMB and WAEC Subjects to study Mathematics
To Study Mathematics, the following subjects will be enrolled for JAMB and WAEC…
JAMB Subject Combination For Mathematics
The four (4) subjects you must enroll in JAMB (with jamb use of English compulsory irrespective of the course you intend to study) for Mathematics, are…
- Use of English
- and any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry and Economics or Geography.
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 Mathematics
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.
In WAEC, core subjects to study Mathematics are…
- English Language
- Physics or Chemistry
- and two (2) other Science subjects.
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 Through Direct Entry
Student who which to study Mathematics 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
JAMB DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
- Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Mathematics and any other science subject.
- NCE merit in Mathematics and one (1) of Physics, Chemistry or Economics
List Of Universities That Offers Mathematics
Not all Universities in Nigeria offers Mathematics, to help you guide your choice, I have provided you with the list of Universities that offers Mathematics in Nigeria…
- Abia State University, Uturu
- Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi
- Achievers University Owo
- Adamawa State University, Mubi
- Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko
- Adeleke University, Ede, Osun State
- Afe Babalola University , Ado-Ekiti
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- Al- Hikmah University, Ilorin
- Al-Qalam University, Katsina
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Anambra State University, Uli
- Augustine University, Ilara, Lagos
- Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
- Bauchi State University, Gadau, Bauchi State
- Bayero University, Kano
- Baze University, Fct, Abuja
- Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
- Benue State University, Makurdi
- Bingham University, Karu
- Bowen University, Iwo
- Caleb University, Imota
- Chrisland University, Owode, Ogun State
- Crescent University, Abeokuta
- Cross Rivers University Of Technology, Calabar
- Delta State University, Abraka
- Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State
- Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
- Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State
- Evangel University, Akaeze, Ebonyi State
- Federal University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta
- Federal University Of Petroleum Resources, Effurun
- Federal University Of Technology, Akure
- Federal University Of Technology, Owerri
- Federal University, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State
- Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State
- Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State
- Federal University, Gashua, Yobe State
- Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State
- Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State
- Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State
- Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State
- Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State
- Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State
- Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
- Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State
- Fountain University, Osogbo
- Godfrey Okoye University, Urgwuomu- Nike
- Gombe State University, Tudun Wada, Gombe
- Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State
- Hezekiah University, Umudi, Imo State
- Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
- Imo State University, Owerri
- Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
- Kaduna State University, Kaduna
- Kano University Of Science And Technology, Wudil
- Kwara State University, Malete, Ilorin
- Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ogun State
- Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike
- Modibo Adama University Of Technology, Yola
- Mountain Top University, Makogi/Oba, Ogun State
- Nasarawa State University, Keffi
- Nigeria Turkish Nile University , Abuja
- Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, Kaduna State
- Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
- Northwest University, Kano, Kano State
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
- Obong University, Obong, Ntak
- Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye
- Ondo State University Of Science And Technology, Okitipupa
- Osun State University, Osogbo
- Paul University, Awka
- Plateau State University, Bokkos
- Redeemers University
- Rhema University , Obeama, Rivers State
- Ritman University,Ikot-Ekpene,Akwa-Ibom State
- Rivers State University Of Science And Technology, Port Harcourt
- Salem University, Lokoja
- Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa, Edo State
- Sokoyo State University, Sokoto
- Southwestern University, Okun-Owa, Ogun State
- Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa State
- Summit Univerity, Offa, Kwara State
- Tai Solarin University Of Education, Ijagun
- Taraba State University, Jalingo
- Umaru Musa Yaradua University, Katsina
- University Of Abuja,Abuja
- University Of Benin, Benin City
- University Of Ibadan, Ibadan
- University Of Ilorin, Ilorin
- University Of Jos, Jos
- University Of Lagos
- University Of Maiduguri
- University Of Mkar, Gboko
- University Of Nigeria Nsukka
- University Of Port-Harcourt
- University Of Uyo
- Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto
- Veritas University, Abuja
- Wellspring University, Irhihi/Ogbaneki, Benin City
- Wesley University Of Science And Technology. Ondo
- Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State
- Yobe State University, Damaturu
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Mathematics compulsory for Mathematics in JAMB?
YES, Maths is a compulsory subject to sit for in JAMB if you want to study Mathematics, so while contemplating on the list of subjects to enroll in JAMB, know that it is compulsory for you to add Mathematics
What are the compulsory subjects for Mathematics?
The Compulsory Subject for Mathematics In JAMB are Use of English, Mathematics and any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry and Economics or Geography.
While for WAEC; English Language, Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry and two (2) other Science subjects.
What are the main subject for Mathematics?
The main subjects to study Mathematics in JAMB are, English Language and Mathematics.
Can I Study Mathematics Without Physics in JAMB?
YES, you can study Mathematics without Physics, Physics can be replaced with Chemistry or Economics in JAMB.
Is further maths compulsory for Mathematics?
NO, Further Mathematics is itself not a compulsory subject to enroll in JAMB if you want to study Mathematics, but you can add it to your list of Subject in your O’ level (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB)
To study Mathematics you need to sit for four (4) subjects in JAMB which are Use of English, Mathematics and any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Biology and Agricultural Science, and have at least credits (C6) in your Five (5) core courses which includes: English Language, Mathematics, Physics and two (2) other Science subjects.
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|DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT||UTME REQUIREMENT||SUBJECTS|
|Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Mathematics and any other science subject.||Five (5) SSC credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry.||Mathematics and any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry and Economics or Geography.|
|NCE merit in Mathematics and one (1) of Physics, Chemistry or Economics|
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