JAMB Subject Combination For Political Science And Requirements

Have you been searching for JAMB subject combination for political science? If your answer is yes! Then this article is basically for you. Because am going to show you the correct political science subjects in JAMB and requirements.

JAMB subject combination for political science

Politics science is one of the most sought after courses in faculty of social sciences in Nigerian universities, but most aspirants sometimes made a mistake in choosing their Direct Entry and JAMB subject combination for political science.

 

What you should know about political science

Man unarguably is a political animal and at all times he strives to dominate the political environment. Politics science is the systematic and analytical study of the processes leading to the acquisition, consolidation and exercise of power by individuals, groups and organizations within the political system.

The study of politics science inculcates in the citizenry the culture of been knowledgeable about government, its processes, democratic ideals, values, attitudes and norms which inadvertently places him in a vantage position to contribute to the development and sustenance of a stable Democratic process.

It is also within the purview of political science to bring to the citizenry a better understanding of the relations among states and international organization focusing principally on their interdependence, cooperation, peaceful co-existence and mutual assistance.

 

Objectives of politics science

  1.  To produce graduates with strong academic background for teaching and research with a view to providing panacea for societal problems.
  2. To produce graduates with the necessary political skills to re-engine the country’s political landscape for a sustainable and enduring democratic culture.
  3. To produce highly skilled manpower to feed the administrative machinery in Nigeria.
  4. To inculcate within the scope of the students training the necessary values, skills and techniques for effective and moral leadership.
  5. To provide the necessary and unqualifiable training in citizenship that will broaden the students sense and scope of participation in normal as well as international affairs.

 

Admission requirements for political science

All candidates seeking admission in the department of politics science must first meet the general entry requirements of their choice of institution and the faculty of social science.

The entry requirements for both admission into first degree in political science for both UTME and Direct entry, DE. are:

  • The candidate must write use of English which is one of the compulsory subjects and three other subjects relevant to the discipline of political science.
  • Candidates must meet up with the university department cut off mark.

 

 

Direct entry candidates requirements for political science

  • A minimum of five (5) subjects passed at not more than two sittings, with at least two at the advanced level of the GCE and the others at credit level of the o’level.
  • A minimum of credit passes in two major subjects in the NCE with SSC, GCE O’level credit.
  • Higher National Diploma (HND) or National Diploma (ND) (passed at credit level) in political science or allied courses obtained from any institution recognized by the university senate with SSC/GCE O’level credit or it equivalent in three subjects.

 

JAMB subject combination for political science

  1. Government or history
  2.  Use Of English
  3. Literature in English
  4. CRK or IRK

Note; you can still replace religion study with economics if you wish.

 

WAEC subject combination for political science

Five (5) o’level credit passes including; English language, mathematics, government or history.

The most compulsory subjects in both UTME and WAEC are; Government/History, English language and literature.

is it possible to study political science without economics?

Yes! But it depend on the institution that you are aspiring for.

JAMB general Cut off mark for political science is 180, some institutions may decide to cut above 180.

Read: List Of University That Accept 160,170, 180 As Their Cut Off Mark

Special requirements for JAMB subject combination for political science

Below are political science subjects in JAMB for each universities.

  1. UNILAG requires Government and any two (2) subjects from Economics, Geography, History, Literature in English, Christian Religious Studies /Islamic Studies and Mathematics.
  2. EBSU required Government and any two (2) Social Science subjects.
  3. UNILORIN required Government or History and any two (2) of Economics, Literature in English, and Mathematics.
  4. AAU required Government and Mathematics are compulsory.
  5. UI required three (3) subjects in Arts, Science Social Sciences.
  6. KSU required Government or History and two (2) Commercial, Social Science or Arts subjects.
  7. DELSU required Government, one Social Science subject and any other subject.
  8. ABU required Government or History, and any two (2) of Economics, Geography, Civic Education, Islamic Religious Studies, Christian Religious Studies.
  9. AAUA required Government or History, Economics and any other subject.
  10. ABUAD and KWASU required Government and any two (2) Social Science or one (1) Arts subjects including Mathematics.
  11. BOWEN required Mathematics, Government and any other Social Science subject.
  12. OAU accepts, Government and any two (2) from Economics, Geography, Literature, Christian Religious Studies/ Islamic Studies, Mathematics.
  13. BAYERO required Government or History and two (2) other Social Science subjects.
  14. FED-DUTSINMA required Government or History plus two (2) other Social Science/Art subject.

Each universities WAEC subject combination for Political science

Below are the subject required for political science in WAEC for each institutions in Nigeria.

  • OAU and CALABAR require five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government and any two (2) from Economics, Geography, Literature in English, Christian Religious Studies/Islamic Studies, History, Civic Education, Yoruba/IGBO/HAUSA, ICT/Physics/Chemistry/Biology/Agricultural Science.
  • University of Ibadan required five (5) olevel credit passes in Government/History, English Language and three (3) other subjects with at least olevel pass in Mathematics.
  • EBSU required olevel credit pass in Government, Economics and two (2) other subjects.
  • CALABAR required two (2) Social Science subjects including Government.
  • DELSU and UNN required olevel credit pass in Government and any 2 other subjects with at least olevel pass in Mathematics.
  • ABUAD, GOUU, OOU, DELSU, CALABAR, OAU, LASU, and EKSU required olevel credit pass in Mathematics. EKSU also requires another Social Science subject apart from Government.
  • BIU requires olevel credit pass in Mathematics.
  • JABU accepts a pass in Mathematics.
  • AAUA required five (5) olevel credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Government/History one subject from the Social Science and any other subject.
  • COVENANT University same as Marketing.
  • ABSU required Five (5) olevel credit passes in English Language, Government or History and any three (3) subjects from Arts, Social Science subjects and at least olevel pass in Mathematics.
  • KASU required olevel credit pass in Mathematics.
  • UNILAG required five (5) olevel credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Government, Economics/Geography and any one (1) of History, Literature in English and Christian Religious Studies /Islamic Studies.
  • UMYUK required five (5) olevel credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government or History or Civic Education and ‘O’ level credit pass in any two (2) of Arts/Social Science subjects at not more than two (2) sittings.
  • REDEEMERS required five (5) olevel credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government or History and two (2) other subjects.
  • KWASU accepts five (5) olevel credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government/History and two (2) other Social Science subjects or one (1) Arts and one (1) Social Science subject.
  • KSU accepts ‘O’ level credit pass in Mathematics.
  • FED-DUTSINMA required five (5) olevel credit passes in Government, or History/Civic Education, English Language, Mathematics and two (2) other subjects.
  • EDWIN CLARK required five (5) olevel credit passes to include English Language, Economics, Government and any other two (2) subjects with at least ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics.
  • ESUTECH required five (5) olevel credit passes include English Language, Mathematics, Government and two (2) social science subjects.
  • BOWEN required five (5) olevel credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Government and one social science subject.
  • ABU required five (5) olevel credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government or History, and any other two (2) Social Science or Arts Subjects.
  • AAU accepts ND in related programme at upper Credit level.

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