JAMB Subject Combination & Requirement for English Language

JAMB Subject Combination & UTME/DE Requirement for ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

jamb subject combination for English language

Do you want to study English Language as a course in any Nigerian University?? Then Allschool have got you covered…..

In this page we are going to show you the UTME subject combination, O’level & Direct Entry (DE) requirement for English Language in Faculty/College of Art. We will also show you the special consideration (waiver) for the course.

The UTME and Direct requirement below was lifted from JAMB Official Brochure. It is the Accurate and Official version for the above course.

In JAMB, what is the meaning of Special Consideration (Waiver)??

It means, additional requirement for a particular course in a particular school. If your school have a special consideration for either O’level Requirement, UTME Subject Combination or Direct Entry Requirement, then please take note of it.

Note sometimes in special consideration column, the school requirement might be slight different from the general requirement. We advice you know your desired school’s special consideration for your course. ITS NECESSARY else you might be denied admission.

JAMB SUBJECT COMBINATION FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Below is the UTME SUBJECT COMBINATION for English Language.

  • English Language(*), Literature-in-English, one other Arts subject and another Arts or Social Science subject.

Please Note: The UTME Subject Combination above is same for courses like;

  • English Language and Literature.
  • English Language and Communication Studies.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER)

  • AUE and SAU require Literature in English, Government/History or any other Arts subject.
  • AUGUSTINE, FED-LOKOJA and ABU require Literature in English and any other two (2)Arts or Social Science subjects.
  • BOWEN does not accept any Social Science subject.
  • CHRISTOPHER requires one (1) Social Sciences and one (1) Arts subjects.
  • EBSU requires any two (2) of History, CRS, Government, French etc as the other subjects.
  • FED-DUTSE accepts two (2) Arts subjects and any other Arts or Social Science subjects.
  • FED-DUTSE also accepts Mathematics and Literature in English.
  • FED-DUTSINMA requires Literature in English, one (1) other Arts subject and another Arts or Social Science subject.
  • LAGOS requires Literature in English and any two (2) of the following subjects CRS/IS, French, History, Government and any Nigerian Language.
  • NTNU accepts any three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects.
  • SLUK accepts any two (2) Arts subjects and one (1) other Arts or Social Science subject.
  • SOSU accepts two (2) Arts subjects and any other Social Science subject.

 O’LEVEL REQUIREMENT FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Below is the UTME Requirement for English Language

  • Five (5) SSC credit passes to include Literature-in-English, English Language and three other Arts or Social Science subjects..

Please Note: The UTME Requirement above is same for courses like;

  • English Language and Literature.
  • English Language and Communication Studies.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER)

  • ABU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include Literature in English , English Language, and any other Arts or Social Science subjects
  • AJAYI requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Literature in English, another Arts subject and any other two (2) subjects.
  • AUE and UYO require ‘O’ Level credit passes in Mathematics and other two (2) Arts or Social Science subjects.
  • EBSU and COVENANT also require ‘O’ Level credit passes in Mathematics and two (2) other Arts or Social Science subjects.
  • AUN accepts:
    a) ‘A’ Level passes to include Mathematics, Economics, Geography, Government, History, Literature in English, Technical Drawing, Visual Arts, Computer Studies, Information Technology, Civics, Environmental Science, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and French.
    b) ND/HND.
  • c) ICGSE and ‘A’ level Cambridge
  • AUN does not accept five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in the following; Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, Home Economics, Home Craft, Home Management, Physical Education, Physical and Health Education, Music, Commerce, Accounting, Financial Accounting, Bookkeeping, Islamic History, Religious Studies, Tajweed, Library Studies, Diction, Kiswahili, Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba, Arabic, Turkish, Study skills. AUN does not offer admissions direct to 200 level and may transfer credits relevant to its major at the discretion of the Dean of School.
  • BAYERO requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include Literature in English, English Language plus three (3) other Arts subjects
  • BAYERO and BENIN require one other Arts subject.
  • BENIN, BSU and JOS accept TCII merit.
  • BIU requires the three (3) ‘O’ Level subjects to come from either Arts or Social Sciences.
  • EDWIN CLARK requires, also ‘O’ Level credit pass in Government.
  • FED-DUTSE accepts five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, and any three (3) of the following subjects: Literature in English, Religious Studies, Nigerian Language, Arabic or French, History, Government or Economics or Civic Education at not more than two sittings of anyone of the following combinations: WAEC+WAEC, WAEC+NECO, NABTEB+WAEC and NECO+NECO.
  • REDEEMERS accepts ‘O’ Level pass in Mathematics.
  • FED-DUTSINMA requires Five ‘O’ level Credits to include: Literature in English, English Language, Mathematics and any other two Arts subjects.
  • LAGOS require five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include Literature in English, English Language, Mathematics and one other Arts subjects.
  • FED-LAFIA requires Five (5) Credit passes at SSCE, GCE, NECO and NABTEB O’ Level examination including English Language, Literature in English, Mathematics and two other relevant subjects in not more than two sittings.
  • IBADAN requires five (5) or six (6) ‘O’ Level credit passes at one or two (2) sittings to include Literature in English, English Language, one other Arts subject and any other two (2) or three (3) subjects from Arts, Social Sciences or Science.
  • ILORIN accepts five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include Literature-in-English, Mathematics and any two (2) Arts/ Social Science Subjects. (Govt.). It also accepts any Arts or Social Science (Govt.).
  • KWASU accepts five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Literature in English plus two (2) Arts subjects and one Social Science/Science subject.
  • LAGOS requires Five O/Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Literature-in-English and any two of French, History/Government, CRS/IRS and any Nigerian Language

DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Below is the Direct Entry (DE) Requirement for English Language.

  • Two (2) ‘A’ level passes to include Literature-in-English and one (1) other Arts subject.

Please Note: The Direct Entry Requirement above is also same for courses like;

  • English Language and Literature.
  • English Language and Communication Studies.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER)

  • AAU accepts ND credit in Mass Communication.
  • ABU accepts Two ‘A’ level passes including English at IJMB/ NCE, or a minimum of Merit in Diploma. Candidates with Diploma must also possess pass in Literature in English.
  • AJAYI accepts two (2) ‘A’ Level passes or equivalent in Literature in English, one other Arts subject plus three (3) ‘O’ level credit passes.
  • AL-HIKMAH accepts two (2) ‘A’ Level passes to include Literature in English.
  • AUE accepts NCE merit or ND credit plus the UTME requirements.
  • AUE, COOU, UNIZIK, MAIDUGURI, UDU and JOS accept NCE with English Language major, candidates to spend one extra year in UNIZIK.
  • AUGUSTINE accepts NCE merit or HND credit in addition to UTME requirements.
  • BENIN accepts NCE credit in English Language as main subject.
  • BIU accepts two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in relevant subjects or NCE merit in three (3) subjects or ND credit in relevant programmes plus UTME requirements.
  • CHRISTOPHER accepts HND, ND or NCE with credit passes in relevant programmes/subjects.
  • EBSU accepts NCE merit in English Language.
  • EBSU accepts NCE merit or ND credit in relevant subjects/programmes.
  • FED-DUTSE accepts:
    (i) NCE with English as main subject with a minimum of merit score in each of the three main subjects.
    (ii) IJMB with a minimum of nine points in Literature in English, one Arts related subject, and a Social Science related subject.
    (iii) Diploma (not University Diploma) with English as one of the main subjects at a minimum of credit level.
  • FED-DUTSINMA accepts Two ‘A’ level passes to include Literature in English and one other Arts subject. OND/NCE with good grades in any relevant area.
  • GSU, AJAYI and NAUB, accept NCE merit in Literature in English.
  • IBADAN accepts NCE merit in two (2) teaching subjects including Literature in English not General English along with the UTME requirements. It also accepts two (2) ‘A’ Level passes to include Literature in English.
  • ILORIN accepts;
    a) At least two (2) ‘A’ Level passes to include Literature-in-English and one other Arts or Social Science Subject (Government)
    b) NCE with English Major.
  • KWASU accepts NCE with English major.
  • LAGOS requires Very good passes in three JUPEB/A’ Level subjects: Literature-in-English and any two of Igbo/Yoruba, CRS, IRS, History, Government, Music, Fine Arts and French.
  • MCPHERSON accepts JUPEB/IJMB, ‘A’ level passes or equivalent in related subjects.
  • NASARAWA accepts NCE merit in English Language.
  • NILE accepts any two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Arts or Social Science subjects, ND/HND lower credit or NCE merit in relevant programmes/subjects.
  • IMSU – no Direct Entry.
  • PLASU accepts:
    a) Degree in any programme provided the candidate meets the UTME requirements.
    b) HND lower credits in relevant programme with the UTME requirements.
    c) ND lower credit in relevant programme, with the UTME requirements.
    d) IJMB- seven (7) points in relevant subjects with the UTME requirements.
  • TSUJ accepts NCE in English Major.
  • UMYUK accepts candidates with a minimum of 9 points in IJMB/HSC/GCE ‘A’ Level/NCE in English or English Literature and any other relevant subject. Candidates with a minimum of lower credit pass in Diploma in English or English Literature from recognized institutions may also be admitted.
  • UNIOSUN accepts two (2) ‘A’ Level passes to include Literature in English and other Arts subjects or NCE in English/and any other Arts subjects.
  • UYO requires minimum of nine (9) points with two (2) or three (3) GCE ‘A’ Level subjects or equivalent.  NCE pass in relevant subjects/ GCE ‘A’ Level in English Language and Literature in English.
  • EUI requires:
    a) Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes to include Literature in English and one other Arts subject.
    b) NCE with passes at merit level in relevant subjects.
    c) ND/HND at credit level in related programme.
    d) Very good passes in JUPEB/IJMB subjects: Literature in English and any two (2) of Religious Studies, History, Government, Music, Fine Arts and French.
  • MOUNTAIN TOP In addition to “O” level subjects, ONLY candidates who possess JUPEBIJMB result or Diploma in English language-related courses result are considered for admission. Such Diploma MUST be with a minimum of Lower Credit. A candidate who has successfully gone through the JUPEB Foundation programme in relevant Arts and Social Science subjects is also qualified to be considered for admission.
  • IAUED accepts GCE A Level or its equivalent. Merit in English (NCE) and UTME Requirements. Merit at the National Diploma(ND). The above including the following O’ level credit in English Language, Mathematics, Literature (Compulsory), History, Christian Religious Studies (any other art subject).
  • FED-WUKARI accepts Two A’ level passes to include Literature in English and one other art subject at GCE/IJMB/Advanced NABTEB Or a   Merit pass at NCE which should include English/Literature in English from a recognized state or federal college of education or at least a credit at OND/HND in Mass Communication or relevant field. Candidates must also satisfy the O/L requirement for admission.
  • PHC accepts Two (2) Advanced level Passes in GCE or HSC or JUPEB or IJMB in the Arts subjects including Literature in English, in addition to UTME entry requirements. NCE in two (2) Arts subjects including English Language, with an overall merit level Pass from a recognized College of Education, in addition to UTME entry requirements.
  • FED-KASHERE accepts Two ‘A’ Level credit passes including Literature in English and one other Art subject.
  • RSUST accepts Admission into Year Ill. Degree relevant to the Programme. HND (Upper Credit) relevant to the Programme from a recognized Institution. Admission to Year II.OND/ND (Upper Credit) relevant to the discipline. ND (Lower Credit) relevant to the Programme. In addition, all such candidates above must also satisfy the U.M.E. entry requirements
  • FED-LAFIA accepts In addition to the UTME requirements, DE Candidates must have any of  the following: 2 GCE (Advance Level) credit passes one of which must be Literature in English. NCE: Merit pass in English and any other relevant subjects.ND: Lower credit pass in English and any relevant subjects/HND. IJMB: Minimum of 9 points in three subjects, one of which must be English and any relevant subjects.
  • SOSU accepts Merit in Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) in English or a minimum of Lower Credit at Diploma in Mass Communication.
  • FED-LOKOJA requires;
    a) Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes to include Literature and one other Arts or Social Science subject. (Nott less than a ‘B’ or combination of a ‘B’, ‘C’ and ‘E’.
    b) At least credit pass in three (3) subject areas including Literature in English at NCE Level.
    c) For OND, minimum of upper credit in relevant courses from any recognized institution.
    d) For HND, minimum of upper credit in relevant courses from any recognized institution.
    e) For Bachelor’s Degree, minimum of 3rd class in relevant courses from any recognized institution.

LIST OF UNIVERSITIES YOU CAN STUDY ENGLISH LANGUAGE

  • AAU
  • ABU
  • ABUAD
  • ADSU
  • ADUN
  • AJAYI
  • AL-HIKMAH
  • AL-QALAM
  • ATIBA
  • AUE
  • AUGUSTINE
  • BABCOCK
  • BASU
  • BAYERO
  • BINGHAM
  • BIU
  • BOSU
  • BOWEN
  • BSU
  • CARITAS
  • CHRISLAND
  • CHRISTOPHER
  • CLIFFORD
  • COOU
  • COVENANT
  • CROWN-HILL
  • EDWIN CLARK
  • EKSU
  • ELIZADE
  • EUI
  • EVANGEL
  • FED-DUTSE
  • FED-DUTSINMA
  • FED-GASHUA
  • FED-GUSAU
  • FED-KASHERE
  • FED-KEBBI
  • FED-LAFIA
  • FED-LOKOJA
  • FED-NDUFU
  • FOUNTAIN
  • GSU
  • IAUED
  • IGBINEDION
  • ILORIN
  • JABU
  • JOS
  • KOLADAISI
  • KWASU
  • LAGOS
  • LAPAI
  • LASU
  • LEGACY
  • MADONNA
  • MAIDUGURI
  • MAITAMA
  • MCPHERSON
  • NASARAWA
  • NAUB
  • NOUN
  • OAU
  • OOU
  • PAUL
  • PHC
  • PLASU
  • POL-ACAD
  • REDEEMERS
  • RITMAN
  • RSU
  • SALEM
  • SAU
  • SLUK
  • SOSU
  • SPIRITAN
  • TASUED
  • TSUJ
  • UDU
  • UMYUK
  • UNI-AFRICA
  • UNIKINGS
  • UNIOSUN
  • UYO
  • YSU
  • ZAMFARA
  • UAGRIC-IMO
  • MKAR

ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

  • ABSU
  • AUN
  • BENIN
  • EBSU
  • FED-WUKARI
  • IBADAN
  • NILE
  • UNIZIK

Source: JAMB Brochure.

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Umoh

What courses can i use this combination for,English,lit-in-eng.,crs and commerce?

Abbakar Hussaini

I have English,masth, government, economic,hausa, Islamic,Civic education, geography, agriculture

Ambali ayomide

Please I want to study English and I did maths, Eng, lit, economics in jamb am I good to go
Can I study English language with maths, Eng, govt, crs, lit, as my o level combination
Please I need answers asap

Tara

Can I study English English language English language in unilag without yoruba??

Frank

I want to study English I wrote (English literature govt crs, i am right

Joan

I have English,maths,literature in eng,government and crk in o level it’s ok right?

Emelda Nkechinyere

Pls I want to study English in unilag do I need a credit in yoruba o

Emelda Nkechinyere

Pls I want to study English in unilag do I need a credit in yoruba o level

Joan

Pls is getting credit in yoruba o level a requirement in unilag to study English language

OluwaKemi

I want to study English language in unilorin and I have E8 in mathematics

Lawal

pleare my combination for jamb is literature, English language, Yoruba and government am I qualify to study English? Thanks

Grace

I have credit pass in english, literature, c.r.s, government and book keeping.Will i be admitted into A.B.U to study english language with f9 in mathematics?

Kingsley

Please can I use D7 in maths to study English language in EKSU?

Nelson

I wish to study English via DE-Direct Entry though I have pass in Lit.English on my o level…..is it possible?

Divine

I got D7 in literature though I passed my English with a B3. Can I still read English. Just plain English

tolu

I want to study English ,is this subject okay for my olevel English maths lit govt and crs?
(OOU)

AYODELE OLUWASEUN ELIZABETH

I have d7 in literature in English and I want to study English language and linguistics in unilag. Is it possible?

MICHAEL

I HAVE D7 IN CRS WAEC, CAN I ALSO WRITE IT IN JAMB, HOPE IT WILL NOT AFFECT MY ADMISSION CHANCES

precious

Please I want to study English, But in my literature I scored E8. Is it possible I will get admission

damilola

Please,i want to study english(english,literature,govt and commerce)is this correct

bukky

pls I choose english, lit, govt and crs
And I want to study English language
an I good to go?

Mistura

Please I want to study English and literature and this is what I wrote in jamb (English, govt, literature and economic) is it ok

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