JAMB and WAEC (O’Level) Subject Combination for Adult Education

Wrong subject combination at times can lead to denial of admission as the combination of subjects in examinations is very important. Students should first know the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Adult Education before considering studying the course. With this, the admission process will be a lot easier.

JAMB and WAEC (O'Level) Subject Combination for Adult Education

The subject combination for the courses in WAEC is also suitable for NECO and students who would be taking the NECO examination. This page will tell you what you need to know about Adult Education. It will also bring the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Adult Education and the universities offering the course.

What You Need to Know About Adult Education

Adult Education is among the courses offered in universities however it is not among the competitive course. As it is not that competitive, the entrance will not be much difficult for students. Without carryovers, it would take students four years to study the course at any Nigerian universities.

Candidates who studied the course are trained to provide lessons to adults who are looking forward to furthering their education. One who studied this course can be self-employed or work in the various private sector and public sector. One who studied Adult Education can be a teacher or a lecturer that teaches adults.

 JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Adult Education

Government or History and English Language must be among the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Adult Education. The least credits needed in WAEC (West African Examination Council) is five, so candidates are expected to have more than five credits in the examination. Below is the subject combination for Adult education in WAEC

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • History or Government
  • Two of any of these subjects Igbo, Literature in English, Hausa, Islamic studies, Christian religious Studies, or French

These are the subject combination for Adult Education in WAEC, but that of JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board), students are to take four subjects. Applicant should note that English Language is a compulsory subject in JAMB. Below is the subject combination for Adult Education in JAMB

  • English Language
  • History or Government
  • Any two social science subject

List of Universities Offering Adult Education in Nigeria

Students who would like to study the course should also consider the universities that offer Adult education in the country. They should also check the admission requirement for the various universities. Below are the universities that offer Adult Education in Nigeria

State Universities

  • ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY, AKUNGBA-AKOKO, ONDO STATE
  • EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE
  • ENUGU STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE
  • IBRAHIM BADAMASI BABANGIDA UNIVERSITY, LAPAI, NIGER STATE
  • NIGER DELTA UNIVERSITY, WILBERFORCE ISLAND, BAYELSA STATE
  • TAI SOLARIN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, IJAGUN, OGUN STATE

Federal Universities

  • BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO, KANO STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR, CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IBADAN, OYO STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN, ILORIN, KWARA STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF JOS, JOS, PLATEAU STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, LAGOS STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI, BORNO STATE
  • OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE-IFE, OSUN STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF PORT-HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE
  • USMANU DANFODIO UNIVERSITY, SOKOTO, SOKOTO STATE
  • NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA, ENUGU STATE

Private Universities

  • FOUNTAIN UNIVERSITY, OSOGBO, OSUN STATE

Admission Requirements

Candidates are expected to have five credits in WAEC (West African Examination Council) or in NECO (National Examination Council) with the correct subject combination. The JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) cut-off mark for Adult Education is 160. It is also expected from applicants to pass the universities Post-UTME cut-off mark. English Language is compulsory for the course.

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