JAMB and WAEC (O’Level) Subject Combination for Guidance and Counselling

The different courses offered in any Nigerian higher institutions subject combination varies according to the field of the course. Guidance and Counselling is another course offered at Nigerian universities. The JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Guidance and Counselling is important for students who would like to study the course.

JAMB and WAEC (O'Level) Subject Combination for Guidance and Counselling

One reason why the subject combination for the course is important is to avoid difficulties in securing admission. This is so because the combination of wrong subjects in WAEC and JAMB is one of the reasons why students find it difficult in securing admission. This page will tell you what you need to know about the course, provide the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Guidance and Counselling and give the universities offering the course.

What You Need to Know About Guidance and Counselling

Guidance and Counselling is a competitive course to study at any Nigerian universities but not among the most competitive course in the country. Without carryovers, it would normally take students four years to study the course in Nigeria. Guidance and Counselling as a course help students to develop an understanding of individuals.

They help others understand their goals, ethnic and situation and the course is a very interesting course to study. The jobs available for the course are high and competitive as there are many career paths in the course. Below are some of the careers available for one with a degree in Guidance and Counselling

  • Clinical Therapist
  • Chemical Dependency Counselor
  • Alcohol Counselor
  • Drug Counselor
  • Addictions Counselor
  • Higher Education Counselor
  • Home Therapist

JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Guidance and Counselling

The JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Guidance and Counselling will include English Language and Government. Subjects in WAEC (West African Examination Council) can be applied in NECO (National Examination Council). Five credits are needed in WAEC to study the course and below is the Subject Combination for Guidance and Counselling in WAEC

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Literature in English
  • Government

These are the subject needed in WAEC but that of JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) four subjects are normally required. English Language is a compulsory subject in JAMB, below is the subject combination for the course in JAMB

  • English Language
  • Literature in English
  • Government
  • Biology

 List of Universities Offering Guidance and Counselling in Nigeria

The universities offering Guidance and Counselling in Nigeria are much however the cut-off mark for the course in the various universities might not be the same. Below are the universities offering the course in the country

State Universities

  • AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY, EKPOMA, EDO STATE
  • ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY, AKUNGBA-AKOKO, ONDO STATE
  • BENUE STATE UNIVERSITY, MAKURDI, BENUE STATE
  • CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITY, ULI, ANAMBRA STATE
  • CROSS RIVERS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, CALABAR, CROSS RIVERS STATE
  • DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKA, DELTA STATE
  • EBONYI STATE UNIVERSITY, ABAKALIKI, EBONYI STATE
  • EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE
  • ENUGU STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE
  • IGNATIUS AJURU UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE
  • IMO STATE UNIVERSITY, OWERRI, IMO STATE
  • LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY, OJO, LAGOS STATE
  • NIGER DELTA UNIVERSITY, WILBERFORCE ISLAND, BAYELSA STATE
  • OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITY, AGO-IWOYE, OGUN STATE
  • SOKOTO STATE UNIVERSITY, SOKOTO, SOKOTO STATE
  • TAI SOLARIN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, IJAGUN, OGUN STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF AFRICA, TORU-ORUA, BAYELSA STATE
  • OSUN STATE UNIVERSITY, OSOGBO, OSUN STATE

Federal Universities

  • AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA, KADUNA STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA, ABUJA, FCT
  • UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR, CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, DUTSIN-MA, KATSINA STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, KASHERE, GOMBE STATE
  • ALEX EKWUEME FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, NDUFU-ALIKE, EBONYI STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, OYE-EKITI, EKITI STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IBADAN, OYO STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF JOS, JOS, PLATEAU STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, LAGOS STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, LAGOS STATE
  • OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE-IFE, OSUN STATE
  • NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA, ENUGU STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF UYO, AKWA IBOM STATE

Private Universities

  • AJAYI CROWTHER UNIVERSITY, OYO, OYO STATE
  • AL- HIKMAH UNIVERSITY, ILORIN, KWARA STATE
  • BABCOCK UNIVERSITY, ILISHAN-REMO, OGUN STATE
  • CALEB UNIVERSITY, IMOTA, LAGOS STATE
  • KWARARAFA UNIVERSITY, WUKARI, TARABA STATE
  • LEAD CITY UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE
  • TANSIAN UNIVERSITY, OBA, ANAMBRA STATE
  • VERITAS UNIVERSITY, ABUJA, FCT

Admission Requirement

160 is the general JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) cut-off mark for Guidance and Counselling. Candidates are to score above 200 in JAMB and pas the school Post-UTME cut-off mark for a higher chance of admission. Five credits are needed in WAEC (West African Examination Council) or in NECO (National Examination Council).

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