JAMB & WAEC Subject Combination for Political Science

If you are reading this post, you are probably looking forward to being a political science student and might be wondering about the required subject combination. We will give you the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Political Science to soothe your wandering mind.

JAMB and WAEC (O’Level) Subject Combination for Political Science

Applicants should know that the subject combination applies to all political science courses.

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JAMB Subject Combination for Political Science

Since we have given you a little hint on political science, it is time to provide you with the subject combination for JAMB. To be on the safe side, you should aim for 180 and above so that you may have a little guarantee of admission. You can also consider a College of Education or a Polytechnic if you score below 180. The subject combination for JAMB is:

  • Use of English
  • Government/History
  • Two other Social Science or Arts subjects

WAEC Subject Combination For Political Science

Five credits are required to study political science at any institution in Nigeria. Your WAEC result is, therefore, expected to contain five (5) credits, and it is also applicable for other results like NECO and GCE. The O’ level results are:

  • English Language
  • Government/History
  • Any other three subjects from Arts/Social Science with at least a pass in Mathematics.
  • A trade subject

Direct Entry Requirement

Students already at their A-level do not need JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination to apply for these courses. Below is the direct entry requirement.

  • Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in relevant subjects plus the UTME requirements.
  • NCE merit in relevant subjects.


In conclusion, this post combines the JAMB and WAEC subjects for Education & Government and direct entry. These are important to increase your chances of being admitted into the university.


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