JAMB and WAEC (O’Level) Subject Combination for Public Administration

Making use of the wrong subjects in examinations may have a lot of consequences as students may find it difficult in securing admission. All courses subject combination might not be the same as they are not in the same fields. Students who would like to study this course are expected to know the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Public Administration to be on a safer side.

JAMB and WAEC (O'Level) Subject Combination for Public Administration

Public Administration is among the most competitive course in Nigeria and over the years is it also one of the most respected courses. This page will tell you what you need to know about the course, give the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Public Administration and the universities that offer Public Administration.

What You Need to Know About Public Administration

Public Administration is a course that deals with studying government policies and public programmes that will have an effect on the lives of citizens and society. Students who studied this course can have a career in government and the course is very rewarding. The duration for studying Public Administration is four years if there are no carryovers.

One who studied this course have a wide range of leadership qualities, Public Administration explains how government decisions are made. The careers available for one with a degree in Public Administration include

  • Government Relations Manager
  • Compensation and Benefits Managers
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Legislators
  • Executive Assistant and a lot more.

JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Public Administration

The JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Public Administration are among the admission requirement for the course. The subjects in WAEC (West African Examination Council) are also suitable for NECO (National Examination Council) for NECO candidates. Five credits are the minimum credits needed in WAEC. Below is the Subject Combination for Public Administration in WAEC

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Government
  • Economics
  • Accounting

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

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Government
  • Economics

List of Universities Offering Public Administration in Nigeria

Different federal, state and private universities offer Public Administration in Nigeria but the cut-off mark for the universities might not be the same. Below are the universities that offer the course in the country

State Universities

  • ADAMAWA STATE UNIVERSITY, MUBI
  • ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY, AKUNGBA-AKOKO
  • AKWA IBOM STATE UNIVERSITY, IKOT-AKPADEN
  • AMBROSE ALI UNIVERSITY, EKPOMA
  • ANAMBRA STATE UNIVERSITY, ULI
  • BAUCHI STATE UNIVERSITY, GADUA, BAUCHI STATE
  • BENUE STATE UNIVERSITY, MAKURDI
  • CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITY, ULI
  • EBONYI STATE UNIVERSITY, ABAKALIKI
  • ENUGU STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ENUGU
  • GOMBE STATE UNIVERSITY, TUDAN WADA, GOMBE
  • KOGI STATE UNIVERSITY, ANYINGBA
  • NASARAWA STATE UNIVERSITY, KEFFI
  • OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITY, AGO-IWOYE
  • TARABA STATE UNIVERSITY, JALINGO
  • UMAR MUSA YAR’ ADUA UNIVERSITY KATSINA
  • YOBE STATE UNIVERSITY, DAMATURU

Federal Universities

  • AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA
  • BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, GASHUA, YOBE STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, GASUA, ZAMFARA STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, OSOGBO
  • NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA
  • OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE-IFE
  • UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA, ABUJA
  • UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALABER, CALABER
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN, ILORIN
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI
  • USMANU DANFODIO UNIVERSITY, SOKOTO

Private University

  • ADELEKE UNIVERSITY, EDE, OSUN STATE
  • AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI
  • BABCOCK UNIVERSITY, ILISHAN-REMO
  • BAZE UNIVERSITY, FCT, ABUJA
  • CARITAS UNIVERSITY, AMORJI-NIKE, ENUGU
  • CRAWFORD UNIVERSITY, FAITH CITY, AGBARA ROAD, IGBESA
  • FOUNTAIN UNIVERSITY, OSOGBO
  • GODFREY OKOYE UNIVERSITY, URGWUOMO-NIKE
  • JOSEPH AYO BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, IKEJI-ARAKEJI
  • LEAD CITY UNIVERSITY, IBADAN
  • MADONNA UNIVERSITY, OKIJA
  • MOUNTAIN TOP UNIVERSITY, MAKOGI/OBA, OGUN STATE
  • NOVENA UNIVERSITY OGUME
  • OBONG UNIVERSITY, OBONG, NTAK
  • ODUDUWA UNIVERSITY, IPETUMODU
  • REDEEMERS UNIVERSITY
  • SALEM UNIVERSITY, LOKOJA
  • SAMUEL ADEGBOYEGA UNIVERSITY, OGWA, EDO STATE
  • TANSIAN UNIVERSITY, OBA, ANAMBRA STATE
  • VERITAS UNIVERSITY, ABUJA

Admission Requirements

To stand a higher chance of admission, candidates are expected to score above the JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) cut-off mark for the course which is 160. Five credits are needed in WAEC or NECO with the correct subject combination for Public Administration. Applicants are expected to pass universities Post-UTME cut off mark.

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