WAEC, JAMB UTME Subject for Education and Arabic

O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Education and Arabic including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering the Course, WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB UTME, Direct Entry, IJBM, JUPEB, CAMBRIDGE, NABTEB, Course Description and Career Opportunities 


  • JAMB officially classified this course under Faculty of Education.
  • Probable Degree type – [B. ED/B.A.(Educ.)/B.Sc. (Educ.)/B.Ed. (Tech)]

The admission requirement to study Education and Arabic in Nigeria Universities includes one or a combination of ‘O’ level results or A-level result if you’re going through Direct Entry. This page will literally answer questions such as WAEC subject combination, JAMB UTME subject combination, Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers), where you can work with the degree and the required documents for admission into Nigeria universities. If you’re still having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some post that may be of benefit to you.


What is O level/WAEC subject combination (requirement) for Education and Arabic?
The subjects needed to study Education and Arabic in WAEC must contain five (5) credit. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The O level requirement that is the compulsory WAEC subject combination for Education and Arabic must include

  1.  Arabic.
  2. English Language
  3. A Trade Subject


What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) for Education and Arabic?
You should aim for a score of 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just an advice) because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider College of Education or Polytechnic… Please note – JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND or Predegree. JAMB UTME subject combination for Education and Arabic are

  1.  Arabic
  2. Any 2 relevant Arts/Social Science subjects


What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A-level result you need) to study Education and Arabic?
Two ‘A’ level passes or NCE in relevant subjects including Arabic


Just a reminder: Everything you have read so far is a general requirement, it is expedient that you also check the special consideration for this course below. If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with the subject combination above, perhaps you should consider taking a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related course subject requirements. You can also study online with a foreign university right from your bedroom or apply for a scholarship to study abroad. Education is now a choice.


So now that you know the compulsory WAEC, JAMB subject combination for Education and Arabic, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A-level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer Education and Arabic?
Before you make a decision on which University to choose, please consider

  • The Fees
  • The Distance
  • The Environment
  • The Degree Certificate
  • Vulnerability to Strike
  • Acceptable O Level and A-level Result
  • Academic Calendar

See useful guides on how to choose a course and university

List of Nigeria Universities offering Education and Arabic are

  1. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  2. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
  3. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  4. Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  5. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  6. Bayero University, Kano Click to read conditions
  7. COEA
  8. EDGUSifyU(T)
  9. Saadatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso
  10. Edo University Iyamo
  11. EDYOLA
  12. EDZAR
  13. Federal College of Education,Katsina
  14. Federal College of Education, Kontagora
  15. Federal College of Education, Pankshin
  16. Federal University, Gusau Zamfara (FUGUS)
  17. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State (FUKASHERE)
  18. Fountain University, Oshogbo
  19. University of Ibadan (UI) Click to read conditions
  20. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) Click to read conditions
  22. Kwara State College of education, Ilorin (KWCOED)
  23. Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) Click to read conditions
  24. Northwest University Kano (NWU)
  25. NSCOE
  26. Osun State College of Education Ilesa
  27. SHAGARI-2
  28. Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
  29. Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU)
  30. Yobe State University, Damaturu


Where can I work with a Degree in Education and Arabic? 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Education and Arabic. I urge you to also find out where you can work with the degree. Please take your time to read The Act of Getting a Job – so you would know what you’re up against after graduating. Career opportunities will be added soon.


The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study Education and Arabic have been listed above. Yet, some Universities may accept D7 or E8 in some a compulsory subject instead of Credit. And some may accept or reject two sittings. That is combinations of WAEC, NECO, or GCE results. You will know more when you take a look at the special consideration (waiver) for this course if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for this course had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar.

Special Consideration
What is Direct Entry Special Consideration to study Education and Arabic?
(i) EDZAR requires five SSCE credits in English Language, Arabic and any other three subjects including a pass in Mathematics. Accepts NCE in Arabic combined with another subject with a minimum of ‘C’ grade across including Education.

(ii) Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU) accepts two A/Level credit in Arabic and any other Arts subjects. NCE at credit Level in Arabic is also acceptable.

(iv) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria accepts: (a) Two ‘A’ level/IJMB passes which must include Arabic. (b) NCE with minimum of C grade in Arabic.

(v) University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) accepts candidates: (a) who do not offer Arabic at UTME but meet UTME entry requirements may be considered for admission into 100 level. (b) with Senior Islamic Studies Certificates as entry qualification for Islamic Studies/Arabic and related programmes

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE Special Consideration to study Education and Arabic?
(i) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria accepts T.C. II at credit/merit level.

(ii) Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU) requires five credit in EnglishLanguage, Arabic and any other three Arts subjects with a credit in Mathematics.

(iii) University of Abuja, Gwagwalada and Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) require five (5) ‘O’ Level Credit Passes in SSCE/NECO, GCE to include Mathematics, Arabic and English Language.

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