WAEC and JAMB UTME Subject for Local Government Administration

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This page contains 2019/2020 official WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Local Government Administration, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more

 

Course Local Government Administration
Qualification B.Sc (Hons.) and B.A. (Hons)
Duration 3 – 4 Years
Suitability Commercial and Art Students
Cut off mark Varies
Entrance Non Competitive
Related courses Local Government Administration related courses
Job Availability High and Competitive

 

On this page, I will guide you on the required O level subject combination to study Local Government Administration. If you are a returning visitor, you can skip reading repetitive paragraphs.

 

You must be a Commercial student or an Art student with a good background Commercial subjects for you to study Local Government Administration in Nigeria Universities, and that’s can only be possible if you meet admission requirements. This page literally covers answers to questions related to O level and A-level admission requirement.

That is the O level / WAEC subject combination (requirements), JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements), Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers) and the required screening documents for admission into Nigeria universities. In other to help you avoid having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some post that will be of benefit to you. You can always ignore!

 

WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Local Government Administration

You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Local Government Administration in Nigeria universities. This subject combination is also applicable to other O’level exams such as NECO AND GCE. The O level requirement, that is, the required WAEC subject combination for Local Government Administration must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Government or History
  3. Economics
  4. Any other two subjects and at least a pass in Mathematics
  5. A trade subject

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These listed subjects are compulsory for anyone writing WAEC and other O level examinations. I will advise you to include a Language in your O level subjects. For the record, if you are one of those students seeking admission into any universities, college or polytechnics in Lagos State, Yoruba Language is compulsory for Local Government Administration. So now that you know the compulsory O level subject requirement to study Local Government Administration, let also look at JAMB UTME and Direct requirements.

 

JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Local Government Administration

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is a body responsible for your admission into the University or other institutions. Now I’m going to show you the compulsory JAMB subjects for Local Government Administration that you must register (English must be included because it is compulsory even though it may not be listed among the JAMB subjects below), and I will honestly advise you to aim for a score of 200 and above in JAMB UTME instead of 180 to be on a safe side because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider the College of Education or Polytechnic… Read how to answer and pass JAMB once.

Please note– If Mathematics is not listed among the Jamb subject on this post, then Mathematics is not compulsory for this course. JAMB is not the only option to gain admission into Nigerian Universities to study Local Government Administration. If you’re having troubles with JAMB UTME, maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND, HND or Predegree. JAMB UTME subject combination to study Local Government Administration must include:

  1. English Language,
  2. Government/History,
  3. Economics and any other subject

 

Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Local Government Administration

If you’re one of those seeking admission into the University to further your studies, in addition to the required WAEC subjects combination for Local Government Administration under faculty of administration, you are expected to have

(i) Two ‘A’ Level/IJMB passes chosen passes one of which must include Government or History
(ii). A merit pass in Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria Diploma in Local Government or Public Administration

 

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If you have your O level result already and the subjects you have is not the same with the admission requirement that is the required O level subject combinations to study Local Government Administration, don’t give up. You should consider other Local Government Administration similar courses or take a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related courses.

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. And please before you make a decision on which University to choose, please read useful guides on how to choose a course and university

These are the list of Universities offering Local Government Administration in Nigeria

  1. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU)
  2. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

 

Course Description for Local Government Administration: 
Local Government Administration is designed with an emphasis on skills and knowledge to be applied in the workplace. It focuses on the development of professional capabilities that are critical to local government managers and assists them to deliver strategic outcomes for their organization. The study will help student understand the unique challenges facing cities and population centres, and how to address them with creativity, integrity, and professionalism…

 

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Cut-off Mark for Local Government Administration course

As you can see, more than one University offers Local Government Administration. This means the cut-off mark for Local Government Administration varies. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Local Government Administration is a good course and you can also check the top best commercial courses. This should not influence you. Follow your heart or seek my counsel.

 

Local Government Administration is how many years course and under which faculty?

Depending on your mode of entry, Local Government Administration is a three to four years course in Nigeria. According to JAMB, Local Government Administration is under the Faculty of Administration but may be under a different faculty in some universities.

 

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Can a science or art student study Local Government Administration?

Yes! If you are a science, art or commercial student, you can comfortably study Local Government Administration at the university provided you have the required subjects combination in your O level result. If you’re still in secondary school, you may find it difficult to change subjects to fit your desired course during WAEC registration because some schools may go against it.

Also, during WAEC or NECO registration make sure you know which subjects are been registered for you because some secondary schools are ignorant about the importance of O level requirements for university courses. Another alternative way to register the required subject combinations for Local Government Administration is through GCE.


Special Consideration

Now I am confident that you know the compulsory subjects needed to study Local Government Administration in WAEC. But note this — 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 Local Government Administration below if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for Local Government Administration 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

The SSCE O level and A-level subject combination (requirements) had been listed above but, 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 (waiver) to study Local Government Administration
(i) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) accepts (a) GCE (A/L) or equivalent with passes in at least two Social Sciences subjects, one of which must be Government. (b) Holders of Diploma in Local Government and other related Diplomas from recognized Institutions at Upper Credit Level (CGPA – 3.5 and above); (c) In addition to a and b, applicants must have at least five Credit Passes in the WASC/SSCE or NECO in English Language, Mathematics, Government, and any other two relevant subjects from Social Sciences or Arts subjects obtained at not more than two sittings.

(ii) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria accepts: (a) Two ‘A’ Level/IJMB passes one of which must include Government or History (b) A minimum of merit pass in Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria Diploma in Local Government or Public Administration.

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE, Special Consideration (waiver) to study Local Government Administration

(i) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) requires at least five credit in the WASC/SSCE/GCE or NECO which must include English Language, Mathematics, Government and any other two Social Sciences or Arts Subjects.

(ii) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria requires Five O level credit including English Language, Government or History, Economics and any other two subjects with at least a pass in Mathematics.

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration (waiver) to study Local Government Administration
(i) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) requires English Language, Mathematics, Government, and any other Social Sciences or Arts Subjects


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