WAEC and JAMB UTME Subject for Local Government Administration

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This page contains 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.

Note
  • JAMB officially classified this course under the Faculty of Administration.
  • Probable Degree type – B.Sc (Hons.) and B.A. (Hons)

You must be a Commercial student or Art student with a good background Commercial subjects for you to study this course 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 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!

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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.

The required subject combination 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

The above WAEC subject combination is also applicable to other O’level examinations such as NECO and GCE. So now that you know the compulsory O level requirement to study Local Government Administration, let also look at UTME and Direct requirements and course descriptions.

 

JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Local Government Administration

Prepare yourself well so you can score above 200 in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just a piece of advice) because anything short of this score may deny you 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 combinations (subjects to write in jamb) to study Local Government Administration are

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

 

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

(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

 

If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with this admission requirement that is 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. And please 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 Universities in Nigeria offering Local Government Administration are

  1. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU)
  2. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (offer course as Local Government Development Studies).

 

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…

 


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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