WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination for Personnel Management


This page contains 2020/2021 official WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Personnel Management, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more


Course Personnel Management
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 Personnel Management related courses
Job Availability Low and Competitive


On this page, I will guide you on the required O level subject combination to study Personnel Management. 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 Personnel Management 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 ignore.


WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Personnel Management

You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Personnel Management in Nigeria universities. This subject combination is also applicable to other O’level exams such as NECO AND GCE.

These are the subject combinations for Personnel Management in WAEC, NECO or GCE:

  1. Mathematics
  2. Economics
  3. Biology
  4. English Language
  5. CRS/IRS
  6. Civic Education
  7. Nigerian Langauge
  8. Government
  9. A trade subject


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 Personnel Management. So now that you know the compulsory O level subject requirement to study Personnel Management, let also look at JAMB UTME and Direct requirements.


JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Personnel Management

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 Personnel Management 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– English Language is compulsory. 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 Personnel Management. 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 Personnel Management must include:

  1. Mathematics
  2. Economics
  3. English Language
  4. Biology


Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Personnel Management

If you’re one of those seeking admission into the University to further your studies, in addition to the required WAEC subjects combination for Personnel Management under faculty of administration, you are expected to have Two ‘A’ level passes chosen from Economics, Accounting, Business Management, Government, Geography and Statistics


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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 Personnel Management, don’t give up. You should consider other Personnel Management 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 Personnel Management in Nigeria

  1. Gregory University, Uturu
  2. Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin


Course Description for Personnel Management: 
Personnel Management is the process of planning and outlining Personnel goals for your life, and investigating different ways to reach those goals These goals should include both short-term and long-term goals and you will choose the best part that will cover a variety of topics including Personnel Management, time management, education, and careers…..


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Cut-off Mark for Personnel Management course

As you can see, more than one University offers Personnel Management. This means the cut-off mark for Personnel Management varies. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Personnel Management 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.


Personnel Management is how many years course and under which faculty?

Depending on your mode of entry, Personnel Management is a three to four years course in Nigeria. According to JAMB, Personnel Management 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 Personnel Management?

Yes! If you are a science, art or commercial student, you can comfortably study Personnel Management 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 Personnel Management is through GCE.

Special Consideration

Now I am confident that you know the compulsory subjects needed to study Personnel Management 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 Personnel Management below if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for Personnel Management had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar….


What is Direct Entry Special Consideration (waiver) for Personnel Management
(i) Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN) requires two ‘A’ level passes in Economics and any of one of Government, History, Geography, Accounting, Mathematics or natural or social science subjects. Accepts ND (lower credit) in Business Administration, Accounting, Banking and Personnel Management, Statistics.

(ii) University of Lagos (UNILAG) accepts very good passes in three JUPEB/A’ Level subjects: Economics and any other two subjects from Financial Accounting, Business Studies, Government and Geography.

(iii) Bowen University, Iwo requires at least two A’ level passes to include Economics/Commerce, Government, Geography, Mathematics, History, Civic Education.

(iv) University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) accepts ND in Management Studies with Upper Credit. ND in Industrial Relations & Personnel Management or Human Resource Management with UPPER CREDIT from any recognized institution in addition to meeting UTME requirements.

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE, Special Consideration (waiver) for Personnel Management
(i) University of Lagos (UNILAG) requires credit in English Language, Mathematics, Economics, and any two of Financial Accounting, Geography, Government, Data Processing, Biology, Business Management and Social Studies.

(ii) Bowen University, Iwo requires two Social Science subjects as the third and fourth subjects.

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration (waiver) for Personnel Management
(i) University of Lagos (UNILAG) requires as third subject any one subject from Science, Social Sciences or Arts.
(ii) Bowen University, Iwo requires Economics and other two Social Science subjects

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8 thoughts on “WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination for Personnel Management”

  1. Pls sir can I go with this combination
    Maths,English,Economics,Government,Financial accounting for Industrial relations and personnel management

  2. Sir am kind of confuse, i’ve got Economics, Mathematics, Government, English, CRS, Agric in my A level result and upper credit in Business administration.. Can I go for personnel mgt with this result?

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