College of Education offering Arabic Medium


This page contains 2020/2021 official WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) to study Arabic Medium and the list of College of Education offering the Course.


Course Arabic Medium
Duration 3 years
Degree NCE
Cut off mark Varies
Entrance Not Competitive



On this page, I will guide you on the required College of Education O level subject combination to study Arabic Medium. if you are a returning visitor, you can skip reading repetitive paragraphs.


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), and the list of College of Education offering Arabic Medium. In other to help you avoid having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria higher institutions, we have some post that will be of benefit to you. You can ignore.


WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Arabic Medium

You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Arabic Medium in Nigeria polytechnics. You must have Credit Pass  in the subject for which you intends to make your chosen Teaching Subject. This subject combination is also applicable to other O’level exams such as NECO AND GCE. The required WAEC subject combination to study Arabic Medium in the College of Education must include:

  • English Language
  • Mathematics.
  • Arabic
  • CRS/IRS and any other subjects


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 College of Education in Lagos State, then Yoruba Language is compulsory. So now that you know the compulsory O level subject requirement to study Arabic Medium, let also look at JAMB UTME.



JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Arabic Medium

Before we consider the list of College of Education offering Arabic Medium, let see the compulsory JAMB subjects for Arabic Medium 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 150 so that you can easily gain admission into any College of Education. 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 Institutions to study Arabic Medium. 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 Arabic Medium in College of Education must include:

  1. Arabic
  2. Two subject from Arts/Social Science Islamic Studies

I want you to read this

If you have your O level result already and the subjects you have is not the same with the O level subject combinations to study Arabic Medium in College of Education, don’t give up. You should consider other Arabic Medium similar courses in 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 College of Education to choose, please read useful guides on how to choose a course.


Other requirements:

You can also use any of the listed certificate gain admission into College of Education to study Arabic Medium without WAEC. The main requirement is 5 Credits passes in any of the following certificates:

  • Grade II Teachers’ Certificate (TC-II)
  • Pivotal Teachers’ Certificate (PTC)
  • National Examination Council (NECO-SSCE)
  • General Certificate Examination (GCE)
  • National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB) Certificate
  • Higher Islamic Studies Certificate (HISC)
  • Teachers with Five (5) Years of Teaching Experience without the number of Credit passes mentioned above can be considered.

These are the list of College of Education offering Arabic Medium:

  1. Arabic and Islamic College of Education, Potiskum, Yobe State
  2. Al-Ibadan College of Education, Ibadan, Oyo State
  3. College of Education, Akwanga
  4. Annur Institute for Islamic Education, Kano, Kano State
  5. Assanusiyah College of Education, Osun State
  6. Bauchi Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies
  7. Bilyami Othman College of Education
  8. College of Education, Kura, Kano State.
  9. Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo State
  10. Federal College of Education, Yola
  11. Federal College of Education (Technical), Gusau
  12. Umar Suleiman College of Education, Gashua
  13. Jigawa State College of Education, Gumel
  14. College of Education, Ilesha
  15. College of Education, lorin, Kwara State.
  16. Jibwis College of Arabic and Islamic Education, Gombe State
  17. Jigawa State College of Islamic and Legal Studies
  18. Adamu Augie College of Education, Argungu
  19. College of Education, Maru, Zamfara State
  20. Muhyldeen College of Education, Ilorin, Kwara State.,
  21. Muftau’ Lanihun College of Education, Ibadan
  22. Muritadha College of Education, (Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies) Oyo State.
  23. Nana Aishat Memorial College of Education, Kwara State
  24. Sokoto State University (SSU)


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