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


Duration3 years
Cut off markVaries
EntranceNot Competitive


On this page, I will guide you on the required College of Education O level subject combination to study Arabic/Hausa. 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/Hausa. In other to help you avoid having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria higher institutions, we have some student guide articles that will be of benefit to you. You can ignore.

WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Arabic/Hausa

You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Arabic/Hausa 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/Hausa in the College of Education must include:

  • English Language
  • Mathematics.
  • Arabic
  • Hausa and any other 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 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/Hausa, let also look at JAMB UTME.

JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Arabic/Hausa

Before we consider the list of College of Education offering Arabic/Hausa, let see the compulsory JAMB subjects for Arabic/Hausa 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/Hausa. 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/Hausa in College of Education must include:

  1. Arabic
  2. Hausa and any other subject.

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/Hausa in College of Education, don’t give up. You should consider other Arabic/Hausa 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/Hausa 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/Hausa:

  1. Arabic and Islamic College of Education, Potiskum, Yobe State
  2. Aminu Kano College of Islamic and Legal Studies
  3. Annur Institute for Islamic Education, Kano, Kano State
  4. College of Education, Azare
  5. Isa Kaita College of Education, P.M.B. 5007, Dutsinma
  6. Federal College of Education, Kano
  7. Federal College of Education, Katsina
  8. Federal College of Education, Kontagora
  9. Federal College of Education, Okene
  10. Federal College of Education, Pankshin
  11. Federal College of Education, Yola
  12. Federal College of Education, Zaria
  13. Federal College of Education (Technical), Gusau
  14. Umar Suleiman College of Education, Gashua
  15. Jigawa State College of Education, Gumel
  16. College of Education, Hong
  17. College of Education, Ikere Ekiti State
  18. College of Education, Ilesha
  19. Jibwis College of Arabic and Islamic Education, Gombe State
  20. Jigawa State College of Islamic and Legal Studies
  21. College of Education, Kafanchan
  22. Saadatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso
  23. Adamu Augie College of Education, Argungu
  24. Kashim-Ibrahim College of Educ., Maiduguri
  25. College of Education, Maru, Zamfara State
  26. College of Education, Oro, Oro, Kwara State
  27. Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Otto/Ijanikin Lagos State.
  28. A.D. Rufa’I College for Legal and Islamic Studies, Misau, Bauchi State.
  29. Sokoto State University (SSU)
  30. College of Education, Waka-Biu, Borno State
  31. Yusuf Bala Usman College of Legal and General Studies Daura, Katsina State
  32. FCT College of Education, Zuba

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