College of Education offering Arabic/Social Studies


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


Course Arabic/Social Studies
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/Social Studies. 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/Social Studies. 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/Social Studies

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

  • English Language
  • Mathematics.  
  • Arabic and two of Economics, Government, Geography and Social studies.


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/Social Studies, let also look at JAMB UTME.



JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Arabic/Social Studies

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

  1. Arabic
  2. Any two of Geography, History/ Government and Economics

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

  1. Al-Ibadan College of Education, Ibadan, Oyo State
  2. Ameer Shehu Idris College of Advance Studies, Kaduna State
  3. Biga College of Education, Sokoto State.
  4. Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo State
  5. Federal College of Education, Kontagora
  6. Federal College of Education, Okene
  7. Federal College of Education, Pankshin
  8. Federal College of Education, Zaria
  9. Tai Solarin College of Education, Ijebu-Ode
  10. Osun State College of Education, Ila-Orangun, Osun State.
  11. College of Education, Ilesha
  12. Jigawa State College of Islamic and Legal Studies
  13. College of Education, Lanlate, Oyo State.
  14. Federal University of Technology, Minna
  15. Michael Otedola College of Primary Education, Moforiji
  16. Muhyldeen College of Education, Ilorin, Kwara State.
  17. Muftau’ Lanihun College of Education, Ibadan
  18. Nigerian Army School of Education
  19. College of Education, Oro, Oro, Kwara State
  20. SUniversity of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)AH-COE
  21. College of Education, Waka-Biu, Borno State
  22. Yusuf Bala Usman College of Legal and General Studies Daura, Katsina State
  23. FCT College of Education, Zuba


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