WAEC and JAMB UTME Subject for Education and Arabic

Last updated on October 17, 2019


O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Education and Arabic 2020/2021; including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering the Course, WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB UTME, Direct Entry, IJBM, JUPEB, CAMBRIDGE, NABTEB, Course Description and Career Opportunities


Course Education and Arabic
Qualification [B. ED/B.A.(Educ.)/B.Sc. (Educ.)/B.Ed. (Tech)
Duration 3 – 4 Years
Cut off mark varies
Entrance Non Competitive
Related courses Education and Arabic related courses
Job Availability Low and Competitive


This page literally covers answers to questions related to O level and A-level requirement to study Education and Arabic. That is, the WAEC subject combination (requirements), JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements), s, Special consideration (waivers) and the required 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 Education and Arabic

The subjects needed to study Education and Arabic in WAEC must contain five (5) credit. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The O level requirement, that is, the required WAEC subject combination for Education and Arabic must include

  1.  Arabic.
  2. English Language
  3. A Trade Subject


JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Education and Arabic 

Knowing JAMB subjects for Education and Arabic is not enough. You should aim for a score of 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just a piece of advice) because anything short of that may deny you of 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, HND or Predegree!..

These are JAMB UTME subject combinations (subjects to write in jamb) to study Education and Arabic

  1.  Arabic
  2. Any 2 relevant Arts/Social Science subjects


Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Education and Arabic
Two ‘A’ level passes or NCE in relevant subjects including Arabic


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 other Education and Arabic  similar courses or take 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 or within. 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

These are the list of Universities offering Education and Arabic in Nigeria

  1. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  2. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
  3. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  4. Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  5. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  6. Bayero University, Kano
  7. COEA
  8. EDGUSifyU(T)
  9. Saadatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso
  10. Edo University Iyamo
  11. EDYOLA
  12. EDZAR
  13. Federal College of Education,Katsina
  14. Federal College of Education, Kontagora
  15. Federal College of Education, Pankshin
  16. Federal University, Gusau Zamfara (FUGUS)
  17. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State (FUKASHERE)
  18. Fountain University, Oshogbo
  19. University of Ibadan (UI)
  20. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  22. Kwara State College of education, Ilorin (KWCOED)
  23. Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU)
  24. Northwest University Kano (NWU)
  25. NSCOE
  26. Osun State College of Education Ilesa
  27. SHAGARI-2
  28. Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
  29. Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU)
  30. Yobe State University, Damaturu


Cut-off Mark for Education and Arabic course

The cut-off mark for Education and Arabic varies. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Education and Arabic is a good course and you can also check the top best Educational courses. This should not influence you. Follow your heart or seek my counsel.

Education and Arabic is how many years course and under which faculty?

Depending on your mode of entry, Education and Arabic is a three to four years course in Nigeria. According to JAMB, this course is under Faculty of Education but may be under a different faculty in some universities.


Where can I work with a Degree in Education and Arabic 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Education and Arabic. I urge you to also find out where you can work with the degree. Please take your time to read Fatherprada’s Career Guide – so that you can have knowledge on how the labour market operate after graduating. Career opportunities will be added when we revisit this page.


Special Consideration

The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study Education and Arabic have 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..

What is Direct Entry Special Consideration to study Education and Arabic
(i) EDZAR requires five SSCE credits in English Language, Arabic and any other three subjects including a pass in Mathematics. Accepts NCE in Arabic combined with another subject with a minimum of ‘C’ grade across including Education.

(ii) Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU) accepts two A/Level credit in Arabic and any other Arts subjects. NCE at credit Level in Arabic is also acceptable.

(iv) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria accepts: (a) Two ‘A’ level/IJMB passes which must include Arabic. (b) NCE with minimum of C grade in Arabic.

(v) University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) accepts candidates: (a) who do not offer Arabic at UTME but meet UTME entry requirements may be considered for admission into 100 level. (b) with Senior Islamic Studies Certificates as entry qualification for Islamic Studies/Arabic and related programmes

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE Special Consideration to study Education and Arabic
(i) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria accepts T.C. II at credit/merit level.

(ii) Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU) requires five credit in EnglishLanguage, Arabic and any other three Arts subjects with a credit in Mathematics.

(iii) University of Abuja, Gwagwalada and Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) require five (5) ‘O’ Level Credit Passes in SSCE/NECO, GCE to include Mathematics, Arabic and English Language.

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