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This page contains 2022 WAEC and JAMB subject combination for Technical Education, including the List of Nigeria universities offering this course, A level requirements and much more

 

CourseTechnical Education
Qualification[B. ED/B.A.(Educ.)/B.Sc. (Educ.)/B.Ed. (Tech)
Duration3 – 4 Years

Is Technical Education a good course in Nigeria and what is the salary?

Yes, Technical Education is a good course in Nigeria though with limited job roles to explore. There is no standard salary for any job in Nigeria. It depends on where you get the job. The average net salary for a Teacher at Science and Technical Schools Board is ₦36K

A Technical Education degree is not competitive and very popular amongst students in secondary school. From our records, 27 Nigerian institutions offer this degree course.

So while you are here to get information on the O level subject combination for Technical Education, we also expect you consider the total number of students currently studying Technical Education and the employment rate we will show you below so that you will know what you are up against when you choose to study this course.

We have some student guide articles that will be of benefit to you.

WAEC Subject Combination For Technical Education

In WAEC, NECO or GCE, you are expected to register a maximum of 9 subjects for a Technical Education degree. You can register for less than 9 subjects if you are resitting.

However, you must have at least 5 credit passes amongst the 9 subjects listed below before you can gain admission into any Nigerian university to study for a Technical Education degree.

Remember, the requirement you’re about to read is also applicable to all o level examinations. (WAEC, NECO and GCE). We have painstakingly highlighted (in red) the core subjects on which you must obtain credit before gaining admission. Any subject with blue colour means, a pass is allowed.

If you fail one of the core subjects, you should read through each university’s special requirements for this course below to see if there is a university that may accept another subject in lieu of the one you failed. The 9 WAEC/NECO/GCE subject combinations for Technical Education are:

  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Civic Education
  4. Physics
  5. Chemistry
  6. Technical Drawing/Agriculture
  7. Biology
  8. Any Nigerian Langauge
  9. A Trade subject

If you have your O level result already and the subjects you have is not the same as the admission requirement that is the required O level subject combinations to study Technical Education, don’t give up. You should consider other Technical Education similar courses or 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. Education is now a choice. And please before you make a decision on which University to choose, please read valuable guides on how to choose a course and university

 

JAMB subject combination for Technical Education

For this degree, you are also required to register for 4 subjects and English is compulsory. More so, your JAMB score in addition to your POST UTME score will determine the cumulative score that the university will use to decide your candidacy for admission.

You should score 180 or above in JAMB to stand a better chance of gaining admission to study Technical Education. You can still gain admission if you score between 160-170 upward but you do not stand a chance with those who had scored higher. Try out JAMB Admission Simulator.

The 4 JAMB subject combination for Technical Education is:

  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Physics
  4. Chemistry

 

Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Technical Education
(i) NCE with two merit in relevant Science subjects plus UTME requirements
(ii) Two ‘A’ level passes from Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry

 

These are the list of Universities offering Technical Education in Nigeria

  1. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
  2. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
  3. Bayero University, Kano
  4. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  5. Cross River State University of Science & Technology
  6. University of Uyo
  7. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  8. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni
  9. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  10. River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST)
  11. Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED)
  12. Ekiti State University
  13. University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  14. Federal College of Education, Pankshin
  15. Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU)
  16. University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  17. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT)
  18. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  19. Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU)
  20. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  21. Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY)
  22. University of Uyo
  23. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  24. YABATECH
  25. Federal University of Technology, Minna
  26. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  27. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
Estimated number of students currently studying Technical Education in Nigerian Universities is 18,750
Technical Education has 41% employment rate in Nigeria

Admission Rate:

Technical Education has 100% admission rate.

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

Depending on your mode of entry, Technical Education is a three to four years course in Nigeria. According to JAMB, this course is under the Faculty of Education

Special Consideration (waiver) to study Technical Education

  • Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT) and the Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY) accept TC II.
  • River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) requires a credit in Physics.
  • (iii) Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT) requires candidates to have credit in the subject area of his option. Also candidate’s UTME subjects must include the subject area of his option.
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK) accepts a pass in ‘O’ level English Language.
  • Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni requires credit in Technical Drawing and Physics. Accepts WAEC Technical, City and Guilds and Federal Craft Training Certificate.
  • River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) accepts NCE General English and Basic Mathematics in lieu of O’ level credits in English Language and Mathematics.
  • University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires Mathematics and other subjects chosen from Physics, Chemistry, Applied Electricity, Technical Drawing, Woodwork and Basic Electronics.
  • The University of Uyo requires credit in English Language and Chemistry.
  • For Agric. Option Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki accepts Agric, Science or Biology plus Chemistry and one other subject.
  • Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) requires five O’ Level credit including English Language, Physics and a pass in Mathematics. C & G with relevant O/L qualifications may be an advantage
  • Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED) requires Five ‘O’ level credits at one sittings or six ‘O’ level credits at two sittings in relevant subjects which must include English Language, Mathematics and any of three of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Technical Drawing, Applied Electricity, Woodwork, Building, Basic Electronics, Metal Work and auto mechanics, Auto Parts Merchandising, Air Conditioning and Refrigerator, Welding and Fabrication Engineering, Craft Practice, Electrical Installation and Maintenance Work, Block-laying and Concrete Work, Plumbing and Pipe Fitting, Carpentry and Joinery, Furniture Making or NTC/NBC subjects. A pass in Chemistry is required.
  • Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU) requires Five ‘O’ level credit in English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any two Science subjects.
  • University of Lagos (UNILAG) also requires credit in Physics/Technical Drawing and any other science/technical subjects.
  • Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba requires Five ‘O’ level credit in English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any two Science or Social Science subjects.

Further Reading on Technical Education Degree

Have you written WAEC, NECO or GCE? Are you one of those reading this to know if your O level result qualifies you to study this course at the university? If the subject combination mentioned above does not correspond with your O level, we can help you review your result and suggest a suitable degree course for you. Interested? Start here.

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