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O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Electronics and Computer Engineering 2022; 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


CourseElectronics and Computer Engineering
QualificationB. Eng., B.Sc., B. Tech., B. Arc
Duration3 – 4 Years
SuitabilityScience students
Cut off markVaries
EntranceVery Competitive
Related coursesElectronics and Computer Engineering related courses
Job AvailabilityHigh and Competitive

You must be a science student to study Electronics and Computer Engineering in Nigeria Universities, and that’s can only be possible if you meet admission requirements. This page literally covers answers to questions related to O level and A-level requirement.

In other words, the WAEC subject combination (requirements), JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements), 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 student guide articles that will be of benefit to you. You can ignore.


WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Electronics and Computer Engineering

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

  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Physics
  4. Chemistry
  5. A trade subject


JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Electronics and Computer Engineering

Knowing JAMB subjects for Electronics and Computer Engineering 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!..

JAMB UTME subject combinations (subjects to write in jamb) to study Electronics and Computer Engineering are:

  1. Chemistry
  2. Mathematics
  3. Physics

Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Electronics and Computer Engineering
(i) ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics and Physics.
(ii) ND/HND in Elect Eng. Upper/Lower credit respectively

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 Electronics and Computer Engineering 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. 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

This is the list of Universities offering Electronics and Computer Engineering in Nigeria

  1. Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU)
  2. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  3. Federal University of Technology, Minna (offer as Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Cut-off Mark for Electronics and Computer Engineering course

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

Electronics and Computer Engineering is how many years course and under which faculty?

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

Can a commercial or art student study Electronics and Computer Engineering?

No! Electronics and Computer Engineering is a pure science course and not suitable for commercial or art student. But if you have required subject combination in your O level result, you can go for it if that is the course you desire to study. If you’re still in secondary school, you may find it difficult to change subjects during WAEC registration because your schools may go against it. The alternative way to write the required subjects combination for Electronics and Computer Engineering is through GCE.

Where can I work with a Degree in Electronics and Computer Engineering 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Electronics and Computer Engineering. I urge you to also find out where you can work with the degree. Please take your time to read The Act of Getting a Job – so you would know what you’re up against after graduating. Career opportunities will be added soon.


Special Consideration (waiver)

The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study Electronics and Computer Engineering have been listed above. 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.

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 mass communication? 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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4 thoughts on “Requirements to Study Electronics and Computer Engineering”

  1. I made use of a fake o level result
    Am in year two computer science
    But wrote waec and got my complete o level but scared I might get cut

    1. Of course you may get caught… There is always a second screening. If the result you used at departmental screening/ first screening is different from what you will present at second screening… You may get caught. Though screening differ from each school.
      There are some rare cases where the screener will only ask you for your result without comparing the differences

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