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This page contains official WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more…


  • JAMB officially classified this course under Faculty/School/College of Arts.
  • Probable Degree type–B.A. B.Sc. (Hons.)

You must be a Commercial student or Art with a good background in Commercial subjects for you to study this course 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 admission requirement.

That is, the WAEC subject combination (requirements), JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements), Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers) and the required screening 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 always ignore!



WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies

You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies in Nigeria universities.

The required subject combination (o level requirement for Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies) must include:

  1. English Language
  2. CRK
  3. Three other relevant subjects
  4. A trade subject

The above WAEC subject combination is also applicable to other O’level examinations such as NECO and GCE. So now that you know the compulsory O level requirement to study Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies, let also look at UTME and Direct requirements and course descriptions.


JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies

Prepare yourself well so you can score above 200 in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just a piece of advice) because anything short of this score may deny you 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 or Predegree.

JAMB UTME subject combination (subject to register in jamb) to study Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies are

  1. Two Arts subjects including Christian Religious Knowledge
  2. Any other subject.


Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies

Two ‘A’ level passes/NCE to include Christian Religious Studies/Religious Studies.


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 taking 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

List of Universities in Nigeria offering Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies include:

  1. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
  2. Anchor University Ayobo Lagos State
  3. Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
  4. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  5. Benson Idahosa University, Benin City Click to read conditions
  6. Bowen University, Iwo
  7. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  8. Caleb University, Lagos
  9. Clifford University Owerrinta Abia State
  10. Dominican University Ibadan Oyo State
  11. ECWA
  12. Edo University Iyamo
  13. Ekiti State University
  14. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State (FUKASHERE)
  15. Federal University, Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI)
  16. Gombe State University, Gombe
  17. University of Jos (UNIJOS) Click to read conditions
  18. Kaduna State University, Kaduna (KASU) Click to read conditions
  19. Kogi State University Anyigba
  20. Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) Click to read conditions
  21.  LTS
  22. Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK)
  23. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  24. Taraba State University, Jalingo (TSUJ)
  25. Hezekiah University, Umudi


Special Consideration

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..

Special Consideration
What is Direct Entry Special Consideration (waiver)to study Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies
(i) Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan (ACU) and University of Ibadan (UI) accept NCE (merit) in Religious Studies

(ii) Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) and Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye also requires fulfilment of UTME requirements.

(iii) Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) accepts: (a) two Advanced Level Passes, including Bible/Christian Religious Knowledge or Religious Studies at not more than two sittings, plus five ‘O’ Level credit passes at GCE Ordinary Level or its equivalent, which must include English Language at not more than two sittings. (b) NCE with at least Merit Passes in CRS and five (5) credit passes in other relevant subjects including English Language.

(iv) Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK) accepts NCE CRS, not below Merit.

(vi) Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU) accepts IJMB, Cambridge and NCE.

(vii) University of Abuja, Gwagwalada accepts a minimum of 10 points in NCE or Upper credit in National Diploma in addition to ‘O’ Level requirements.

(viii) University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) accepts Diploma in Religious Studies or Theology of London or an accredited Nigerian University or Affiliated institutions.

What is WAEC, GCE, NECO Special Consideration (waiver) to study Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies
(i) Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) requires Five ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language.

(ii) University of Ibadan (UI) requires 5 or 6 ‘O’ level credit passes at one/two sittings to include English Language, CRK and any other subject in Arts or Social Science.

(iii) Kaduna State University, Kaduna (KASU) accepts only subjects from Arts or Social Science.

(v) Ekiti State University requires only Arts subjects.

(vi) Taraba State University, Jalingo (TSUJ) accepts a pass in Mathematics.

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration (waiver)to study Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies

(i) Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU) accepts any three Arts or Social Science subjects.

(ii) University of Calabar (UNICAL) accepts CRS/IRS and any two other subjects.

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