Study Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies

Study Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies
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O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies; 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 



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

The admission requirement to study Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies in Nigeria Universities includes one or a combination of ‘O’ level results or A-level result if you’re going through Direct Entry. This page will literally answer questions such as WAEC subject combination, JAMB UTME subject combination, Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers), where you can work with the degree and the required documents for admission into Nigeria universities. If you’re still having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some post that may be of benefit to you.


What is O level/WAEC subject combination (requirement) for Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies?
The subjects needed to study Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies in WAEC must contain five (5) credit. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The O level requirement that is the compulsory WAEC subject combination for Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies must include:

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


What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subject needed) for Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies?
You should aim for a score of 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just an 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 or Predegree. JAMB UTME subject combination (subject to write in jamb) for Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies are

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


What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A-level result you need) to study Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies?
Two ‘A’ level passes/NCE to include Christian Religious Studies/Religious Studies.


Just a reminder: Everything you have read so far is a general requirement, it is expedient that you also check the special consideration for this course below. If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with 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.


So now that you know the compulsory WAEC, JAMB subject combination for Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A-level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies?
List of Nigeria Universities 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


Where can I work with a Degree in Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies? 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies. 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.


The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies 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.

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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