WAEC and JAMB Subject Combinations for Hausa

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This page contains official WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Hausa, 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 Hausa

You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Hausa in Nigeria universities.

The required subject combination (o level requirement for Hausa) must include

  1. English Language
  2. Hausa
  3. 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 Hausa, let also look at UTME and Direct requirements and course descriptions.


JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Hausa

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 Hausa are

  1. Hausa
  2. Literature in English
  3. Any of Economics, Government, History and Arabic


Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Hausa
Two ‘A’ level passes in Hausa and any other relevant subjects


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 Hausa include:

  1. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  2. Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  3. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  4. Bayero University, Kano Click to read conditions
  5. Federal University, Gusau Zamfara (FUGUS)
  6. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State (FUKASHERE)
  7. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) Click to read conditions
  8. Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa (SLU)
  9. Kaduna State University, Kaduna (KASU) Click to read conditions
  10. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
  11. Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK)
  12. Nigeria Police Academy Wudil Click to read conditions
  13. Sokoto State University
  14. Taraba State University, Jalingo (TSUJ)
  15. Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
  16. Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU)
  17. Yobe State University, Damaturu


Special Consideration

The SSCE O level and A-level subject combination (requirements) had 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 to study Hausa
(i) University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID),Bayero University, Kano (BUK) and Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK) accept NCE with Hausa major.

(ii) Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU) accepts NCE in Hausa with Upper Credits in addition to O/Level requirement in not more than two sittings.

(iii) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria accepts (a) Two ‘A’ level/IJMB passes in Hausa and any other relevant subjects. (b) NCE with a minimum of C grade in Hausa. (c) General English/Use of English at NCE satisfies’ O’ level English requiremen

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE Special Consideration (waiver) to study Hausa
(i)Bayero University, Kano (BUK) requires five O’ Level Credit passes to include English, Hausa plus three other subjects

(ii) Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU) requires five O/Level credit passes in SSCE or its equivalent including English Language, Hausa and at least any other three Arts/Social Science subjects with a credit pass in Mathematics.

(iii) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language Hausa and any three Arts or Social Science subjects.

(iv) Kaduna State University, Kaduna (KASU) accepts English, Hausa and any other subjects from Arts or Social Science as UTME subjects.

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration study Hausa
(i)Bayero University, Kano (BUK) and Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK) accept Hausa plus any other two Arts subjects.

(ii) Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa (SLU) accepts Hausa plus any two Arts and/or Social Science subjects.

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