10 Polytechnics offering Insurance and subject combination


This page contains 2020/2021 official WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Insurance, including the List of Nigeria Polytechnics Offering this Course, and much more


Course Insurance
Duration ND 2 Years, HND 2 Years
Suitability Commercial Students
Cut off mark Varies
Entrance Not Competitive
Job Availability Low and Competitive



On this page, I will guide you on the required O level subject combination to study Insurance. if you are a returning visitor, you can skip reading repetitive paragraphs.


You must be a commercial student with a good background commercial subjects for you to study Insurance in Nigeria Polytechnics, 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 O level / WAEC subject combination (requirements), JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements), Special consideration (waivers) and the required screening documents for admission into Nigeria Polytechnics. In other to help you avoid having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Polytechnics, we have some post that will be of benefit to you. You can ignore.

WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Insurance

You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Insurance in Nigeria polytechnics. This subject combination is also applicable to other O’level exams such as NECO AND GCE. The O level requirement, that is, the required WAEC subject combination for Insurance must include:


English Language (not Literature in English) and Mathematics and any three subjects from the following: Economics/Commerce, Business Methods, Principles of Accounts, Literature in English Geography Office Practice Government, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Physics, History/Government Typewriting and Shorthand


These listed subjects are compulsory for anyone writing WAEC and other O level examinations. I will advise you to include a Language in your O level subjects. For the record, if you are one of those students seeking admission into any polytechnics in Lagos State, Yoruba Language is compulsory for Insurance. So now that you know the compulsory O level subject requirement to study Insurance, let also look at JAMB UTME and Direct requirements.


JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Insurance

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is a body responsible for your admission into the University or other institutions. Now I’m going to show you the compulsory JAMB subjects for Insurance that you must register (English must be included because it is compulsory even though it may not be listed among the JAMB subjects below), and I will honestly advise you to aim for a score of 150 so that you can easily gain admission into any Polytechnics. Read how to answer and pass JAMB once.

Please note– English Language is compulsory. If Mathematics is not listed among the Jamb subject on this post, then Mathematics is not compulsory for this course. JAMB is not the only option to gain admission into Nigerian Universities to study Insurance. If you’re having troubles with JAMB UTME, maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND, HND or Predegree!..

 JAMB UTME subject combination to study Insurance must include:

Mathematics and any two of Economics, Geography., Commerce or Principle of Accounts.


I want you to read this

If you have your O level result already and the subjects you have is not the same with the admission requirement that is the required O level subject combinations to study Insurance, don’t give up. You should consider other Insurance similar courses or take a look College of Education related courses.

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 Polytechnics to choose, please read useful guides on how to choose a course and polytechnics

These are the list of Polytechnics offering Insurance:

  1. Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara State
  2. Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State
  3. Federal Polytechnic, Anambra State.
  4. The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyo State (The Polytechnic, Ibadan)
  5. Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu State (IMT-ENU)
  6. Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu (LASPOTECH)
  7. The Oke-Ogun Polytechnic
  8. Our Saviour Institute of Science and Technology (Poly) Enugu State
  9. Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic, Rivers State
  10. Wolex Polytechnic Lagos.

Can a science or art student study Insurance?

No! If you are a Science or an Art student, you cannot study Insurance at the polytechnic because it is a pure commercial course which need a good background on commercial subjects. To avoid discouragement, you can go for this course if you wish provided you have the required subjects combination in your O level result. If you’re still in secondary school, you may find it difficult to change subjects to fit your desired course during WAEC registration because some schools may go against it.


Special Consideration

Now I am confident that you know the compulsory subjects needed to study Insurance in polytechnics. But note this — Some Polytechnics 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 Insurance below if available.

Polytechnic Special Consideration/waiver for Insurance

a) The Oke-Ogun Polytechnic and The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyo State (The Polytechnic, Ibadan) require credit pass in Economics or Commerce.

b) Osun State Polytechnic, Iree offer Insurance as Financial Studies.

c) Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu (LASPOTECH) does not accept Literature-in-English as course requirement for Insurance.

d) Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic, Rivers State accepts Mathematics and any two of Economics, Government, Commerce or Principles of Account as UTME subjects.


a) Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu State (IMT-ENU) accepts Government and geography.

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