How To Choose JAMB Subject – JAMB Subject Combination

JAMB SUBJECT COMBINATION: This is to enlighten all candidates that are preparing for the Joint Admission And Matriculation board Examination. We have come to discover that most candidates do not know how to carefully choose the right subject for their desired course in the institution. Just Read And Use Your Pen And Paper to take down your own subject combination and proceed to register for JAMB as it commences on 10th January 2019

JAMB Subject Combination
JAMB Subject Combination

Do you also want to study a particular course in the University but you are so curious to know what subjects you need to start preparing on in other to pass well in jamb? we are here to give you the right answer.
During registration, candidates ought to choose the right JAMB subject combinations of all the courses offered in Nigeria University, Polytechnic or Colleges of Education, below is the subject combinations for the 2019/2020 academic session, which will help all candidates to know the right JAMB subject combinations required to study all the courses offered in Nigeria.

  • The content of the article covers the JAMB Subject Combinations For Sciences, Arts And Social Science Courses for admission into 2019/2020 academic session.

Before we proceed with the right combination for JAMB subject that will be in line with your desired course, we need to explain what the meaning of JAMB Subject Combinations is, so as to get all candidates informed.

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What Is JAMB Subject Combination All About?

Ok, JAMB Subject combination is a list of Subjects required to study some specific courses in the University. It is very important for aspirants to know the subjects required for them to study a particular course in the Nigeria tertiary institutions. Below is how you can combine the subjects for your JAMB examination.

  • NOTE: Candidates are advised to be careful when choosing the Subject Combinations for the course they intend to study as they may be no JAMB Change Of Subject Combinations After Registration.

Below are the three JAMB Subject Combinations categories:

*  Sciences
*  Social Sciences
*  Arts

JAMB SUBJECT COMBINATION FOR SCIENCES

1. Agriculture:

*  English
Chemistry
*  Biology/Agriculture and any one of Physics and Mathematics.

2. Agricultural Economics:

*  English Language
*  Chemistry
*  Biology/ Agricultural Science
*  Mathematics.

3. Agricultural Engineering:

*  Use of English
*  Mathematics
*  Physics
*  Chemistry.

4. Agricultural Extension:

*  English
*  Chemistry
*  Biology/Agricultural Science plus Mathematics or Physics.

5. Agronomy:

*  English
*  Chemistry
*  Biology or Agriculture
*  Physics or Mathematics.

6. Anatomy:

*  English
*  Mathematics
*  Biology
*  Chemistry or Physics.

7. Animal Production and Science:

*  Use of English
*  Chemistry
*  Biology/Agric Science
*  Physics/Mathematics.

8. Architecture:

*  English
*  Physics
*  Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.

9. Biochemistry:

*  Use of English
*  Biology
*  Physics
*  Chemistry

10. Biological Sciences:

*  Use of English
*  Biology
*  Chemistry
*  Physics or Mathematics.

11. Botany:

*  Use of English
*  Biology
*  Chemistry and any other Science subject.

12. Building:

*  Use of English
*  Physics
*  Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.

13. Chemistry:

*  Use of English
*  Chemistry and two of Physics, Biology and Mathematics.

14. Civil Engineering:

*  Use of English,
*  Mathematics,
*  Physics
*  Chemistry.

15. Chemical Engineering:

*  Use of English,
*  Mathematics,
*  Physics
*  Chemistry.

16. Computer Engineering:

*  Use of English,
*  Mathematics,
*  Physics
*  Chemistry.

17. Computer Science:

*  Use of English,
*  Mathematics,
*  Physics and one of Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Economics and Geography.

18. Crop Production and Science:

*  English,
*  Chemistry,
*  Biology/Agriculture and Mathematics or Physics.

19. Dentistry:

*  Use of English,
*  Chemistry,
*  Biology and one Science subject.

20. Electrical Engineering:

*  Use of English,
*  Mathematics,
*  Physics
*  Chemistry.

21. Electronic Engineering:

*  Use of English,
*  Mathematics,
*  Physics
*  Chemistry.

22. Estate Management:

*  Use of English,
*  Mathematics,
*  Economics and one other subject.

23. Fisheries:

*  Use of English,
*  Chemistry,
*  Biology/Agricultural Science and any other Science subject.

24. Food Science and Technology:

*  Use of English,
*  Chemistry,
*  Mathematics / Physics and Agricultural Science.

25. Forestry:

*  Use of English,
*  Chemistry,
*  Biology or Agriculture and Physics or Mathematics.

27. Geology:

*  Use of English and any three, of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology and Geography.

28. Industrial Chemistry:

*  Use of English,
*  Chemistry,
*  Mathematics and any of Physics/Biology/Agricultural Science.

29. Mathematics:

*  Use of English,
*  Mathematics and any two of : Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Biology and Agricultural Science.

30. Marine Engineering:

*  Use of English,
*  Mathematics,
*  Physics
*  Chemistry.

31. Mechanical Engineering:

*  Use of English,
*  Mathematics,
*  Physics
*  Chemistry.

32. Medical Laboratory Science:

*  English Language,
Physics,
Chemistry
Biology.

33. Medical Rehabilitation:

*  Use of English,
*  Physics,
*  Chemistry
*  Biology

34. Medicine and Surgery:

Use of English
Biology,
Physics
Chemistry.

35. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering:

*  Use of English,
*  Mathematics,
*  Physics
*  Chemistry.

36. Microbiology:

*  Use of English,
*  Biology,
*  Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics.

37. Nursing:

*  Use of English,
*  Physics,
*  Biology
*  Chemistry.

38. Petroleum and Gas Engineering:

*  Use of English,
*  Mathematics,
*  Physics
*  Chemistry.

39. Pharmacy:

*  Use of English,
*  Biology,
*  Physics
*  Chemistry.

40. Physiology:

*  Use of English,
*  Biology,
*  Physics
*  Chemistry.

41. Physiotherapy:

*  Use of English,
* Biology,
*  Physics
*  Chemistry.

42. Physics:

*  Use of English,
*  Physics,
*  Mathematics
* Chemistry or Biology.

43. Production and Industrial Engineering:

*  Use of English,
*  Mathematics,
*  Physics
*  Chemistry.

44. Pure and Applied Mathematics:

*  Use of English,
*  Mathematics,
*  Physics
*  Biology or Agricultural Science or Chemistry or Geography.

45. Quantity Surveying:

*  Use of English,
*  Physics,
*  Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.

46. Radiography:

*  Use of English,
*  Biology,
*  Physics
*  Chemistry

47. Statistics:

*  Use of English,
*  Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Biology and Agricultural Science.

48. Soil Science:

*  English,
*  Chemistry,
*  Biology or Agricultural Science plus Mathematics or Physics.

49. Structural Engineering:

*  Use of English,
*  Mathematics,
*  Physics
*  Chemistry.

50. Surveying and Geoinformatics:

*  Use of English,
*  Physics,
*  Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.

51. Systems Engineering:

*  Use of English,
*  Mathematics,
*  Physics
*  Chemistry.

52. Urban and Regional Planning:

*  English,
*  Mathematics,
*  Geography and one of Economics, Physics, Chemistry.

53. Veterinary Medicine:

*  Use of English,
*  Biology,
*  Physics
*  Chemistry.

54. Zoology:

*  Use of English,
*  Biology and any two of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

JAMB COMBINATION FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Below is the subject combination for social science courses for all candidates going for social science courses.

This subject combination section is for Social science courses which are outlined below:

1. Accounting:

Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science subject which may be:

*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Geography.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Accounting.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Commerce.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Marketing.

2. Banking and Finance:

Use of English, Mathematics, one Social Science subject and any other subject which may be:

*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Accounting.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Accounting and Government.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Commerce and Economics.
* Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Marketing.
Etc

3. Business Administration:

Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science subject which may be:

*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Geography.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Accounting.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Commerce.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Marketing.

4. Business Management:

Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and one other subject which may be:

*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Biology.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Government.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Commerce.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Marketing.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and History
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Accounting
Etc

5. Cooperative and Rural Development:

Use of English, Mathematics, Economics plus one other subject which may be:

*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Biology.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Government.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Commerce.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Marketing.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and History
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Chemistry
Etc

6. Demography and Social Statistics:

Use of English, Mathematics, Economics/Geography and any other subject which may be:

*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Biology.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Geography and Government.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Commerce.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Geography and Marketing.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and History
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Geography and Accounting
Etc

7. Economics:

Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and any of Government, History, Geography, Literature in English, French and CRK/IRK Which May Be:

*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Government.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and History.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Geography.
* Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Literature in English.
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and French
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and CRK
Etc

8. Geography:

Use of English, Geography and two other Arts or Social Science subjects which may be:

*  Use of English, Geography, Economics and Accounting
*  Use of English, Geography, Economics and Commerce
*  Use of English, Geography, Literature in English and Government
*  Use of English, Geography, CRK And Government.
Etc

9. Human Resources Management:

*  Use of English, Economics, Government and any other relevant subjects which may be:
*  Use of English, Economics, Government and Commerce
*  Use of English, Economics, Government and Biology
*  Use of English, Economics, Government and History
Etc

10. Industrial Relations:

Use of English, Mathematics, Economics plus one other relevant subject. which may be:

*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Government
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and CRK
Etc

11. Insurance:

English, Mathematics, Economics and one other subject which may be:

*  English, Mathematics, Economics and Commerce
*  English, Mathematics, Economics and Accounting
*  English, Mathematics, Economics and Government
*  English, Mathematics, Economics and Computer
Etc

12. International Relations:

Use of English, Economics, Literature in English and Geography/Government/History which may be:

*  Use of English, Economics, Literature in English Geography
*  Use of English, Economics, Literature in English and History
*  Use of English, Economics, Literature in English And Government.

13. Library Science:

Use of English and Any three Arts or Social Science subjects which may be:

*  Use of English, Government, Literature in English and CRK
*  Use of English, Geography, Commerce and Accounting
*  Use of English, Geography, Commerce and Economics
*  Use of English, Economics, Commerce and Computer
Etc.

14. Marketing:

*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics plus one other relevant Subject.

15. Mass Communication:

Those who wants to study Mass Communication are to use the following:

Use of English, Literature in English, Economics and Government or CRK/IRK which may be:

*  Use of English, Literature in English, Economics and Government
*  Use of English, Literature in English, Economics and CRK
*  Use of English, Literature in English, Economics And IRK.

16. Philosophy:

Use of English, Government and any other two subjects which may be:

*  Use of English, Government, Economics and Geography
*  Use of English, Government, CRK and Literature in English
*  Use of English, Government, CRK and Biology
Etc

17. Political Science Subject Combination:

The following subject combinations can be used to study political science in any Nigerian University.

Use of English, Government or History plus two other Social Science/Arts subjects which may be.

*  Use of English, Government, Economics and Geography
*  Use of English, History, Economics and Geography
*  Use of English, Government, CRK and Literature In English
*  Use of English, History, CRK and Literature In English
Etc

18. Psychology:

Use of English, and any three subjects from Arts or Social Science which may be:

*  Use of English, Civic, Economics and Geography
*  Use of English, Government, CRK and Literature in English
*  Use of English, Government, CRK and History
*  Use of English, Commerce, Economics and Geography
Etc

19. Public Administration:

Use of English, Government, Economics and any other subject which may b:

*  Use of English, Economics, Government and Commerce
*  Use of English, Economics, Government and Biology
*  Use of English, Economics, Government and Civic
*  Use of English, Economics, Government and CRK
*  Use of English, Economics, Government and Literature in English
Etc

20. Religious Studies:

Use of English Language, CRK/IRS and any two other subjects Which may be:

*  Use of English Language, CRK, Literature in English and Civic
*  Use of English Language, CRK, Geography and Civic
*  Use of English Language, CRK, Economics and CRK
Etc

21. Social Work:

Use of English Language, Mathematics, Economics/Geography and any other subject which may be:

*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Government
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and CRK
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Civic
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Literature in English
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Geography and Government
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Geography and CRK
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Geography and Civic
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Geography and Literature in English
Etc

22. Sociology and Anthropology Combination:

Use of English, Three Social Science or Arts Subjects which may be:

*  Use of English, Civic, Economics and Geography
*  Use of English, Government, CRK and Literature in English
*  Use of English, Government, CRK and History
*  Use of English, Commerce, Economics and Geography
Etc

23. Tourism:

English, Mathematics, Economics and any other subject which may be:

*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Geography
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and CRK
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Civic
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Literature in English
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Commerce
*  Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and Government
Etc

JAMB SUBJECT COMBINATION FOR ARTS

Below is the right subject for those who are going for Art courses:

This is Jamb subject combination for Art courses listed below:

1. Arabic and Islamic Studies:

*  Use of English,
*  Arabic and two subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.

2. Christian Religious Studies:

*  Use of English, two Arts subjects including Christian Religious Knowledge and any other subject.

3. English and Literary Studies:

*  Use of English,
*  Literature in English,
*  Government or History or any other Arts subjects.

4. Fine and Applied Arts:

*  Use of English Language,
*  Fine Art and two other Arts subjects or Social Science subject.

5. Foreign Languages and Literature:

*  Use of English Language, Fine Art and two other Arts subjects or Social Science subject.

6. French:

*  English, French and any other two subjects from Arts and Social Sciences.

7. Hausa:

*  English, Hausa, Lit in English and any of Economics, Government, History and Arabic.

8. History and International Studies:

*  Use of English,
*  History/Government and any other two subjects from Arts & Social Science.

9. Law:

*  English,
*  Literature,
*  Economics/CRK/IRS and any other Art Subject.

10. Linguistics:

*  English, Two relevant Arts subjects and any other subject.

11. Theatre Arts:

*  Use of English, Literature in English and two other relevant subjects.

12. Igbo:

*  English, Igbo and two subjects from Arts and social Sciences.

13. Mass Communication:

*  Use of English,
*  Literature in English,
*  Economics and Government or CRK/IRK.

14. Music:

*  Use of English,
*  Music, one other Arts subject plus any other subject.

15. Yoruba:

*  Use of English, Yoruba and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

That is all the subjects you will find in JAMB, candidates can now use the above guide to carefully choose their JAMB subject combinations, you can now review and make the right choice of JAMB Subjects they want to use for when sitting for the Examination.

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT JAMB SUBJECT SYLLABUS.

JAMB SUbject Syllabus: Now that you have seen the JAMB Subject Combination for the course you want to study, you may want to also know the topics for the each of the courses that featured in the subjects.

This is where JAMB Syllabus comes in as it helps you to get the hot and relevant topics that will come out in the Examination for the Subjects you are writing in JAMB.

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