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Requirements & Jamb Subject Combination For Political Science 2023/2024

In this article, we will discuss the subject combination for political science for Jambites, the requirements for studying Political Science for UTME and Direct Entry candidates, and also all the Universities in Nigeria that offer Political Science

For prospective Jamb candidates who intend to study Political Science at the University, It is very necessary to know the subjects that you will be writing in the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination. It will help you to prepare better

Political Science is a highly contested course in Universities in Nigeria and as a result of this, it is near difficult to gain admission into the Political Science department except with you are able to meet the jamb and UTME cut-off marks

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JAMB Subject Combination For Political Science 2023/2024 Academic Session

Approved Correct UTME Subjects Required To study Political Science Are:

  • Use of English
  • Mathematics or CRK
  • Economics
  • Government

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List of Universities Offering Political Science and Requirements And Their Offical Website

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Requirements To Study Political Science

In order to gain admission to study Political Science in a University in Nigeria, you need to have at least 5 credit passes in your O’level result (WAEC or NECO) including English and Mathematics with not more than two (2) sittings. However, some schools require or request just one sitting.

Some other requirements include:

  • You must have reached at least sixteen (16) years of age.
  • You must meet the school cut-off mark for Political Science.

Requirements For Direct Entry To Study Political Science

  • A minimum of 5 credits in the Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations (SSCE/GCE) Ordinary Level Credits in a maximum of two (2) sittings.
  • Degree (First Class/Second Class Upper) in related fields.
  • Direct entry candidates are required to purchase the Direct Entry form through the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
  • A minimum of Merit Pass in the National Certificate of Education (NCE), National Diploma (ND), and other Advanced Level Certificates.
  • Other qualifications are acceptable to the Senate of your University of choice and are equivalent to (1) and (4) above. In addition to the above minimum admission requirements, candidates must also satisfy such Faculty/Departmental entry requirements.
  • Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB)
  • Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB)

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Political Science is such an interesting course to study and it will open your mind to so many other disciplines in the University including Sociology, History & Diplomatic Studies, International Relations, and lots more. Getting to know about the course before planning to study it is very necessary.

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