This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Library and Information Science under the Faculty of Sciences in Nigerian polytechnics and monotechnics. You will see the UTME subject combination needed to apply for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, requirements for Direct Entry candidates, as well as other information you require to successfully apply for the course.
List of Polytechnics / Monotechnics that Offer Library and Information Science
- Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital
- Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital 1
- Benue State Poly
- College Of Agriculture, Lafia
- Federal Polytechnic, Ede
- Federal Polytechnic, Idah
- Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro
- Federal Polytechnic, Mubi
- Federal Polytechnic, Nekede
- Federal Polytechnic, Offa
- Jigawa State Institute Of Information Technology
- Kaduna Polytechnic
- Mai Idris Alooma Polytechnic
- Rufus Giwa Polytechnic
JAMB UTME Subject Combination
In UTME, note that English Language is mandatory for all courses. The other three subjects required to study Library and Information Science under the Faculty of Sciences in the institutions listed above are:
Any three subjects from Arts/Social Science/Physical
O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates
To apply for Library and Information Science as a UTME candidate, you require: English Language and Mathematics and any three other subjects from:History,Literature in English,
Economics/Commerce,Fine Arts,Government,Biology Physics,Chemistry,Basic Electricity,Geography,
Typewriting,Commerce/Principles of Accounting.
Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates
To apply for Library and Information Science as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: (i)ABUTH : requires credits in English Language,
Mathematics plus any other two credits.
(ii) PLSPOLY: requires four O/L credit passes in
English Language, and any three subject and a pass in Mathematics.
(iii)EDEPOLY: requires five o level credits in English Language,Mathematics plus any other three from science and social sciences.
(iv)NEKEDEPOLY: credit passes in English Language and four other subjects with passes in Mathematics and one science subjects.
(v)MUBIPOLY : accepts a pass in Mathematics as course requirement.
(vi)RUGIPO : also accepts three other credit passes from Civic Education, Tourism, Office Practice, Information and Communication Technology, Data Processing, Computer Studies,Basic Electricity, Islamic Religious Studies,Christian Religious Knowledge and Health Science.
(vii)OFFAPOLY: requires Mathematics, Biology and Economics as UTME subjects.
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