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JAMB Brochure for Mathematics and Economics Under Faculty of Sciences


This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Mathematics and Economics under the Faculty of Sciences in Nigeria. You will see the UTME subject combination needed to apply for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, requirements such A’level, ND, HND, NCE, etc for Direct Entry candidates, as well as other information you require to successfully apply for the course.

List of Degree Awarding Institutions that Offer Mathematics and Economics

  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology
  • University of Benin

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

In UTME, note that English Language is mandatory for all courses. The other three subjects required to study Mathematics and Economics under the Faculty of Sciences in the institutions listed above are:

Mathematics, Economics and any other Science or Social Science subject

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Mathematics and Economics as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two subjects selected from Science or Social Sciences at not more than two sittings.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNIBEN accepts Mathematics, Economics and any of Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science, Geography and Government

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Mathematics and Economics as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: (i) At least two ‘A’ level passes (G.C.E or H.S.C) at not more than two sittings. The subjects should include Mathematics and Economics.

(ii) ND with at least an Upper Credit level pass in Mathematics/Statistics, Computer Science, Accounting or Business Studies from a recognised Polytechnic or College of Technology.

(iii) HND with at least a Lower Credit level pass in Mathematics/Statistics, Computer Science, Accounting or Business Studies from a recognised Polytechnic or College of Technology.

(iv) NCE with at least a Credit level pass in Mathematics and Economics from a recognised College of Education. In addition candidates should have at least an overall-Merit level pass.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

i. UNIBEN -Candidates for Direct Entry should also satisfy UTME requirements.

(ii) MAUTECH requires
(i) HSC/GCE ‘A’ level Credit passes in Economics and in any one of Maths, statistics, Geography and Business Mgt. Also accepts ND in relevant field.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System



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