The 23 Secondary School Subjects Offered in JAMB UTME
As at the time of writing this, there are 23 secondary school subjects offered in JAMB UTME. Interestingly, there is a relationship between JAMB and secondary school administration in this country.
Hold on! What is JAMB and what do they do? The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) is the approved body in charge of regulation of admissions into tertiary institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.
Before you proceed any further, please, get this: this information may be outdated after some time. You are, therefore, advised to update your knowledge on the secondary school subjects offered in JAMB UTME this year by downloading the latest JAMB Brochure for this year at JAMB website – www.jamb.org.ng.
JAMB’s Basis for SSCE Admission Requirements
JAMB’s choice of subjects for the Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examinations (UTME) is based primarily on secondary school subjects offered in Nigeria. To apply for the UTME, however, a UTME candidate is required to pick only four (4) secondary school subjects while applying for the UTME.
Kindly ignore above information if you are a JAMB direct entry candidate as this does not apply to you since JAMB direct entry candidates don’t write the UTME.
Note also that apart from having credit passes in the relevant secondary school subjects offered in JAMB, UTME candidates must also attain an appreciable standard of a pass in the UTME in the four (4) chosen UTME subjects.
Why This Information On The 23 Secondary School Subjects Offered In JAMB UTME is Very Useful.
It is important that a prospective UTME candidate arms him/herself with knowledge of the secondary school subjects offered in JAMB UTME so as to avoid wasting time preparing for nothing. It will also help checkmate confusion and put the candidate on the right track as discussed below.
You see, one of JAMB admission requirements is that a candidate possesses credit passes in five relevant subjects in the appropriate WAEC/NECO/SSCE/Teachers’ Grade II examination. The implication, therefore, is that if you don’t offer any of the secondary school subjects listed below in your Secondary school and which is required by JAMB, you may be wasting your time for nothing.
This article, therefore, serves to guide intending candidates especially foreign candidates and candidates whose secondary schools did not offer some of the subjects listed below on the next line of action.
What You Should Do Should To Solve This Problem
So, if your secondary school is not offering some of the secondary school subjects offered in JAMB UTME listed below, and you need these secondary school subjects for admission through JAMB, then you may have to change your secondary school, apply for external WAEC/NECO/SSCE or do an A-Level program.
Today, people rectify this issue by enrolling for a Certificate programme in an approved tertiary institution in Nigeria. In fact, this is one of the real essences of Certificate programme and a good reason why you should enroll in one if you identify with this problem.
Do you know you can even get admission without writing JAMB or gaining admission via JAMB direct entry? Read this article on How To Get Admission Into University In Nigeria Using Basic Studies or Predegree.
List of 23 Secondary School Subjects Offered in JAMB UTME
As at when this was written, there were 23 secondary school subjects offered in JAMB UTME and they include the following:
- CRS (or C.R.K)
- Home Economics
- Islamic Studies
- Literature in English
- Principles of Accounting
- Use of English (English Language)
- Yoruba Language
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