The 23 Secondary School Subjects Offered In JAMB UTME

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Before you proceed any further, please, get this: this information may be outdated after some time.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.

The 23 Secondary School Subjects Offered In JAMB UTME

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:

  1. Agriculture
  2. Arabic
  3. Art
  4. Biology
  5. Chemistry
  6. Commerce
  7. CRS (or C.R.K)
  8. Economics
  9. French
  10. Geography
  11. Government
  12. Hausa
  13. History
  14. Home Economics
  15. Igbo
  16. Islamic Studies
  17. Literature in English
  18. Mathematics
  19. Music
  20. Physic
  21. Principles of Accounting
  22. Use of English (English Language)
  23. Yoruba Language

Was this helpful? Kindly use the social media buttons below to share it with friends.

Need further help or wish to ask me any questions? Kindly leave a comment below with your email address. Check back for a response!

The 23 Secondary School Subjects Offered In JAMB UTME


Comment Below & Share This!!

Feel free to ask us any question & contribute in the comments sections.
Also, kindly share this information with your friends using the social media buttons provided below.

No Responses

Write a response

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.