Last updated on May 21st, 2019,

JAMB Subject combination is a very serious decision every candidate must take when he/she wants to seek admission into any tertiary institution in Nigeria. Some candidates will ask questions like what are the Jamb subject combination for Science courses or Jamb subject combination for Art courses. In this guide, we are going to show you the exact JAMB subject combination for any course be it Medicine, Engineering, Pharmacy, Nursing, Law, Accounting, Business Admin in fact the subject combination you need for your 2019/2020 JAMB registration.

You can also refer to The Newly JAMB Accredited Centres in all States

It is required that all candidates irrespective of their selected course of study must have credit in five relevant subjects in the appropriate WAEC/NECO/NABTEB/GCE Examination. Having that in mind, I will advise you to go through all the subject combinations as it will help when someone ask you the subject combination for a course he/she wants to apply.

Let’s start at once…

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JAMB Subject Combination For All Courses 2019/2020

Best Jamb Subject Combination For All Courses

We have carefully outlined the subject combinations in a way that will make it easier for you to see your course.

It is categorized basically into Science and Art so find yours and note it down at once.

JAMB Subject Combinations for Sciences Courses:

Jamb Subject Combination For Science Courses

Medicine and Surgery

a. Use of English,
b. Biology,
c. Physics and
d. Chemistry.

Agricultural Engineering

a. Use of English,
b. Mathematics,
c. Physics and
d. Chemistry.

Computer Science

a. Use of English,
b. Mathematics,
c. Physics and
d. One of Biology, Chemistry, Agric Science, Economics and Geography

Biochemistry

a. Use of English,
b. Biology,
c. Physics and
d. Chemistry.

Biological Sciences

a. Use of English,
b. Biology,
c. Chemistry and
d. Physics or Mathematics.

Physics

a. Use of English,
b. Physics,
c. Mathematics and
d. Chemistry or Biology.

Mathematics

a. Use of English,
b. Mathematics and
c. Any two of Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Biology and Agricultural Science.

Chemistry

a. Use of English,
b. Chemistry and
c. Two of Physics, Biology and Mathematics.

Nursing

a. Use of English,
b. Physics,
c. Biology and
d. Chemistry.

Food, Science and Technology

a. Use of English,
b. Chemistry,
c. Mathematics / Physics
d. Agric Science.

Pharmacy

a. Use of English,
b. Biology,
c. Physics and
d. Chemistry.

Industrial Chemistry

a. Use of English,
b. Chemistry,
c. Mathematics and
d. Any of Physics/Biology/Agricultural Science.

Fisheries

a. Use of English,
b. Chemistry,
c. Biology/ Agricultural Science and
d. Any other Science subject.

Geology

a. Use of English and
b. Any three Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology and Geography.

Geography

a. Use of English,
b. Geography and
c. Any two of Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Agricultural Science.

Surveying and Geo informatics

a. Use of English,
b. Physics,
c. Mathematics,
d. And any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.

Statistics

a. Use of English,
b. Mathematics and
c. Any two of Physics, chemistry, agricultural science and economics.

Building

a. Use of English,
b. Physics,
c. Mathematics, and
d. Any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.

Microbiology

a. Use of English,
b. Biology,
c. Chemistry and
d. Either Physics or Mathematics.

Botany

a. Use of English,
b. Biology,
c. Chemistry and
d. Any other Science subject.

Zoology

a. Use of English,
b. Biology and
c. Any two of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Pure and Applied Mathematics

a. Use of English,
b. Mathematics,
c. Physics and
d. Biology or Agric Science or Chemistry or Geography.

Architecture

a. English,
b. Physics,
c. Mathematics, and
d. Any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.

Quantity Surveying

a. Use of English,
b. Physics,
c. Mathematics, and
d. Any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.

Urban and Regional Planning

a. English
b. Mathematics
c. Geography and
d. One of Economics, Physics, Chemistry.

Estate Management

a. Use of English,
b. Mathematics,
c. Economics and
d. One other subject

Anatomy

a. English,
b. Mathematics,
c. Biology and
d. Chemistry or Physics.

Dentistry

a. Use of English,
b. Chemistry,
c. Biology and
d. One Science subject.

Medical Laboratory Science

a. English Language,
b. Physics,
c. Chemistry and
d. Biology.

Medical Rehabilitation

a. Use of English,
b. Physics,
c. Chemistry and
d. Biology.

Physiology

a. Use of English,
b. Biology
c. Physics and
d. Chemistry.

Physiotherapy

a. Use of English,
b. Biology,
c. Physics and
d. Chemistry.

Radiography

a. Use of English,
b. Biology,
c. Physics and
d. Chemistry.

Veterinary Medicine

a. Use of English,
b. Biology,
c. Physics and
d. Chemistry

Agricultural Courses

Agriculture

a. English
b. Chemistry
c. Biology/Agriculture
d. Any one of Physics and Mathematics.

Agricultural Economics

a. English Language
b. Chemistry
c. Biology/ Agricultural Science
d. Mathematics

Agric-Extension

a. English
b. Chemistry
c. Biology/ Agricultural Science
d. Mathematics or Physics

Agronomy

a. English
b. Chemistry
c. Biology or Agriculture
d. Physics or Mathematics

Animal Production and Science

a. Use of English
b. Chemistry
c. Biology/Agric Science
d. Physics/Mathematics

Crop Production and Science

a. English
b. Chemistry
c. Biology/Agriculture
d. Mathematics or Physics.

Soil Science

a. English
b. Chemistry
c. Biology or Agricultural Science
d. Mathematics or Physics

Veterinary Science

a. English
b. Physics
c. Chemistry
d. Biology

Forestry

a. Use of English
b. Chemistry
c. Biology or Agriculture
d. Physics or Mathematics

Engineering Courses

Civil Engineering

a. Use of English
b. Mathematics
c. Physics
d. Chemistry.

Chemical Engineering

a. Use of English
b. Mathematics
c. Physics
d. Chemistry.

Computer Engineering

a. Use of English
b. Mathematics
c. Physics
d. Chemistry

Electrical Engineering

a. Use of English
b. Mathematics
c. Physics
d. Chemistry

Electronic Engineering

a. Use of English
b. Mathematics
c. Physics
d. Chemistry

Marine Engineering

a. Use of English
b. Mathematics
c. Physics
d. Chemistry

Mechanical Engineering

a. Use of English
b. Mathematics
c. Physics
d. Chemistry

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

a. Use of English
b. Mathematics
c. Physics
d. Chemistry

Petroleum and Gas Engineering

a. Use of English
b. Mathematics
c. Physics
d. Chemistry.

Systems Engineering

a. Use of English
b. Mathematics
c. Physics
d. Chemistry

Structural Engineering

a. Use of English
b. Mathematics
c. Physics
d. Chemistry

Production and Industrial Engineering

a. Use of English
b. Mathematics
c. Physics
d. Chemistry

JAMB Subject Combinations for Art Courses:

Jamb Subject Combination For Art Courses

Law

a. English
b. Literature
c. CRS and
d. Government.

French

a. English
b. French
c. And any other two subjects from Arts and Social Sciences.

English Language

a. Use of English
b. Lit.-in-English
c. And one other Arts subject and another Arts or Social Science subject.

Hausa

a. English
b. Hausa
c. Lit in English and
d. Any of Economics, Government, History and Arabic.

History and International Studies

a. Use of English
b. History/Government and
c. Any other two subjects from Arts & Social Science

Islamic Studies

a. English
b. Islamic Religious Studies
c. And two other Arts subjects.

Igbo

a. English
b. Igbo and
c. Two subjects from Arts and social Sciences.

Music

a. Use of English
b. Music
c. And one other Arts subject plus any other subject.

Philosophy

a. Use of English
b. Any three subjects.

Religious Studies

a. English
b. CRK/IRS and
c. Any two other subjects.

Yoruba

a. Use of English
b. Yoruba and
c. Two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

Anthropology

a. Use of English
b. Any three of History CRK/IRK,
c. Geography, Economics, Literature in English and French.

Criminology and Security Studies

a. English
b. Economics
c. Government, and
d. Any one of the following: History, Geography, Literature in English,‎ French, IRK, Hausa.

Civil Law

a. English Language and
b. Any three Arts or Social Science subjects.

Islamic / Sharia Law

a. Use of English Language
b. and Any three Arts or Social Science subjects including Arabic or Islamic Studies

Arabic and Islamic Studies

a. Use of English,
b. Arabic and
c. Two subjects from Arts and/or Social Sciences.

Christian Religious Studies

a. Use of English,
b. Two Arts subjects including Christian Religious Knowledge and
c. Any other subject.

Fine and Applied Arts

a. Use of English Language,
b. Fine Art and
c. Two other Arts subjects or Social Science subject.

Theater Arts

a. Use of English,
b. Lit. in English and
c. Two other relevant subjects.

Linguistics

a. English,
b. Two relevant Arts subjects and
c. Any other subject.

English and International Studies

a. Use of English,
b. Literature in English,
c. Government or History or any other Arts subjects.

Mass Communication

a. Use of English,
b. Any three Arts and Social Science subjects.

JAMB Subject Combinations For Social Science

Accountancy

a. Use of English,
b. Mathematics,
c. Economics and
d. Any other Social Science subject.

Business Administration

a. Use of English,
b. Mathematics,
c. Economics and any
d. Other Social Science subject

Public Administration

a. Use of English,
b. Government,
c. Economics and
d. Any other subject

Banking and Finance

a. Use of English,
b. Mathematics,
c. One Social Science subject and
d. Any other subject

Economics

a. Use of English,
b. Mathematics,
c. Economics and
d. Any of Government, History, Geography, Literature in English, French and CRK/IRK.

Demography and Social Statistics

a. Use of English,
b. Mathematics,
c. Economics/ Geography and
d. Any other subject.

Geography

a. Use of English,
b. Geography and
c. Two other Arts or Social Science subjects

Library Science

a. Use of English and
b. Any three Arts or Social Science subjects

Mass Communication

a. Use of English and
b. any three from Arts or Social Science subjects.

Sociology

a. Use of English
b. Three Social Science or Arts subjects.

Political Science

a. Use of English
b. Government or History
c. Plus two other Social Science/Arts subjects

Philosophy

a. Use of English
b. Government
c. And any other two subjects

Psychology

a. Use of English
b. Any three subjects from Arts or Social Science

Religious Studies

a. Use of English Language
b. CRK/IRS
c. And any two other subjects.

Social Works

a. Use of English Language
b. Mathematics
c. Economics/ Geography and
d. Any other subject

Sociology and Anthropology

a. Use of English
b. Three Social Science or Arts Subjects

Industrial Relations

a. Use of English
b. Mathematics
c. Economics
d. One other relevant subject

Human Resources Management

a. Use of English
b. Economics
c. Government
d. Any other relevant subjects.

International Relations

a. Use of English
b. Economics
c. Literature- in English
d. Geography/Government / History.

Business Management

a. Use of English
b. Mathematics
c. Economics
d. One other subject.

Cooperative and Rural Development

a. Use of English
b. Mathematics
c. Economics
d. Any other other subject.

Tourism

a. English
b. Mathematics
c. Economics
d. And any other subject.

Marketing

a. Use of English
b. Mathematics
c. Economics
d. Plus one other relevant Subject.

Insurance

a. English
b. Mathematics
c. Economics
d. And one other subject.

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