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Direct Entry Requirements for Business Education

What are the direct entry requirements to study to Business Education in the university? If you are interested in knowing the requirements needed for a direct entry (DE) admission into Business Education under the faculty of Education then am happy to inform you that this post contains the direct entry requirements from universities in Nigeria that offers Business Education.

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Before we proceed, this is to inform all direct entry (DE) aspirants who wish to apply for direct entry (DE) admission into any of the universities in Nigeria to study Business Education under the faculty of Education that Business Education direct entry requirements are now available on this page.

Other Useful Resources

You can also check out JAMB subject combination for Business Education here or JAMB subject combination for all courses here.

For WAEC requirements, you can check WAEC subject requirements for Business Education here.

Direct Entry (DE) Requirements for Business Education

Without wasting much time, the direct entry requirements to study Business Education are:

(i) Two ‘A’ level passes or NCE with merit passes in two relevant subjects.

(ii) NCE merit level pass in Business Education (double major.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) EBSU and UNIZIK accept FTC/NSEC in Nat. Sec. Exams. Advanced level in Business Studies to include either Shorthand/Typewriting or Accounting and Commerce or Economics.

(ii) ABSU and UNIBEN accept ND (credit) in Mathematics plus UTME requirements for BENIN.

(iii) ABU, UNIUYO, ESUTECH and UNIZIK accept NCE in Business Education with at least a credit/ merit.

(iv) EBSU accepts:
(a) ND in Secretarial Education with at least lower credit from accredited Institution.
(b) National Diploma in Secretarial Studies or Accounting.
(c) Advanced WAEC/RSA in Business Studies which must include either shorthand and Typewriting or Accounting and Commerce/ Economics.
(d) Five merit/credit passes at Teachers Grade II certificate examination are also acceptable.

(v) UNIUYO and RSUST accept NCE, ND (upper credit), HND (lower credit) in relevant fields plus UTME requirements.

(vi) UNN – plus UTME requirements

(vii) RSUST accepts NCE in Bus Educ with two credits and one merit plus three other credits at O’ level, RSA pitman certificate, TC II or National Diploma in Secretarial studies.

(viii) UNIUYO accepts HND/NCE for 300 level.

(ix) UNN accepts:
a. Two ‘A’ level passes plus UTME requirements..
b. A minimum of, at least, merit level pass at NCE Business Education plus UTME requirements
c. A minimum of lower credit pass at ND Secretarial Studies/ Administration from any recognized polytechnic plus UTME requirements.
d. Full Technical Certificate / National Secretarial Examination Certificate at Advanced level in Business Studies plus UTME requirements.

(x) UNIMAID accepts NCE, ND/HND (Lower Credit) in Agricultural Science.

(xi) UNIBEN requires :
(a) 2/3 merit passes in NCE Business Education/Accounting and 3/2 ‘O’ level credit passes in Mathematics, Economics/Commerce and English Language
(b) Joint Examination Board (JEB) London Teachers Diploma in RSA shorthand and Typing, National Secretarial Certificate, National Teachers Certificate (NTTC) in addition to Advanced Certificate in Shorthand and Typing in RSA, NSC, plus five ‘O’ level credit passes.
(c) ND (Upper credit) in Accounting, Banking and Finance, business Studies, Secretarial Studies plus 3 ‘O’ level credit passes at one sitting.

(xii) BASU accepts:
a) NCE in Business Education (Secretarial/office Practice. Accounting, Management at merit and above. ND (Bus. Mgt, Bus. Admin. Accts., Pub. Adm.) at lower credit and above.
b) Two ‘A’ level passes in any of the subjects listed under UTME requirements.
c) Pass in NCE, ND and Grade II with minimum of four (4) years teaching experience.

(xiii) BIU requires in addition to the O’ level requirements specified in the table above, a minimum of two relevant subjects passed at GCE Advanced level or NCE (3 merits) in relevant field not below credit level is required.

(xiv) TASUED accepts:
i. NCE with at least merit pass in teaching subject.
ii. ND/HND with upper credit in Business Education, Commerce, Accounting and any other related discipline.

(xv) LASU accepts in addition to O’ level requirement, two A’ level passes or NCE merit level in Business Methods, Principles of Accounting, Book Keeping, Commerce or Economics. Does not accept ND or HND.

(xvi) KWASU accepts (preference will be given to NCE holders)
a) 2 A/L passes in GCE/IJMB or equivalent, one of which must be in relevant subjects.
b) ND (Upper Credit) in office Technology and Mgt, Secretarial Studies and Accounting
c) HND (Lower Credit) in Secretarial Studies, Accounting and Marketing
d) NCE (Merit and above) in relevant field.

(xvii) NDU – Same as Vocational and Technical Education.

(xviii) BSU:
a) Preliminary degree candidates (from Benue State University, Makurdi only) must pass at least five (5) out of the six (6) subjects studied with pass level of at least 50% in each subject.
b) NCE use of English is acceptable in lieu of ‘0’ level credit pass in SSCEI NTC/NBC or GCE ‘0’ level in English Language.
c) A’ level pass in any of the acceptable subjects supersede ‘0’ level pass in the subject.

(xix) EBSU accepts HND, NCE and ND with a minimum of Merit and Upper credit respectively in the relevant fields.

(xx) UNILAG accepts;
(a) Very good passes in three JUPEB subjects; Economics, and any two (2) of Accounting, Geography, Government, Business Management.
(b) Two A/Level passes in Accounting and Business Management
(c) NCE: Merit passes in two (2) relevant subjects.
(d) NCE: Merit pass in Business Education (Double Major)
(e) Candidates must satisfy O/Level requirement

Note that the above direct entry requirements may only apply to Business Education under the faculty of Education. If the Business Education you intend in studying is in another faculty, the requirements for direct entry admission may be different from the one on this page. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.

List of Schools That Offer Business Education

This section contains the list of universities that offer Business Education in Nigeria.

The following are the list of schools that offer Business Education:


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