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WAEC And NECO Requirements for Computer Science

What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Computer Science?  if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for Computer Science then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study Computer Science under the faculty of Sciences in the university.

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This is to inform all aspirants who wish to apply for admission in Nigeria into any of federal, state or private owned universities to study Computer Science under the faculty of Sciences that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for Computer Science has been published here in this post.

If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for Computer Science also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Computer Science here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.

Other Useful Resources

You can also check out other JAMB and WAEC resources below:

WAEC And NECO Subject Requirements for Computer Science

The subjects required to study Computer Science in both WAEC and NECO are as follows:

Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics plus two other science subjects

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) RENAISSANE, UNIPORT and UNIILORIN require credit passes in English, Maths, Physics, Biology and Chemistry. RENAISSANCE requires credit passes at not more than two sittings.

(ii) CRUTECH, AAUA and IMSU accept Maths, Physics plus Chemistry or Statistics/Economics/Geography/Biology

(iii) UNICAL requires the 2 other subjects to be from Chemistry, Biology and Economics

(iv) MADONNA, ANSU and IMSU accept a pass in English Language.

(v) COVENANT requires five credit level passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and either of Biology and Agric. Science.

(vi) ANSU requires credits in Physics, Chemistry and accepts a pass in English Language.

(vii) UI requires 5/6 credits passes at one or two sittings to include English Language, Maths, Physics, Chemistry, and one other Science subject except Agric Science.

(viii) FED-WUKARI, FUTMINNA, EBSU, LASU and IGBINEDION require five O’ level credit pass to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and one other Science subject.

(ix) UNILAG requires English Language, Maths, Physics, Further Mathematics, and Chemistry or Biology.

(x) UNIJOS accepts a credit pass in Further Maths in lieu of Mathematics.

(xi) UNIBEN requires two Science subject in addition to Mathematics and Physics

(xii) RENAISSANCE requires Further Mathematics with Physics or Chemistry.

(xii) AJAYI requires The required five (5) credit passes must include: English Language, mathematics and any other three of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Electronics and any other subject at one sitting or six (6) credit passes at two sittings.

(xiv) UNILAG Further Mathematics is compulsory.

(xv) CRESCENT requires five (5) O ’level credits in not more than two sittings at SSCE, GCE or NECO which must include English Language, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Economics.

(xvi) UMYUK requires five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, and any of Biology/Agricultural Science or Geography in not more than two sittings.

(xvii) UNN requires five O’ level credit passes to include Mathematics, English Language, Physics and any two from Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and Economics.

(xviii) DELSU requires credit passes in any two of Biology, Chemistry, Economics and Geography.

(xix) BOWEN does not allow the combination of Biology and Agric. Science

(xx) FUNAAB requires five (5) SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

(xxi) FUTA requires Five ‘O’ level credits in NOT more than TWO sittings including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry plus one other Science subject.

(xxii) DELSU accepts Economics and Geography.

(xxiii) UNIOSUN requires five ‘O’ level credits in SSCE including Mathematics, English Language, Chemistry, Physics one other Science subject at one sitting.

(xxiv) ABU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Maths, Chemistry, Biology and Geography.

(xxv) KASU does not accept Economics and Agric. Science as Science Subjects.

(xxvi) NTNU accepts English Language, Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry and any other two Science subjects.

(xxvii) ABSU for Architecture:
(a) requires Five SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, any three Fine Art, Geography or Wood Work, Biology, Economics, Technical Drawing, Add Mathematics and Chemistry. A credit pass in Chemistry ids not compulsory
(b) For Estate Management: requires Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and one Science subject from Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Agric. Science.
(c) For Urban and Regional Planning: requires Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Geography and any two of Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Government, Biology, Art, History CRK/IRK. A credit pass in Geography is compulsory.
(d) For Information Science: requires Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and at least one Science subject.

(xxviii) MOUA same as in Mathematics.

(xxix) REDEEMER’S requires five ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, plus at least two from Chemistry, Biology and Further Mathematics.

(xxx) FUTA accepts for Library Science
(a) NCE in Library Science with a minimum of Upper Credit which must be equivalent to Upper Credit at ND.
(b) National Diploma (ND) from recognized institutions with a minimum of Upper Credit or its equivalent; and
(c) GCE (Advanced Level) or its equivalent passes in at least two of the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Economics.

(xxxi) BAYERO accepts only Science subjects in Computer Science, does not accept Economics.

(xxxii) PAUL requires five SSCE credit passes obtained at not more than two sittings including English Language, Mathematics and Physics

(xxxiii) WESERN-DEL requires five SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Biology, any other Science or Social Science subject

(xxxiv) OSUSTECH requires two other credit passes from Chemistry, Biology and Further Mathematics.

(xxxv) KWASU accepts:
(a) For Computer credit passes in English language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other science subject.
(b) For Library and information Science credit passes in English Language, mathematics and any three other subjects.

(xxxv) FED-DUTSE requires English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two other subjects.

(xxxvi) UNIILORIN for Information and Communication Technology requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and at least three subjects from Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science, Economics and Geography.

(xxxvii) NTNU accepts credit pass in Geography as one of the other two Science subjects.

(xxxviii) AUE requires five credit level passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry/Physics plus two other Science subjects.

(xxxix) FEDMINNA for Cyber Security Science requires five SSCE Credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Physics and/or Chemistry and any other Science subject.

(xl) FED-LAFIA requires five credit passes at SSCE including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(xli)MOUA requires five SSCE credit passes in not more than two sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and any other relevant Science subject.

(xlii) NDA requires five O’ level credit passes from English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two from Chemistry, Additional/Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography.

(xliii) AKSU does not require Biology as a compulsory subject.

(xliv) SOUTHWESTERN requires five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and at least three subjects from Physics, Statistics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Economics and Geography.

(xlv) FUTO requires at least five ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other Science subject in not more than two sittings.

(xlvi) UNIABUJA requires two other Sciences subjects preferably from Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Statistics, Biology or Geography and economics.

The O level (WAEC and NECO)  requirements posted above may only apply to Computer Science under the faculty of Sciences. If the Computer Science you intend in studying is in another faculty, the subject requirements may be different from the one on this page. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.

List of Schools That Offer Computer Science

This section contains the list of universities that offer Computer Science in Nigeria. These are basically schools that accepts the WAEC and NECO requirements for Computer Science posted above.

The following are the list of schools that offer Computer Science:

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