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WAEC And NECO Requirements for History

What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study History?  if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for History then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study History under the faculty of Arts and Humanities 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 History under the faculty of Arts and Humanities that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for History has been published here in this post.

If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for History also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for History 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 History

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

Five SSCE credit passes to include History and English Language.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) SAU and UNIBEN require credit passes in English, History/Government and one other Arts subject.

(ii) UNN and ABU require Five ‘O’ level credits in English Language, History/Govt. plus any three other subjects.

(iii) UI accepts Five ‘O’ level credits at ONE sitting or Six ‘O’ level credit at TWO sittings to include English Language, History, Government, and any other subject from Arts and Social Science. The sixth could be from Science.

(iv) UMYU requires five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, one of History or Government, any three subjects from Arts or Social Science and a pass in Mathematics in not more than two sittings.

(v) FULOKOJA and UNN accept credit in Government in lieu of History and three other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(vi) OAU requires five “O” level credit passes to include History and English Language plus one Arts subject; and any other two subjects from Arts or Social Sciences. Accepts Government in lieu of History.

(vii) ABU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include History or Government, English Language and three other subjects in Arts or Social Science.

(viii) KASU accepts Government in lieu of History.

(ix) BSU requires credit passes in History/Government.

(x) NDA requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, History and two other subjects from Commerce, Geography, Economics, French, Arabic, Account and Government.

(xi) FUL requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, History/Government and any other relevant subjects.

The O level (WAEC and NECO)  requirements posted above may only apply to History under the faculty of Arts and Humanities. If the History 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 History

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

The following are the list of schools that offer History:

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