Complete JAMB Subject Combinations For All Courses 2022

Full list of JAMB Subject combinations

By now every candidate writing JAMB should have known that you’ll not get admitted if your subject combination is wrong you may score higher in your UTME but your admission will be declined and you may ask why?

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Take, for instance, you want to study medicine & surgery, you should know by now that all you have to write in jamb is just compulsory English, Biology, chemistry,, and physics. Due to a mistake during registration or you are not aware of the subject combination for Medicine, you replaced Mathematics for chemistry.

Mathematics is not part of the subject combination for medicine and surgery, in this article, I will show you how you can make a change and still be on the safe side, you will also have a list of all subject combinations for different courses.

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How many subjects do you write in JAMB?

The English Language is compulsory, plus 3 more subjects, which makes it four subjects in total. So if you want to study computer science in the university, your subject combination should be Mathematics, Physics, and chemistry, remember I said earlier that English is a MUST WRITE subject.

Jamb added new subjects to the list of subjects candidates can choose from.

Read it here: What are the newly introduced JAMB subjects

Below is the list of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Subjects and combinations

JAMB Subject Combinations for Sciences:

1. Agriculture:

English, Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and any one of Physics and Mathematics.

2. Agricultural Economics:

English Language, Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science, and Mathematics.

3. Agricultural Engineering:

Use of English, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

4. Agricultural Extension:

English, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science plus Mathematics or Physics.

5. Agronomy:

English, Chemistry, Biology or Agriculture and Physics or Mathematics.

6. Anatomy:

English, Mathematics, Biology, and Chemistry or Physics.

7. Animal Production and Science:

Use of English, Chemistry, Biology/Agric Science, and Physics/Mathematics.

8. Architecture:

English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology, and Economics.

9. Biochemistry:

Use of English, Biology, Physics, and Chemistry

10. Biological Sciences:

Use of English, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics.

11. Botany:

Use of English, Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject. 

12. Building:

Use of English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology, and Economics.

13. Chemistry:

Use of English, Chemistry and two of Physics, Biology, and Mathematics.

14. Civil Engineering:

Use of English, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

15. Chemical Engineering:

Use of English, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

16. Computer Engineering:

Use of English, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

17. Computer Science:

Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and one of Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Economics and Geography. 

18. Crop Production and Science:

English, Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture, and Mathematics or Physics.

19. Dentistry:

Use of English, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics.

20. Electrical Engineering:

Use of English, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

21. Electronic Engineering:

Use of English, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

22. Estate Management:

Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and one other subject.

23. Fisheries:

Use of English, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and any other Science subject.

24. Food Science and Technology:

Use of English, Chemistry, Mathematics / Physics, and Agricultural Science.

25. Forestry:

Use of English, Chemistry, Biology or Agriculture and Physics or Mathematics.

27. Geology:

Use of English and any three Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology, and Geography.

28. Industrial Chemistry:

Use of English, Chemistry, Mathematics, and any of Physics/Biology/Agricultural Science.

29. Mathematics:

Use of English, Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Biology, and Agricultural Science

30. Marine Engineering:

Use of English, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

31. Mechanical Engineering:

Use of English, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

32. Medical Laboratory Science:

English Language, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

33. Medical Rehabilitation:

Use of English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology

34. Medicine and Surgery:

Use of English, Biology, Physics, and Chemistry.

35. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering:

Use of English, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

36. Microbiology:

Use of English, Biology, Chemistry, and either Physics or Mathematics.

37. Nursing:

Use of English, Physics, Biology, and Chemistry. 

38. Petroleum and Gas Engineering:

Use of English, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

39. Pharmacy:

Use of English, Biology, Physics, and Chemistry. =

40. Physiology:

Use of English, Biology, Physics, and Chemistry.

41. Physiotherapy:

Use of English, Biology, Physics, and Chemistry. 

42. Physics:

Use of English, Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry or Biology.

43. Production and Industrial Engineering:

Use of English, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

44. Pure and Applied Mathematics:

Use of English, Mathematics, Physics, and Biology or Agricultural Science or Chemistry or Geography.

45. Quantity Surveying:

Use of English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology, and Economics.

46. Radiography:

Use of English, Biology, Physics, and Chemistry.

47. Statistics:

Use of English, Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Biology, and Agricultural Science

48. Soil Science:

English, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science plus Mathematics or Physics.

49. Structural Engineering:

Use of English, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

50. Surveying and Geoinformatics:

Use of English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology, and Economics.

51. Systems Engineering:

Use of English, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

52. Urban and Regional Planning:

English, Mathematics, Geography and one of Economics, Physics, Chemistry.

53. Veterinary Medicine:

Use of English, Biology, Physics, and Chemistry.

54. Zoology:

Use of English, Biology, and any two of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

JAMB Subject Combinations for Social Sciences:

1. Accountancy:

Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science subject.

2. Banking and Finance:

Use of English, Mathematics, one Social Science subject, and any other subject.

3. Business Administration:

Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science subject.

4. Business Management:

Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and one other subject.

5. Cooperative and Rural Development:

Use of English, Mathematics, Economics plus one other subject.

6. Demography and Social Statistics:

Use of English, Mathematics, Economics/Geography, and any other subject.

7. Economics:

Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and any of Government, History, Geography, Literature in English, French and CRK/IRK. 

8. Geography:

Use of English, Geography and two other Arts or Social Science subjects.

9. Human Resources Management:

Use of English, Economics, Government and any other relevant subjects.

10. Industrial Relations:

Use of English, Mathematics, Economics plus one other relevant subject.

11. Insurance:

English, Mathematics, Economics and one other subject.

12. International Relations:

Use of English, Economics, Literature in English, and Geography/Government/History.

13. Library Science:

Use of English and Any three Arts or Social Science subjects

14. Marketing:

Use of English, Mathematics, Economics plus one other relevant Subject.

15. Mass Communication:

Use of English, Literature in English, Economics, and Government or CRK/IRK.

16. Philosophy:

Use of English, Government and any other two subjects.

17. Political Science:

Use of English, Government or History plus two other Social Science/Arts subjects.

18. Psychology:

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

19. Public Administration:

Use of English, Government, Economics and any other subject.

20. Religious Studies:

Use of English Language, CRK/IRS, and any two other subjects. 

21. Social Works:

Use of English Language, Mathematics, Economics/Geography, and any other subject.

22. Sociology and Anthropology:

Use of English, Three Social Science or Arts Subjects.

23. Tourism:

English, Mathematics, Economics and any other subject.

JAMB Subject Combinations for Arts:

1. Christian Religious Studies:

Use of English, Two Arts subjects including Christian Religious Knowledge and any other subject.

2. English and Literary Studies:

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

3. Fine and Applied Arts:

Use of English Language, Fine Art and two other Arts subjects or Social Science subject.

4. Islamic Studies:

Use of English, Islamic Religious Studies, and two subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.

5. Languages and Linguistics:

Use of English Language, One Arts subject and two other subjects.

6. French:

English, French and any other two subjects from Arts and Social Sciences.

7. Hausa:

English, Hausa, Lit in English and any of Economics, Government, History, and Arabic. =

8. History:

Use of English, History and any other two subjects from Arts and Social Sciences.

9. History and International Studies:

Use of English, History/Government and any other two subjects from Arts & Social Science.

10. Igbo:

English, Igbo, and two subjects from Arts and Social Sciences.

11. Law:

English, Any three Arts or Social Science subjects.

12. Linguistics:

English, Two relevant Arts subjects and any other subject.

13. Mass Communication:

Use of English, Literature in English, Economics, and Government or CRK/IRK.

14. Music:

Use of English, Music, one other Art subject plus any other subject.

15. Theatre Arts:

Use of English, Literature in English, and two other relevant subjects.

16. Yoruba:

Use of English, Yoruba, and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

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