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JAMB Brochure for Accountancy/Accounting Degree Programmes

Do you want to study for a degree in Accountancy/Accounting in Nigeria? If yes, see the complete JAMB Brochure for Accountancy/Accounting here. JAMB brochure contains requirements for Accountancy/Accounting (UME and Direct Entry), a list of schools that offer Accountancy/Accounting degree programmes, Accountancy/Accounting subjects in JAMB-UTME,  as well as other useful information to help you make the right choice.

JAMB Brochure is very useful, especially during JAMB registration. It will help the candidates to know more about their intending course of study, schools that offer the course, subjects to write in JAMB-UTME and specific course requirements.

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Candidates who make mistakes in their choice of course, jamb subjects combination or institution of choice will have to pay additional money to enable them to do JAMB change of course/institution.

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If you are writing JAMB this year, make sure you go through this JAMB Brochure for Accountancy/Accounting very well so that you do not make mistakes in your choice of course of school.

What are the four subjects in JAMB for Accountancy/Accounting? Here you will see the JAMB subjects combination for Accountancy/Accounting in degree-awarding institutions in Nigeria.

What are the subject needed for Accountancy/Accounting in WAEC,  NECO, GCE, or NABTEB? Here you will also see the complete O’level requirement for Accountancy/Accounting degree programme in Nigeria.

Accountancy/Accounting is under which department? Well, Accountancy/Accounting is a course in Nigerian higher institutions. In Many Universities, Accountancy/Accounting is also a department on its own under the faculties of Administration or Management Sciences. AMB brochure for Accountancy/Accounting

List of Universities that Offer Accountancy/Accounting in Nigeria

This section of the JAMB Brochure for Accountancy/Accounting Degree Programmes shows the list of degree-awarding institutions that are offering Accountancy/Accounting in Nigeria.

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Adekunle Ajasin University (AAUA)

Abia State University (ABSU)

Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)

University of Abuja (ABUJA)

Admiralty University Of Nigeria (ADUN)

American University of Nigeria (AUN)

Bihar Animal Sciences University (BASU)

Benue State University (BSU)

Caritas University (CARITAS)

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU)

Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH)

Ebonyi State University (EBSU)

Ekiti State University (EKSU)

Elizade University (ELIZADE)

Eastern Palm, University (EPU)

Evangel University (EVANGEL)

Federal University Dutsin-Ma (FED-DUTSINMA)

Federal University Kashere (FED-KASHERE)

Federal University Oye Ekiti (FED-OYE EKITI)

Federal University, Wukari (FED-WUKARI)

Igbinedion University, Okada (IGBINEDION)

Imo State University (IMSU)

University of Jos (UNIJOS)

Kwararafa University (KWARARAFA)

University of Lagos (LAGOS)

Lagos State University (LASU)

Lead City University (LCITY)

Madonna University (MADONNA)

University of Maiduguri (MAID)

McPherson University (MCPHERSON)

University of Mkar (MKAR)

Nassarawa State University (NASSARAWA)

Nile University of Nigeria (NILE)

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

University of Port Harcourt (PHC)

Plateau State University (PLASU)

Rivers State University (RSU)

Samuel Adegboyega University (SAU)

Usmanu Danfodiyo University (UDU)

Osun State University (UNIOSUN)

Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK)

University of NigeriaNsukka (UNN)

University of Uyo (UYO)

Wellspring University (WELLSPRING)

Western Delta University  (WESTERN-DEL)

JAMB Subjects Combination for Accountancy/Accounting

This section of the JAMB Brochure for Accountancy/Accounting Degree Programmes shows the subjects candidate need to write in their JAMB UTME as related to their course of study.

Note: English Language is a compulsory subject for all candidates in JAMB irrespective of course of study or institution of choice. Therefore, all candidates seeking admission to study Accountancy/Accounting degree programme in Nigerian Universities will write the following JAMB subjects; How to Check AMB result

Use of English, Mathematics, Economics plus any other (2) Social Science subjects.

Example 1: Use of English (compulsory), (2) Mathematics (3) Economics (4) Geography

Example 2: Use of English (compulsory), (2) Mathematics (3) Economics  (4) Government

Example 3: Use of English (compulsory), (2)  Mathematics (3) Mathematics (4) IRK/CRK

Example 4: Use of English (compulsory), (2) Economics, (3) Mathematics (4) Commerce

O’Level Requirements for Accountancy/Accounting

This section of the JAMB Brochure for Accountancy/Accounting Degree Programmes shows the SSCE (WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB) requirements for your course of choice.

These are WAEC subjects for Accountancy/Accounting NECO subjects, NABTEB subjects needed for final admission into Accountancy/Accounting degree programme in your school of choice.

The UTME requirements are; How to Check WAEC Result

Five (5) SSC credit passes which includes English Language, Mathematics, Economics plus any other two (2) Social Sciences subjects.


Direct Entry Requirements for Accounting Degree Programme

(i) ABU accepts Two (2) A level/IJMB passes in Economics and Management  & ii. A minimum Merit pass in ABU Diploma in Accounting, Banking, Management, Islamic Banking or Insurance.

(ii)      ABSU and DELSU accept holders of the following qualifications:

a)       Complete pass in the Intermediate ICAN Examination or equivalents; and

b)      Pass in final exams of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries (except UYO and DELSU) plus UTME requirements.

(iii)    ABUJA accepts ‘A’ Level pass in Geology.

(iv)   ADSU, UNIZIK, ABSU, MADONNA and COOU accept ND/NCE in the relevant fields.  UNIZIK and ABSU also accept HND. UNIZIK and COOU accept ND/HND lower credit pass.

(v)   AUN same as in Finance

(vi)  BSU accepts ND/NCE lower credit/merit plus five (5) ‘O’ Level subjects requirements to include Economics at one (1) sitting.

(vii)  COOU accepts ND/HND lower credit or equivalent in relevant programmes.

(viii)  EBSU accepts

a)   NCE/ND with passes at Merit/Credit level in relevant programmes.

b)  AAT, Intermediate ACCA or ICAN or ATS final certificate provided such candidate possesses ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Economics and Mathematics.

(ix)  EKSU, DELSU and UYO accept ND/HND in relevant programmes not below upper credit level.  (CALABAR accepts HND at lower credit level plus UTME requirements. In addition, EKSU insists on ‘A’ level passes in Economics but does not accept IJMB.

(x) ESUTECH accepts ND in relevant programmes within the Faculty into 200 Level in addition to the UTME requirements.

(xi) EVANGEL requires two (2) ‘A’ Level passes to include Economics or ND/NCE in addition to the UTME requirements.

(xii)  FED-DUTSINMA accepts Two ‘A’ level passes in Economics/Financial Accounting and Mathematics or any of Social/Management Sciences subject. ND/NCE with good grades in Accounting or any related courses from a recognized institution.

(xiii) IGBINEDION accepts ND at credit level in related programmes.

(xiv) IMSU and PHC – No Direct Entry.

(xv) JOS accepts

a) passes at IJMB in at least two (2) subjects one (1) of which must be in Accounting, Economics or Business Management.

b) ND upper credit in Financial studies.

(xvi) LAGOS accepts very good passes in three (3) JUPEB subjects: Economics and any two (2) of Financial Accounting, Business Management, Government and Geography.

(xvii)  MCPHERSON accepts NCE with passes at merit level in relevant subjects, foundation of professional examinations such as ICAN, ACCA, ICMA or ND upper credit in relevant programmes.

(xviii) NASARAWA accepts ND/HND lower credit in relevant programmes; IJMB in relevant subjects not below ten (10) points; NCE credit/merit in Business Education.

(xix)  OAU accepts

a)       ND upper credit in Accounting, also ICAN/ACCA examination at professional level or ATS (Stage III) examination of ICAN

b)       Advanced Level passes in Economics, Accounting, Business Management, plus Government and Geography or ICAN/ATS I, II and III.

(xx)   PLASU accepts

a)   degree in any programme provided the candidate meets the ‘O’ Level requirements

b)   HND lower credit in relevant programmes with ‘O’ Level requirements.

c)       ND lower credit in relevant programmes with ‘O’ Level requirements.

d)       IJMB minimum of 7 points with passes in relevant subjects, with ‘O’ Level requirements.

e)       PLASU does not accept University Diplomas and other Diplomas not accredited by the relevant accrediting bodies.

(xxi) RSUST in addition to ‘O’ Level requirements accepts:

(a) OND/ND (Upper Credit) relevant to the  discipline.

(b) HND (Lower Credit) relevant to the programme.

(c) Degree (Third Class) relevant to the programme.

(d) At least two (2) ‘A’ level passes at GCE preferably in the Arts and Social Sciences.

(xxii)         UDU accepts

a)       ‘O’ Level credit in Accounts In lieu of Economics

b)       ND in relevant programmes not below lower credit

c)       NCE (Business Education).

(xxiii)        UNIZIK does not accept Government or Geography.  All Direct Entry candidates must satisfy the UTME requirements.

(xxiv)        UNIZIK requires at least two (2) ‘A’ Level passes to include Accounting or Economics.  UNIZIK and ESUTECH require that Direct Entry applicants possess UTME requirements.

(xxv)          UNN accepts in addition to the UTME requirements

a)       HND/ND/NCE in relevant programmes.

b)       Complete pass in Intermediate ICAN examination or equivalents.

c)       Pass in the final exams of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries.

(xxvi) UYO accepts ND/HND lower credit in relevant programmes. All Direct Entry candidates must satisfy the UTME requirements.

(xxvii) UYO accepts ND/HND in relevant programmes. All Direct Entry candidates must satisfy the UTME requirements.

(xxviii) PHC accepts Two (2) Advanced level GCE or HSC or JUPEB or IJMB passes in Mathematics and at least one (1) of Economics, Statistics, Accounts including UTME entry requirements. OND (upper credit) or HND (Merit Pass) in either of Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business Management from a recognized institution including UTME entry requirements.

(xxix) WELSPRING accepts IJMB, NABTEB ‘A’ Level, NCE, ND, HND, at merit/lower credit from recognised institutions, as well as foundation/intermediate passes at ICAN, ACCA and ICMA.

(xxx) AAUA requires:

a. two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Accounting and at least one of Economics, Government, Geography and Business management, in addition to the O/L requirements.

b. foundation of professional examination such as ICAN/ATS, ACCA, ANAN

c. Pass in all stages of ATS

d. Diploma Upper credit level from recognized Institution

e. HND Lower Credit

f. ND with a minimum pass of upper credit


(i)   AUN same as in Finance

(ii)          BIU accepts credit/merit in English Language and Mathematics at TC II as ‘O’ Level equivalent.

(iii)         EVANGEL- Economics is not compulsory but accepts any three (3) relevant subjects.

(iv)         FED-DUTSINMA requires Five ‘O’ level Credits to include: English Language, Mathematics, Economics/Financial Accounting and any other two Management or Social Sciences subjects.

(v)          FED-WUKARI – Same as in Economics.

(vi)         JOS in addition to the UTME requirements requires two (2) ‘O’ Level credit passes in any of Business Studies, Commerce, Government, Principles of Accounts, Geography and Biology.

(vii)       LAGOS requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two (2) from Financial Accounting/Principles of Accounting, Further Mathematics, Literature in English, Geography, Government, Biology, Business Management, and Data Processing/Computer Studies.

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