O’Level And UTME Subject Requirements For Library and Information Science

Library and Information Science (LIS) is a course offered under faculty of social sciences which is why the need for the correct WAEC, NECO and JAMB subject combination for studying Library and Information Science as a course in our tertiary institutions cannot be overemphasized as candidates often times tend to ignore the importance of this subject matter thus making it difficult for them to gain admission into the university or polytechnic of their choices.

Making use of the correct and approved WAEC and NECO subject requirements and their JAMB subject combination for Library and Information Science makes the admission process much easier for candidates seeking admission to study Mass Communication in their various institutions.

Not many are aware that one of the major reason for the increase in purchase of change of university and institution is because before embarking on the UTME, most candidates fail to confirm the correct WAEC and NECO subjects required to study LIS – Library and Information Science and thus making them go through the process of change of course or institution and sometimes, both.

In one of our posts, we harped succinctly on subject combination for WAEC/NECO and JAMB, it would be wise to go through it as this will give candidates better understandings on not just the subject combination for Library and Information Science but other courses as approved by JAMB.

In this post today, we shall be giving candidates full details as regards the WAEC and NECO otherwise known as O’Level subjects combination and requirements for Library and Information Science in any Nigerian university and polytechnic.

Library and Information Science is one of the most popular courses applied for in Faculty of Social Sciences in most tertiary institutions. The course covers a wide range and scope as it involves both theory and practical classes. Many wonder upon graduation, where a Library and Information Science can work? A Library and Information Science graduate can work for any educational institution like state library, universities, polytechnics, secondary and primary schools.

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Library and Information Science or studies is a course for Social sciences though in some universities, it is offered under faculty of Education and example of such school is the University of Ibadan.

LIS is an art inclined students in secondary schools and it is one of the most sought after courses students upon graduating from secondary schools search for online. We will not just concentrate on the O’level subjects required to study Library and Information Science or the list of universities in Nigeria offering LIS but also, the best schools to study this course but this is not to say other schools offering Library and Information Science are of lesser standards.

Upon completing this post, you ought to be clear about the followings:

a) WAEC and NECO Subjects requirements for Library and Information Science in any Nigerian University or polytechnic

b) Admission Requirements for studying Library and Information Science

c) Whether you can combine WAEC and NECO results to Study Library and Information Science (Yes you can though this also depends on the institution)

d) Cut off Mark for Library and Information Science in any University or Polytechnic

e) List of Universities In Nigeria offering Library and Information Science

f) List of Private Schools offering Library and Information Science

g) State and Federal Universities Offering Library and Information Science

Library and Information Studies

O’Level And UTME Approved Subjects Combination For Library and Information Science

Also, in the quest to study Library and Information Science, most candidates look out for the best institution for studying Library and Information Science as a course. Say for example; UNIBEN, University of Ibadan (UI), UNILORIN and other universities listed below are not just known for studying Library and Information Science but can be regarded as the best schools for this course.

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WAEC and NECO Subject Combination And Requirements For Studying Library and Information Science

Studying Library and Information Science as the case may present itself requires that candidate posses the following:

a) To study Library and Information Science, candidate must have obtained a minimum of five (5) ‘O’ level credits in the following subjects includes English Language, Mathematics, Physics plus two other science subjects.

Mathematics, English, Physics and either of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Economics and Geography.

Now lets go through the admission requirements for studying Library and Information Science before discussing about the O’level (NECO/WAEC) and JAMB approved subjects combination for the course.

Cut Off Mark For Library and Information Science

It is advised that prospective students score up to 250 minimum JAMB cut off mark and above to stand a chance of studying LIS (Library and Information Science) due to the competitive nature of the course. Though cut off mark may vary from school to school. Ideally, the 250 JAMB score is enough to see any candidate through so long as you pass your post UTME.

In the above, we have listed the two major requirements and correct O’level subjects combination for studying Library and Information Science.

We will not deny the fact that having the correct WAEC or NECO subject combination for Library and Information Science is also a key metric for determining whether a candidate is eligible to gain admission into any university but other requirements must be put into consideration too.

Below are the approved JAMB/UTME subjects every student must write in JAMB in order to study Library and Information Science as a course in both NOUN and any University or polytechnic in Nigeria

UTME Subjects To Write For Studying Library and Information Science or Studies (LIS)

During UTME, all candidates are mandated to write just the following subjects as it relates to their preferred choice of course. For Library and Information Science, the following subjects are mandatory, any other subjects aside the under-listed subjects, candidates automatically loses his or her chances of studying this course.

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Mathematics

English Language

Physics or any of the following subjects Biology, Chemistry, Agriculture Science, Economics and Geography.

Having the above information as regards the O’level and UTME subjects a candidate must posses in order to study Library and Information Science cannot be complete without knowing the schools that offer this course. See the list below for schools currently offering Library and Information Science.

These information provided here are JAMB’s requirements and all candidates searching for the correct O’Level and UTME subjects for studying Library and Information Science as a course in any University and Polytechnic in Nigeria. All schools are have been warned to comply with the directives which are still in force.

Hope the above information is well understood? If you have any question as regards WAEC and NECO O’level subjects requirements for studying Library and Information Science and the JAMB/UTME approved subjects combination for LIS as a course, kindly get back to us via our comment section below and we shall respond accordingly.

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