JAMB Subject Combination For Computer Science

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Here’s the official JAMB subject combination for computer science. This page covers everything you need to know about Computer science as a course, Universities and Polytechnics offering this course, and the admission requirements (O’level and Direct Entry).

To all students participating in the forthcoming Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). All candidates who will be participating in the forthcoming JAMB UTME examination, and plan to study Computer Science/Engineering/Education, should take note of their jamb subject combination.

Here is the official JAMB Subject combination for Computer Science for all candidates sitting in this year’s exam. The main aim of this article, is to help all candidates who want to study Computer science in Nigeria’s Tertiary institutions, to know the computer science subject combination.

jamb subject combination for computer science

WAEC Subject Combination For Computer Science.

These are the nine (9) WAEC/NECO/GCE subject combinations for Computer Science:

  • English Language.
  • Mathematics.
  • Physics.
  • Further Mathematics/Economics.
  • Chemistry.
  • Geography/Biology.
  • Any Nigerian Language,
  • Civic Education.
  • A trade subject.


JAMB Subject Combination For Computer Science.

Please note that before you apply for Computer Science in JAMB, you need the following subjects as listed below:

  1. English Language (compulsory for all courses)
  2. Mathematics,
  3. Physics and
  4. Chemistry/Biology.

Computer Science Disciplines.

  1. Applied Mathematics.
  2. Digital Image/ Sound.
  3. Artificial Intelligence.
  4. Microprogramming.
  5. Bioinformatics.
  6. Networks And Administration.
  7. Computer Architecture Networks.
  8. Cryptography.
  9. Computer Engineering.
  10. Operating Systems.
  11. Computer Game Development.
  12. Robotics.
  13. Computer Graphics.
  14. Simulation And Modeling.
  15. Computer Programming.
  16. Software Development.
  17. Software Systems.
  18. Data Management.
  19. Web Development.
  20. Design Databases.
  21. Parallel Programming.
  22. iOS Development.
  23. Mobile Development.
  24. Memory Systems.
  25. Computational Physics.

Universities offering Computer Science.

  1. American University of Nigeria, Yola (AUN)
  2. Renaissance University, Enugu
  3. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU)
  4. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU)
  5. Bells University of Technology, Otta
  6. Crawford University Igbesa
  7. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  8. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
  9. Abia State University, Uturu
  10. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  11. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State
  12. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
  13. Adamawa State University Mubi (ADSU)
  14. Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan (ACU)
  15. Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo
  16. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  17. Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  18. Anchor University Ayobo Lagos State
  19. Arthur Javis University Akpoyubo Cross River State
  20. Adeleke University Ede (AUE)
  21. Augustine University
  22. Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
  23. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  24. Bayero University, Kano
  25. Baze University
  26. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  27. Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
  28. Bowen University, Iwo
  29. Benue State University, Makurdi
  30. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  31. Caleb University, Lagos
  32. Caritas University, Enugu
  33. Chrisland University
  34. Clifford University Owerrinta Abia State
  35. Coal City University Enugu State
  36. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli
  37. Covenant University Ota, Covenant University Ota
  38. Crown Hill University Eiyenkorin Kwara State
  39. Cross River State University of Science &Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH)
  40. Crescent University (CUAB)
  41. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
  42. Dominican University Ibadan Oyo State
  43. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  44. Edo University Iyamo
  45. Edwin Clark University, Kaigbodo
  46. Ekiti State University
  47. Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin
  48. Eastern Palm University Ogboko, Imo State
  49. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT)
  50. Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State (FUD)
  51. Federal University Gashua, Yobe
  52. Federal University, Gusau Zamfara (FUGUS)
  53. Federal University, Kashere Gombe State (FUKASHERE)
  54. Federal University, Birnin Kebbi (FUBK)
  55. Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State (FULAFIA)
  56. Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State (FULOKOJA)
  57. Federal University, Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI)
  58. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  59. Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State (FUWUKARI)
  60. Fountain University, Oshogbo
  61. Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB)
  62. Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE)
  63. Federal University of Technology, Akure
  64. Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO)
  65. Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State
  66. Gregory University, Uturu
  67. Gombe State University, Gombe
  68. Hallmark University, Ijebi Itele, Ogun
  69. University of Ibadan (UI),
  70. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  71. Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)
  72. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  73. University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  74. Kaduna State University, Kaduna (KASU)
  75. Kola Daisi University Ibadan, Oyo State
  76. Kogi State University Anyigba
  77. Kebbi State University, Kebbi
  78. Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil (KUST)
  79. Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU)
  80. University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  81. Landmark University, Omu-Aran
  82. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBU)
  83. Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU)
  84. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH)
  85. Legacy University, Okija Anambra State
  86. Madonna University, Okija
  87. University of Agriculture, Makurdi
  88. Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY)
  89. Micheal & Cecilia Ibru University
  90. Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo
  91. Federal University of Technology, Minna
  92. University of Mkar, Mkar
  93. Mountain Top University
  94. Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK)
  95. Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna (NDA)
  96. Northwest University Kano (NWU)
  97. National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)
  98. Novena University, Ogume,
  99. Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja
  100. Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu – Osun State
  101. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  102. Ondo State University of Science and Technology Okitipupa (OSUSTECH)
  103. Paul University, Awka – Anambra State
  104. University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  105. Plateau State University Bokkos (PLASU)
  106. Nigeria Police Academy Wudil
  107. Redeemer’s University, Mowe
  108. Renaissance University, Enugu
  109. Rhema University, Obeama-Asa – Rivers State
  110. Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom
  111. River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST)
  112. Salem University, Lokoja
  113. Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa
  114. Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa (SLU)
  115. Sokoto State University
  116. Southwestern University, Oku Owa
  117. Summit University
  118. Tansian University, Umunya
  119. Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED)
  120. Taraba State University, Jalingo (TSUJ)
  121. Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
  122. Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike
  123. Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU)
  124. Hezekiah University, Umudi
  125. Kings University, Ode Omu (UNIKINGS)
  126. Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN)
  127. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  128. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  129. University of Uyo
  130. Veritas University, Abuja
  131. Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo State
  132. Wesley University of Science & Technology, Ondo
  133. Western Delta University, Oghara Delta State
  134. Yobe State University, Damaturu.

Polytechnics that Offer Computer Science.

  1. Abdul-Gusau Polytechnic, Talata-Mafara.
  2. Abia State College Of Health Sciences And Management Technology, Aba.
  3. Abia State Polytechnic, Aba.
  4. Abraham Adesanya Polytechnic, Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun State.
  5. Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic, Bauchi.
  6. Adamawa State Poly, Yola.
  7. Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Afikpo.
  8. Akwa Ibom State College Of Arts And Science Nung, Ukim.
  9. Akwa-Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot-Osurua.
  10. Allover Central Polytechnic, Lynson Chemical Avenue, Off Idiroko Road , Ota O.
  11. Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi.
  12. Bayelsa State College Of Arts And Science, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
  13. Benue State Poly, Ugbokolo.
  14. Binyaminu Usman College Of Agriculture, Hadijia.
  15. Bolmor Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyo State.
  16. College Of Technology, Iresi, Osun State.
  17. Covenant Polytechnic, Aba.
  18. Cross River State Institute Of Technology And Management, Ugep.
  19. Crown Polytechnics, Odo Ado-Ekiti.
  20. D.S. Adegbenro Ict Polytechnic, Itori.
  21. Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku.
  22. Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe.
  23. Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro.
  24. Dorben Polytechnic, Bwari-Garam Road, FCT Abuja.
  25. Eastern Polytechnic, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
  26. Edo State Institute Of Technology And Management, Usen.
  27. Federal Polytechnic, Offa.
  28. Federal  Polytechnic, Bali.
  29. Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi.
  30. Federal Polytechnic, Bida.
  31. Federal Polytechnic, Damaturu.
  32. Federal Polytechnic, Ede.
  33. Federal Polytechnic, Ida.
  34. Federal Polytechnic, Kaura/Namoda.
  35. Federal  Polytechnic, Mubi.
  36. Federal Polytechnic, Nassarawa.
  37. Federal Polytechnic, Nekede
  38. Federal  Polytechnic, Oko.
  39. Federal  Polytechnic, Ilaro.
  40. Federal College Of Agricultural Produce Technology, Hotoro Gra Extension, K.
  41. Federal College Of Agriculture, Ishiagu.
  42. Federal College Of Animal Health And Production Technology, Ibadan.
  43. Federal College Of Animal Health And Production Technology, Vom.
  44. Federal College Of Forestry, Jos.
  45. Federal College Of Land Resources Technology, Owerri.
  46. Federal College Of Wildlife Management, New Bussa.
  47. Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti.
  48. Federal Polytechnic, Ekowe, Bayelsa State.
  49. Federal Polytechnic, Uka.
  50. Federal School Of Statistics, Manchok, Kaduna.
  51. Fidei Polytechnic, Gboko.
  52. Gateway Ict Polytechnic, Saapade, Ogun State.
  53. Grace Polytechnic, Lagos.
  54. Hassan Usman Katsina Poly, Katsina.
  55. Heritage Polytechnic, Ikot Udota.
  56. Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic, Kazaure.
  57. Ibadan City Polytechnic, Ibadan.
  58. Igbajo Polytechnic.
  59. Igbo-Owu Polytechnic, Kwara State.
  60. Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo, Owerri.
  61. Inst. Of Mgt. And Tech, Enugu.
  62. Interlink Polytechnic, Ijebu-Jesa, Osun State Nigeria.
  63. Jigawa State Institute Of Information Technology, Kazaure.
  64. Jigawa State Polytechnic, Dutse.
  65. Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna.
  66. Kalac Christal Polytechnic, 1A Sikiru Adewale Street, Sangotedo, Lekki, Lagos.
  67. Kano State Polytechnic, Kano.
  68. Kings Polytechnic, Ubiaja.
  69. Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja.
  70. Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Kwara State.
  71. Lagos City Polytechnic, Ikeja, Lagos State.
  72. Lagos State Poly, Ikorodu.
  73. Light House Polytechnic, Eubuobanosa, Edo State.
  74. Mai Idris Alooma Polytechnic, Geidam, Yobe State.
  75. Moshood Abiola Poly, Abeokuta.
  76. Nacabs Polytechnic, Akwanga, Nasarawa State.
  77. Nasarawa State Polytechnic, Lafia.
  78. Niger State Poly, Zungeru.
  79. Nigeria Army School Of Military Engineering, Makurdi.
  80. Nigerian Institute Of Leather Technology And Science Technology.
  81. Nogak Polytechnic, Mile 2 Road, Ikom, Cross River State.
  82. Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic,Zaria.
  83. Ogun State Institute Of Technology (Formerly Gateway Ict Poly), Igbesa, Ogun State.
  84. Our Saviour Inst. Of Sci And Tech (Poly) Enugu, Enugu State.
  85. Oyo State College Of Agriculture, Igboora.
  86. Plateau State Polytechnic, Barkin-Ladi.
  87. Polytechnic Of Sokoto.
  88. Ramat Polytechnic, Maiduguri.
  89. Rivers State College Of Arts And Science, Port Harcourt.
  90. Rivers State Polytecnic, Bori.
  91. Ronik Polytechnic, Ikeja, Lagos state.
  92. Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo.
  93. Shaka Polytechnic, Prince Shaka Way, Off Muritala Murtala Mohammed Way.
  94. St Mary Polytechnic, Kwamba, Suleja, Niger State.
  95. Temple-Gate Polytechnic, Osisioma, Abia State.
  96. The Ibarapa Polytechnic, Eruwa, Oyo State.
  97. The Polytechnic, Ibadan.
  98. The Polytechnic, Ile-Ife, Osun State.
  99. The Polytechnic, Imesi-Ile, Osun State.
  100. Tower Polytechnic, 136, Liberty Road, Ibadan, Oyo State.
  101. Uyo City Polytechnic, Uyo (Uyo-Citypoly) Uyo Akwa-Ibom State.
  102. Valley View Polytechnic, Ohafia, Abia State.
  103. Waziri Umaru Fed. Polytechnic Birnin Kebbi.
  104. Wolex Polytechnic, Ikeja, Lagos.
  105. Yaba College Of Tech, Yaba.
  106. Zamfara State College Of Arts And Science, Gusau, Zamfara State.

Important Notification.

While it is of utmost importance to know your O’level subject combinations while registering for JAMB, it is of the same importance to prepare for JAMB UTME by using the approved syllabus. The JAMB official Syllabus helps you know the area of concentration and helps you score better.

See Also: JAMB Secrets to scoring High.

All candidates who will be writing this year’s examination should be informed that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board will conduct this year’s UTME in March.

Is maths compulsory for computer science?


Candidates who are aiming to study Computer science as a course should be prepare to love Mathematics. Maths is also compulsory for B.Sc. This means there’s no way for you to escape mathematics if you are going for computer science. I’ll recommend you love Maths, to be a high-performing Computer Science student.

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