JAMB Complete List of Approved UTME Subjects 2023/2024

  1.  JAMB Complete List of Approved UTME Subjects 2023/2024: Your Guide to Picking the Right Subjects

As you prepare for the 2023/2024 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), choosing the right subjects is crucial for your success. This blog post provides you with a comprehensive guide to the complete list of approved UTME subjects for the upcoming academic session.


General Requirements:

  • All candidates, regardless of their chosen course of study, must have credit passes in five (5) relevant subjects.
  • These five subjects should be obtained in no more than two sittings from any of the following recognized examination bodies: WAEC, NECO, NABTEB, or Teachers’ Grade II.
  • English Language is compulsory for all courses.

Approved UTME Subjects:

The list of approved UTME subjects is divided into three main categories:


1. Science Subjects:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Agricultural Science
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Home Economics
  • Technical Drawing
  • Woodwork
  • Metalwork
  • Building Construction
  • Electronics
  • Biology (Practical)
  • Chemistry (Practical)
  • Physics (Practical)
  • Agricultural Science (Practical)

2. Arts Subjects:

  • Literature in English
  • History
  • Government
  • Christian Religious Studies/Islamic Studies (CRS/IRS)
  • French
  • German
  • Arabic
  • Igbo
  • Hausa
  • Yoruba
  • Fine Art
  • Music

3. Commercial Subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • Accounting
  • Business Studies
  • Commerce
  • Computer Studies

Choosing the Right Subjects:

  • Your desired course of study will determine the specific subjects you need to choose. Each university and course has specific subject requirements.
  • Carefully research the JAMB brochure and the admission requirements of your desired institutions to ensure you meet the necessary criteria.
  • Consider your strengths and weaknesses when choosing subjects. You should be confident in your abilities to succeed in the subjects you select.
  • Seek guidance and advice from experienced professionals, such as counselors, teachers, or educational consultants.

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