Admission Requirements for Library and Information Science

Library and Information Science – Subjects and Admission Requirements

Library and Information Science Admission Requirements are below and it includes the proper WAEC and JAMB subject combination required to study Library and Information Science.

In addition to the aforementioned, you will also find the list of Universities and Polytechnics in Nigeria offering the course. Each of the Polytechnics and Universities will be listed alongside their special considerations and remarks. So, below are the Direct Entry and UTME admission requirements to study Library and Information Science.

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Universities Offering Library and Information & their Requirements

You will, first of all, find various admission requirements for Library and Information and below you will find a list of institutions that work with such requirements.

Universities Offering the Library And Information Science [1]

  • AJAYI CROWTHER UNIVERSITY, OYO, OYO STATE.
  • AL- HIKMAH UNIVERSITY, ILORIN, KWARA STATE.
  • BASU (BAUCHI STATE UNIVERSITY, GADAU, BAUCHI STATE).
  • BAZE UNIVERSITY, ABUJA, FCT.
  • COOU (CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITY, ULI, ANAMBRA STATE).
  • FED-DUTSINMA (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, DUTSIN-MA, KATSINA STATE).
  • FED-LAFIA (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, LAFIA, NASARAWA STATE).
  • FED-NDUFU (ALEX EKWUEME FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, NDUFU-ALIKE, EBONYI STATE).
  • KOLADAISI UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE.
  • KUST (KANO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, WUDIL, KANO STATE).
  • UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA, ABUJA, FCT.
  • UNIPORT (UNIVERSITY OF PORT-HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE).

UTME Admission Requirement

Your UTME admission requirements include the required O’Level and JAMB subjects for Library and Information. Below are the JAMB and O’Level (NECO, GCE, and WAEC) subject combinations for Library and Information.

O’Level Subjects and Requirements

As a UTME candidate, you are required to have at least five (5) SSC credit passes which must include:
1). English Language.
2). Mathematics.
3). And any other three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects.

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JAMB UTME Subject combination & Requirements

You are going to face four (4) compulsory subjects in your JAMB UTME. You are to ensure you score good scores to be able to gain admission to study Library and Information. Below are the four (4) JAMB subject combination for Library and Information:

1). English Language.
2). Any three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects.

Direct Entry Admission Requirements

All the candidates that are not going to be applying for this course through UTME, are required to satisfy the Direct Entry admission requirements for Library and Information below:

a). Two (2) A Level passes in relevant subjects.
b). NCE/ND in relevant subjects/programs.

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Universities Offering the Library And Information Science [2]

  • AAU (AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY, EKPOMA, EDO STATE).
  • ABSU (ABIA STATE UNIVERSITY, UTURU, ABIA STATE).
  • ABU (AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA, KADUNA STATE).
  • AL- HIKMAH UNIVERSITY, ILORIN, KWARA STATE.
  • ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA UNIVERSITY, BAUCHI, BAUCHI STATE.
  • BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO, KANO STATE.
  • UNIBEN (UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE).
  • BOWEN UNIVERSITY, IWO, OSUN STATE.
  • BSU (BENUE STATE UNIVERSITY, MAKURDI, BENUE STATE).
  • UNICAL (UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR, CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE).
  • DELSU (DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKA, DELTA STATE).
  • COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, ANKPA, KOGI STATE (AFFL TO ATBU, BAUCHI) – EDANKPA
  • FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION(TECH.) UMUNZE, P.M.B. 0189, ANAMBRA.
  • EDZAR (FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, ZARIA, KADUNA STATE) (AFFL TO ABU, ZARIA).
  • EKSU (EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE).
  • ESCOE (ENUGU STATE COL OF EDUC.(TECH), ENUGU) (AFFL TO NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIV, AWKA).
  • FED-DUTSINMA (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, DUTSIN-MA, KATSINA STATE).
  • FED-OYE EKITI (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, OYE-EKITI, EKITI STATE).
  • IAUED (IGNATIUS AJURU UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE).
  • IMSU (IMO STATE UNIVERSITY, OWERRI, IMO STATE).
  • UNIVERSITY OF JOS, JOS, PLATEAU STATE.
  • KSU (KOGI STATE UNIVERSITY, ANYIGBA, KOGI STATE).
  • KSUSTA (KEBBI STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ALIERO, KEBBI STATE).
  • KWASU (KWARA STATE UNIVERSITY, MALETE, ILORIN, KWARA STATE).
  • KWARA STATE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, (TECHNICAL), LAFIAGI (AFFL TO ABU, ZARIA) – KWCOE
  • LAPAI (IBRAHIM BADAMASI BABANGIDA UNIVERSITY, LAPAI, NIGER STATE).
  • LCITY (LEAD CITY UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE).
  • MADONNA UNIVERSITY, ELELE, RIVERS STATE.
  • YUSUF MAITAMA SULE UNIVERSITY, KANO, KANO STATE.
  • TASUED (TAI SOLARIN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, IJAGUN, OGUN STATE).
  • UMYUK (UMARU MUSA YARADUA UNIVERSITY, KATSINA, KATSINA STATE).
  • UNIOSUN (OSUN STATE UNIVERSITY, OSOGBO, OSUN STATE).
  • UNN (UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA, ENUGU STATE).
  • UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA, ENUGU STATE.

O’Level Subjects and Requirements

The Universities above require its candidates to present five (5) SSC credit passes in the following O’Level subjects:
1). English Language.
2). Mathematics.
3). And three (3) other relevant Arts/Sciences/Social Sciences subjects.

JAMB UTME Subject combination & Requirements

UTME candidates are required to combine the four O’Level subjects below in their JAMB UTME exercise.
1). English Language.
2). Any three (3) subjects.

Direct Entry Admission Requirements

i). Two (2) A Level passes in relevant subject in addition to the UTME requirements.
ii). NCE merit in relevant subjects.

Universities Offering the Library And Information Science [3]

  • ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA UNIVERSITY, BAUCHI, BAUCHI STATE.
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN, ILORIN, KWARA STATE.
  • KSU (KOGI STATE UNIVERSITY, ANYIGBA, KOGI STATE).
  • KWASU (KWARA STATE UNIVERSITY, MALETE, ILORIN, KWARA STATE).
  • RSUST (RIVERS STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, PORT HARCOURT)

O’Level Subjects and Requirements

The Universities above require its candidates to present five (5) SSC credit passes in the following O’Level subjects:
1). Physics.
2). Mathematics.
3). English Language.
4). And two (2) other Science subjects.

JAMB UTME Subject combination & Requirements

UTME candidates are required to combine the four (4) O’Level subjects below in their JAMB UTME exercise.
1). English Language.
2). Mathematics.
3). Physics.
4). And one (1) of Chemistry, Biology, Agric Science, Geography and Economics.

Direct Entry Admission Requirements

i). Two (2) A Level passes in science subjects which must include Mathematics.
ii). NCE merit in Mathematics and one (1) other Science or Social Science subject.

Polytechnics/Monotechnics Offering Library and Information Science

Admission Requirements for Library and Information Science

Library and Information Science

  • Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital 1.
  • Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital.
  • Benue State Poly.
  • College Of Agriculture, Lafia.
  • Federal Polytechnic, Nekede.
  • Federal Polytechnic, Mubi.
  • Federal Polytechnic, Idah.
  • Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro.
  • Federal Polytechnic, Offa.
  • Federal Polytechnic, Ede.
  • Jigawa State Institute Of Information Technology.
  • Kaduna Polytechnic.
  • Mai Idris Alooma Polytechnic.
  • Rufus Giwa Polytechnic.

O’Level Subjects and Requirements

All the Polytechnics listed above require the following five (5) O’Level subjects below:

1). English Language.
2). Mathematics.
3). And any three (3) other subjects from History, Economics/Commerce, Literature in English, Fine Arts, Government, Basic Electricity, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Typewriting, Commerce/Principles of Accounting.

JAMB UTME Subject Combination & Requirements

UTME candidates are expected to face the four (4) required  O’Level subjects below in their JAMB UTME examination. The JAMB UTME subjects for Library and Information Science which is under the faculty of Sciences include:

  • Any three (3) subjects from Arts/Social Science/Physical Science.
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