JAMB Subject Combination for Accounting / Accountancy

Accounting JAMB combination Β» Admission requirements to study Accounting in any accredited Nigerian university.

JAMB Subject Combination for Accounting / Accountancy

The Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting is competitive. Knowing the prerequisites will enable you have seamless registration and also avoid unnecessary mistakes.

Why Study Accounting? Every kind of organization in every sector of the economy has one thing in common: Somewhere within the business, there’s an accounting department. Accounting is a career that has survived economic and social changes along with major technological shifts. Essentially, as an accountant, you take charge of financial record keeping, which is a function that starts from gathering data, recording and reporting it based on sound accounting principles.

This page provides the following:

  • Accounting O’Level Subjects and Requirements;
  • Accounting Direct Entry Subject and Requirements;
  • Accounting UTME Subjects Combination;
  • And other useful information that will enable you to make the right choices so that you gain admission to study Accounting.

Please read the Accounting programme admission requirements below carefully. If you meet the required prerequisites you may proceed with your UTME/Direct Entry registration.


PLEASE NOTE: There are variations to the requirements listed below in some universities. In that case, it’s advisable you make references to the PDF version of JAMB Brochure.

List of Universities Offering Accounting [Administarion]

UTME and Direct Entry Requirements to Study Accounting [Administration]


  • Two (2) A Level passes chosen from Economics, Accounting, Business Management, Government and Geography.


  • Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two (2) other subjects.
  • For NBC holders, the other two (2) relevant subjects could be from any of Principles of Accounts, Commerce, Office Practice and Secretarial Duties.

UTME SUBJECT COMBINATION FOR ACCOUNTING: Mathematics, Economics plus any Social Science subject.

List of Universities Offering Accounting [Social Science]

UTME and Direct Entry Requirements to Study Accounting [Social Science]

DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT FOR ACCOUNTING: Two (2) A Level passes including Economics.

UTME REQUIREMENT FOR ACCOUTING: Five (5) SSC credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two (2) other relevant subjects.

UTME SUBJECT COMBINATION FOR ACCOUNTING: Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science subject

NOTE: Kindly make references to JAMB Brochure for remarks/waiver for Accounting. CLICK HERE TO ACCESS JAMB BROCHURE.

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