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Library and Information Science - Faculty of Education

This entire page attempts to cover the List of Schools that offer Library and Information Science under the Faculty of Education in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
- The subject combinations needed to study Library and Information Science
- JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
- O'Level Subjects and Requirements
- Direct Entry Requirements
- and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Library and Information Science.

You need to read the entire content of this page to get all the knowledge your require for this course.

NOTE: This course (Library and Information Science) is also available for study in other faculties. If you were not looking to study Library and Information Science under the Faculty of Education, please click the appropriate faculty below to see their proper requirements;

Library and Information Science can be studied under the Education in the following Nigerian Universities;

TAKE NOTE: There are other schools, where Library and Information Science can also be studied. Please note however that it would NOT be under the Faculty of Education. Please click the appropriate faculty below to see their own requirements;

School Options


UNN: offers this course with Science Combinations

A. (Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics & Zoology)
B. (with Social Science) Economics, Geography/Physics and Political Science
C. (with Arts Combinations) English Language, French, History

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Library and Information Science under the Faculty of Education in the above Universities include;

Any three subjects.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

1. LAPAI requires Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry/Biology

2. BAUCHI requires Mathematics, one(1) Science and one(1) Commercial Subject.

3. DELSU accepts any three (3) subjects

O'Level Requirements


The O'level subject combination and requirements needed to study Library and Information Science;

You require;

Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and three other relevant Arts/Science/Social Science subjects.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

1 UMYUK requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and any other three (3) Social Science/Arts/Science subjects.

2. TASUED requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes at one (1) sitting or six (6) 'O' Level credit passes at two (2) sittings.

3.  UNIOSUN same as in Vocational and Technical Education.

4. UNN requires UTME requirements with five (5) 'O' Level credit passes, including the subject to be combined with Library and Information Science. The following additional requirements apply to particular combinations.                                                                                                                                                                                                           (a) O’ level credit pass in Mathematics for Library and Information Science/Physics and Library and Information Science/Economics                                                                        (b) O’ level credit pass in Mathematics/Physics for Library and Information Science/ Chemistry.                                                                                                                              (c) O’ level pass in Mathematics for those combining Library and Information Science with Botany, Geography/Physics, Political Science or Zoology.                                           (d) O’ level credit pass in English Language for those combining Library and Information Science with French, History or Political Science.                                                         (e)O’ level credit pass in Literature in English for Library and Information Science/English.

5. ABSU requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language, four (4) other subjects and 'O' Level pass in Mathematics. 

6.  KSU accepts 'O' Level pass in Mathematics and 'O' Level credit passes in four (4) other relevant subjects including English Language.

7. BENIN accepts five (5) 'O' Level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings.

8. JOS requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings including English Language. It accepts 'O' Level pass in Mathematics.

9. BAUCHI accepts English Language, Mathematics to form the core course with 'O' Levelcredit passes in two (2) Science Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics and ICT and one (1) O’ levelcredit pass in Economics Commerce, Business Method and Financial Accounting.

10 DELSU requires five (5) credits passes which must include English Language and Mathematics at not more than two (2) sitting.

11. LCITY requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes at SSC or its equivalent to include English Language, and any other fur (4) subjects

Direct Entry Requirements


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Library and Information Science, if you don't intend to use UTME.

You require;

(i) Two (2) 'A' Level passes in relevant subject plus the UTME requirements. 

(ii) NCE merit in relevant subjects.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

1. ABU and BAYERO accept NCE merit provided such candidates have two (2) years working experience. . 

2.  UMYUK accepts NCE in addition to five (5) credit passes at 'O' Level or its equivalent.

3. UNN accepts DE candidates who hold one (1) of the following:                                                                                                                                                                             (a) NCE merit in Library and Information Science or the subject being combined with Library and Information Sciences.                                                                                         (b) HSC/ 'A' Level in two (2) subjects, including that to be combined with Library and Information Science. .

4. UNIOSUN same as in Vocational and Technical Education

5.  BENIN accepts                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        a.Two (2) passes in relevant subjects at 'A' Level with 'O' Level credit passes in three (3) other subjects at not more than two (2) sittings.                                                         b.Three (3) passes in relevant subjects at 'A' Level with 'O' Level credit passes in two (2) other subjects at not more than two (2) sittings.                                                              c. NCE merit in two (2) major subjects with 'O' Level credit passes or its equivalent in three (3) other subjects.

6. BAUCHI accepts IJMB/'A' Level passes/'O' Level credit passes in any three(3) of the following subjects: Any two (2) of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Economics, Commerce, Accounting, ICT and Business Management (ND) with lower credit in Library and Information Science from a recognised Polytechnic, and NCE in Science subjects with minor in Library Science at lower credit or merit. The candidate must also have the five(5) 'O' Level requirements in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science and one(1) credit in Economics, Commerce, Accounting, ICT and Business Management.

7. DELSU requires;                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       a) DELSU Diploma in Library Science with at least merit pass.                                                                                                                                                                                    b) ND in Library and Information Science from any recognized Polytechnic in upper credit.

 
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