Library and Information Science - Faculty of Sciences

This entire page attempts to cover the List of Schools that offer Library and Information Science under the Faculty of Sciences 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 Sciences, please click the appropriate faculty below to see their proper requirements;

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 Sciences. Please click the appropriate faculty below to see their own requirements;

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 Sciences in the above Universities include;

Mathematics, Physics and one of Biology, Chemistry, Agric Science, Economics and Geography


SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS


(i) KWASU accepts any three subjects.

(ii) MAUTECH requires Economics and any two (2) of Principles of Accounts, Commerce, Government, Geography and Mathematics

(iii) RSUST requires English Language, Literature in English, Christian Religious Knowledge, Government

(iv) UNILORIN requires Mathematics, Physics and one (1) of Biology, Chemistry, Agric Science, Economics and Geography.

 

O'Level Requirements


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

You require;

Five (5) SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics plus two other science subjects


SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) KWASU accepts 'O' Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any three (3) other subjects.

(ii) UNIILORIN requires Credit passes in the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE), NECO, GCE or its equivalent in five (5) subjects including English Language and Mathematics at not more than 2 sittings

(iii) RSUST requires Five (5) WASC/SSCE/GCE/ NECO O’Level Credit Passes in English Language, Mathematics and any other Three (3) 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 A/L passes in science subjects including Mathematics

(ii) NCE with at least Merit in Mathematics and one other Science or Social Science subject.


SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) UNIILORIN requires Physics or Chemistry.

(ii) UNIILORIN requires
a) Two (2) passes in any subject area at Advanced Level with SSCE/GCE ‘O’ level credit passes in three other subjects in not more than two (2) sittings.
b) Three (3) passes in any subject area at Advanced Level with SSCE/GCE ‘O’ level Credit Passes in two (2) other subjects in not more than two (2) sittings.
c) National Diploma (Upper Credit) in Library and Information Science from recognized polytechnics
d) Diploma at Merit level in Library and Information Science from recognized universities

(iii) KWASU accepts Library and information Science ND in Library Science at Upper Credit level or NCE (Merit) in relevant field.

(iv) BASU requires Physics and Chemistry in addition to the UTME requirements.

(v) RSUST - For Library and Information Science: Admission into Year III; Holder of Degree in relevant discipline. HND (Upper Credit) in relevant discipline. Admission into Year II; HND (Lower Credit) in relevant programme. HND in any other discipline. OND/ND (Upper Credit) in relevant discipline. In addition, all such candidates above must also satisfy the U.M.E. entry requirements.

 
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