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JAMB Subject Combination for Statistics 2024/2025

JAMB Subject Combination for Statistics 2024/2025: Statistics is a branch of mathematics that deals with the collection, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data. Statistics is used in various fields such as science, engineering, business, economics, education, health, and social sciences. Statistics helps us to make informed decisions based on data and evidence.

If you are interested in studying Statistics in any Nigerian university, you need to know the requirements and the subject combination for JAMB. JAMB is the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, which is the body that conducts the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for admission into Nigerian universities.

In this blog post, I will show you the JAMB subject combination for Statistics, the O’level requirements, and the list of universities that offer Statistics in Nigeria. I will also answer some frequently asked questions about Statistics.

JAMB Subject Combination for Statistics 2024/2025

The JAMB subject combination for Statistics is:

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  • English Language (compulsory)
  • Mathematics (compulsory)
  • Any two of Physics, Chemistry, and Economics

This means that you have to write four subjects in JAMB, including English Language and Mathematics, and choose two other subjects from Physics, Chemistry, and Economics. You can choose any two subjects that you are comfortable with, but it is advisable to choose the subjects that are relevant to your course of study.

For example, if you want to study Statistics with a focus on physical sciences, you can choose Physics and Chemistry. If you want to study Statistics with a focus on social sciences, you can choose Economics and either Physics or Chemistry.

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Note that some universities may have specific requirements for the JAMB subject combination for Statistics. For instance, some universities may not accept Economics as one of the subjects for Statistics. Therefore, it is important to check the JAMB brochure for the specific requirements of the university that you want to apply to.

O’level Requirements for Statistics 2024/2025

The O’level requirements for Statistics are the minimum grades that you need to have in your Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or its equivalent, such as WAEC, NECO, or NABTEB. The O’level requirements for Statistics are:

  • Five credit passes in SSCE, including Mathematics, English Language, and any three of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, and Economics.

This means that you need to have at least a credit © grade in Mathematics, English Language, and any three other subjects from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, and Economics. You can choose any three subjects that are relevant to your course of study, but it is advisable to choose the subjects that are related to the JAMB subject combination for Statistics.

For example, if you chose Physics and Chemistry as your JAMB subjects for Statistics, you should also have credit passes in Physics and Chemistry in your O’level. If you chose Economics and Physics as your JAMB subjects for Statistics, you should also have credit passes in Economics and Physics in your O’level.

Note that some universities may have specific requirements for the O’level subjects for Statistics. For instance, some universities may require a credit pass in Biology or Geography as one of the O’level subjects for Statistics. Therefore, it is important to check the JAMB brochure for the specific requirements of the university that you want to apply to.

List of Universities that Offer Statistics in Nigeria 2024/2025

According to the JAMB brochure, the following are some of the universities that offer Statistics in Nigeria:

  • Adekunle Ajasin University (AAU)
  • Ambrose Alli University (AAU)
  • Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)
  • University of Abuja (UA)
  • Afe Babalola University (ABU)
  • Achievers University (AU)
  • Al-Hikmah University (AHU)
  • Federal University, Wukari (FUW)
  • Bowen University (BU)
  • University of Calabar (UC)
  • Ekiti State University (EKSU)
  • Federal University, Lafia (FUL)
  • Federal University, Otuoke (FUO)
  • Federal University, Ndifu-Alike (FUNA)
  • Fountain University (FU)
  • Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE)
  • Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA)
  • Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO)
  • University of Ibadan (UI)
  • Gregory University (GU)
  • Gombe State University (GSU)
  • University of Mkar (UM)
  • Imo State University (IMSU)
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU)
  • University of Jos (UJ)
  • Kaduna State University (KASU)
  • Kwara State University (KWASU)
  • Mcpherson University (MU)
  • Kano University of Science & Technology (KUST)
  • University of Lagos (UL)
  • Lagos State University (LASU)
  • Landmark University (LU)
  • Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH)
  • Nasarawa State University (NSUK)
  • University of Maiduguri (UM)
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU)
  • Redeemer’s University (RU)
  • Usmanu Danfodiyo University (UDU)
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU)
  • Rhema University (RU)
  • Oduduwa University (OU)
  • Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB)
  • University of Nigeria (UNN)
  • University of Uyo (UU)
  • Wesley University of Science & Technology (WUST)
  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH)
  • National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)
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Available as Statistics and Biometrics in:

  • Fountain University (FU)

Available as Education and Statistics in:

  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH)

This is not an exhaustive list of all the universities that offer Statistics in Nigeria. You can check the JAMB brochure for more information on the universities that offer Statistics and their specific requirements.

Conclusion

Statistics is a fascinating and useful course that can open up many opportunities for you in various fields. If you want to study Statistics in any Nigerian university, you need to know the JAMB subject combination for Statistics, the O’level requirements, and the list of universities that offer Statistics in Nigeria.

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I hope this blog post has given you the information that you need to prepare for your JAMB and O’level examinations and to apply for admission into your preferred university. I wish you all the best in your academic pursuits.

FAQs

Here are some of the frequently asked questions about Statistics and their answers.

What is the cut-off mark for Statistics in JAMB?

The cut-off mark for Statistics in JAMB varies depending on the university that you want to apply to. Different universities have different cut-off marks for Statistics and other courses. You can check the JAMB brochure or the official website of the university that you want to apply to for the specific cut-off mark for Statistics.

However, the general minimum cut-off mark for Statistics in JAMB is 180. This means that you need to score at least 180 out of 400 in JAMB to be eligible to apply for Statistics in any Nigerian university. Note that scoring 180 or above does not guarantee your admission into Statistics, as you still need to meet other requirements such as the O’level grades and the post-UTME screening.

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What are the career opportunities for Statistics graduates in Nigeria?

Statistics graduates have many career opportunities in Nigeria and abroad. Statistics graduates can work in various sectors such as government, education, health, finance, business, industry, research, and consulting.

Some of the job titles that Statistics graduates can have are:
– Statistician
– Data Analyst
– Data Scientist
– Research Analyst
– Biostatistician
– Actuary
– Econometrician
– Quality Control Analyst
– Survey Researcher
– Market Research Analyst
– Operations Research Analyst
– Teacher
– Lecturer
– Consultant

Statistics graduates can also further their education by pursuing postgraduate degrees such as Master’s and PhD in Statistics or related fields.

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