IBADANPOLY Department of Local Government Studies Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Local Government Studies Faculty of Social & Management Science in Ibadan Polytechnic (IBADANPOLY)

The Polytechnic, Ibadan is an institution of higher learning in Ibadan in Oyo State, Nigeria. Founded in 1970, Poly Ibadan is similar to other polytechnics in Nigeria. The institution was established to provide an alternative higher education to universities, particularly in technical skill acquisition.

In this post, we will talk about the

-The subject combinations needed to study Local Government Studies
– JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
– O’Level Subjects and Requirements
– Direct Entry Requirements

Also see: List Of Courses Offered In IBADANPOLY 

To study Local Government Studies , candidates must meet the following requirements.


The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Local Government Studies;

You require; English Language (not Literature in English) and Mathematics and any three subjects from the following:
Economics/Commerce,Business Methods,Principles of Accounts,Literature in English,Geography, Office Practice, Government,Biology/Agricultural Science,


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Local Government Studies under the Faculty of Social & Management Sciences in the above Universities include;

Government or History and any two of Economics, Commerce, Geography and Mathematics

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Local Government Studies, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require; a)IBADANPOLY and ABUTH require credit passes
to include English Language and at least a pass
in Mathematics.

b)IBDANPOLY does not accept history.

c)PLSPOLY :requires O/L credit passes in English
Language, pass in Mathematics, and three other credit
from Government/History, Economics,Commerce, Geography, Biology/Agric. Sci, IRK/CRK.

d)KANPOLY :accepts Certificate in Local Government Studies or Public Administration of KanoPoly plus five relevant credit passes in Mathematics, English
Language, Economics, Accounts, Government/History,
Biology, Agric Science, Geography, Commerce.

e)NACABS : accepts Certificate Course of the College or from any recognised institution OR any other qualification recognized by the College Academic Board.


a)ABUTH :accepts Literature in English, CRS/IRS and Agricultural Science/Biology among optional subjects

JAMB Score

For any candidate to be admitted in any Department in the University of Lagos, the Candidate must score 150 and above in JAMB. 

Departmental  Cut-Off Mark

The Departmental cut-off mark for Local Government Studies is 176

Also see: Nigerian Polytechnics Offering Local Government Studies 

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