NSUK Department of Common and Islamic Law Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Common and Islamic Law under the Faculty of Law in Nasarawa State University   as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in (NSUK), to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

Nasarawa State University is located in Keffi Nigeria. Nassarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK), is a tertiary institution which was created to encourage the advancement of learning in the state and its neighbouring environment.

NSUK was established under the Nasarawa State Law No. 2 of 2001 as passed by the State House of Assembly under the first democratically elected Governor of Nasarawa State, Governor (Dr.) Abdullahi Adamu but was born and sited in February 2002, at the defunct College of Arts, Science and Technology (CAST), Keffi.

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The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Common and Islamic Law;

You require;

Five ‘O’ level credit passes in Arts or Social Sciences to include English Language and Islamic Studies or Arabic.


(i) BUK requires Islamic Studies/Arabic and Literature-in- English for Common and Islamic Law.

(ii) UNIILORIN requires Five (5) ‘O’ level (SSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB/ etc.) credit passes in Arts /Social Sciences subjects including English language, Arabic or Islamic Studies and Mathematics.

(iii) KSU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Literature in English and three (3) other relevant Arts, Social Science, or Science subjects.

(iv) ABU requires Five ‘O’ Level Credit passes which must include English Language, Arabic Language/Islamic Studies and any other three Arts or Social Science Subjects


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

Any two (2) Arts or Social Science subjects including Literature in English


(i) ABU require Use of English, IRK/Arabic and any other two Arts or Social Science subjects.

(ii) UDU requires Arabic

(iii) UNIILORIN requires any three (3) Arts or Social Sciences Subjects which must include Arabic or Islamic Studies


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Common and Islamic Law, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

Two ‘A’ level passes to include Islamic Studies or Arabic


(i) BUK does not accept NCE.

(ii) UNIILORIN accepts;a)At least, two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in GCE/IJMB or its equivalent in Arts or Social Science subjects one of which must include Arabic or Islamic Studies

b) Diploma in Law (Upper Credit) from recognized institutions

c) First Degree from a recognized University

d) The following qualifications may be considered in lieu of “A“ Level Subjects for Direct Entry Admissions, HND., A.C.I.S., ACA, A.C.C., LL.B (Inter) of University of London and NCE

e) Such candidate must meet the UTME entry requirements stipulated above.Where a diploma is graded as – Distinction, Credit, Merit and Pass, Credit grade is accepted for direct admission

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into NSUK for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have score a minimum of  180 and above in your JAMB result.

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