TASUED Department of Library & Information Science Admission Requirement

This article is designed to  students who wish to study Library and information Science  Faculty of Education in Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED)  as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in Tai Solarin University of Education, to carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

The university was named after the Nigerian educational administrator and human rights activist Tai Solarin (1922–1994). It is the second university approved in Ogun State, and the 76th approved university in Nigeria. It was proclaimed a full-fledged university by the former governor of Ogun state, His Excellency Otunba Gbenga Daniel on 29 January 2005. The former Tai Solarin College of Education was approved by the Nigerian Universities Commission in 2005 as a university after a thorough analysis and appraisal of its facilities’ academic brief.

Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED, pronounced TARSUD), established on 29 January 2005 by the administration of His Excellency, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, is a unique tertiary institution in the country. Apart from being the first of its kind in Nigeria, she also shares a unique feature as the only institution in the country that offers both the bachelor’s degree programmes in education (B.Ed.) and trains National Certificate of Education (NCE) graduates within the same academic environment.

See: List Of Courses Offered In Tai Solarin University Of Education 

To study Library and Information Science , candidates must meet the following requirements.

O’LEVEL SUBJECT COMBINATION

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

JAMB SUBJECT COMBINATION

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

DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT

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.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted to Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED) for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 180 or above in your JAMB result.

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