UNIMAID Department of Islamic/Sharia Law Admission Requirement

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

The University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) is a Federal higher institution located in Maiduguri, the capital city of Borno State in northeast Nigeria. The university was created by the federal government of Nigeria in 1975, with the intention of its becoming one of the country’s principal higher-education institutions.

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

You require;

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


(i) 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.

(ii) 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 Islamic / Sharia Law under the Faculty of Law in the above Universities include;

Any three Arts or Social Science subjects including Arabic or Islamic Studies


(i) ABU requires Arabic or Islamic Studies and any other two Arts or Social Science subjects.

(ii) UNIMAID requires any three from Government, Economics, Geography or Arts subjects including Arabic or Islamic Studies.


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

You require;

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



(i) ABU accepts Two ‘A’ Level/IJMB passes in IRK/Arabic and any other Arts or Social Science subjects ABU Diploma in Shari’ah and Civil Law with at least Merit Grade

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into (UNIMAID for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have score a minimum of  160 and above in your JAMB result.

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