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All You Should Know About Combining O’Level Results

Many candidates often ask if their schools of choice will accept the combination of O’level results or accept O’level results obtained after two sittings. Combining O’level results or Using “Two sittings Result” is usually the case when a candidate does not have all the needed O’level requirements for the intended course of study in a single result, which means you have to provide an additional result to make up for the remaining required subject (s).

Read Also: What You Need To Know About Using Awaiting Results For Admission

There are three recognized bodies when it comes to conducting O’level examinations in Nigeria;

-The West African Examination Council (WAEC)

-National Examination Council (NECO)

National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB)

One major question students or admission seekers often ask concerning the results obtained from these examination bodies is, “Can I combine “this” with “that”?

Now, let’s deal with that. When it comes to combining O’level results, one thing you should know is that almost all institutions accept two sittings and that means you can actually combine a maximum of two O’Level results when seeking admission into that course (WAEC/NECO, WAEC/WAEC, NECO/NECO, WAEC/NABTEB, NECO/ NABTEB, NABTEB/NABTEB) and their GCE equivalents regardless of the difference between the years you sat for them. However, there are exceptions;

  1. Some schools accept 5 credits at one sitting or 6 credits at two sittings for some courses e.g University of Ibadan (UI) accepts O’ level 5 credits at one sitting or 6 credits at two sittings for Law.
  2. UNIBEN, UNIBADAN, IMSU, ABSU, EBSU, UNIOSUN, ANSU, UNILORIN, DELSU, UNILAG, UNN, and BOWEN accepts just one sitting for Medicine And Surgery (MBBS).
  3. UI Accepts Just one sitting for Pharmacy
  4. All Polytechnics, Colleges of Education, etc accept a combination of results but it should not exceed two sittings

Combining O’level results does not really put you at a disadvantage during the admission process. The only time it does is in the instances mentioned above or if your school of choice decides to consider the number of O’level exam sittings as one of the primary criteria in the admission process which rarely happens.

So the bottom line is whether it is one sitting or two sittings, just make sure that you have the right O’level requirements for any course you intend to apply for in your school of choice.

We hope this helps. If you have questions, you can ask using the comment box.

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239 comments

  1. I have 8 credit and d7 in English in my ssce ,I wrote waec GCE I have c6 in English and fail the rest can I combine it

  2. I uploaded my neco result to te jamb caps but later went to delete it and upload my result and upload my waec 2021 tat just came out because it was far better but the issue now is that i didn’t ave agric is my waec because it was withheld by waec pending release on 5t Dec and now when i check my jamb result it sows the two results I just want to know whether this will work against me in my admission process because I am applying for medicine in unilag

  3. I wrote neco first on 2018 failed some subjects like economics and literature then wrote waec by 2020 and got b2 and c6… So can I use the both to apply for bus admin… Note it is (Neco/Waec not Waec/Neco)

    • horlanrewarju frosh 09138741194

      u can combine the both result so far the one you failled, you passed it in the second one

  4. Please I got D7 in my physics neco 2021 if I credit it and fail maths in my waec,will I get addmission into the University

  5. Can I combine NTC and NBC in jamb to study electrical engineering

  6. What if one has one NTC and NBC result can one combine d two to study electrical engineering

  7. Please, I need to know if I can combine WAEC and NABTEB of different years inorder to enroll for NYSC

  8. I wrote waec last year I made use of accounting
    Then I wrote neco this year and I didn’t write accounting but I swapped it with crs
    Can I still combine both results despite one subject being different from the other??

    • I used just neco before buh after calculating my points it doesn’t meet cut off
      Can I still add Waec as second sitting

    • Ajibodu Oluwapelumi

      It doesn’t really matter, so far you’ve passed accounting in the first paper

      Good luck

  9. Can I join the papers I had last year 2020 with the one I had this year 2021 even if I didn’t make it in the above exams. ITV exams

  10. I did waec lady year 2020 and I got D7 In English and economics,can I sit for gce this year 2021 and if I pass English and economics in my gce can I combine my waec and gce together, to gain admission

    • I have two neco results I do combine but as at now I have just one of them. Can I upload the one I have during post utme registration then use awaiting result for the other one and come back later to upload it???

  11. I was absent on the day of civic exam (waec)
    Can I use my neco civic result instead??

    Also,
    Will it affect my over all score??

    • I did jamb in 2019 and I haven’t uploaded my waec result can it still be done

    • Sorry I have a little problem ,I uploaded my result on the portal weac result
      And it added two more subject I did not write in weac
      Igbo and marketing
      But will it affect my admission

  12. Excuse me sir, can someone who got 161 in jamb combine his good weac result and get admitted to his school of choice eg-nursing in imsu

    • I wrote waec last year I made use of account
      Then I wrote neco this year and I didn’t write accounting but I swapped it with crs
      Can I still combine both results despite one subject being different from the other??

  13. Please, I register jamb this year and during my registration I am using two sitting but where I register they said I can only upload one result and during admission processing I will upload it as two sitting. So I wanna ask if it doesn’t affect And I was unable to login into profile because we didn’t have email and password. What should I do please….

  14. pls sir, can i combine my waec result of 2019 with my neco result of 2021. pls sir i need reply.

  15. I have a waec results that has only one bad egg which is d7 in English. And i have a neco result where i failed all the other subjects but got that English c5. Can i combine both results?

  16. I dont even know how solid and reliable this result combination is. I just pray we all come out in flying colours.

  17. Combine Waec/Neco.
    computer science
    151.

  18. Sir pls I got 165 in my jamb result can I combine my 0 level result for one sitting and I have 5 credit for economics.at unizik

  19. Sir/Ma
    Please can I combine weac and neco to study business administration in Babcock university.

  20. Which day is jamb cut of mark coming out

  21. Please,can I combine GCE waec and Nov/Dec waec? And whàt is the process/steps?

  22. cot of mark of combine result

  23. Please deos NECO 2020 release with Date of birth

  24. Please my question is during my jamb registration I uploaded my waec result, do I need to upload it again before I will be given admission? And how do I know my waec result is in jamb portal? Because I have been checking my jamb dashboard but I don’t know where to find my uploaded result. Please how do I find it?

  25. What will happen if I write neco on different school I put on my jamb registration

  26. I upload Wace on my jamb portal and it’s showing A/R

  27. I upload my wace my result and it is showing A/R

  28. Akinfolarin Bolarinwa

    Pls sir,during my jamb registration I pit 1 siting and now I want to make it two sitting,is it possible again to do that

  29. Ayeobasan Opeyemi

    Can I combine both waec and neco to study business education in tasued? And if score 162 in jamb can tasued give me admission ?

  30. I will be writing waec and jamb together and I mistakenly put my secondary school instead of the secondary school I will be writing my waec and m so scared would it be a problem in any way?

  31. Opeloyeru Olamide

    Can waec result of art class and commercial class be combined for admission

    • Please sir I did waec last year 2020 and I got D7 in English and economics, can I sit for GCE this year 2021 and if I pay English and Economics in GCE can I combine the two result. Please sir I need your answer

  32. Please can unilorin accept 2 sitting for law

  33. I enrolled for jamb yesterday,and I used awaiting school results for neco,instead of private.my question is,can I use neco gce alone for admission process

  34. pls I did science in secondary school but am being forced to do an act course in the university. pls with this settings of my o’level result, help me suggest a suitable act course I can study in the university. maths- A1, MARKETING- B3, CIVIC EDUCATION-A1, ECONOMICS- B3, ENGLISH- C5, AGRIC SCIENCE- B3, BIOLOGY- B3, CHEMISTRY- B3, AND PHYSICS- B3.

  35. Rabilu usman sani

    Can i get admission with combining o, level result both waec and neco. On the neco i don’t have economic but on the waec i have

    • Yes you can combine the two O level results but you have to know how many credits you school of choice accepts in one sitting.

  36. Can I enter Into the university without uploading my waec result at an instance… And submit it like the other year ???

  37. I just found out that my course needs a particular subject. And for some stupid reason a book i came across long ago never mentioned anything about the course so I carried it on for years. Now they said I need it, pls apart from waec what else can I do because I don’t have strength for waec or neco again. And even if I did I think registration is done

  38. I want to write my waec GCe in dis 2021 bt my 2018 waec the did a mistake in my date of birth ,the wrote 2001instead of 2000 hope it won’t be a problem

    • One of my olevel result has about four cancelled subjects and the second is normal but the ones that I didnt score very well in the second result are the ones that aren’t cancelled in the first result …can I still combine them

  39. Am so confused,I wrote waec 2019 bt i got D7 in english ,i want to rewrite it bt I heard waec registration for 2021 has ended I don’t know if GCE registration has ended too

    • GCE first series has ended. You will have to wait for the second series which will be coming up during the end o the year.

    • I have F9 in mathematics in two sittings and credit all my science subject can be given admission to study science laboratory technician using physics in place of mathematics or upgrading de subject while in school?

  40. I don’t have english in my waec and I want to register nabteb is it advisable

  41. Ibrahim suleiman

    Can i combine neco 2015 and neco 2021?

    • I have only one O’level result and I need to do another because there is one course that I fail in first sitting how am going to do it because am confused.

    • Osadebe Anointing Amarachi

      It’s depending on the course you failed. If that course is your major course that is required for you to gain admission into your choice University, then u have to sit for another Waec the following year and consecrate on passing that subject that u failed in the previous year. That doesn’t mean you won’t do well in other subject.

  42. Pls i got c5 in my English weac results nd i don’t have up to 5credit, ut i e8 in English neco nd i got up too 7credit, can i combine the two results

  43. What if am using to result how do i upload it on jamb. 1 result math A1,eng c6,phy b,chemistry b,CIVIC A1

  44. Chima Matthew odinaka

    I only want to know if my two waec results can be combined to study a course in uniben

    • For medicine you can’t use two sitting results but you can for any other course

    • I did waec last year 2021 and I got D7 in both English and economics, can I sit for GCE This year 2021. And if I pass English and Economics in GCE can I combine the two results

  45. I’m combining results and I accidentally uploaded 10 instead of 9. What do I do?

  46. My mathematics was cancelled in my Weac, can I still enroll for jamb

  47. Charles precious

    Pls I had e8 in maths in waec and c5 in neco, can I combine the both for entry
    And I also want to know schools that take combined results

  48. Alfred Samson Tupshak

    Do part time also accept combination of result

  49. Asiwaju halimat koyinsola

    Can I combine waec and Waec to study mass commo in uni of Ilorin

  50. Jeremy Jace Chinedu

    The problem is i got 4 credit in waec and 2 credit in gce i want to combine but the problem is one of the subject are the same grade in both sitting pls wat the solution

  51. Can I combined waec 2010 with nabteb 2020 to further my direct entry at OOU ogun state University bcos I scored D7 in English language and I want to rewrite it I want to seat for nabteb can I combined it together

  52. If I get a B in Physics Neco but get a D in waec but the rest subjects are perfect can I replace my neco physics with my waec physics?

  53. Is there any problem for relogging into post utme portal after registration

  54. Pls can I combine waec and neco gce to study computer science

  55. Can I use NECO results to travel or study in another country.

  56. Can I conbine neco and weac to study public administration

  57. Can I combine NECO and WAEC to study LAW at the University of ibadan

    • I have been trying to upload my result combination (waec and GCE) but it’s not going through and I have checked different cyber cafe all to no avail, please should I do

    • u have to go to the can’t center or jamb affice to upload ur results do not go to any place too just straight to jamb affice

    • Can I combine civic education and government together in waec

  58. Pls can I combine neco n waec written in different school same yr

  59. Can I use Neco and jamb to gain admission

  60. I wrote waec once, the result came out fine just that my mathematics was cancelled but I pass it in my neco. My question is can I combine them

  61. How do I calculate O’level two sittings result

  62. I choose lasu and I want to study law ,I am using 2sitting for my O’level result

  63. Olusola Ark Of God

    Can UI accept two sittings for medical laboratory science

  64. 1)How to calculate 2sittings for o’level result
    2)can I change it from one sitting to two sittings after jamb/during admission process

  65. Oluyemo motunrayo

    I passed my waec but my jamb was so poor how can I study computer science at University of ilorin…….

  66. Abubakar jazuli

    Can I combine NECO 2017 and NECO 2019

  67. Can I combine my result for physiotherapy in University of ibadan sir very urgent

  68. I HAVE MY G.C.E RESULT EXCEPT BIOLOGY WHICH I DIDN’T PASS, IF I SIT FOR WAEC AGAIN, AND PASS BIOLOGY AND FAIL ORDER SUBJECTS, CAN I USE BOTH RESULTS TO PURSUE ADMISSION?

    AND ALSO, CAN I CAN I CHANGE A FEW COURSES FROM SCIENCE TO ADDING ART COURSES in my second siting in case i decide to change course?

    • Pls can I combine NECO 2015 and NECO 2020 for Political science in Benue state university?

  69. I HAVE MY G.C.E RESULT EXCEPT BIOLOGY WHICH I DIDN’T PASS, IF I SIT FOR WAEC AGAIN, AND PASS BIOLOGY AND FAIL ORDER SUBJECTS, CAN I USE BOTH RESULTS TO PURSUE ADMISSION?

    AND ALSO, CAN I CAN I CHANGE A FEW COURSES FROM SCIENCE TO ADDING ART COURSES in my second siting in case i decide to change course?

    • Please do I need to pass all the subjects combination that I choose in jamb in o’level as well? Because I choose agric in jamb but I don’t pass it in my o’level result.

  70. Olowookere zainab adekemi

    Can I combine 2014 weac with nabteb/GCE 2020. Pls I need reply.

  71. The gender on my weac is wrong instead of male it was female, so i swore an affidavit, my question is hope it will not affect my admission process

  72. Can weac and neco to study medicine and surgery just one sitting

  73. Can i study economics with e8 in government at unilag

  74. Can I combine 2017 waec and 2020 waec?

    • Most schools accept 2sittings in equivalent of 2yrs,the combination of the exam must be 2yrs difference….
      E.g 2018_2020

  75. I have E8 in literature in English can I still still study law

  76. I have E8 in maths and I’m an art student, what course will accept that and which school. I made the rest of my papers.

  77. Comr. Salako Olawale Ayomipo

    Need some informations about UNN about Business Education. All it entails to be given an admission. Will b glad if am given adequate information about this.

    I heard applicants to UNN as DE will also sit for UTME and I wants to know if that’s real. If it is real, what are the subjects to b chosen for the Course ?

    Cos last time I checked the requirement for it on Jamb website I saw English, Math, Account, Typewriting, Shorthand, Chemistry, Physics, Government.
    Excluding commerce. Pls I need more enlightenment

  78. my English in my waec is e8 and my neco is c4 but in my neco my surname was not misplelt will it affect my of I want to combine the two results

  79. I have my waec pass in mathematics can i study medicine and surgery please i need and answer

  80. pls can i combine wesc gce with neco school result

  81. Can one combine waec and neco for pharmacy in UNN ,and can one after d combination use the certificate outside Nigeria

  82. Can person combine nabteb O level result with NECO result

  83. Pls…..I uploaded two waec results on my school’s portal, one waec and anoder waec GCE ,for law in UI…….Then later on,I uploaded a complete neco result to jamb caps……do u think this can affect my admission for uploading different Olevel results to the two portals, I have been asking around,and the answers I got have not been satisfactory…….pls,wat do u suppose?…

  84. Pls I actually use awaiting result wen registering my jamb
    When the waec result is now out d result is bad so I have to use my older result
    There are now two different subjects in both exam
    Won’t that change my result to 2 sitting

  85. Please can i combine results of art department and science to do music

  86. My post utme score is 60% in oou and my Jamb score is 221 also my waec result is very alright…. Pls can I be given medicine and surgery because that’s what I chose as my first choice.
    Pls I need an urgent answer pls
    God bless you

  87. Can I combine result for uniben law I got e8 in waec but passed in neco literature

  88. Pls can I combine GCE and WAEC result for admission pursuit. I wrote jamb and waec 2019,I passed my jamb but failed English in waec and I want to write GCE this year. Can I combine my waec and GCE and still get admission because my post utme is on August and the GCE is on December.

  89. Good day …pls can I combine both waec nd nabteb results while uploading to jamb…??

  90. Can I combine GCE with waec for pharmacology in unilag

  91. SALIU TAIWO ABDULLAHI

    Can I use 2019 GCE to gain Admission into osun state polytechnic, iree

  92. Can I combine f9 in gce with f9 in waec
    Please i need a reply

  93. please can I offer mass communication with the following results
    crs..A1
    govt…D7
    literature…..E8
    civic…B2
    engC5
    Igbo…C6
    maths…A1
    biology …C4
    animal husbandry ….C4

    • No Amanda, you need your Government and Literature honey, sorry you got to change.

    • Hi,please can I study law in Chukwuemeka odumegwu ojukwu university with two sittings and with a jamb score of 226

    • pls call me 08100198001 want to ask you something or you can also msg me on whatsapp then we can talk more better i need to know about it,cos am also looking for admission to study mass communication in yaba tech and i want to know what to do .

    • can I use my neco GCE result to do mass communication

    • Pls help me I need urgent reply can I combine waec 2011 and waec GCE 2020 since I score e8 in physics GCE 2020 pls reply my course is Nursing

  94. I scored D7 in Literature WAEC, please can i study Public Admin in ABU Zaria

  95. can i combine gce and neco to gain admission.

  96. Onudhoma precious

    Can I combine waec and neco in awaiting result?

  97. Abuh alilu innocent

    Thanks for your concern

    • SALIU TAIWO ABDULLAHI

      My screening Grade is 50 and I want to study computer engineering at osun state polytechnic, and I score 181 in my jamb, but the only conscience is that I have a Pass in English language D7 and also have B2 in Yoruba language, and other subject is good, is my Admission sure I need a urgent answer pls

    • SALIU TAIWO ABDULLAHI

      My screening Grade is 50 and I want to study computer engineering at osun state polytechnic, and I score 181 in my jamb, but the only conscience is that I have a Pass in English language D7 and also have B2 in Yoruba language, and other subject is good, is my Admission sure I need a urgent answer

  98. I have four credit including English and Math
    And I want to combine it with Nabteb can I?

  99. Can i use only my neco result and gat admission into the tertiary level?

  100. Gabriel Sylvanus

    Please Will Jamb Accept D7 in English Language

  101. pls can I combine WAEC and WAEC between 4years to study Banking and finance

  102. Pls if I am using two sitting, how can I fill the olevel stuff field in jamb form

    • I have registered for jamb,and I want to use awaiting result of Nabteb, but when I checked my Nabteb result,i see that i Don’t have physics, but I have it in waec,
      can I combined it??

    • What can l do. ? My GCE result, have age typing error different from the waec, l took it to waec office for correction. They told me waec has stopped age correction..

  103. Can I use Waec2016 and Waecgce 2018

  104. Good day Please can I combine NECO and WAEC GCE for two sittings?

  105. Want to combine my 2008 NECO and 2015 WAEC results in my 2019/2020 admission application. How possible is this?

  106. pls in my waec I used IBIZUGBE DANIEL but in my gce I used IBIZUGBE DANIEL OSAYAMEN. can I combine both results?

  107. i got maths d7 nd others eng,economics,acct,civic,comerce,ccp,office pra,insurance are credit in neco.What can i study with this result

    • Hmmm, u have to sit for another exam oo. Maths and English are compulsory courses which you need to gain admission into the University, if you fail Maths or English, know that you can’t make use of that result, except it is combined or it you sit for another exam

  108. can i combine waec result with neco gce for admission

  109. Oghenejakpor Gracious

    Please Can I Combine Waec gce Result With Neco Result?

  110. Can I combine O.level Neco GCE with Waec result for admission

  111. Can one combine Neco and GCE result for law

  112. Please can I combine waec 2013 with gce 2017? Please I need reply

    • Yes!

    • I have D7 in govt can I still study Law

    • Good day house, please I need your kind response
      I have E8 in math for neco and series of C’s in English
      Economics
      Literature
      Yoruba
      Civics
      Govt. And B3 in CRS can I apply to study English and Education at University of ibadan as an art student
      Please kind and urgent response.Thanks

  113. Can i combine two GCE sittings in FUOYE

  114. my NABTEB is good but my surname was Adeniran and am an IGBO boy i use the name cos my stepdad paid for my fee but now we are no more together and my new waec English is E8 so can i combine the two result for JUPEB

  115. thanks. but please can i combine neco 2017 and waec 2018 for unn electronics engineering?

    • Which Universities accept combination of WAEC may/June 2018 and NECO 2018 Results for admission?

  116. I sat for English, Government, Crs and Igbo language in Utme and got 240. Please can i study political science in Unizik?

  117. Please, can I combine two waec result of the same of the same type; two may/june result of different year.

  118. I want to combine waec and gce but the last name (not surname or fullname but last name) was misspelt as chifurumnaya instead of chifurumnanya can I go on with it.. I hear it’s not a problem considering it’s last name

  119. pls can a person combine a waec result of over 30 yrs with a recent GCE result?

  120. hey.. pls can I combine my 2015 waec and 2018 waec gce results for admission?

  121. I wt to combine my both wace and neco in poly will it be accepted

  122. Maryjane Ogbuewu

    i can combine neco gce&neco for law at esut

  123. Pls in my jamb na awaiting result i have already put waec gce but i dnt have opportunity to do it pls can i still upload any other exam like nabteb

    • JAMB may give candidate the opportunity to that later

    • SALIU TAIWO ABDULLAHI

      My screening Grade is 50 and I want to study computer engineering at osun state polytechnic, and I score 181 in my jamb, but the only conscience is that I have a Pass in English language D7 and also have B2 in Yoruba language, and other subject is good, is my Admission sure I need a urgent answer pls

    • I wrote gce 2016 and have all except maths and waec 2019 ND have all except economics and I really need economics for my course can I combine the two for admission in unibadan

    • Please can I combine 2 waec result for 2016 and 2018 to enter state university?

    • I don’t think so, but were you given an answers?

  124. Pls can i upload nabteb in jamb but i have already put waec but it is awaiting result

    • For now no. JAMB may give candidate the opportunity to that later

    • Please sir can I use these results to study Industrial chemisty.
      Marketing:B2
      Economics:C2
      Government:A1
      Civic Edu:A1
      English Language:C4
      Mathematics:B2
      Biology:B2
      Chemistry:A1
      Physics :A1

    • Hujjatullah Muhammad Adedeji

      All students can be admitted into the school of choice only by studying harder.

      Now in respect on result combination, students are advised to try their possible best to make all their papers in 1 sitting because it gives 90 percent of getting admission into the selected institution as chosen.

      The reason why you are required to try your best to make 1 sitting which gives 90 percent of being admited into the institution is because it boosts up candidate´s UTME exam score given by the selected institution.

      Students of nowadays thinks they can´t make 1 sitting because they are now reluctant in studying their books but the truth is everyone have the spirit of success in him. I believed in this inspiration that “I can do it all alone and once and for all” in constant practicing past questions and answers.

      Nowadays youths misuse the advantages of social media and search engines (google, wiki pediatric, esclopedia e t c.) they rather use it as an advantage of their playing games to search for unnecessary things instead of educative things.

      Now in respect of two sittings, i will still advise all school candidate of high school should try their best in getting their first paper but if they still missed their target and go for the second sitting, he/she should not be reluctant in still trying to clear all the papers in the second sittings because the more your high score after combination of the two sittings, the more the chance of getting admission into the selected institution of choice as selected.

      Many student feel more reluctant in writting their second sitting saying “After all am only looking for just two or three papers, so i will only put my best on those papers” this is the mentality of students saying they will only focus on their needed subjects but that is not the case, the real deal is by you trying even harder to clear all your papers in the second sitting but if still can´t clear all but got needed papers and high marks in other subjects, it gives you high chance on being selected in your selected institution and in the course selected as well.

      SAY NO TO LAZY READING.

    • What if one fails economics in waec but the remaining subjects are okay and in neco he passes all the subject can he submit the two for admission

    • Please I need a reply

    • I have F9 in mathematics in two sittings and credit all my science subject can be given admission to study science laboratory technician using physics in place of mathematics or upgrading de subject while in school?

  125. can I combine neco gce result and neco

  126. can I use my Nabteb 2016 and Nabteb GCE 2016 for admission pursuit

  127. please can I combine two gce sitting for computer science in yabatech

  128. My physics was cancelled but my other subject are ok.can I study medicine and surgery in. Uniben with that result.

  129. Thanks for this, really helped.

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