Candidates sitting the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) can now pick Computer Studies or Physical and Health Education as part of their four UTME subjects if they so desire or as dictated by their programme preferences.

This is made possible following the addition, by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), of the two subjects to the existing 23 UTME subjects to make them 25 beginning from the 2022 UTME exercise. This addition is to enhance the career prospects of students transiting to tertiary institutions.

At present, the 23 UTME subjects are Agricultural Science, Arabic, Art, Biology, Chemistry, Christian Religious Studies, Commerce, Economics, French, Geography, Government, Hausa, History, Home Economics, Igbo, Islamic Studies, Literature in English, Mathematics, Music, Physics, Principles of Accounts, Use of English and Yoruba.

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