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UTME eBrochure for Animal Production Under Faculty of Agriculture



This part of the UTME brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Animal Production under the Faculty of Agriculture in Nigeria. You will see the UTME subject combination needed to apply for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, requirements such A’level, ND, HND, NCE, etc for Direct Entry candidates, as well as other information you require to successfully apply for the course.

List of Degree Awarding Institutions that Offer Animal Production

  • Adamawa State University
  • Bauchi State University
  • Federal University of Technology Minna

UTME Subject Combination

In UTME, note that English Language is mandatory for all courses. The other three subjects required to study Animal Production under the Faculty of Agriculture in the institutions listed above are:

Chemistry, Biology/Agric Science and Physics/Mathematics.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Animal Productionas a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credit passes in Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology/Agric Science, Physics and English Language.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) ADSU, FUTO and BASU accept a pass in Physics with a credit pass in Mathematics or vice-versa.

(ii) MOUAU accepts Five O’ level credit Passes in not more than two sittings to include: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, or Agricultural Science and any other science subjects. It also requires at least a Pass in Physics. A Credit in Agricultural Science must be backed up with at least a Pass in Biology.

(iii) FUTMINNA accepts any one of Physics, geography, Economics, Home Economics, Food and nutrition as the fifth subject. At least a pass in Physics is required.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Animal Production as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: Two ‘A’ level passes or equivalent in Chemistry and one of Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agric Science/ Geography/Geology/ Mathematics/Economics.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) BASU, FUTO and FUTMINNA accept NCE, OND, HND with overall credit passes in each of the Agric components of the programme or a minimum of Lower Credit plus four ‘O’ level credit passes in relevant subjects. FUTO does not accept NCE.

(ii)FUAM accepts OND/HND/NCE in Agric, Agric. Science and Education, Forestry, Home Economics, Food Science and wildlife who posses UTME requirements. Candidates with a credit in only one of Mathematics and Physics must at least have a pass in the other.

(iii)MOUAU requires ‘A’level pass in Chemistry and Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science

(iv) ADSU accepts OND (distinction),HND (credit), NCE (double major) at credit level in Agric.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System (JAMB IBASS)


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