The Subject Combination for Animal Production shall be discussed in this article. There is no doubt about it, in Nigeria today, animal production is one of the leading courses to study in the university, as the course opens door for several employment opportunities and it is even one of the ways by which the government generates revenue and also make high population of its citizens self-employed. Hence the need for students’ craves for this course.
Have you been worrying about how to know the jamb subject combination for Animal Production, or generally the admission requirements for this course? If yes, then you are not alone, I will be giving details on the requirements for admission as well as the career objectives attached to studying this course.
First, let me give you a brief detail about this discipline before we move to the next line of action. Did you know that animal production is the best course in Agriculture when it comes to keeping of animals for profit? Nowadays, whenever anybody develops intention of investing in agriculture, their vocal points usually center on raring of macro livestock such as Pig, Cow, Goats, Sheep, Turkeys, Ducks, Pigeons Geese and so on.
Primarily, the intention behind raring this animals is to make profit and the investors over the years have remarkably tagged this animal raring business as a recommendable one. Meanwhile, to become successful in animal production, you have to learn very well on what it entirely entails. I would advise you to follow this article till the end so that you won’t miss a bit of it.
Subject combination for Animal Production
- English Language
- Biology or Agriculture
- Physics or Mathematics
According to JAMB, i will give highlight of the admission requirements to applying for Animal Production under the Faculty of Agriculture in Nigeria, requirements such A’level, ND, HND, NCE, etc for Direct Entry candidates, as well as other information you need to successfully apply for the course.
List of Universities in Nigeria that offer Animal Production
- Adamawa State University
- Bauchi State University
- Federal University of Technology Minna
Summary of UTME Subject Combination for Animal Production
- Writing UTME, kindly be aware that English Language is compulsory 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 Production as a UTME candidate, you are required to have: Five SSCE credit passes in Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology/Agric Science, Physics and English Language.
Some Universities Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(1) ADSU, FUTO and BASU accept a pass in Physics with a credit pass in Mathematics or vice-versa.
(2) 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.
(3) 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/Agricultural Science/ Geography/Geology/ Mathematics/Economics.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(1) 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.
(2) FUAM accepts OND/HND/NCE in Agric, Agric. Science and Education, Forestry, Home Economics, Food Science and wildlife who possess UTME requirements. Candidates with a credit in only one of Mathematics and Physics must at least have a pass in the other.
(3) MOUAU requires ‘A’level pass in Chemistry and Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science
(4) ADSU accepts OND (distinction),HND (credit), NCE (double major) at credit level in Agric.
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Why you should Study Animal Production in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions;
First, let me notify you that ‘Animal Production ‘can be currently studied in any of the Nigerian universities that offer the course, no polytechnic school in Nigeria is offering the course yet. As a polytechnic student, for now, the only way you could get admission into a university that offer Animal Production as a course is through Direct Entry means. I want to believe you are cleared enough as detailed explanation had already been given through the information above.
To be a professional in the field of animal production, you must have graduated from the university and obtain your first degree. Also to become more educationally advanced in this field, it is advisable to further by going for a postgraduate course. The postgraduate courses for animal production in Nigeria are further broken into several area of specialization like ‘Reproductive and Environmental Physiology’ Animal Nutrition, Agricultural Biochemistry, Pasture/forage, Rangeland Management and many more.
Basically, choosing a specific area of specialization will help you to focus on a particular trend that you will become professional at it. It will help you to build a career that everyone around you will know you for and eventually make you their consultant when they know you have the skills and experience to feed them with whatever information they want.
Also, being an expert in this field will enable you to manage your personal agricultural business effectively, and lastly, let me encourage you that employment opportunities for this course is not limited to Nigeria alone. The course benefits a lot by providing a diverse global economic opportunities due to the fact that every nation relatively implement the concept of agriculture for their national growth and needs proper management of the agricultural system, most especially in the area of animal production.
That is all I can take for now on Jamb Subject Combination for ‘Animal Production’.
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