JAMB Subject Combination for Animal Nutrition

Have you been searching for the Jamb subject combination for Animal Nutrition and the best University in Nigeria you can enroll to obtain such a degree? If the answer to the above is question is in the affirmative, then you are on the right page.

As a high school graduate who intends to apply for the upcoming Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) this article is designed especially for you.

In this article, we will carefully guide you on the required subjects to study Animal Nutrition, the Universities you can offer this course, and the Direct Entry (DE) requirements for Animal Nutrition.

Also, on this web page, we will guide you to places you can find job opportunities with a degree in Animal Nutrition. We urge you to continue reading the article carefully for more understanding.

Animal Nutrition as a course can be defined as the science of feed preparation (formulation) and feeding to meet the needs of animals at different growth or life stages. Therefore, nutritionists need to know the nutrient components of the feed or the raw materials used in ration formulation.

Before applying for such a course at any higher institution you must have had a background knowledge of science by belonging to the science division at your various secondary schools. An art or commercial student has no business or whatsoever in a course like Animal Nutrition.

JAMB Subject Combination for Animal Nutrition

There are three (3) subjects that you are expected to meet in your JAMB UTME examination. Nevertheless, you are also required to score not less than 180 which is the JAMB cut-off mark for universities in Nigeria offering Animal Nutrition. Below are the three (3) required JAMB subjects to study animal nutrition which is under the Faculty of Agriculture:

1. Biology/Agricultural Science.

2. Mathematics/ Physics.

3. Chemistry.

Animal Nutrition Direct Entry (DE) Requirements

If you don’t intend to apply for admission to study animal nutrition in any University in Nigeria using UTME, then ensure that you meet the requirements for direct entry which are below;

1. Two (2) ‘A’ level passes or its equivalent in Agricultural Science or Biology, and Chemistry.

WAEC Subject Combination for Animal Nutrition

The required WAEC subjects to study Animal Nutrition are five (5) in number and they will be listed below. You are required to have not less than five (5) SSC credit passes in the following O’level subjects;

1. Agricultural Science/Chemistry.

2. Mathematics.

3. English Language.

4. Biology.

5. Physics.

NOTE: The O’level subjects apply to NECO, GCE, WAEC, and their equivalent.

Universities in Nigeria Offering Animal Nutrition

1. Adamawa State University ( ADSU )

2. Ambrose Alli University ( AAU )

3. Cross River University of Technology ( CRUTECH )

Career Opportunities for Animal Nutrition

1. Dietitian

2. Zookeeper

3. Nutritionist

4. Farm manager

5. Animal breeder

6. Fish farm manager

7. Veterinary surgeon

8. Agricultural consultant

9. Plant breeder/geneticist

10. Specialist field consultant

11. Agriculture research scientist

This is all we have to say on JAMB Subject Combination for Animal Nutrition. Do well to check us back on more detailed and accurate information regarding the above topic of discussion.