JAMB Brochure For Veterinary Medicine – Institutions, UTME Subjects & Requirements


This is JAMB brochure for Veterinary Medicine under the Faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences. This brochure will guide you on institutions offering Veterinary Medicine course in Nigeria,  UTME subject combination for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, A’level, ND, HND, NCE, requirements for Direct Entry candidates, and other necessary information.

Universities Offering Veterinary Medicine Course In Nigeria

Here list of universities offering Veterinary Medicine in Nigeria

  • Ahmadu Bello University
  • Federal University Of Agriculture, Makurdi
  • Michael Okpara University of Agriculture
  • University of Abuja
  • University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Ilorin
  • University of Jos
  • University of Maiduguri
  • University of Nigeria
  • Usman Dan Fodio University

O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Veterinary Medicine Course

To study Bio-medical in any university in Nigeria, it is required to have Five O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

UTME Subjects Combination For Veterinary Medicine Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Veterinary Medicine under the Faculty of Faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciencesin the institutions are:

Physics, Chemistry and Biology.


Direct Entry Requirements for Veterinary Medicine

A’ level passes in Chemistry, Biology/Zoology, Physics or Mathematics.


Waiver For UTME Candidates

(i) UDUSOK accepts Agric. Science and Health Science.

(ii) FUAM accepts Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.

(iii) UNIBADAN requires 5/6 ‘O’ level credits passes to include English. Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology and any other relevant subject.

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) ABU and FUAM accept HND distinction in:
(a) Poultry Production
(b) Animal Health
(c) Animal Products Inspection

(ii) UNIBADAN and MOUAU accept ND/HND Animal Health and Husbandry provided candidates meet the following requirements:-
a) At least one year satisfactory practical experience
b) Five ‘O’ level credit passes in Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Mathematics and English Language.

(iii) UNIBADAN also requires ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, and Biology/Zoology with ‘O’ level credit passes in Physics and Mathematics. In special cases, candidates who have passed the Animal Health Assistant or its equivalent with distinction plus ‘O’ level credit passes in Chemistry, Biology and Physics or the equivalent may be considered for admission.

(iv) UDUSOK accept ND/HND in relevant fields plus ‘O’ level credits passes in Chemistry and Biology and O/L passes in Mathematics and Physics.

(v) ABU accepts:
a) Three ‘A’ level passes in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.
b) HND in Animal Science at minimum of lower credit from accredited institution.

(vi) UNAAB requires at least HND (Upper Credit) to 200 level in addition to UTME requirements.

(vii) UNN requires either:
a) Passes at GCE A’ level or HSC or an equivalent examination in Chemistry, Biology and Physics in addition to UME requirement.

(viii) UNILORIN accepts graduate of first degree in related sciences, National Diploma in Animal Health and Husbandry or Animal Production (Upper credit) in addition plus UTME requirements.

(ix) UNIJOS accepts:
a) Bachelor’s degree in relevant science discipline from recognized institutions
b) HND (Animal Health or Animal Production Technology or equivalent) at credit level
c) All candidates MUST have O’Level requirements.

(x) UNIABUJA accepts ND/HND(upper credit level) in Animal Health and Production or BSc in Animal Science, Biological sciences(Zoology), Microbiology, etc in addition to UTME Entry requirements.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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