What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Animal Science? if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for Animal Science then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study Animal Science under the faculty of Agriculture in the university.
This is to inform all aspirants who wish to apply for admission in Nigeria into any of federal, state or private owned universities to study Animal Science under the faculty of Agriculture that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for Animal Science has been published here in this post.
If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for Animal Science also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Animal Science here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
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Other Useful Resources
You can also check out other JAMB and WAEC resources below:
- WAEC Syllabus for All Subjects
- JAMB Syllabus For All Subjects
- JAMB Recommended Textbooks For All Subjects
- WAEC Result Released Date
- How To Check Your WAEC Result
- JAMB Form | JAMB Registration Form Procedures
- JAMB News | Latest News From JAMB Today
WAEC And NECO Subject Requirements for Animal Science
The subjects required to study Animal Science in both WAEC and NECO are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology/Agric Science and one of Physics, Geography or Economics.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) UNIBEN accepts Statistics and Further Mathematics. Also requires at least a pass in Physics and a pass in Biology for candidates with a credit pass in Agric. Science.
(ii) UNN accepts five O ’level credit passes in subjects which must include English Lang., Biology/or Agric. Science, chemistry and either mathematics or physics.
(iii) UNIBADAN requires five credit passes including Language, Biology,/Agric Sci, Chemistry, Mathematics and any one of
Geography, Physics, and Economics.
(iv) RSUST requires at least a pass in Physics.
(v) UNICAL accepts Geography and Economics.
(vi) IMSU, ESUT, DELSU and RSUST accept a pass in English.
(vii) UNICAL requires a credit pass in Physics.
(viii) RSUST – requires credit passes in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.
(ix) ESUT accepts a pass in Physics and a credit pass in Mathematics.
(x)UNIPORT accepts any of Physics, Geography and Economics.
(xi) FUTO requires five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and Economics. It accepts a Pass in Physics in not more than two sittings.
(xii) UNAAB requires:
a) Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.
b) At least a pass in Physics.
c) Candidates with pass grade in Biology must possess credit pass in Agricultural Science. It does not accept Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.
(xiii) UNIOSUN requires five ‘O’ Level credit passes in the SSCE or its equivalent at not more than two sittings in addition to an acceptable credit pass in the UTME.
(xiv)EBSU requires at least a pass in Physics.
(xv) TASU and ABSU require five SSCE credit passes in Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology/Agric. Science, Physics and English Language. TASU accepts a pass in Physics.
The O level (WAEC and NECO) requirements posted above may only apply to Animal Science under the faculty of Agriculture. If the Animal Science you intend in studying is in another faculty, the subject requirements may be different from the one on this page. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer Animal Science
This section contains the list of universities that offer Animal Science in Nigeria. These are basically schools that accepts the WAEC and NECO requirements for Animal Science posted above.
The following are the list of schools that offer Animal Science:
- Akwa Ibom State University
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
- Delta State University, Abraka
- Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
- Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi
- Nasarawa State University, Keffi
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
- Osun State University
- Rivers State University of Science and Technology
- Taraba State University
- University of Benin, Benin City
- University of Calabar
- University of Ibadan
- University of Maiduguri
- University of Nigeria, Nsukka
- University of Port Harcourt
- University of Uyo