Do you want to study Veterinary Medicine? Are you looking for JAMB or WAEC subject combination for Veterinary Medicine? If so, am happy to inform you that JAMB and WAEC Subject combination for Veterinary Medicine has been released and is now available.


This post contains what Veterinary Medicine is about, admission requirement to study Veterinary Medicine in Nigeria Universities, places one can work with a degree in Veterinary Medicine.

All JAMB and WAEC candidates who are interested in studying or having a career in Veterinary Medicine are hereby informed that JAMB and WAEC subject combination for Veterinary Medicine for 2020/2021 academic session has been released.

What is Veterinary Medicine about?

Veterinary medicine is the branch of biology that deals with  the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in non-human animals usually

They are normally referred to as a vet, which is shortened from veterinarian or veterinary surgeon, they are professional’s who practices veterinary medicine by treating diseases, disorders, and injuries in animals.

Veterinarians typically do the following:

  • Examine animals to diagnose their health problems
  • Treat and dress wounds
  • Perform surgery on animals
  • Test for and vaccinate against diseases
  • Operate medical equipment, such as x-ray machines
  • Advise animal owners about general care, medical conditions, and treatments
  • Prescribe medication
  • Euthanize animals

Places Where One can work with a Degree in Veterinary Medicine?

Various Career opportunities in Veterinary Medicine include;

  • Veterinary surgeon.
  • Veterinary nurse.
  • Zookeeper.
  • Scientific researcher.
  • Higher education lecturer.
  • Nature conservation officer.
  • Science writer.
  • Environmental consultan

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JAMB UTME Subject Combination For Veterinary Medicine?

For you to be on a safe side it is better if you aim for a score of 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider College of Education or Polytechnic.

JAMB UTME subject combination (subject to write in jamb) for Veterinary Medicine are

  1. English Language
  2. Biology
  3. Physics
  4. Chemistry

O level/WAEC Subject Combination For Veterinary Medicine

The subjects needed to study Veterinary Medicine in WAEC must contain five (5) credit. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The O level requirement that is the compulsory WAEC subject combination for Veterinary Medicine must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Physics
  3. Mathematics
  4. Chemistry
  5. Biology
  6. A trade subject

List of Nigeria Universities Offering Veterinary Medicine.

Below contains various Universities in Nigeria that one can study Veterinary Medicine and they are as follows;

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

Federal University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta

Federal University Of Agriculture, Makurdi

Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike

University Of Abuja,Abuja

University Of Ibadan, Ibadan

University Of Ilorin, Ilorin

University Of Jos, Jos

University Of Maiduguri

University Of Nigeria Nsukka

Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto

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