Obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Breeding and Genetics is fast becoming a little bit competitive. It is therefore important to know all the requirements that will enable you to seamlessly register and apply for admission to study the course without mistakes.

On this page, you will find the WAEC & JAMB Subjects to Study Animal Breeding and Genetics. You will also find the Direct Entry requirements and a list of Universities in Nigeria where you can study Animal Breeding and Genetics. In addition to the already mentioned, we will also show the list of career opportunities for those with a degree in Animal Breeding and Genetics which is under the faculty of Agriculture.


WAEC Subjects to Study Animal Breeding and Genetics

Your O’Level subject combination is one of the things that qualify you to study this course. You are required to possess not less than five (5) SSCE credit passes in the required subjects listed below:


1). Chemistry.

2). Biology/Agric Science.

3). English Language.

4). Mathematics.


5). And one of the following subjects; Physics, Economics or Geography.

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

JAMB Subjects to Study Animal Breeding and Genetics

There are three (3) JAMB subjects for animal breeding and genetics which you will meet in your JAMB UTME examination. You are required to score not less than 180 (JAMB cut-off mark for animal breeding and genetics), though we urge you to aim for 200 and above to stand a better chance of getting admission on merit into any Nigerian University provided other conditions are met.

JAMB Subject Combination for Animal Breeding and Genetics

1). Biology/Agriculture.
2). Mathematics/Physics.
3). Chemistry.


Direct Entry Requirements

Applying candidates who will not be using UTME to apply for admission to study Animal Breeding and Genetics in any Nigerian University should ensure they meet the requirements below for Direct Entry (DE) admission for this course.

  • You are required to provide two (2) ‘A’ level passes or its equivalent in Chemistry and 1 of Botany/Biology/Zoology/Agric Science/Geology/Geography/Mathematics/ Economics.

 Nigerian Universities Offering Animal Breeding and Genetics

  • FUNAAB (Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta).

Places To Work with a Degree in Animal Breeding and Genetics

  • Reproduction and Breeding Internship
  • Wild Animal Keeper
  • Animal Caregiver
  • Breeding Technician
  • Nursery Caretaker
  • More coming soon…


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