FUTMINNA Department of Animal Production Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Animal Production Faculty of Agriculture  in Federal University of Technology Minna (FUTMINNA)  as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in FUTMINNA   to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

Federal University of Technology Minna (FUTMINNA, FUTMx) is a Federal Government established post-secondary educational institution located in Minna, Nigeria

FUTMINNA specializes in technological education. The University is a designated Centre of Excellence in Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering and has a core competence in the development of vaccines and drugs.

FUTMINNA was founded in 1983, and the first Vice-Chancellor was Professor J.O. Ndagi who served from 1983 to 1990. The governing bodies are the Council and the Senate. In the beginning, the University took over the facilities of the former Government Teachers’ College Bosso, for use on a permanent basis. This site now serves as the Bosso Campus of the University. The main campus gidan kwano which is sited on a 10,650 hectares of land is located along the Minna – Kataeregi – Bida Road. The institution is listed in the Guide to Higher Education in AfricaAssociation of African Universities and the International Association of Universities, 1999.

Also see: Nigerian Universities And Courses They Offer  

Nigerian Polytechnics Offering Animal Production

To study  Animal Production candidates must meet the following requirements.


The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Animal Production;

You require;

Five SSC credit passes in Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science, Physics and English Language.


(i) ADSU and BAUCHI accept ‘O’ level pass in Physics with ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics or vice-versa

(ii) MOUAU accepts Five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings to include: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, or Agricultural Science and any other science subjects; requires at least ‘O’ level pass in Physics. ‘O’ level credit in Agricultural Science must be backed up with at least ‘O’ level pass in Biology

(x) FUTMINNA accepts any one of Physics, geography, Economics, Home Economics, Food and nutrition as the fifth subject. At least a pass in Physics is required.


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Animal Production under the Faculty of Agriculture in the above Universities include;

Chemistry, Biology/Agric Science and Physics/Mathematics.


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Animal Production, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

Two ‘A’ level passes or equivalent in Chemistry and one of Biology/Botany /Zoology/Agricultural Science/ Geography/Geology/ Mathematics/Economics.


(i) BAUCHI and FUTMINNA accept NCE, ND, HND with overall credit passes in each of the Agricultural components of the programme or a minimum of lower credit plus four (4) ‘O’ level credit passes in relevant subjects.

(ii) MOUAU – requires ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into FUTMINNA  for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 180 or above in your JAMB result.

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