NOTICE OF 2020 PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATION FOR THE ADMISSION OF REGISTERED ANIMAL SCIENTISTS AND GRADUATE ANIMAL SCIENTISTS INTO THE NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OF ANIMAL SCIENCE AND OTHER RELATED MATTERS

Postponement of 2020 RAS and GAS Examination to November 7, 2020. RAS and GAS Examination registration continues till October 16, 2020 by 4:00pm

Click to view detailed list of registered candidates for 2020 RAS Examination. for correction/complaint on registration, kindly contact these numbers: 07039677996, 08033638757 or mail this Email address edu.training.nias@gmail.com.

2020 NIAS Electoral Committee guidelines, click to view

For current vacancies for NIAS interns, please click here...

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The Nigerian Institute of Animal Science was established by the National Assembly Act No. 26 of 2007 under the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development as a regulatory agency for Animal Science practice with powers to regulate all matters pertaining to Animal husbandry in Nigeria. The Act is predicated on 3 core mandates viz:

 

  • Professional mandates
  • Industry mandates
  • Social mandates


MISSION

Regulation of Animal Husbandry practices for increased profitability to all Stakeholders’ and guarantee improved Animal Husbandry and Production Systems that will embrace environmental sustainability and ensure high quality and quantity of animal proteins to Nigerians


VISION
To be the foremost regulatory Institution for Animal Science and Husbandry practice in Africa that will improve the standard of living of its people.


FUNCTIONS
Nigerian Institute of Animal Science was established for the profession of Animal Science with numerous functions as you shall find out here... more

 

FLASH NEWS

Postponement of the 2020 RAS and GAS Examination to November 7, 2020. Click to read more

RAS Examination registration continues till October 16, 2020. Click to register

GAS Examination registration continues till October 16, 2020. Click to register

Click to view detailed list of registered candidates for 2020 RAS Examination. for correction/complaint on registration, kindly contact these numbers: 07039677996, 08033638757 or mail this Email address edu.training.nias@gmail.com.

Click to read 2020 Electoral Committee guidelines

WE REGRET THE PASSING OF THE PRESIDENT OF OUR INSTITUTE AND CHAIRMAN OF COUNCIL, EMERITUS PROF. ISRAEL FOLORUNSO ADU. FNSAP(4TH JULY 1944 - 7TH JUNE 2020)

Click to view 2020 training schedule for NIAS

Please click here to view guidelines for 2020 RAS and GAS Examinations

Notice of 2020 Professional Examinations for the admission of Registered Animal Scientists and Graduate Animal Scientists into the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science

Click to view the list of Feed Business Premises certified to operate in the Feed Milling Industry

Click here to view eligible universities that can participate in 2020 GAS/RAS Examination

For information on admission of qualified persons as Associate Animal Scientists click here....

REGISTRATION OF FEED PREMISES

Notice is hereby given to feedmill operators, premix manufactures, importers of premix,amino acids and feed additives to register their premises with the Nigerian Institute Animal Science in accordance with Federal Government Gazette no 137, Vol. 104 of Animal 2017 on Regulation for feed milling industry in Nigeria. Operators should check the category to which they belong and follow the payment procedure as stated below.
Please note that it is now an offence to operate feed business in Nigeria without registering your premises.
Thank you.

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CATEGORY

DESCRIPTION

 FEE (N)*

1

Industrial Feed mills (Above 25MT per hour)

Branded feeds with distributors within or outside the state the feed is being produced

500,000

2

Commercial Feed mills (Class A) Above 10MT per hour

Branded feeds with distributors within or outside the state the feed is being produced

300,000

3

Commercial Feed mills (Class B) 5–10MT per hour

Branded feeds with distributors within or outside the state the feed is being produced

200,000

4

Toll mill(class A) Above 10MT per hour

Unbranded feeds sold from the production outlet only

200,000

5

Toll mill(class B) 5–10MT per hour

Unbranded feeds sold from the production outlet only

150,000

6

Toll mill (class C) 3-5MT per hour

Unbranded feeds sold from the production outlet only

100,000

7

Toll mill (Class D) 0.5-2.5 MT per hour

Unbranded feeds sold from the production outlet only

50,000

8

On-farm mill(Above 5MT per hour)

Unbranded feeds produced for farm consumption only.

200,000

9

On-farm mill(3-5MT per hour)

Unbranded feeds produced for farm consumption only

100,000

10

On-farm mill ( 0.5-2.5 MT per hour)

Unbranded feeds produced for farm consumption only

50,00

11

Vitamin/Mineral Premix mills

Manufacturers of Vitamin/Mineral premix in branded bags

200,000

12

Concentrates

Importers of Concentrates

300,000

13

Vitamin/Mineral Premix/Feed Additives

Importers of Vitamins/Mineral Premix, Amino acids, Enzymes, Probiotics, Prebiotics, Synbiotics, Acidifiers, Toxin binders , Emulsifiers, Stabilizers, Gelling agents, Yolk colourants and other feed additives

300,000

14

Finished Feeds

 Importers of Finished Feeds

300,000

15

Distributors

Distributors of Finished Feeds, Concentrates and Vitamins/Minerals Premix

50,000

 

NIAS in conjuction with Real People Concept presents International 2-in-1 hands on training on Bovine Artificial Insemination and Bovine Reproductive on Ultrasonography please click for more details

NIAS COMMENCES INTERNSHIP POSTING FOR 2019
Nigerian Institute of Animal Science has commenced posting of interns to livestock establishments (feed mills, farms, etc).
Criteria for participation in the 9-month internship programme are:

  1. Fresh graduates of Animal Science who have been inducted into the Institute as Graduate Animal Scientists (GAS)
  2. Candidates must have concluded their NYSC programme.

Current vacancies for placement of NIAS Internship, Click here......

This is to inform GAS/Non members who want to register for MCPE via remita platform to click on "Training" and state the description as GAS MCPE or Non member.

Note: Graduate Animal Scientists(GAS) are expected to attend at least two(2) MCPE trainings within the period of five(5) years of post-graduation as prerequisite to become a Registered Animal Scientist(RAS) or sit for RAS Examination.

Please click here to get more information on MCPE training...

Click here to download 2020 National Listing of approved ingredient for Feed in Nigeria

Click here to view the President of the Council's profile

This is to inform our esteemed professionals and related agencies that the Institute has relocated to her permanent site, All correspondence should be addressed to: The Registrar, Nigerian Institute of Animal Science c/o the Institute’s liasing office at 

Plot 569, Obafemi Awolowo Way, Livestock House, Opposite Golden Penny Flour Mill Depot, Life – Camp, Abuja.

NIAS Permanent address:

Plot 1882 C13 Kabusa, Off Sunny vale Junction Okanje District. FCT Abuja

 

 

 

 

 

The Governing Council of the Institute at its 35th statutory meeting directed that from year 2019, any Graduate of Animal Science before 2013 who is not a registered member of the Institute as at September 2018 must take the professional examination to become a Registered Animal Scientist..