National Veterinary Research Institute Recruitment 2019/2020


NVRI Recruitment Form 2019/2020 – Applications are open for interested and suitably qualified Nigerians for the National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI) Recruitment 2019/2020 – All applicants should see how to apply for the National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI) recruitment 2019/2020 below.

In this post, we will guide candidates who wish to participate in the National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI) 2019 recruitment most especially those having issues with the NVRI recruitment portal on how to apply successfully. We will guide you through the process, all you need to do is to follow the steps below:

About National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI)

The first panzootic of Rinderpest in West Africa that occurred between 1885-1890, caused deaths of over 90% of the cattle population. The second wave of the panzootic occurred between 1913 and 1914 and culminated in a drastic reduction of cattle population from 9.01million to 2.7 million. The devastating effects of these Rinderpest outbreaks were responsible for the establishment of Veterinary services by the colonial powers in the protectorate colonies in Africa namely South and West Africa.

A Veterinary Department was established in Zaria in the West African protectorate in 1913, to conduct livestock census, disease surveys, and disease control by isolation and quarantine, with the help of Village Heads and the Native Authority Administration. In 1924, the Department was moved to Vom, a location on the “Bauchi Plateau” as a Veterinary Laboratory. In the same year, the first biological (anti-rinderpest serum) was produced to control the rinderpest outbreaks. Vom thus became the Pioneer Institute in the West African Sub-Region in the production of Anti Rinderpest Serum and Animal Vaccines.

The Institute is endowed with highly trained manpower with experienced research Scientist in varied fields of Veterinary Sciences and other fields of Applied Sciences and a number of Medical Laboratory and Animal Husbandry Scientists. Research for the development of new vaccines or other methods of disease control to combat emerging diseases of livestock and poultry and improving the vaccines in production is the Institute’s primary area of focus.

NVRI Recruitment Requirements 

  1. Applicants must be below 30 years of age.
  2. Applicants are to upload their CVs and certificates on NVRI website –
  3. Applicants will be required to take an online qualifying examination
  4. Passing the relevant tests;
  5. Applicants must have the ability to show a flair to develop all the skills you need to be the best you can be.

How to Apply for NVRI Recruitment 2019/2020

Interested and suitably qualified candidates are advised to visit the NVRI website – and apply for the positions online.

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