JAMB ANNOUNCED CUT OFF MARK
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board-JAMB has announced the cut off mark for 2020/2021 on June 16, 2020 to be 160 to all Universities in Nigeria.
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board-JAMB has released 160 to be the cut-off mark for admission into Nigerian Universities for the 2020/2021 academic session.
JAMB said the Benchmark for all Polytechnic is 120 while that of Colleges of Education and other innovative institutions is set at the minimum of 100.
Speaking at the 2020 policy meeting on admissions to tertiary institutions on Tuesday, the Registrar of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board-JAMB, Ishaq Oloyede, said 612, 557 Applicant were offered admission in 2019 academic session out of the 1.8m that took the examination.
Also, he added that about 510,957 admission spaces were unused by some tertiary institutions in 2019.
He also specified that candidates waiting for their results will only be considered when it is uploaded on the website
In his remarks, the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu advised Joint Admission and Matriculation Board-JAMB and Tertiary institutions to proceed with the conduct of 2020/2021 admissions.
He said admission processes are expected to commence in August based on the guidelines released by Joint Admission and Matriculation Board-JAMB.
The Minister was represented by the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, appealed to Joint Admission and Matriculation Board-JAMB and Tertiary institutions to consider candidates with previous years’ Senior School Certificate Examination-SSCE and other qualifying results for the admission process.
He said the government is making arrangements to accommodate applicants who will be taking the examination when the opportunity to do so is worked out.
“As Executive, we must jointly come up with reactions that would realign our programmed to these new realities. While these reactions are being fine-tuned to check their capacities and capabilities to withstand the new reality,” he said.
More so, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board-JAMB and the Tertiary institutions could take advantage of the current situation and consider candidates with previous years’ Senior School Certificate Examination-SSCE and other qualifying results, to proceed on with the admission process for the year 2020/2021.
Whatever decision or arrangement that the government comes up will surely accommodate those who will be writing the examination when the time to do so worked out
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