The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB set cut-off marks for the recent UTME 2020/2021 examinations, it was during Policy Meeting on Admission for 2020 when the cut-off was jointly decided.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB has set the benchmark for this year’s admission into Universities,Polytechnics,Colleges of Education and Monotechnics.
JAMB disclosed at its policy meeting held online that cut-off mark for admission into tertiary institutions stands as follow:
- Universities — 160
- Polytechnics — 120
- Colleges of Education — 100
- Innovation Enterprise — 100
According to Oloyede, a total of 612, 557 candidates were offered admission in 2019 just as he said about 510,957 admission spaces were unused by tertiary institutions in 2019.
“Out of 1,157,977 candidates who sat for UTME in 2019, about 612,557 were admitted,” he said in his opening address at the occasion.
“While these reactions are being fine-tuned to check their capacities and capabilities to withstand the new reality, JAMB and tertiary institutions could take advantage of the current situation and consider candidates with previous years Senior School Certificate Examination and other qualifying results, to proceed on with the admission process.
“Whatever arrangement that the country comes up with in the long run, will surely accommodate those who will be taking the examination when the opportunity to do so is worked out.”
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Minister of Education, directed JAMB and tertiary institutions to proceed with the conduct of 2020/2021 admissions and also to commence admission processes in August based on the guidelines released by JAMB.