JAMB set admission cut off marks for Universities, Polytechnic, Colleges of Education


The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) has announced cut off marks for tertiary institutions.

The 20th Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria has approved 160 and above as the national minimum cut off mark for admission for the year 2020 into public universities.

For public polytechnics, 120 cut off mark was set. And 100 cut off mark for admissions into Colleges of Education, innovative enterprises institutions.

Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar of JAMB, in his statement urged tertiary institution heads not to increase admission screening charges above N2000.

He also stated that only 1,157,977 candidates had the required five credits in English, Mathematics and three other subjects.

“Out of 1,157,977 candidates who sat for UTME in 2019, about 612,557 were admitted,” he added.

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