JAMB Reduces Cut off mark to 160 for Universities

By: / Jun 17, 2020

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JAMB Reduces Cut off mark to 160 as minimum for Universities while 120 for polytechnics then 100 and above for colleges of education. 

On Tuesday 16th June, 2020 after the 20th policy meeting on admission to tetiary instituting.

The joint admission and matriculation board (JAMB) reduces their cut off mark to 160 as minimum for universities.

JAMB's registrar "Ishaq Oloyede" also added that the cut off mark for polytechnic have been reduced to 120 while that of Colleges of education remains 100 and above. 

Oloyede also added that as at 2019, 612,557 candidates were offered admission but 510,957 admission spaces were remaining unused. 

He said it was only 1,157,957 who meet up with the required 5 credits including English and Mathematics sat for the UTME last year. 

Minister of Education "Adamu Adamu" have also instructed JAMB and tetiary institutions to proceed with the 2020/2021 admission which will start in August. 

Read his speech below :

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