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JAMB cancels general cut-off marks, for admission into Nigerian universities

The general cut-off marks, for admission into Nigerian tertiary institutions, have been cancelled by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The development which was announced on Tuesday, August 31, will now give universities the liberty, to decide cut-off marks for students seeking to be admitted into higher institutions.

The decision was taken on Tuesday, August 31, at the 2021 policy meeting, which was anchored by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu. The Registra of JAMB, Professor Is-haq Oloyede, who spoke during rhe meeting, which was held online, gave the list of cut-off marks which have been proposed by some universities. 

They include; 

1. The University of Maiduguri – 150

2. Usman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto – 140.

3. Pan Atlantic University – 210

4. University of Lagos – 200

5. Lagos State University – 190

6. Covenant University – 190

7. Bayero University, Kano -180.

Oloyede said institutions now have the liberty to decide cut-off marks. “There will be no cut-off marks from JAMB”, he said. 

Concerning the deadline for the closure of admissions, the stakeholders concluded to allow the Ministry of Education to decide. The stakeholders also agreed that all applications for part-time of full-time programs for degrees, NCE, OND and others must be posted only through JAMB, according to the 2021 Admission Guidelines.

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