The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (Jamb) is set to meet with the Head of tertiary institutions today at a policy meeting, to decide on the minimum cut-off mark for the 2021/2022 admission exercise. It was reported that many candidates who sat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) this year, failed woefully.
The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Professor Ishaq Oloyede has disclosed that the 2021 UTME cut off may go as low as 50 marks. The was disclosed during a live session with Leadership TV on Sunday while answering some questions regarding cut off marks and admission.
The Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) releases the names of the ten best candidates who performed well in the 2021 examination. Professor Ishaq Oloyede disclosed it at the admission policy meeting which was held virtually and attended by those concerned. Monwuba Chibuzor Chibuikem scored 258 out of 400 as he sat for the exams in Lagos State.
The Joint Admissions Matriculation Examination (JAMB) Registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, mumbles that the desperation to study medicine, law, and other professional courses and priority for academic qualifications are the problems greatly contributing to examination malpractices in Nigeria. Okoyede also accused schools of participating in fraudulent activities, most especially during external examinations.
Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam El-Rufai, had called for the stopping of the lower Cutoff Marks enjoyed by the Northern candidates who sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The Governor reportedly made the call in an interview with the Channels TV 'Sunrise Daily' breakfast programme, monitored by The Punch.
In recent reports gathered by many notable news media houses in Nigeria, the Governor of Kaduna State, His Excellency Nasir El Rufai, was noted to have claimed that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), an organization chaired by the erudite Professor Ishaq Oloyede, is engaging in illegal practices.
The Joint admission matriculation Examination Board(JAMB) had on Tuesday, cancelled the cut off marks stipulated for admission into tertiary institutions. The statement, which was made in a virtual meeting and was led by the minister for Education, Adamu Adamu, has however given tertiary institutions to decide on the cut-off marks they wish to use for the 2021 admission.
One of the candidates that wrote 2021/2022 UTME exams identified as Chinedu John reportedly sued JAMB management, and he further claims that the board are to pay 1 billion Naira to him for damages. However, according to a report by Punch news, it was known that the management of JAMB had in return handed over the candidate to the police for investigation over Result Tampering.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said it has handed over a 19-year-old candidate in the 2021/2022 Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination to the police for investigation over what it described as “result tampering.”, according to The Punch newspaper. The Registrar of the board, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, who briefed journalists at the headquarters in Abuja on Friday, September 3, 2021, the candidate, Chinedu John, had claimed he scored 380 in the examination conducted in June this year, but was shocked to receive 265 from the board after the results were released.
A 19-year-old boy, Chinedu John, who sued the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), for N1 billion, over result tampering, has been handed over to the police. The candidate was handed over to the police for investigations, on Friday, September 3.
Some Nigerian Universities have began to set cut-off marks for 2021/2022 admission. Candidates who chose these universities as choice of study for 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination registration will be able to know if they are qualified or not. This development is coming as the Joint Admission Matriculation Board cancelled the general cut-off marks for admission into tertiary institutions.
The Joint Admission Matriculation Board, JAMB, has made some important proposals to ease the difficulties encountered with the candidate seeking admission into tertiary institutions. According to the report, the board has cancelled the national cut off mark usually projected to be the traditional trend of admission and has given every institution the power to independently determine the benchmark scores for candidates seeking admission.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has handed over to the Police a 19 years old boy by name Chinedu John who wrote the 2021-2022 Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination for investigation. Chinedu was said to have written the exam in the month of June 2021 and claimed he scored 380 but was surprised to receive 265 from the examination board after the release of results.
According to a report released by VOICE OF NIGERIA today, August 31, the 2021 Policy Meeting on Admissions to higher Institutions in Nigeria has cancelled the traditional benchmark of National Cut-off marks and agreed that each institutions should set minimum bench mark for their admissions. Furthermore, based on the report, the stakeholders in a policy meeting held today, Tuesday, 31st of August gave the approval at the Headquarters of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board.
Professor Is'haq Oloyede. The University of Ilorin Alumni Association has congratulated Prof Is'haq Oloyede on his well deserved reappointment as JAMB Registrar. In a release signed by the Association's National Publicity Secretary, Yeye Bolanle Olatunde, and monitored by NewsRader, read, "Oloyede's reappointment is an attestation to the fact that the former Vice-Chancellor of the Better By Far University has done excellently well in his first tenure".
JAMB has announced that there will be no uniform cut - off marks for admission into tertiary institutions in the country. The academic body made the announcement in Abuja by its registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, on Tuesday, August 31. Oloyede, who made the disclosure at the 2021 policy meeting revealed that the post UTME fee was fixed at N2,000.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has cancelled the national cut-off marks used as a benchmark for admissions into tertiary institutions across the country, stating that institutions are now at liberty to set their minimum benchmark for admission into their respective programmes. This resolution was reached at the 2021 policy meeting which was held virtually and chaired by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu.
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the top ten candidates with the highest scores in its 2021 edition of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The Registrar of the Board, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, made the announcement on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, in a virtual meeting attended by stakeholders in the educational sector.
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board also known as JAMB is an organization that is responsible for the written examination of secondary school students into the higher institutions in Nigeria. After the examination, there is always a bench mark score provided by JAMB that every student is expected to score before they can be qualified to take the post UMTE of the institutions they have chosen.
The Joint Admission And Matriculation Board has handed over a 19-year- old boy to police for proper investigation and prosecution. According to the jamb registrar prof. Ishaq Oloyede he said that the boy claimed that he scored 380 in jamb but was given 265 score. Pursuant to the claim of the boy his father, John Ifenkpam engaged a lawyer.