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The JAMB was known to be the moderator of admission into all tertiary institutions. The yearly Cut-off marks was always the yardstick of the admission seekers to measure their chances of being admitted into a tertiary institution. Few weeks ago, Prof. Issaq Oloyede, in a press release, promised to declare the Cut-off marks for 2021/2022 admissions on the 31st of August.
Many students dread Joint Admission Matriculation Examination (JAMB) as they believe that it is tough and cannot be passed easily. Everyone wants to be associated with success. No one who has high JAMB Score will reject it. The key to succeeding in JAMB is preparation.
According to a report in the weekly bulletin of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) published on Monday, October 25, 2021, the board is taking a hardline position against admission it tagged as regular. According to the bulletin, any admission not routed through JAMB is illegal.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation board(JAMB) had changed the registration procedure in the 2021/2022 JAMB to the use of NIN in which email wasn't submitted during registration to protect candidates' details from getting into the wrong hands. As earlier announced by JAMB, instructions had been given on how candidates can link their email to their JAMB profile.
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.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), at its policy meeting last week, announced the cancellation of national admission benchmark, otherwise called cut-off mark. With the scrapping of the age-long method, each of the nation’s tertiary institutions is now authorised to set its admission benchmark.
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.
The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, said he is of the opinion that “preferential scores” given to northern students who sat for the annual Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination, has stimulated the backwardness of the north. The exam board has always been setting a lower cut-off mark for northerners who plan to seek admission into primary, secondary, and tertiary schools in the region, as a way of facilitating enrolment and encouraging education in the north.
Recently, the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, in a Channels Television interview had asked the Joint Admission And Matriculation Board (JAMB) to stop giving preferential cut-off marks to northern candidates. According to the Governor, the preferential low cut-off marks has not in any way helped the North in its quest for academic excellence.
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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disagreed with the claim by Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai that “preferential cut-off marks” is being given to students from the northern part of the country. The Governor had stated that preferential treatment is being given to students from the region when trying to gain admission into tertiary institutions.
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.
Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB is a board which is in charge of the regulation of admission into various tertiary institutions in Nigeria. Before now, Jamb has been the one setting cut off mark for students seeking admission into different tertiary institutions in Nigeria. Recently, the board made an announcement that they will no longer set cut off mark for higher institutions in Nigeria, rather individual institutions will be setting their cutt off marks.
[Photo Credit | Legit.ng] First of all you should know that Jamb was established in Nigeria as a body that every student in the country have to sit for its exam, and that student have to pass the exam before he got admitted in any higher institution in the country.
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The Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) reverts to the governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai concerning the supposed preferential low cut-off marks enjoyed by northern candidates. El-Rufai earlier on a television channel urged the body to stabilize the cut-off marks to be the same in all parts of the country.
The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has urged the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), to stop giving preferential scores to Northern students in its exams. He said this in an interview with Channels Television on Monday September 6, 2021. The Governor argued that the differential JAMB scores has made Northern students lazy and that the standardization of the scores would urge them to brace up both for national and international competitions.
JAMB had made it known that Oyo, Osun and Ogun States had the highest number of JAMB applicants in the 2021 JAMB exercise. Oyo State had the highest number of applicants of 82,521. Osun State followed with 74,214; and Ogun State came third with 70,971. Moreover, other states that come after the first three states are: Imo state that had 66,348 applicants, Delta State had 64,104 applicants, Kogi State had 60,115, Kaduna State had 58,122, Benue State had 55,617 and Ondo State followed with 54,026 applicants.
The Joint Admission Matriculation Board of Nigeria was accused by the governor of Kaduna, El-Rufai of allegedly giving northern candidates preferential treatment by setting lower cut off marks for admission into universities. JAMB has replied the governor's statement, saying that Nasir El-Rufai was wrong to say that candidates who sit for the UTME from the northern part of the country enjoy preferential treatment from the board.