It is no longer news that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) have released results of the 202 Unified Tertiary Institution Matriculation Examinations (UTME). It is however depressing that most of the students that have checked their results so far score extremely low marks.
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.
It is good news that the Joint Admissions And Matriculation Board has decided to commence the registration for the long-awaited 2021 Jamb registration.Many students have been thinking about how much it will cost for registration.
Opinion: Why Candidates Who Scored 250 And Above In UTME Should Be Granted Admission Into University
Candidates who deserve admissions based on their UTME performances should be rewarded with admission to study their choice of course in university and indirectly encourage other candidates that if they work hard and get good grades, then their admission into University will be rest assured. It is no longer news that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board recorded massive failure in the recent concluded UTME.
A Nigerian man has stirred up reactions on Facebook after she asked a question on one of the groups I am part of on the social media app. Her question centres on education in Nigeria, a Nobel Laureate winner and the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB.
JAMB is an acronym for Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board.The board is in charge of entry examinations for undergraduates into Nigerian tertiary institutions.The exams hold once in a year.Following the JAMB exams this year, the Cross River State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Mrs. Betta Edu has promised to purchase 100 forms for interested candidates from “Cross River State Central Senatorial District” that can't afford to buy it.
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.
Every year, million of Nigerians register for Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board examination with the aim to further their education and get certified in the different fields they wish to major in.However University of Ilorin has advised candidates to check their admission status to the institution from the Central Admission Processing Systems (CAPS) on Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) website.
Following the mass failure of 2021 jamb candidates, jamb has canceled the cut-off mark, this means that there will be no general cut-off mark this year, universities are allowed to choose their cutoff marks themselves. In which some Nigerian universities have released their cut-off marks for the 2021/2022 admission.
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.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has invalidated the examination general cut-off marks for admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The general cut-off mark had been in use for admission for 43 years. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) released the announcement during a policy meeting that was held virtually.
Registration for Joint Admissions and Matriculation board has commenced.JAMB spokesman Mr Fabian Benjamin said that the initial date for resumption of JAMB registration was 8 April but was postponed to undisclosed date owing to important issues like the use of NIN ( National Identification Number) in the registration of JAMB.
Professor Is-haq Oloyede, the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has announced that the board has decided to shift the Direct Entry and Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination which was earlier scheduled to hold on the 3rd of June till the 19th of June to 3rd of July.
It has been reported that the Senate of Nigeria proposed 18 years as the stipulated age for JAMB candidates. The news was revealed on Instablog today, July 13th, 2021. Source: Instablog The information was made public by Senator Akon Eyakenyi, the Vice Chairman, Senate committee on Basic Educated, at JAMB headquarters in Abuja.
August 31, has been fixed by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, to determine the minimum cut-off marks for admission into tertiary institutions for the 2021/2021 academic session. JAMB officials, the ministry of education, heads of tertiary institutions, and other stakeholders in the education sectors are expected at the meeting.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has granted candidates who are truly unable to complete their registration for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination an extension of two weeks (UTME). The registration deadline was May 29, 2021. According to a statement issued by JAMB's head of information and protocol, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, such candidates have until June 15 to complete their registration if they were unable to do so by last Saturday due to NIN verification issues using a new guideline.
The registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Professor Ishaq Oloyede revealed how how the board lost a sum of 10 million Naira to fraudsters in 2020.According to Prof. Oloyede, the fraudsters gained access to the board payment portal which is meant for the ad-hoc staff.
The 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) exercise was conducted across the country with millions of candidates sitting for the examination. Many Candidates hoping to be admitted for various degree levels in tertiary institutions in the country sat for the JAMB examination. The examination is conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to enable prospective candidates to get admitted into various educational institutions in Nigeria.
Following the commencement of the 2021 UTME/DE registration exercise on Saturday by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board(JAMB), the registrar has announced some adjustment in the process and completion of the registration exercise.You would recall that the board had earlier revealed how to register for the 2021 UTME exercise, where a valid and functional e-mail was enlisted as one of the pre-requisites for the registration.
The JAMB registrar revealed that the accounting department failed to identify the fraud because they did not cross-check the names on the accounts to ensure that they matched those listed on the website or who owned the codes.He also revealed that the board's ad hoc workers had been charged, and he promised that the stolen money would be recovered.