2020 Admission: JAMB announces 160 as cut-off mark for university admission- THE Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced 160 and above as the cut-off mark for admission into universities across the country for the 2020/2021 academic session.
Its Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, who said this, added that polytechnics cut-off mark was put at 120 and above while that of the Colleges of Education stands at 100 and above.
Oloyede also disclosed that a total of 612, 557 candidates were offered admission in 2019 just as he said about 510,957 admission spaces were unused by tertiary institutions in 2019.
According to him, only 1,157,977 candidates had the required five credits with English and Mathematics that sat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations last year.
“Out of 1,157,977 candidates who sat for UTME in 2019, about 612,557 were admitted,” he said in his opening address at the occasion.
Oloyede noted that candidates waiting for their results will only be considered when they are uploaded on its website.
In his remarks, Minister of Education, directed JAMB and tertiary institutions to proceed with the conduct of 2020/2021 admissions.
Admission processes are expected to commence in August based on the guidelines released by JAMB.