UTME JAMB Cancels National Cut Off Mark Policy
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has decided to scrap the national cut-off mark.
The body stated that it would now be up to Nigeria’s tertiary institutions to determine its admission criteria.
This decision was made on Tuesday at the 2021 policy meeting presided over by Malam Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education.
Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, Registrar of JAMB, stated during the forum that some universities proposed 150, Usman Dan Fodio University Sokoto proposed 140, Pan Atlantic University proposed 210, University of Lagos proposed 200, Lagos State University190, Covenant University190, and Bayero University Kano proposed 180.
According to stakeholders, the 2021 admissions will be conducted solely through the examination body CAPS, and no institution will be permitted to admit candidates without first submitting their information to the portal.
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