JAMB Abolishes UTME Cut Off Marks

JAMB Abolishes UTME Cut Off Marks, Outcome of JAMB 2021 Policy meeting. Details are as follows:

JAMB Abolishes UTME Cut Off Marks
JAMB Abolishes

JAMB Abolishes UTME Cut Off Marks

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday, canceled general cut-off marks for admission into tertiary institutions and allowed the institutions freedom to set their individual minimum benchmark for admission.

However, Universities are not allowed to go below 120 and polytechnics and colleges of education, 100 for admission.

The Board took the decision at the 2021 policy meeting which was held virtually and chaired by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu.

The meeting approved that for Direct Entry, DE, the maximum score a candidate can present is 6 and the minimum is 2 or E, as required by law.

According to the stakeholders, the 2021 admissions will be conducted only through CAPS, no institution is allowed to admit candidates without uploading their details on CAPS.


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