JAMB, VCs, Other Heads Of Tertiary Institutions To Decide Cut-Off Marks On Aug.31 - EDU-BIZNEWS


Monday, August 16, 2021

JAMB, VCs, Other Heads Of Tertiary Institutions To Decide Cut-Off Marks On Aug.31

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board and heads of tertiary institutions have agreed to hold the usual policy meeting on August 31, to determine the minimum cut-off mark for the 2021/2022 admissions into universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in Nigeria

The meeting to be chaired by Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, will also discuss other admission issues 

 Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin, announced the meeting in the examination board's weekly bulletin in Abuja

The statement reads in parts “This (policy) meeting kick-starts the admission process into the nation’s tertiary institutions. It will discuss critical issues emanating from the presentation of the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on the just-concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and Direct Entry applications, in addition to setting the tone for the 2021/2022 admission exercise.

“The meeting is expected to chart policy directions for the nation’s tertiary institutions, set admission guidelines, and present application statistics, candidates’ performance, as well as evaluate the 2020 admission exercise.

“The meeting, in addition to other deliberations, would take a stand on acceptable minimum admissions standards to be applied in all admissions to be undertaken by all tertiary institutions in Nigeria.”

Edu-Biznews recalled that 160 and above was fixed as minimum mark for admission into universities for the 2020/2021 academic session , 120 for the polytechnics and 100 for colleges of education in the country 


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