Breaking: JAMB approves 160 as cut-off marks for tertiary educational institutes in Nigeria

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has approved 160 and above as the benchmark for admissions into Public Universities in Nigeria 

The 19th Policy Meeting, for admissions into tertiary educational institutes in Nigeria, made this conclusion, in a meeting on Tuesday in Gbongan Osun state.

They approved, 120 as cut-off marks, fir Public Polytecnics, and 110 for private Polytechnics, and also 100 for colleges of Education.

The meeting which was presided by the JAMB registrar, Professor Is-haq Oloyede, had the presence of Rectors of Polytechnics, Vice Chancellors of Universities, Provosts of Colleges Of Educations.

Reports gathered that, December 19 for the closure of admissions into public universities, and February 15th 2020 as that of the private universities.

The JAMB registrar, said that the admissions would be conducted using the Central Admissions Processing System (CAPS).

Oloyede said that the board was not responsible for fixing the cut-off marks for tertiary educational institutes, but rather the consensus between the stakeholders and the institutions at the policy meeting.

He also said that the cut-off marks cannot be fixed below what the stakeholders decided at the policy meeting.

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