JAMB cancelled general cut-off mark, ask institutions to set their cut-off according to their standards

JAMB cancelled general cut-off mark, ask institutions to set their cut-off according to their standards
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, has today, cancelled the general cut-off marks for admission into tertiary institutions and gave schools the freedom to set their individual minimum benchmarks for admission.

The national admission benchmark, otherwise known as cut-off mark for entry into universities has been canceled by JAMB. The board took the decision at the 2021 policy meeting which was held virtually on Tuesday, August 31.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has cancelled national admission benchmark, otherwise called cut-off mark.

With the scrapping of the age-long method, each of the nation’s tertiary institutions is now authorised to peg its admission benchmark.

The decision was taken at  the 2021 policy meeting which was held virtually, Tuesday, and presided over by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu.

Already, universities, polytechnics and colleges of education have sent their various cut-off marks to JAMB.

Speaking during the meeting, the Registrar of JAMB Prof. Is-haq Oloyede said some universities such as University of Maiduguri proposed 150, Usman Dan Fodio University Sokoto proposed 140, Pan Atlantic University proposed 210, University of Lagos 200, Lagos State University190, Covenant University190, Bayero University Kano, 180.

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