The top management of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the new cut-off marks which will be used for the 2019/2020 academic session admission exercise. See more details on the JAMB Cut-off marks for tertiary institutions.
Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the cut-off marks, during the 2019 policy meeting on admissions to DEGREE, NIGERIA CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION and NATIONAL DIPLOMA – AWARDING INSTITUTIONS.
JAMB Cut-off Marks.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released cut-off points for this year’s admission into universities, polytechnics and, colleges of education.
The minimum cut off marks suggested by JAMB for admissions into public universities, private universities, public polytechnic, private polytechnics and colleges of education are 160, 140, 120, 110 and 100 respectively.
- Public Universities — 160
- Private Universities — 140
- Public Polytechnics — 120
- Private Polytechnics — 110
- Colleges of Education — 100
Institutions are, however, at liberty to raise their cut off marks for admission above the minimum set by JAMB.
These decisions were taken at the 2019 Combined Policy Meetings on Admissions into Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria.
JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede said institutions, with the decision, are not to go below the minimum cut-off points adopted at the meeting for admissions.
According to him, “What JAMB has done is to recommend; We will only determine the minimum, whatever you determine as your admission cut-off mark is your decision.
The board will ensure that criterion set by Senate are strictly adhered to by the institutions’ admission officers and no shifting of goal post in the middle of the admission exercise.