JAMB Announces 2022 Admissions Cut-off Marks

JAMB Announces 2022 Admissions Cut-off Marks

By Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu  

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, and heads of tertiary education institutions in the country have announced the cut-off mark for admissions in the 2022/2023 academic session. 

Speaking during a Policy Meeting on Admissions presided by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, in Abuja, JAMB’s registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede revealed that the minimum cut-off mark for universities was 140, 100 for polytechnics-100 and 100 for colleges of education.

Oloyede announced the cut-off marks after a thorough debates and votes by vice chancellors of universities, rectors of polytechnics, provosts of colleges of education, registrars and other critical stakeholders in the nation’s higher education sector.

He however clarified that every institution now has the right to fix its own cut-off mark even up to 220 but no one would be allowed to go less than the agreed minimum marks of 100 for colleges of education, 100 for polytechnics and 140 for universities.

The meeting also called for the review of admission criteria to give 10 per cent discretional power of admission to heads of tertiary institutions in order to meet the demands from their immediate environment.

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