Jamb Sets Cut-Off Marks At 180 TrendyVoice

3 June 2016

Jamb Sets Cut-Off Marks At 180




The Federal Government has scrapped the conduct
of post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations
(UTME) for candidates seeking admission into
higher institution across the country.
Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, said
this on Thursday in Abuja after declaring open the
2016 Combined Policy Meeting on Admissions to
Universities, Polytechnics and other institutions.


Minister Adamu expressed confidence in the
examination conducted by JAMB and added that
there was no need for other examination to be
conducted by universities after JAMB.
He said: "As far as I am concerned the nation has
confidence in what JAMB is doing.
The universities should not be holding another
examination and if the universities have any
complain against JAMB let them bring it and then
we address it.
"If JAMB is qualified enough to conduct tests and
they have conducted test then there will be no
need to conduct another test for students to gain
admission."


The Minister also asked the JAMB to stop extra
charges on several categories of changes on
admissions such as the change of course, change
of school and others.
Meanwhile, the JAMB has pegged the cut – off mark
for admission for 2016 at 180.
The 180 benchmark, applies to all universities and
higher institutions in the country, including
polytechnics, colleges of education, and others.




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