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JAMB Clarifies 2016 Admission Strategy, Cut-off Mark

 Prof. Dibu Ojerinde  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the recent lists forwarded to various tertiary institutions was for candidates that qualified for screening based on institutions’ capacity. The board’s Registrar, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, made the clarification on Sunday in Lagos, in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).…

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Point System In Circulation Not Criteria For Admission – JAMB

  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the point system copied from its website as criteria for admission into tertiary institutions in the country and currently circulating was a mere illustration. This is contained in a statement by the board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin and made available to the News…

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FG Scraps Post-UTME, Fixes JAMB 2016 Cut-off Mark At 180

Students seeking admission into tertiary institutions can now rest easy (just a little) following the government’s new decisions concerning entrance examinations. According to Vanguard, the Federal Government has scrapped post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME), as a pre-condition to gaining admission into universities in the country. Also, the government and stakeholders in education sector have pegged 180…

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JAMB To Release Varsities, Polytechnics Cut-off Marks By June

  The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will make public, the cut-off marks for universities and polytechnics in June, 2016. According to Vanguard, JAMB Public Relations Officer, Dr Fabian Benjamin in a brief chat said: “JAMB will officially publish the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), cut-off marks for universities and polytechnics in June.” Contrary to…

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Senate Slashes JAMB Registration Fee, Extends Examination Validity To 3 Years

  The Senate during its plenary session yesterday passed a resolution to reduce the registration fee of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) from N5, 650 to N2, 500. This resolution was taken following the adoption of the report of the Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TET Fund, on the inquiry into the new admission…

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JAMB Gives Candidates Who Have Initiated Registration 48hrs To Complete The Process

  Following protests by thousand of would-be candidates seeking to partake in the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) over the “sudden” closure of the registration portal by the Joint Admission And Matriculation Board (JAMB), the board has rescinded its earlier decision by giving a 48-hour grace period for those yet to complete the registration…

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JAMB Says It Won’t Re-open Registration Portal

  Following the protest staged across the country by students seeking to write the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), over the purported closure of sales of online registration access cards and online registration by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), The boardon Sunday stated that it wouldn’t re-open the examination portal. In a statement…

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Hot Topics Of The Day!

We deliver the most recent information on top stories in politics, sports, current affairs, foreign news and more in this segment. The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, JAMB, Thursday restated its commitment to conduct a hitch-free UTME examination on April 27, 2013, meanwhile, controversies have trailed the Federal Government’s decision to scrap the National Examinations…

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