Tag Archives: Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board

Cut-off Marks Were Reduced to Stop Nigeria’s Quest for Foreign Education – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) explained, yesterday, that the decision by stakeholders in education sector to reduce tertiary institutions’ admission cut-off points, beginning with the 2017 academic calendar, was to stop the quest for foreign education by Nigerians. It also said the cut-off marks being condemned by the public, like in previous cases, were…

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JAMB Releases Results of Mock Examination, 1.7 Million Candidates Registered!

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has released results of the Mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) conducted on Saturday. The Head, Information and Media of the board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, said this in a telephone interview with Vanguard on Thursday in Lagos that 150,000 candidates registered for the mock examination nationwide. The…

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Tertiary Institutions Should Decide their Cut-off Marks- JAMB Registrar

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Registrar Is-haq Oloyede has pointed out that it is important to allow tertiary institutions to decide their cut-off marks. He explained that universities, polytechnics and colleges of education are subjected to the same cut-off marks is no longer reachable because it prevents the institutions from admitting candidates of their choice.…

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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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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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