The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has set 160 as the base cut-off imprint for university across the nation over in the 2020 admission meeting.
JAMB register Ishaq Oloyede made the declaration on Tuesday June 16, after the twentieth strategy meeting on admissions to tertiary foundations. The cut-off imprint for polytechnics was pegged at 120, while that of Colleges of Education stays at 100 or more.
Remarking on the confirmation insights for 2019, Oloyede said that 612,557 up-and-comers were offered admission yet 510,957 confirmation spaces stayed unused by the organizations. He included that only 1,157,977 applicants who had the necessary five credits with English and Mathematics, sat for its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) a year ago.
Minister of Education, Adamu on his own part said he has guided JAMB and tertiary organizations to continue with the direct of their 2020/2021 admission which will start in August.
“As significant partners, we should mutually think of responses that would realign our projects to these new real factors.
“Frame and tertiary establishments could exploit the current circumstance, consider applicants with earlier years SSCE and other qualifying results, to continue on with the affirmation procedure.
“Whatever game plan that the nation concocts over the long haul will most likely oblige the individuals who will be taking the assessment whenever the chance to do so is worked out.”