The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has clarified that a few colleges won’t offer admission to up-and-comers that score under 200.
They include: University of Lagos, University of Ibadan, Covenant University, Obafemi Awolowo University and University of Benin.
This was revealed in an announcement marked by JAMB’s representative, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, on Monday in Abuja.
Fabian additionally recorded higher foundations that won’t concede up-and-comers that scored under 180 in its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) this year.
“For the 2020 admission exercise, for example, no candidate with a UTME score of 209 can be considered for admission into any programme at PAU whose minimum UTME score is 210.
“Also, no candidate with a UTME score of 199 can be admitted into any of the following universities whose minimum score is 200: OAU, UI, CU, UNILAG and UNIBEN.
“No candidate with a score less than 180 can be admitted into many of the universities including Lagos State University (190); Afe Babalola University (180), Nigerian Army University, Biu (180); University of Jos (180), University of Abuja (180), Redeemers University (180), University of Ilorin (180), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (180), Bayero University Kano (180), Alex Ekwueme University (180) and PAMO University of Medical Sciences, Port Harcourt (180),” Fabian said.
He additionally cautioned that high scores in UTME probably won’t be sufficient to make sure about admissions.
As per Fabian, institutions were at freedom to choose their own cut-off focuses, in light of specific conditions affirmed by JAMB.
Different boundaries, for example, Post-UTME/post-A/L capabilities screening/test score; O/L grade score, and so on will be utilized.
The announcement included that the standard framework and catchment region are additionally considered during the affirmation procedure.