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The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board is a Nigerian entrance examination board for tertiary-level institutions. The board conducts entrance Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination for prospective undergraduates into Nigerian universities.

JAMB Cancels UTME Cut Off Marks

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has cancelled general cut-off marks for admission into tertiary institutions.

It has, therefore, given the institutions freedom to set their individual minimum benchmark for admission.The Board took the decision at the 2021 policy meeting on Tuesday which was held virtually and chaired by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu.

JAMB New Cut Off Mark of 120 For Universities

The Registrar of JAMB, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, while disclosing the decision of the stakeholders, said the University of Maiduguri proposed 150, Usman Dan Fodio University Sokoto proposed 140, Pan Atlantic University proposed 210, University of Lagos, 200; Lagos State University, 190; Covenant University, 190 and Bayero University Kano wanted 180 as its cut off mark.

The stakeholders also approved October 29, 2021, as the deadline for the closure of amendments for 2021 admissions.On the deadline for the closure of admissions, the stakeholders resolved to allow the ministry to decide as they could not agree on the December 31, 2021, deadline for all public institutions and January 31st 2022 for all private institutions.

Stakeholders also adopted the 2021 admission guidelines, which provide that all applications for part-time or full-time programmes for degrees, NCE, OND, and others must be posted only through JAMB.

Speaking on the stakeholders’ decision on other admission criteria, Prof Oloyede said the candidate’s credentials must be uploaded on CAPS and recommended by the institution while JAMB approves and the candidate accepts the offer of admission.

He said when candidates have not accepted an offer, the institution can change the candidate after informing JAMB.Also approved at the meeting were the guidelines that every institution is at liberty to admit candidates based on its own minimum score approved by the institution and the policy meeting.

The meeting also resolved that every institution should maintain its own minimum score as approved by the policy meeting.According to the stakeholders, the 2021 admissions will be conducted only through CAPS, no institution is allowed to admit candidates without uploading their details on CAPS.

Oloyede further disclosed that for the 2021/2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, the board is introducing two new subjects:

computer studies and physical and health education, bringing to a total of 25 subjects.

The stakeholders also exempted prison inmates, visually impaired and foreign candidates from sitting for post UTME exercise.

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, represented by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Arch Sonny Echono, said: “It is saddening that despite the clear directives at previous policy meetings some institutions still illegally admitted candidates outside CAPS.

“I consider such an act as a direct affront on the system and appropriate sanctions shall be applied on those found to have been in such a disruptive act.”He maintained that any institution that issues admission letters to candidates outside CAPS will be punished for such gross indiscipline and fraud.

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Appoints Benjamin Okoro as Acting Registrar

Prof. Is-haq Oloyede has handed over the baton of leadership to the agency’s director of information technology services, Fabian Okoro.

Mr Okoro, who joined JAMB in 1993 as a programmer and was appointed a deputy director in 2018, is said to be the most senior director in the establishment.

The former registrar’s decision to hand over to Mr Okoro followed the directive by the ministry of education that all the concerned chief executives should hand over to the most senior directors in their agencies.

Mr Oloyede, who completed his five-year term of office at the weekend, has been praised by many for reportedly turning around the examination body, especially in the areas of financial discipline, accountability and war against examination malpractices.

Mr Oloyede, who was appointed as the registrar of JAMB on August 1, 2016, and inaugurated a day after, replaced a professor of measurement, Dibu Ojerinde, now embattled.

JAMB Exam Date For Candidates Who Missed 2021 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced August 6, 2021 as examination date for candidates who were unable to sit for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) due to some valid reasons.

JAMB MOP UP UTME Examination Statistic 2021

“About 18,000 candidates slated for the examination are being notified through both text messages on their designated phone numbers and their JAMB profiles. In addition, the candidate can check using their registration number on http://www.jamb.gov.ng/2021mopup.

Jamb News PortalJAMB releases 2021 UTME results, withholds others

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JAMB releases 2021 UTME results, withholds others:


The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Friday released results of candidates who sat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) on Saturday, 19th and Tuesday, 22 June 2021.


The board added the result for subsequent days would be released daily.
The board stated these in a statement by its Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin, on Friday morning.


It directed candidates to check their results by sending UTMERESULT to 55019 through the GSM number used by each candidate to obtain profile code and UTME registration with the board and their results would be relayed to them.


The statement reads: “The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the results of candidates who sat in more than 720 CBT centres for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination conducted between Saturday, 19th and Tuesday, 22 June 2021.


“Each concerned candidate is advised to check his/her result by sending UTMERESULT to 55019 through the GSM number used by each candidate to obtain profile code and UTME registration with the Board and their results would be relayed to them. Result for subsequent days would be released daily.
“The Board notes with satisfaction that the utilisation of NIN (National Identification Number) has helped in curbing examination malpractices as the 2021 UTME has recorded the least incidence of irregularities since the inception of the CBT examinations in Nigeria.


“Nevertheless, the Board would still review all the CCTV footages and other technical gadgets for detection of possible examination misconducts.
“Extremely comparatively few results are being withheld for further investigation.
“In addition, the Board would not hesitate to withdraw the results of any candidate subsequently found to have committed any form of examination misconduct.”

JAMB urges candidates to complete registration June 15.

Following the announcement of another two-week extension of registration deadline for candidates who had commenced the registration process for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) before May 29, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has urged the cleared applicants to complete their registration before June 15.

According to premiumtimesng.com. It, however, noted that only the applicants who have successfully secured their profile codes should expect the message, adding that those whose profile codes were yet to be generated have had their details forwarded to the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC).

Jamb News on Federal College of Education (Technical) Schools

According to thenationonlineng.net The Federal College of Education (Technical), Akoka Lagos, has requested the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), to grant it a waiver in technical courses.

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The Provost of the institution, Dr. Wahab Azeez disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Lagos that such waiver would attract more prospective students to the college.

Azeez was speaking against the backdrop of the poor enrolment of students in the college.

“Five technical schools are here in Lagos, including our FCE, Technical, which prompted our visit to the Lagos Commissioner for Education.

Is Jamb Going to be Postponed?

The 2021 UTME mock exam earlier scheduled to hold April 30th by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has been postponed. The registration deadline is now June 5th, 2021 and the main will commence from Saturday,19th June 2021.

What is the New Date for Jamb 2021?

The JAMB boss, who also announced the extension of registration for the 2021 UTME and Direct Entry (DE), said the exam will now start June 19, and end July 3. He added that the mock exam would now take place on May 29, 2021, while the registration, which ought to end yesterday has been extended by two weeks.

Will there be Jamb in 2021?

There will be no extention in The 2021 JAMB UTME. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will no longer extend the closing date for candidates registering for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and the Direct Entry (DE) applications.

What is a good JAMB Score?

A candidate that score upto 250 to 280 and above, can be considered as a good jamb scores, Such Candidate have a chance of being admitted to study a competitive course. With a Jamb score of 200 to 250, You have a chance of getting a moderately competitive course. A score of 290+ should guarantee you admission to study any course.

See Also: Jamb Exam Timetable, Date and Venue

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