Presentation by JAMB Registrar at the 2018 JAMB Policy Meeting
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the presentation done by its Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, during the 2018 policy meeting on admissions to DEGREE, NIGERIA CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION and NATIONAL DIPLOMA – AWARDING INSTITUTIONS.
Some of the points presented:
Minimum National UTME Score & realistic institutional UTME Scores were approved
120 for degree – awarding institutions
100 for ND, NID & NCE awarding institutions
You can see the JAMB registration statistics that were shared by the JAMB registrar at the JAMB policy meeting via the link below. The statistical reports contained information such as number of UTME applications by first choice preference, application statistics by states of origin, and application statistics by degree and faculties.
According to that data shared by JAMB, Imo state had the highest number of applicants numbering 93,048, followed by Oyo state with 86,687 applicants and then Osun state with 86,065 UTME applicants. University of Ilorin has the highest number of applicants this year. Also, more than 340,000 UTME candidates applied for Medicine and Surgery. See the full statistics via the link below.
Other points that were highlighted at the policy meeting included:
- JAMB & Tertiary Institutions are to ensure that Admissions periods are sacrosanct and must be followed and adhered to
- 1st choice admissions must be done during the period earmarked for 1st choice
- other choices must be processed during the timelines set out for them
- JAMB would communicate Admissions Programmes, Calendars & Timetables to Tertiary Institutions immediately after this Policy Meeting
- At the end of the 1st choice period, all candidates not admitted would be pulled out of the institutions’ platform on CAPS & be made available to other willing institutions
- Any candidate who has chosen an institution as 2nd, 3rd or 4th choice does not need any change of choice or payment to JAMB to be considered for admission during the period of the 2nd choice admission.