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UTME 2017: See Top 10 States With Highest Number Of Applicants



Sequel to the closure of the registration for 2017 UTME, the board has released the top ten states with the highest number of applicants.

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These numbers were released by The Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, at a news briefing with newsmen in Bwari, in preparations for the conduct of this year’s UTME. 1,736,571 – Total Number of Registered Candidates (Highest Number in the History of JAMB)

Top 10 States with Highest Number of Applicants

101,868 – Imo State (Highest Number)
88,655 – Osun State
87,811 – Oyo State
81,349 – Ogun State
81,108 – Delta State
77,253 – Anambra State
72,104 – Kaduna State
70,276 – Kano State
70,150 – Kogi State
68,916 – Benue State

321 visually handicapped candidates

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The official benchmark cut-off points for admissions will be released after the results are out. 

He further said that cut-off points were not set by JAMB, but by policy committee been chaired by the Minister of Education with the Board, Vice-Chancellors, Provost of Education and Polytechnic Rectors.

He described cut-off points to be a minimum requirement and not an indication that one was admissible.

We wish all candidates the best of luck as the exam starts on 13th May, 2017.


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