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JAMB CUT- OFF MARK for 2020/2021 Admission Exercise


JAMB CUT- OFF MARK – The management of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) cut-off marks to be used for the 2020/2021 academic session admission exercise has been officially published by the committee. Check below to see the JAMB Cut-off marks for degree – awarding institutions.


The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has set benchmark for admission into tertiary institutions for the 2020 school session.

JAMB disclosed Tuesday, at its policy meeting held online that cut-off mark for admission into tertiary institutions stands at 160 and above.

Its Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, who said this, added that polytechnics cut-off mark was put at 120 and above while that of the Colleges of Education stands at 100 and above.

Summary of JAMB Cut-off Marks.

  • Universities — 160
  • Polytechnics — 120
  • Colleges of Education — 100
  • Innovation Enterprise — 100

See Also: Cut-off Marks for Some Universities, Polytechnics & Colleges

Oloyede also disclosed that a total of 612, 557 candidates were offered admission in 2019 just as he said about 510,957 admission spaces were unused by tertiary institutions in 2019.

According to him, only 1,157,977 candidates had the required five credits with English and Mathematics that sat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations last year.

“Out of 1,157,977 candidates who sat for UTME in 2019, about 612,557 were admitted,” he said in his opening address at the occasion.

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