Breaking news as Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has cancelled the national admission benchmark reveals 2021 JAMB new cut-off marks for University and other tertiary institutions admission.
With the scrapping of the age-long method, each of the nation’s tertiary institutions is now authorised to peg its Admission benchmark.
The decision was taken at the 2021 policy meeting which was held virtually, Tuesday, and presided over by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu.
The stakeholders also approved October 29, 2021 as deadline for the closure of amendments for 2021 admissions for.
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 public institutions.
Stakeholders also adopted the 2021 admission guidelines, which provide that all applications for part time or full time programmes fo degree, NCE, OND, and others must be posted only through JAMB.
The meeting approved that for Direct Entry, DE, the maximum score a candidate can present is 6 and the minimum is 2 or E, as required by law.
Speaking on other admission criteria, he said the candidate’s credentials must be uploaded on CAPS and recommended by the institution, JAMB approves and the candidate accepts the offer of admission.
The meeting agreed that the total fee for Post–Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination fee should not be more than N2, 000 with the JAMB boss, Oloyede, warning the institutions not to go beyond the pegged fee during the meeting.
Details of 2021 JAMB new cut-off marks for admission
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“Nobody should charge more than N2,000. The total gross is N2, 000. It is not allowed by institutions to allow candidates to procure administrative charges.
“No institution is allowed to capture or demand any result upload. It is the one that we upload on caps that we will send to all of you. The biometrics supplied by jamb should be used for the exercise.”