JAMB 2022 Cut off Mark: The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board( JAMB) and tertiary education stakeholders on Thursday in Abuja espoused 140 as the minimal cut – off mark for 2022 admission into the nation’s universities.
The cut – off mark for polytechnics and College of education was pegged at 100. The opinions on the cut – off marks were reached at the 2022 Policy Meeting on Admissions to Degree, Nigerian Certificate of Education( NCE) and National Diploma( ND) ongoing at the International Conference Center, Abuja.
The meeting is being chaired by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu. In his opening comment, Mr Adamu advised Nigerian tertiary institutions against illegal admissions, saying all admissions into the nation’s universities, Polytechnic and College of education must be reused through the Central Admission Processing System( CAPS).
The minister said any head of tertiary institution set up engaging in illegal admissions would be fulfilled indeed if the contraventions are detected after their tours. At the meeting, a resolution was reached that “ Every institution is at liberty to determine the minimal UTME score respectable to it for admission. also, for Direct Entry admissions, each institution will determine the number of points needed by it for direct entry admission. Nonetheless, no institution can recommend or admit any seeker with lower than two points for direct entry.
“ In the same tone, no institution can admit/ accept the transfer of a seeker for any degree program unless the seeker has spent on full- time, not lower than two successive sessions in the institution. ”
The meeting also resolved that “ no institution will be allowed to recommend or admit any seeker whose total score is below the minimal score proposed by the institution and approved by the Policy Meeting. The summation of all scores being used for the ranking of the seeker shall be taken into account in determining the chance minimal score. ”
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board( JAMB) on Thursday approved 140 and above as the public minimum cut – off mark for admission into public universities in 2022. JAMB reached the decision at the ongoing Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria.
The board also approved 100 as the minimal cut – off mark for admission into polytechnics and Colleges of Education. Professor Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB’s Registrar, who blazoned the cut – off said every institution has the right to fix its cut- off mark indeed up to 220 but no institution would be allowed to go less than the agreed minimum JAMB 2022 Cut off Mark (s) of 100 for Colleges of Education, 100 for Polytechnics and 140 for Universities “JAMB 2022 Cut off”.
Some candidate where finding it hard to access their CAP, but JAMB responded that “the platform is currently being upgraded, kindly check back later.”
JAMB 2022 Cut off Statistics
He further revealed that an aggregate of 378,639 out of 1,761,338 who wrote the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations( UTME) scored 200 and over. JAMB’s register, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, who blazoned the cut – off after thorough debates and votes by vice-chancellors of universities, rectors of polytechnics, and provosts of College of education, said the recrimination is that every institution has the right to fix its own cut – off mark indeed up to 220 but no institution would be allowed to go less than the agreed minimum JAMB 2022 Cut off Mark (s).
While giving farther statistics of the 2022 examination, Oloyede noted that 378,639 scored above 200; an aggregate of 520,596 campaigners scored 190 and over; 704,991 scored 180 and over; 934,103 scored 170 and over; 1,192, 057 scored 160 and over.