The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede has announced 140 cut off marks for admission into Nigerian universities and 100 cut off marks for both polytechnics and colleges of education.
Jamb officials, heads of tertiary education institutions and other education stakeholders arrived at the decision after a series of debates and voting by the educational heads at a policy meeting with Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu.
- The stakeholders also resolved that every educational institution had the right to fix its cut off mark to as high as 220. However, no institution had the right to go below 140 for Nigerian universities, and 100 for both polytechnics and colleges of education.
On Jamb result for 2022
The JAMB registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede disclosed that of the 1,761,338 who wrote the 2022 edition of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) only 378,639 candidates scored 200 and above.
- 520,596 candidates scored between 190 and above, 704,991 scored 180 and above, 934,103 scored 170 and above, 1,192, 057 scored 160 and above.
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Jamb also disclosed that one Adebayo Eyimofe from Ekiti State had the best result in the 2022 UTME with 362. While Ugwu Chikelu, an indigene of Enugu state, had the second-best result with a score of 359.