51 Universities Refused 160 as Cut-off Mark for Admission

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ADEOLA AJAYI, EKITI

Base on Directive of JAMB, with the new cut-off Mark slated to 160 for University.

The decision was reached through a voting system but some universities said they will not go below 180 as their cut off mark.

This will help the jambite to know the right institution to apply for in respective of there score.

Out of 51 institutions who decided not to go below 180, only one said its minimum cutoff mark is 210 while nine institutions said their minimum cut off mark is 200.

Also, one university benched its own minimum at 190 while 40 institutions pegged their minimum at 180.

Institutions that won’t accept less than 200

Pan- Atlantic university –210

Covenant university — 200

Obafemi Awolowo university – 200

University of Ibadan — 200

Seminary of All Saints ( Affiliated to University of Benin)–200

University of Benin – 200

Bigard Memorial Seminary (Affiliated to University of Ibadan) –200

University of Lagos –200

9) Immanuel College of Theology and Christian Education (Affl. University of Ibadan)—200

Institutions that won’t accept less than 190

Lagos State University —-190

Institutions that won’t accept less than 180

Nigerian Army University – 180

Ekiti State University —180

Afe Babalola University—180

Baptist College Of Theology (Affl To Ambrose Alli Uni) –180

Anchor University, Ayobo —180

Pamo University Of Medical Science—180

Redeemers University, Osun State—180

Landmark University —- 180

Alex Ekwueme Federal University—180

University Of Ilorin, Ilorin—180

University Of Jos —- 180

Federal University—180

University Of Abuja— 180

Bayero University—180

Ahmadu Bello University—180

Augustine University —180

Rivers State University —180

Spiritan Int’l School Of Theology (Affl To Univ Of Nig, Nsukka) –180

Adekunle Ajasin University –180

Imo State University –180

Nigerian Police Academy –180

Spiritan School Of Philosophy—180

34) University Of Port-Harcourt – 180

Ladoke Akintola University Of Technology –180

Claretian Institute Of Philosophy (Affl To Imo State University)—180

Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, Kaduna –180

Benue State University –180

Seat Of Wisdom Seminary (Affl To Imo State University) –180

Ondo State University Of Science and Technology –180

Olabisi Onabanjo University –180

Federal University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta –180

Bayelsa Medical University –180

Federal University Of Technology, Imo state –180

Federal University Of Technology, Akure –180

University Of Nigeria Nsuka -180

Federal University Of Petroleum Resources –180

Ondo State University Of Medical Sciences —180

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University—-180

University Of Uyo —180

Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, 180

There are 182-degree awarding institutions in Nigeria, 10 of these said their minimum cut off mark is 200 and above, 11 institutions said theirs will remain at 190 and above.

About 51 institutions said their cut off mark is benched at 180 and above. Also 64 institutions’ cut off mark will be from 170 and above; 112 institutions said their cut off mark is pegged at 160 and above while 69 said their cut off mark is benched at 160 and below.

According to a spokeman in behalf of JAMB, Fabian Benjamin

“no uniform UTME minimum score for admission” as each institution determines and submits to JAMB its minimum UTME score “after having analysed the UTME performances of its applicants against its available quota.”

“There is a layer of misconceptions on what is generally described as uniform minimum national UTME score for admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria. For long, many candidates and some members of the general public have come under erroneous impression that there is a minimum national UTME score, which they also refer to as cut off point,” he said.

According to him, the UTME score is not the sole determinant of placement of candidates into tertiary institutions.

“The undue attention to the so-called national minimum UTME score (UTME cut off point) is a major source of failure of many ill-informed candidates who assumed that they have finally attained the benchmark having achieved the so-called minimum national score or cut off point for admission.”


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