JAMB Gives Update on 2024/2025 Cut off Mark for Admission

JAMB Gives Update on 2024/2025 Cut off Mark for Admission

  • JAMB has announced that it will sit with the heads of tertiary institutions in the country to determine the cut-off marks for the 2024/2024
  • According to the examination board, the policy meeting will also be attended by the minister of education, Prof. Tahir Mamman
  • The cut-off mark will set the tone for the 2024/2025 admission exercise and serve as admission guidelines for tertiary institutions in Nigeria

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), in collaboration with heads of tertiary institutions or their representatives, will determine the cut-off marks for 2024/2025 admissions on July 18, 2024.

The Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman, will chair the policy meeting on admissions into tertiary institutions.

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JAMB is set to hold board meeting where cut of mark for 2024/2025 admission will be decided in July 18.
JAMB to hold a meeting on the cut off mark for 2024/2025 admission Photo Credit: @jamb
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The board said this in its weekly bulletin, which Fabian Benjamin, the head of media for JAMB, shared on Monday, June 24.

What is JAMB cut-off mark all about?

The policy meeting on admissions sets the tone for the admission exercise and formulation of admission guidelines in any academic year.

It also presents application statistics, candidates’ performance evaluations, and setting the acceptable minimum admission standards for all tertiary institutions across Nigeria for the given year.

According to JAMB, the critical stakeholders expected at the meeting are heads of regulatory agencies such as the National Universities Commission (NUC), National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), National Council for Colleges of Education (NCCE), Heads of tertiary institutions in the country, and the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), among others.

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JAMB completed the rescheduled UTME

This is coming days after the examination board concluded its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) exercise for rescheduled candidates.

JAMB has also released withheld results in the 2024 UTME exams, adding that the results were earlier withheld for further investigation.

The board has also completed its direct entry(DE) exercise for admission seekers who want to cross to universities from polytechnics.

Court jails 2 UTME suspects in Ondo

Legit.ng earlier reported that Two UTME suspects facing trial during the 2023 examination exercise have been remanded at the Olokuta Correctional Centre in Akure, the capital of Ondo state.

The federal high court in Akure ordered the remand of the two suspects for failing to meet their bail conditions.

Akinwale Timilehin and Mustapha Olayinka Idris were remanded for their infraction during the 2023 UTME.

Source: Legit.ng

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