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JAMB Cut Off Marks 2020 Released For Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges

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JAMB Cut Off Marks 2020: We are pleased to inform all JAMB UTME Candidates, that the Joint Examination and Matriculation Board JAMB has released the JAMB Cut Off Mark 2020.

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The 2020 Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria has approved 160 as the minimum cut-off mark for admission into universities. Polytechnics cut-off mark was put at 120 and above while that of the Colleges of Education stands at 100 and above.

What is Jamb Cut Off Mark For 2020 in Universities?

The Jamb cut off mark for 2020 for university is 160 candidates who scored 160 in the just concluded UTME examination 2020 is eligible for POST UTME in any University.

What is Jamb Cut Off Mark For 2020 in Polytechnics?

The Jamb cut off mark for 2020 for polytechnics is 120. A student who scored 120 in the recent JAMB UTME Exam can apply for any polytechnics in Nigeria. 

What is Jamb Cut Off Mark For 2020 in College of Education?

The Jamb cut off mark for 2020 for College of Education is 100 and hence any candidates who score 100 and above can apply for any College of education in Nigeria without hustle or buzzle.


Important Information

Speaking at the meeting, Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education, directed JAMB and tertiary institutions to proceed with the conduct of 2020/2021 admissions. Admission processes are expected to commence in August based on the guidelines released by JAMB.

The Education Minister who was represented by the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, urged JAMB and tertiary institutions to consider candidates with previous years’ Senior School Certificate Examination and other qualifying results, to proceed with the admission process. He said the government will make an arrangement that will accommodate applicants who will be taking the examination when the opportunity to do so is worked out.

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This means that schools will begin announcing their Post-UTME sales forms and screening dates soon. The time to start your preparation is now. 

Concerning last year’s admission exercise, it was also disclosed that out of the total number of candidates registered for last year’s UTME, only 1,157,977 candidates had the required five credits with English and Mathematics. 612, 557 candidates were offered admission while about 510,957 admission spaces were unused by tertiary institutions in 2019.

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