The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Thursday has announces the approval of 140 and above as the national minimum cut-off mark for admission into Nigeria public universities in 2022
JAMB reached the decision at the ongoing Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in the country.
The board also approved 100 as the minimum cut-off mark for admission into polytechnics and Colleges of Education.
JAMB’s Registrar, who disclosed the cut-off said every institution has the right to fix its cut-off mark even up to 220 but no one would be allowed to go less than the agreed minimum marks of 100 for Colleges of Education, 100 for Polytechnics and 140 for Universities.
He further stated that a total of 378,639 of the 1,761,338 who wrote the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) scored 200 and above.