JAMB Releases Cut Off Marks for 2020 Admission

Jamb cut off marks for 2020 fixed at 160

The 20th Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria has approved 160 and above as the national minimum benchmark for admission for the year 2020 into public universities.

Jamb Cutoff Marks For Universities, Others

The meeting held virtually, on Tuesday, also approved 140 as minimum UTME score for admission into private universities.

For public polytechnic, 120 UTME scores were approved, while 100 was approved for Colleges of Education, innovative enterprises, and institutes.

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During the meeting, JAMB Registrar, Ishaq Oloyede, urged tertiary institution heads not to increase admission screening charges above N2000.


In a statement issued earlier, the board apologized for their inability to stream the policy meeting as earlier announced.

“The joint admissions and matriculation board apologizes to the general public that there would be no live streaming of its 2020 policy meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June 16, 2020 on the board’s Facebook page due to security reasons.”

“The board deeply regrets any inconveniences for the sudden change.”

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