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BREAKING: JAMB grants Institutions waver to fix admission cut-off mark, sets the minimum cut-off at 120, 100

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By Akpos Oghenetega,

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board(JAMB) has given its nod for tertiary institutions to determine their cut-off marks for 2021 admissions sent by tertiary institutions, it, however, adopted the minimum cut-off that the institutions must not go below.

This means that there will be no uniform cut-off marks for 2021/2022 admissions.

Advocate.ng gathered that JAMB Registrar Prof Is-haq Oloyede displayed the minimum cut off marks adopted by tertiary institutions at the 2021 policy meeting on Tuesday in Abuja.

According to the new arrangement, universities are not allowed to go below 120 and polytechnics and colleges of education, 100 for admission.

The meeting agreed that the total fee for Post – Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination fee should not be more than N2, 000.

Oloyede warned the institutions not to go beyond the pegged fee during the meeting.

He said: “Nobody should charge more than N2,000. The total gross is N2, 000. It is not allowed by institutions to allow candidates to procure administrative charges.

“No institution is allowed to capture or demand any result upload. It is the one that we upload on caps that we will send to all of you. The biometrics supplied by jamb should be used for the exercise.”

 

(The Nation)

 

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