The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, wish to inform members of the public, especially candidates who duly registered and participated in the just concluded 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) that the cut-off marks for universities and polytechnics will be made public in June, 2016.
The 2016 cut-off marks defines the criteria for the year’s admissions into higher institutions.
Its Public Relations Officer, Dr Fabian Benjamin who promulgate this to newsmen said: “JAMB will officially publish the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), cut-off marks for universities and polytechnics in June.” He urged candidates of the 2016 UTME to ignore the cut-off marks from some websites and social media, stating that those cut-off marks were just the imagination of people.
Having gone through the rigour of UTME examinations in the past weeks, candidates seeking admission in universities, polytechnics and colleges of education are expecting JAMB cut-off marks which will give candidates next line of action.
For any student to participate in post-UTME of the institutions of first and second choice, such candidate must beat JAMB 2016 cut-off mark, institution’s of first choice cut-off mark, and departmental cut-off mark. To JAMB, the cut-off point for university and polytechnics are determined every year by the candidates’ over all performance. Apart from JAMB setting entrance cut-off points for university and polytechnic applicants, each institution, also has its cut-off point for students seeking admission in the school.
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