JAMB Cut-off mark for 2016/2017 admission exercise is 180 for all schools. This is the cut-off mark for Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges (Education, Agriculture, etc.) admission for 2016/2017. It has been set and announced by JAMB and Federal Government and no school will be allowed to go below the set cut-off point.
This was announced while the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, announced that the Federal Government has scrapped Post-UTME screening in all institutions. Below is the full details of the cut-off marks as announced by the FG.
JAMB Cut-off Mark For 2016/2017 Admission Announced, Set At 180
The 180 benchmark is the cut-off mark for 2016/17 admission, applies to all universities and higher institutions in the country, including polytechnics, colleges of education, and others.
JAMB’s Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, after a long debate with delegates from various institutions, told journalists that no institution would go below the 180 cut-off set by the board.
He said: “180 is given, no institution will go below 180 this year, And some universities can go above it, I know University of Ife (OAU) will not go below 200 and University of Lagos will not go below 200 and also UI. All these ones stand but 180 as bench mark for others.
“This year we have more than enough candidates, we have over 1.5 million candidates so we will get enough candidates to take in all the schools if they are serious. Re-distribution is already ongoing, because it is embedded in the registration procedure.”
Now we know, that is the 2016/2017 Cut-off mark for admission into Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges and other tertiary institutions in Nigeria.