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2020 admission: JAMB to release cut-off mark after policy meeting

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THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed that the cut-off marks for candidates who sat for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination(UTME )will be released after the board’s 2020 policy meeting.

  The board made the disclosure yesterday, in its weekly news bulletin made available to newsmen through the Head of Media Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Dr. Fabian Benjamin.

    According to reports, the meeting which has been slated for 16th June will be presided by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, and was organized to set modalities for the 2020 admission into tertiary institutions in the country, and to also come up with cut-off marks for candidates who sat for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

  “The meeting will also discuss critical issues bordering on the advances made in the educational sector in the last one year in addition to setting the tone for the 2020/2021 admission exercise,” the bulletin read.

   Report further revealed that will be held online due largely to the COVID-19 pandemic, adding that the meeting would take a stand on concessional and acceptable minimum admissions standards to be applied in all admissions to be undertaken by all tertiary institutions in Nigeria.

  “The meeting will also chart policy directions for the nation’s tertiary institutions, set admission guidelines and make a holistic review of application statistics, performance as well as evaluate the 2019 admissions exercise.

  “The meeting, in addition to other deliberations, would take a stand on conccessional and acceptable minimum admissions standards to be applied in all admissions to be undertaken by all tertiary institutions in Nigeria.  

  “The meeting would be streamed live on the board’s website; www.jamb.gov.ng, its Facebook, JAMBulletin and other social media platforms.”

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