JAMB announces date for commencement of admissions for 2020/2021 session

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has approved August 21 for tertiary institutions to commence first and second choice admission for the 2020/2021 session.

This was contained in the 2020 admission guidelines signed by JAMB’s Registrar, Is-haq Oloyede, on Sunday

The board warned institutions not to bypass the Central Admission Processing System CAPS), through which admissions must be conducted.

“The 1st and 2nd Choices Admission-Exercise be conducted for all institutions from 21st August 2020 to a later date that would be determined by the Federal Ministry of Education and communicated to all the institutions.

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“All applications for admissions to First Degree, National Diploma, National Innovation Diploma and the Nigeria Certificate in Education into Full Time, Distance Learning, Part-Time, Outreach, Sandwich, etc, must be processed ONLY through the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB),” the statement read in part.

Last month, JAMB approved 160 and above as 2020 national minimum cut-off mark for admission into public universities. he board also approved 140 as minimum UTME score for admission into private universities.

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