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JAMB to announce cut-off marks for 2024/2025 admissions, July 18

JAMB releases additional 531 results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has fixed Friday, July 18, 2024, for the Policy Meeting on Admissions into tertiary institutions in Nigeria.

The meeting which is expected to set minimum cut-off marks for 2024/2025 admissions,  will be chaired by Tahir Mamman, the Minister of Education.

Fabian Benjamin, JAMB’s Spokesperson, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja.

The policy meeting on admissions which sets the tone for any particular year’s admission exercise, and formulation of admission guidelines, also presents application statistics, candidates’ performance evaluations, and the acceptable minimum admissions standards for all

JAMB listed critical stakeholders expected at the meeting to include heads of regulatory agencies such as the National University Commission (NUC), National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), National Council for Colleges of Education (NCCE), Heads of tertiary institutions in the country, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), among others.

Benjamin noted that “During the exercise, the Registrar will present reports on the just-concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and the ongoing Direct Entry (DE) applications while also analysing key performance indicators that could shape the policy directions of the government in the area of admission.

“Also, the meeting would apprise stakeholders of the salient issues that cropped up in the course of the previous year’s admission exercise. In addition, the policy meeting would look at the performance of candidates in the current year’s UTME in order to determine the year’s minimum admissible score,” Benjamin said.

“It would be recalled that stakeholders had in the previous year agreed on the minimum admission requirement for admission into universities, polytechnics and colleges of education.

“Furthermore, the meeting would determine the year’s admission requirements while kick-starting the admission process for the current year; discuss unresolved issues emanating from the previous academic year; and, at the same time, appraise the compliance of stakeholders with extant advisories and suggest further amendments where necessary.”