JAMB to Hold Policy Meeting on Admission Cut-Off Marks

JAMB to Hold Policy Meeting on Admission Cut-Off Marks for 2024/2025 Academic Year

By AmforGod J. Olisa

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has scheduled a crucial Policy Meeting for Friday, July 18, 2024, to set the admission cut-off marks for tertiary institutions for the 2024/2025 academic year.

The meeting will be chaired by the Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman, and aims to establish the minimum cut-off marks for admissions into Nigerian universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education. This announcement was made in JAMB’s weekly bulletin released on Monday in Abuja.

Key stakeholders expected to attend the meeting include:
– Heads of regulatory agencies such as the National University Commission (NUC), National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), and National Council for Colleges of Education (NCCE).
– Heads of tertiary institutions.
– Representatives from the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).

The agenda for the meeting includes:
– Presentation of reports on the recently concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and ongoing Direct Entry (DE) applications by the JAMB Registrar.
– Analysis of key performance indicators that could influence government policy on admissions.
– Discussion of significant issues from the previous year’s admission exercise.
– Review of candidate performance in the current year’s UTME to determine the minimum admissible score for admissions.
– Addressing unresolved issues from the previous academic year and assessing stakeholder compliance with existing advisories, suggesting necessary amendments.

This Policy Meeting will officially commence the admission process for the 2024/2025 academic year, setting the stage for a structured and efficient admissions cycle.

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