August 10, 2020

JAMB Fixes Date for the Commencement of 2020-2021 Admission.

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

This was enclosed in the 2020 admission guidelines signed by JAMB’s Registrar,

Mr. Is-haq Oloyede, on Sunday

The board cautioned institutions not to skip the Central Admission Processing System CAPS), through which admissions must be completed.

He said:
“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.

“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 has approved 160 and above as 2020 minimum cut off marks for public universities and 140 as the minimum score for admission into private Universities.