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FRSC recruitment: JAMB conducts examination for 15,000 candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Saturday said it has conducted recruitment examination for about 15,000 candidates of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) across the country. The Registrar of the board, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, disclosed this to newsmen during the conduct of the exercise in Abuja. The exercise,...

JAMB: 2million candidates to register for in 2018

Not less than 2 million candidates are considered to register for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) in the year 2018, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said in Ilorin. The former VC also noted that JAMB had made changes in the mode of...

Why JAMB postponed sale of application form

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has postponed the commencement of sale of application form, which was scheduled to start by November 22. The application sale suffered delay due to the publishers’ inability to print the 1.8 million copies of the forms before the deadline. “This postponement was due to the...

JAMB, NIPOST partners for CBT in rural areas

The Joint Admission and Matricution Board (JAMB) and the Nigerian Postal Service will partner to deliver a Computer Based Test to dwellers of rural areas, the Postmaster General of the Federation, Bisi Adegbuyi, revealed. The area to be covered includes Norther-West zone of Kaduna, Katsina, Kano, Kebbi, Jigawa, Zamfara and...

JAMB is infact jamming the future of young ones, creating undue hardship in admission- Senator Shehu Sani

Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani, has said that the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has a very complex admission process that has denied young ones of admission. While contributing to a motion on the floor, he said, the admission body has not lived up to its...

Why Buhari orders probe of JAMB

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the probe of former management of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, over what it called poor remittances in the past. This is as the current leadership of JAMB has for the first time remitted N5 billion to the coffers of the government with...

Cut-off for all Nigeria Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education

All tertiary institutions in Nigeria have fixed cut-off marks for admissions into their first year. The cut-off marks, decided by the Senate and management of each institution, have also been sent to the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB. As directed by the examination body, none of the universities have cut-off...

NANS kick against 120 cut-off, to recommmend JAMB for scrapping

The Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) has suffered yet another backlash for lowering admission cut-off to 120, this time in the hand of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), who has recommended the scrapping of the examination body. JAMB had on August 22 released cut-off marks for Universities (120), politechnics...

120 cut-off: JAMB warns candidates on new mininum score

Barely 5 days to release of new cut-off score for candidates seeking admissions in various higher institution in Nigeria by the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB), the examination body has faced hash backlash from different quarters for pegging minimum score to 120. But reacting to the comments, Registrar of JAMB,...

JAMB cut off: 120 doesn’t make sense for Universities- Nigerians explodes

Following the release of cut of mark by the JAMB (Joint Admission Matriculation Board) yesterday pegging minimum score for universities entry as 120 and 100 for polytechnics and colleges of education, Nigerians did not see any meaning in the development. Social media users have criticized JAMB for making the cut...

JAMB releases cut off for Univerisities, other higher institutions

JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) today releases minimum cut off marks for tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The minimum cut off marks for admissions into universities in Nigeria was set for 120, polytechnics and colleges of education pegged at 100. Innovative enterprising institutes was pegged at 110. However, institutions can raise...

JAMB: How to apply for change of courses and institution- Jamb.org.ng

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is giving candidates who wrote the 2017/2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Exam (UTME) opportunity to change either or both their courses and institutions of choices. According to JAMB, the procedure for the changes will not close until the admission is finally concluded in all institutions. Reasons...

JAMB to release admission cut off August 22, as change of courses & institutions continues

Students who sat for 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) will get to know cut off for their respective courses into various Nigerian higher institutions as from August 22, Joint admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said. The development disclosed in a statement by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu,...

JAMB starts change of courses, institutions…says applicants must use approved centres

2017/2018 applicants can now change either course or institution of their choice as the Joint Admission and Matribulation Board has annouced the kick-starting of the process. The announcement was disclosed on Wednesday by the Head of Public Relations of JAMB, Mr. Fabian Benjamin to News Agency of Nigeria in Abjuja. Benjamin...

Sale of Direct Entry form begins July 10– JAMB

The sale of 2017 Direct Entry (DE) application forms and registration of foreign candidates will begin July 10, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) announced. Head of Public Relation of JAMB, Mr. Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this to News Agency of Nigeria on Monday, saying that the registration process for Direct...

Why candidates can no longer apply to two public universities– JAMB

By Lawal Ameen Now that the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) has restricted candidates for 2017 online registration from choosing two public universities, some might have to opt for private universities if they can afford it. Speaking to journalists, Head of Media and Information of JAMB, Fabian Benjamin said, the development was necessary...

JAMB closes 2016 admission into federal, state varsities

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board has closed the 2016 admissions to all federal and state universities, its Registrar/Chief Executive, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, said on Thursday. He, however, announced an extension of admissions to polytechnics, monotechnics, colleges of education and private universities. He said, “All tertiary institutions and the general public...

JAMB orders to set separate cut-off marks for Universities, Polytechnics, others

As the admissions into higher institution of learning in Nigeria takes new shape, some reforms are gradually been introduced. The latest of them is the Federal Government giving directive to Joint Admission and Matriculation Board to come up with new and seperate cut-off marks for applicants seeking admission into universities,...

JAMB insists on Nov. 30 as deadline for admissions

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said that the Nov. 30 deadline for admissions into higher institutions remains effective. JAMB’s Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyode, made the emphasis at the opening ceremony of the Extra-Ordinary Technical Committee Meeting on 2016 Admissions to First Choice Institutions on Friday in Abuja. He...

JAMB set to upload names of successful candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will soon commence the uploading of names of candidates who have been offered admission into tertiary institution on its website. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria...

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