Jamb Reduces 2020 General Cutoff marks for institutions

Joint Admission and Matriculation bored during their 19th Policy Meetings on Admission decided on base cutoff marks for 2020 admissions Process, according to the performances of candidates in 2020 JAMB Examination in which few scored above 180 and some other below

Note: Jamb cutoff mark for 2020 has not yet been released, please disregard any information concerning this update.

JAMB Policy meeting has been scheduled to be held by June, by then the cutoff mark may be decided on .

please stay tuned for more updates


The Approved 2020 General Cutoff marks for Institutions is as follows

Public universities – 160

Private universities – 140

Public polytechnics – 120

Private polytechnics -110

Colleges of education -100

Jamb Registrar Prof Aloyede said no universities should go below the started cutoff Marks above and theirs is to recommend, Institutions can choose their own cutoff mark.

So there is hope for students who didn’t performed well in 2020 JAMB Examination because Departmental cutoff marks are going to be reduced.
Institutions have not yet released their departmental cutoff marks , so stay tuned, Always visit here for regular Updates. For those who hasn’t checked their JAMB results, here the procedure on how to check your result


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