What is the cut-off Marks for JAMB 2020 Admission Into Universities,

Joint Admission and Matriculation Board

At this very moment, many candidates who sat for the JAMB 2020 UTME are wondering if the points they have scored will qualify them for an admission into Universities, Polytechnics or Colleges. So questions like what is the cut-off Marks for JAMB 2020 Admission into Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges keep roaming their minds.

The good news is, The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has released the required cut-off marks for conducting Admission this year and the speculated points is in the favour of majority of the candidates, much so that, even candidates who scored as low 100 points can gain an admission.


What is the cut-off Marks for JAMB 2020 Admission

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced 160 and above for Universities, 120 and above for Polytechnics, 100 and above for colleges.

This cut-off points was made known at the 2020 JAMB Policy Meeting on Admission to Tertiary Institutions, and are considered the minimum required points. Therefore, if you scored less than 160 even if it is 159, it is wiser to apply for a polytechnic rather than going for a University, because you stand a better chance at the polytechnic.

And even for those who scored below 180, NSIS advices that you avoid going for the big fishes, scoring less than 180 and want to apply to one of the big universities will do you no good because thousands of students are also aiming for this schools and probably scored above 200.

If you will like to know the actual required cut-off-points for each school and all of its courses visit here

List of Universites, Polytechnics, Colleges, Nurses and other degree awarding institutions in Nigeria

Also have it in mind that not all courses will take 160 for admission, some courses will even require you have atleast 250 and above. The course you are aiming for also determine the cut-off points you need to secure an admission. To know the required cut-off-points need for each course, visit this link

complete list of courses offered in Nigeria Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges, Nurses etc and their cut-offf-points.

While at the 2020 policy meeting, the Registrar of JAMB, Ishaq Oloyede, disclose that out of the 1.8m candidates that wrote the UTME examination last year, 612, 557 students secured admission, leaving about 510,957 admission spaces unused.

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu directed JAMB and tertiary institutions to proceed with the conduct of 2020/2021 admissions.

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