JAMB Approved Cut-Off Marks 2021/2022 | UNI's, Poly's & COE's

JAMB Cut-Off Marks 2021/2022: Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, (JAMB) National Cutoff-Marks/Points for all Nigerian Universities (UNIs), Polytechnics (Poly's) and College of Education (COE's) for 2021/2022 Admission Exercise Published.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the minimum national cut-off marks for admissions into the tertiary institutions in Nigeria for the 2021/2022 admission exercise.


Latest Update: The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) cut-off mark for the 2021/2022 academic session is yet to be announced. The one displayed below is for the 2020/2021 academic session. We hope this will give you an idea of what to expect in 2021/2022. ***Bookmark this page and keep checking back for updated version***

The admission cutoff marks were decided during the 2020/2021 policy meeting of all stakeholders on Tuesday June 16th 2020.

RECOMMENDED: JAMB Admission Exercise Guidelines, Deadline for Institutions.

JAMB Cutoff-Mark for 2020/2021 Admission Exercise | UNI's, Poly's & COE's

The Cutoff marks are to be adopted by all DEGREE [Universities], NIGERIA CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION [College of Education/Monothecnics] and NATIONAL DIPLOMA [Polytechnics]AWARDING INSTITUTIONS.

The minimum cut off marks for admissions are as follows:

  1. PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES: 160, 
  2. PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES: 140
  3. PUBLIC POLYTECHNICS: 120
  4. PRIVATE POLYTECHNICS: 110
  5. INNOVATING ENTERPRISING INSTITUTIONS and COLLEGES OF EDUCATION: 100 respectively.

Institutions are, however, at liberty to raise their cut off marks for admission above the minimum set by JAMB.

JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede said institutions, with the decision, are not to go below the minimum cut-off points adopted at the meeting for admissions.

According to him, “What JAMB has done is to recommend; We will only determine the minimum, whatever you determine as your admission cut-off mark is your decision.

The board will ensure that criterion set by Senate are strictly adhered to by the institutions’ admission officers and no shifting of goal post in the middle of the admission exercise.

The 2020/2021 JAMB Admission Exercise will still be mainly from the Central Admission Processing [CAPS] as done in 2020.

Admission processes are expected to commence in August, 2020 based on the guidelines released by JAMB.

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