Jamb sets date for 2020 Admission exercise to start

The joint admission and matriculation board(JAMB) announced the date for jamb 2020 admission exercise to start.  See full details below.

Earlier today, JAMB announced the date for the 2020 admission exercise to start.

The Registrar of JAMB, Ishaq oloyede, warned head of institutions against flouting the guidelines as regards the cut off mark for the 2020/2021 admission session.

After waiting for so long, the body announced the date for the commencement of 2020 registration.

They however warned institutions to make sure they adhere strictly to the admission policy agreed on.

On the 16th of June 2020, JAMB agreed on the cut off Mark for universities, Polytechnics and Colleges in Nigeria. See full details of the June 16th meeting here

Frequently asked questions

  • Will jamb use the cut off mark announced earlier to admit students?
  • When will jamb 2020 admission process start?
  • Has jamb 2020 admission process started?
  • When is the deadline for the admission exercise?

Aspirants all over the world have been searching online for one or more of these things above.

This can be attributed to the fact that this year’s cut off mark is relatively low, so many candidates are confident they will be admitted. Now let’s get down to business.

Has jamb 2020 admission exercise started?

No it has not! However, there is a date already for the admission exercise to start proper. We will see that in the next section of this article.

Will jamb use the cut off mark announced earlier?

Yes they will! At least, we hope they do! It’s an instruction from the Jamb body itself.

When will jamb 2020 admission exercise start?

The screening exercise for first and second choice institutions will start on the 21st of August 2020.

However, there is no known date for admission into 3rd choice institutions.

Jamb sets 21st August 2020 as date for 2020 Admission exercise to start

Moreover, learnt that the jamb Registrar, Ishaq Oloyede, warned head of institutions against going contrary to the agreed procedure.

When is the deadline for the admission exercise?

There is no known deadline yet. According to reports reaching us, the Federal Ministry of Education will have to decide. This is due to covid-19 pandemic.

Important information for aspirants 

Candidates should take note of the following vital information:

  • No form of illegal or irregular admission will be tolerated this year. This is because all forms of admission, be it part time,  sandwich,  distance learning or whatsoever must be processed through JAMBJAMB
  • The admission-exercise for the 2020/2021 Academic Session would be conducted on the Central Admission Processing System (CAPS).
  • Many Nigerian institutions have started selling their 2020 post UTME form. You can apply for your choice institution before it’s too late.
  • Any candidate with jamb score below the recommended cut off mark for universities Polytechnics and Colleges will not be considered for admission.
  • Ignore fraudsters telling you they can help you upgrade your jamb score.

Goodluck to all the aspirants!!!

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