2020 JAMB Cut off Marks For ALL Nigerian Universities, Polytechnics

We would love to inform and notify the general public, especially, all candidates who sat for the 2020 jamb examination, that the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has finally released the cut off mark for admission for the 2020 academic session.

We decided to share this information here today, after a member on our official Facebook page, unwisely said that the federal government has no say in the release of cut off marks for admission in Nigeria.

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This news is official, as the JAMB board has officially released the cut-off marks for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), retaining the existing 180 cut-off marks for admission into universities in Nigeria and 150 for both Polytechnics and College of Education.

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JAMB Cut off Marks for Federal Universities 2020.

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi (ATBU) 180
Ahmadu Bello University, (ABU) Zaria 180
Bayero University, Kano (BUK) 180
Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE) 180
Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) 180
Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMinna) 180
Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) 180
Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State (FUD) 180
Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina (FUDutsinma) 180
Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State(FUKashere) 180
11.Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State (FULafia ) 180
Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State (FULokoja) 180
Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI) 180
Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa (FUOtuoke) 180
Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State (FUOYE) 180
Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State (FUWukari) 180
Michael Okpara Uni. of Agric., Umudike (MOUAU) 180
Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTECH, formerly FUTYOLA) 180
National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos (NOUN) N/A
Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna 180
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK) 180
Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife 200
Police Academy Wudil 180 (Not confirmed)
University of Abuja (UNIABUJA), Gwagwalada 180
Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) 200
Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (FUAM) 180
University of Benin (UNIBEN) 200
University of Calabar (UNICAL) 180
University of Ibadan (UI) 200
University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) 180
University of Jos (UNIJOS) 180
University of Lagos (UNILAG) 200
University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) 180
University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) 180
University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) 180
University of Uyo (UNIUYO) 180
Usman Danfodiyo University Sokoto (UDUSOK) 180

JAMB CBT 2020 Post UTME Cut off Marks for State Universities

Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU) 180
Adamawa State University Mubi (ADSU) 180
Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba (AAUA) 180
Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo (AKUTECH) 180
Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma 180
Anambra State University of Science & Technology, Uli 180
Chukwuemeka odumegwu ojukwu university Uli 180
Bauchi State University, Gadau (BASUG) 180
Benue State University, Makurdi (BSUM) 180, Medicine is 200
Bukar Abba Ibrahim University, Damaturu  N/A
Cross River State University of Science & Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH) 180
Delta State University Abraka (DELSU) 180
Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Abakaliki 180
Ekiti State University (EKSU) 180
Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Enugu 180
Gombe State Univeristy (GSU), Gombe 180
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBUL) 190 & above for Management and Social Science Courses 180 & above for Sciences, Agriculture, Languages, Education & Arts;
Ignatius Ajuru University of Education (IAUE), Rumuoumeni 180
Imo State University (IMSU), Owerri 180
Kaduna State University (KASU), Kaduna 180
Kano University of Science & Technology (KUST), Wudil 180
Kebbi State University, Kebbi (KSUSTA) 180
Kogi State University (KSU), Anyigba 180
Kwara State University (KWASU), Ilorin 180
Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso 180
Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Lagos 180
Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK) 180
Niger Delta Unversity (NDU), Yenagoa 180
Northwest University (NU), Kano 180
Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago-Iwoye 180
Ondo State University of Science & Technology, Okitipupa 180
Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Oshogbo 180
Plateau State University, Bokkos (PLASU) 180
Rivers State University of Science & Technology (RSUST) 180
Sokoto State University, Sokoto (SSU) 180
Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu-Ode (TASUED) 180
Taraba State University, Jalingo (TSU) 180
Technical University, Ibadan 180
Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, Katsina (UMYU) 180


2020 JAMB Cut-off Marks for Federal Polytechnics in Nigeria

  • Air Force Institute of Technology Nigerian Air Force (AFIT) –  N/A
  • Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Ebonyi State (AKANUPOLY) – 150
  • Nigeria Army School of Military Engineering – N/A
  • Auchi Polytechnic (AUCHIPOLY) – between 150, 160 and 180 depending on course
  • Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti – 150
  • Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi – 150
  • Federal Polytechnic, Bida – 150
  • Federal Polytechnic, Damaturu – N/A
  • Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State – 150
  • Federal Polytechnic, Idah – 150
  • Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro – 150
  • Federal Polytechnic, Mubi – TBA
  • Federal Polytechnic, Namoda – TBA
  • Federal Polytechnic, Nassarawa – 150
  • Federal Polytechnic, Nekede – 150
  • Federal Polytechnic Offa – 150
  • Federal Polytechnic, Oko – 150
  • Federal School of Dental Technology and Therapy, Enugu – 150
  • Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna – 150
  • Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic – TBA
  • Nigeria Army School of Military Engineering – TBA
  • Waziri Umaru Fed. Polytechnic Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi  – TBA
  • Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) – 150 for ND, 180 for UNN Degree

JAMB 2020 Cut off Marks for State Polytechnics Admission

  • Abraham Adesanya Polytechnic – 150
  • Abia State Polytechnic – 150
  • Adamawa State Polytechnic – 150
  • Abdul-Gusau Polytechnic, Talata-Mafara – TBA
  • Akwa-Ibom State Polytechnic – 150
  • Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic – 150
  • Akwa Ibom State College of Arts and Science Nung, Ukim – 150
  • Benue State Polytechnic – 150
  • College of Administrative and Business Studies, Potiskum – 150
  • Enugu Polytechnic – 150
  • GATEWAY Polytechnic, Igbesa – 150
  • Rufus Giwa Polytechnic – 150
  • The Polytechnic, Ibadan – 150
  • Institute of Management and Technology Enugu – 150
  • Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo – 150
  • Jigawa State Polytechnic – 150
  • Kano State Polytechnic – 150
  • Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic – 150
  • Kogi State Polytechnic – 150
  • Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin – 150
  • Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu – 150
  • Moshood Abiola Polytechnic – 150
  • Nasarawa State Polytechnic – 150
  • Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic – 150
  • Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku – 150
  • Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe – 150
  • Osun State Polytechnic, Iree – 150
  • Osun State College of Technology, Esa-Oke – 150
  • Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro – 150
  • Plateau State Polytechnic, Barkin-Ladi – 150
  • Polytechnic of Sokoto – 150
  • Ramat Polytechnic – 150
  • Rivers State College of Arts and Science – 150
  • Rivers State Polytechnic – 150
  • Gateway Polytechnic Saapade – 150
  • Edo State Institute of Technology and Management, Usen – 150
  • Niger State Poly, Zungeru, Niger State – 150

Faith, a Dailyschoolnews correspondent was able to gather that the board has also fixed the cut-off marks for admission into Polytechnics and Colleges of Education (COE) at 150 each.

These were arrived at on Tuesday, after debate by stakeholders, including the following personalities.
* Vice-chancellors,
* Rectors,
* Provosts,

at the fifth combined policy meeting on admissions to tertiary institutions held at the National Universities Commission (NUC).

The JAMB Registrar and Chief Executive, who made this information known to the general public while speaking with newsmen, said the decisions were unanimously accepted by all stakeholders at the meeting.

The Chairman of the Board meeting urged the academic institutions to strictly adhere to the following.

* 60:40 Science to Arts ratio for conventional institutions,
* 70:30 Technology to the non-Technology ratio for specialized institutions,

which were aimed at entrenching the technical advancement of the country.

Mr. Eze also went on, to equally urged both federal and state-owned institutions to abide by the guidelines approved by their proprietors to promote unity, integration, geographical spread and equity in the nation’s academic sector.

“Accordingly, the 45:35:20 admissions quota for the merit, catchment area and educationally-less-developed states criteria should be complied with by federal institutions,” The chairman of the board went on to say.

Also at the meeting, is the supervising Minister of Education, Mr. Nyesom Wike, who declared the meeting open, but did frown at the inability of several educational institutions (tertiary) to utilize their admission quota.

The supervising minister of Education had, however, said in view of efforts to boost access, that the institutions which failed to utilize their admission quota for 2020 would be sanctioned by the federal government and legal bodies.

He also went on to further reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to the development of ICT training, which he said had already been inculcated as part of the standard curriculum at the secondary school level.

He said and we quote him directly: “I have been briefed that despite the rising demand for higher education vis-a-vis the availability of a large number of qualified candidates, some institutions did not fully utilize the admissions quota approved for them by relevant regulatory agencies in 2013.

The supervising minister of education did not stop there, as he went on to say something very important, which we believed if obeyed, will open doors to more students getting admitted into their school of choice.

“This disservice to the Nigeria child is totally unacceptable, in line with efforts of the Federal Government to improve access, let me urge you all, starting today, to work assiduously to ensure that all admission spaces in your institutions for the current year are fully utilized within the approved time frame,” he stated.

Meanwhile, Jamb professor, in his presentation, gave a statistical run down of candidates’ preference for tertiary education.

He said after the conduct of the 2019 UTME, candidates who applied for degree-awarding institutions or universities were 1,584,348, representing 97.07 percent,
NCE applicants totaled 25,767, representing 1.579 percent,
National Diploma and a paltry 22,072, representing 1.349 percent,
while NID had just 46, representing 0.003 percent.

The jamb registrar wondered why Nigeria’s educational system had consistently failed to embrace technical education in its quest for industrialization, saying that the British which Nigeria copied the Polytechnic education from an awarded degree in all its polytechnics.

More details coming soon.

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