The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday announced cancellation of national admission benchmark, otherwise called cut-off mark.
iVotesNG reports that the decision to scrap the age-long method, will now allow each of the nation’s tertiary institutions to peg its admission benchmark.
This decision was taken at the 2021 policy meeting which was held virtually, Tuesday, and presided over by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu.
Already, universities, polytechnics and colleges of education have sent their various cut-off marks to JAMB.
The Registrar of JAMB Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, while speaking at the event, said some universities such as University of Maiduguri proposed 150, Usman Dan Fodio University Sokoto proposed 140, Pan Atlantic University proposed 210, University of Lagos 200, Lagos State University190, Covenant University190, Bayero University Kano, 180.