JAMB Cut-off Mark for 2022/2023 Admission to be Announced on July 21

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The Joint Admission Matriculation Board will preside over a new cut-off mark for 2022/2023 admission on July 21, 2022.

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu will decide this at the forthcoming Policy Meeting.

According to JAMB, “The two events, which are scheduled to hold same day and place, will have in attendance Heads of Tertiary Institutions, Heads of Regulatory Agencies in the education sector, and other critical stakeholders such as Chairmen of the Committee on Education at the LowerAdmissions’ Performance-Merit Awards (NATAP-M).

Furthermore, Jamb noted that the Policy Meeting will discuss critical issues emanating from the presentation to be given by the Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on the just-concluded 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), Direct Entry Applications, in addition to setting the tone for the 2022/2023 Admission exercise.

Other highlights of the meeting are: “the 2022 NATAP-M Awards is the third edition and is meant for the 2020 Admission Session, which could not be in 2021 as most institutions were unable to conduct their admissions within the specified time frame owing to COVID-19 constraints.”

For this 3rd Edition, the Board had obtained relevant approvals to increase by 150% the value of its previous Awards for maximum impact. The 2nd Edition was held in 2019. The NATAP-M Awards, which maiden edition was held in 2018, were meant for admissions conducted in 2017.

The Awards are in five categories: “The Most Subscribed Institutions by Candidates, the Most National Institution in terms of Admission Spread”; and “The Most Compliant in Keeping the Rules and Regulations on Admissions.

The Institution with the Highest Number of Admission of International Students”; and “The Most Improved Institution in Gender Balance over Previous Year.

Based on the newly-approved rates for the 3rd Edition to be held on Thursday, 21st July 2022, the winner of each of the five categories would take home the sum of N75m while the first runner-up for each of the categories would take N15m, the second runner up would take N10m, making a total of N100m per each category of award.