The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Thursday approved cutoff scores for universities and polytechnics nationwide.
The decision was made after a lively session that included officials from JAMB, the Ministry of Education, the National Universities Commission and the National Technical Education Board, among others.
For polytechnics, 120 thresholds have been approved while 140 have been approved for universities.
IDOMA VOICE reported earlier that JAMB Registrar Prof. Ishaq Oloyede at the 2022 policy meeting revealed that only 378,639 out of 1,761,338 who sat the 2022 Unified Higher Education Examinations have passed. obtained 200 and more.
While giving additional statistics on the 2022 exam, Oloyede noted that 378,639 scored above 200; a total of 520,596 candidates obtained a score of 190 and above; 704,991 scored 180 or more; 934,103 obtained a score of 170 or more; 1,192,057 scored 160 and above.
Speaking further, Oloyede noted that the board has cleared candidates awaiting results to register for UTME 2022.
“JAMB has made it possible for candidates awaiting results to register and sit for the UTME 2022. These candidates cannot be considered for admission awaiting results. They must present their O’level results on the council’s portal before admissions start’.