The Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, at a news briefing with newsmen in Bwari, in preparations for the conduct of this year’s UTME.
1,736,571 – Total Number of Registered Candidates (Highest Number in the History of JAMB)
Top 10 States with Highest Number of Applicants
- 101,868 – Imo State (Highest Number)
- 88,655 – Osun State
- 87,811 – Oyo State
- 81,349 – Ogun State
- 81,108 – Delta State
- 77,253 – Anambra State
- 72,104 – Kaduna State
- 70,276 – Kano State
- 70,150 – Kogi State
- 68,916 – Benue State
- 321 visually handicapped candidates
- 624 CBT Centres Nationwide to Hold Exams Simultaneously.
The official benchmark cut-off points for admissions will be released after the results are out.
He further said that cut-off points were not set by JAMB, but by policy committee been chaired by the Minister of Education with the Board, Vice-Chancellors, Provost of Education and Polytechnic Rectors.
He described cut-off points to be a minimum requirement and not an indication that one was admissible.