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JAMB 2017/18 UTME Statistics: Top 10 States With Highest Registered Candidates

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

  1. 101,868 – Imo State (Highest Number)
  2. 88,655 – Osun State
  3. 87,811 – Oyo State
  4. 81,349 – Ogun State
  5. 81,108 – Delta State
  6. 77,253 – Anambra State
  7. 72,104 – Kaduna State
  8. 70,276 – Kano State
  9. 70,150 – Kogi State
  10. 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.

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