JAMB To Release Cut-Off Marks For Admission Into Varsities May 21

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The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will release the cut-off marks for admission into universities on May 21, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, the Registrar, has said.

Ojerinde announced this in Abuja when he received a four-man delegation from the Nigerian Turkish Nile University, led by its Vice Chancellor, Bunyamin Kaptanoglu, who paid him a courtesy visit.

He said that a harmonised cut-off point would kick start admission process for 2012/2013.

It will be recalled that JAMB, had on March 24, conducted the third edition of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

A total of 1.5 million candidates applied and sat for the examination in Nigeria and six other countries.Bemoaning the instability in Nigeria’s tertiary education system, Ojerinde said that some universities experienced restiveness and unstable and disrupted school calendar.

He said that Turkey’s educational system had become popular because of its quality and standard.Ojerinde described relations between both countries in education as dependable.

“It is also in consonance with the Federal Government’s policy thrust of greater access of Nigerians to tertiary education as well as the Education for All Initiative.’’

Earlier, Kaptanoglu had said that the university was in support of the partnership being proposed by Ojerinde, and thanked him for granting them audience.

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