Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Releases Guidelines For the 2020/2021 session

jamb releases guidelines for admission: joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released the guidelines for admission processes and also organized the date for the starting of 2020/2021 admission exercises for institutions.

jamb releases guidelines for admission

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released guidelines to all heads of tertiary institutions for the 2020 admission exercise.

JAMB has released guidelines to all heads of tertiary institutions for the 2020/2021 admission exercise.

This came as it directed institutions to begin admissions for candidates for first and second choices on August 21, 2020.

This came as it directed institutions to begin admissions for candidates for first and second choices on August 21, 2020.

“The first and second Choices Admission-Exercise be conducted for all institutions from 21st August 2020 to a date that would be determined by the Federal Ministry of Education and communicated to all the institutions,” he said the uncertainties of the COVID-19 make it impossible to fix a terminal date.

The guidelines date released by the JAMB Registrar July 9, 2020, to the vice-chancellors, rectors and provosts of universities, polytechnics and colleges of education, respectively, the JAMB Registrar, Ishaq Oloyede, warned against flouting decisions of its 2020 policy meeting, held on June 16.

Mr Oloyede also threw more light on the guideline for the 2020 admission exercise to guide all the participants in the admission process.

“All admission officers and heads of institutions are advised to study and understand the content of the document with a view to implementing it fully for a seamless and transparent admission exercise,” he said.

“The decisions, as well as the policy directives as contained in the address of the Honourable Minister of Education at the Policy Meeting, shall serve as the guidelines for the 2020 Admissions Exercise. jamb releases guidelines for admission

“All the Heads of Institutions are advised to ensure total compliance with the guidelines.

He warned that ” Sanctions shall be applied to institutions that violate the decisions,”.

See: JAMB Cut-Off Marks for 2020/2021 Admission.

On Central Admission Processing System (CAPS).

NOTE: The JAMB chief said the admission-exercise for the 2020/2021 Session would be conducted on the Central Admission Processing System (CAPS).

The CAPS is an admission processing system that is geared towards ensuring quality control, transparency and credibility of the admission process.

JAMB tasked the three higher education regulatory bodies – The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), the National Universities Commission (NUC), and the National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE ) – to cooperate with it to ensure full compliance with the guidelines.

The board said it has stopped unlawful or irregular admission in any form, saying all admissions must pass through it.

“All requests for admissions to National Diploma, National Innovation Diploma, First Degree, and the Nigeria Certificate in Education into Full Time, Distance Learning, Part-Time, Sandwich, must be processed ONLY through the JAMB,” it said.

The board also said institutions involved in selling or advertising application forms for admissions into the programmes should stop henceforth.

The board said institutions involved in selling or advertising application forms for admissions into the programmes should stop henceforth.

“Institutions should advise candidates to apply to them through JAMB. Duplication of application forms is NOT allowed, No Institution is allowed to publish, announce, exhibit or paste any name(s) of the admitted candidate without prior approval of the name on CAPS,” the board said.

About Post UTME.

On advertorials, JAMB said institutions that wish to place advertisement can do so by advising applicants who applied for the current UTME to change to their institution as First (1st) Choice rather than requesting the candidates to purchase another application.

“The reason is to avoid the problem of double registration which is a violation of the JAMB mandate,” said by Mr Oloyede.

“No institution has the right to recommend or admit any candidate whose UTME score is below the following threshold: Degree — 160; ND — 120; NCE — 100; NID — 100.”

He also said no institution can graduate a student who has not been a full-time student of that institution for at least 2 consecutive years.

“ Affiliated (Associated) institutions are to use the same minimum UTME scores as the mother institutions,”

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