The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has approved 140 and above as the national minimum cut-off mark for admission into public universities, and 100 as minimum cut-off mark for admission into polytechnics and Colleges of Education.
The Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, who announced the newly approved cut-off mark said every institution has the right to fix its cut-off mark even up to 220.
He however maintained that no one would be allowed to go less than the agreed minimum marks of 100 for Colleges of Education, 100 for Polytechnics and 140 for Universities.
Oloyede further disclosed that out of the 1,761,338 who wrote the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME), a total of 378,639 scored 200 and above.
The Board reached the decision at the ongoing Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria.