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EYAH!! JAMB Says Only 25% Scored Above 200 In The 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination Results

JAMB Says Only 25% Scored Above 200 In The 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination Results
The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board
(JAMB), Prof Ishaq Oloyede, has uncovered it latest reports that really stunned Nigerians as about 414,696 candidates could exceeded 200 out of the overall 1,603,181 who sat for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, scored above 200.

The figure translates to 25.09 percent.

This is against the 465,025 (27.00 per cent) of the 1, 606,374 who scored above 200 in 2017.

The JAMB boss, however, said that 558,673 candidates scored above 190; 739,490 above 180 and 956,937 above 170 marks.
He revealed this on Tuesday during the Policy Meeting held at the newly inaugurated Bola Babalakin Auditorium in Gbongan, Osun State.

Oloyede, however, warned that scores released by JAMB were not the cut-off marks.

According to him, they are the minimum marks required while the cut-off marks are arrived at from the cumulative consideration of candidates’ scores or grades.

He added on other regulations guiding the process, “Every candidate is required to accept or reject his/her admission before the process is said to be completed.

“Candidates can now protest their admission status should they feel they are not fairly treated.”

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