The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, says it would decide the cut-off mark for 2023 admissions into universities, polytechnics and other tertiary institutions on the 24th of June 2023.
This was disclosed in it’s weekly bulletin made available to newsmen by the Director, Public Affairs, JAMB, Dr Fabian Benjamin in Abuja.
JAMB stated that only two representatives each from respective tertiary institutions, comprising the Head of the Institution and one official norminated such institution will be welcomed.
The Board noted that other critical issues slated for discussion at the Policy Meeting aside from issues emanating from the presentation of the Registrar on the just-concluded Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination ( UTME) and other issues of national importance, particularly as they concern the education in the country.
It revealed that the meeting is also expected to chart policy directions for the nation’s tertiary institutions, set admission guidelines, present and analyze application statistics, and candidate’s performance, as well as evaluate the 2023 admission exercise.
JAMB further disclosed that the policy meeting would decide the acceptable minimum admissible score to be applied in all admissions to be undertaken by all tertiary institutions in Nigeria amongst others.
The event which is slated to hold at the National Judicial Institute will have in attendance all heads of tertiary institutions and regulatory bodies such as the National Universities Commission, National Board for Technical Education, the National Commission for Colleges of Education, among others.
Recall that JAMB granted institutions the power to set their minimum cut-off marks for admission in 2022.