The permanent secretary of the Ministry of Education, McJohn Nwaoibala, on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 said admissions processes into higher institutions in Nigeria will be on October 31, .
He made this known at a combined policy meeting, shortly after he pronounced the 2015 cut-off mark for admission into degree programmes, national certificate in education, national diploma and national innovation diplomas.
Mr. Nwaoibala said; “We need to make hay while the sun shines. All admissions processes should be concluded on or before 31st of October 2015,”
He said that the 150 and 180 cut-off marks were the minimum score adopted by JAMB for admission into degree and diploma awarding institution respectively.
He said various institutions have been mandated to adhere strictly to the 60:40 sciences to arts ratio, and the 70:30 technology to non-technology ratio.
Mr. Nwaoibala added that the states and privately owned tertiary institution should apply the criteria as approved by their authorities.