JAMB Would Not Meddle With Universities’ Admission List – Oloyede

JAMB Would Not Meddle With Universities’ Admission List – Oloyede

By Ogala Osoka | Staff Reporter on August 24, 2016
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Professor Is-haq Oloyede

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, said it would not meddle with the list of candidates that have been given admission into institutions for the 2016 admissions, by either adding or removing names of candidates.

The newly appointed registrar of JAMB, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede spoke on behalf of the board during the ongoing technical meeting on 2016 admissions to first choice institutions held at Bayero University Kano, BUK, making it known that the board does not plan to interfere with the 2016 admission lists released by tertiary institutions across the country.

In the e-mailed statement, Oloyede also made known his plans of being determined to ensure that the end of November, 2016, warning that candidates names must not be brought out from any other source that is not the list prepared and recommended by tertiary institutions.

“As usual, the 2016 admissions, will be as smooth as ever. The only difference between this year’s admissions process and what has always been the practice, is the policy that there should be no written post-UTME test. All other processes should and will be as they have always been.

‘’The Senate or Academic Board of each institution has the prerogative of admitting candidates to their respective institutions subject, of course, only to national policies which include guidelines stipulated by the proprietors of the institutions, 60:40 (Science/Art) ratio for Conventional Universities, 80:20 (Science/Art) ratio for Non-Conventional Universities, 70:30 (Technology/Non-Technology) ratio for National Diploma Awarding Institutions, Use of 2016 JAMB UTME results printouts for all candidates who scored 180 and above, among others”, he said.

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