The Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB), has
released the cut-off marks for the 2014 Unified Tertiary
Matriculation Examination, UTME.
The board retained the existing 180 cut-off mark for
admission into universities in Nigeria.
It also pegged the cut-off marks for admission into
Polytechnics and Colleges of Education (COE) at 150.
JAMB Registrar and Chief Executive, Professor ‘Dibu
Ojerinde, who made this disclosure while speaking with
newsmen, said the decisions were unanimously accepted by
all stakeholders at the meeting.
Chairman of the Board, Mr Eze, however, urged the
institutions to strictly adhere to 60:40 Science to Arts ratio
for conventional institutions and the 70:30 Technology to
non-Technology ratio for specialised institutions, which were
aimed at entrenching the technical advancement of the
Eze equally urged both federal and state-owned institutions
to abide by the guidelines approved by their proprietors to
promote unity, integration, geographical spread and equity.
“Accordingly, the 45:35:20 admissions quota for the merit,
catchment area and educationally-less-developed states
criteria should be complied with by federal institutions,” he