JAMB Proposed Model For Screening Of Recommended Candidates


The Joint And Matriculation Board held a meeting at the B.O Ukeje Auditorium, Nation Commission for colleges of Education, Central Business District Abuja on Tuesday 28th, 29th and 30th to map out screening modalities for Colleges of education, polytechnics and Universities.

The meeting was chaired by the permanent secretary ministry of education, Dr. Shade Yemi-Esan.

After evaluating the screening models of some schools in previous years and other factors surrounding the processes in tertiary institution in the country, released a proposed model for the screening of recommended candidates.


1. Screening of candidates shall be for ONLY candidates recommended for admissions.

2. No written examination to be conducted.

3. Verification of Course Requirements (O’ levels or A’ levels).

4. Verification of valid results by checking:
i. Online Result Slip
ii. Printout
iii. Provisional Letter
iv. Photo Album
v. Checklist
vi. Biometrics

5. Institutions are free to source from other Course(s) to
compensate for SHORTFALL in any of the criteria.

The list of candidates that have scored above the minimum cut-off mark, and are NOT admitted may be forwarded to
other institutions that need them for consideration. Especially their Second (2nd) Choice institutions of preferences.

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