MUST READ: JAMB’s New Policy On Admissions Into Institutions


The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board () at its 2015 Combined Policy Meeting, held on July 14, 2015 in Abuja, announced the adoption of a policy whereby of universities with surplus applicants for the Unified Matriculation Examinations (UTME) are rea$$igned to other universities with lower number of than their capacities.

According to the Registrar/CEO of , , the policy has two benefits:

It will be beneficial to “needy Universities” that is universities with lower number of than their capacities, as this will ensure that these universities will have more to admit.
will have better chances for admission in the universities they are re-a$$igned to, contrary to situations where they would await admission in the universities of their first choices until the admission exercise closes and they forfeit admission in that session.
This policy has been implemented with immediate effect. Consequently, the eligibility for Post-UTME screening in the University of Lagos like other universities in has been determined by .

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