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JAMB Directs Establishments To Start 1st And 2nd Selection Admission Train August 21

Vanguard stories that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board,JAMB,has drawn pointers to the heads of the nation’s larger establishments on the 2020 admission.

This got here because it directed establishments to start admissions for candidates for first and second selections on August 21,2020.

“The first and 2nd Decisions Admission-Train be carried out for all establishments from 21st August 2020 to a later date that might be decided by the Federal Ministry of Schooling and communicated to all of the establishments,” it mentioned, including: “The uncertainties of the Covid-19 make it unattainable to repair a terminal date.”


Within the pointers dated July 9,2020 to the vice chancellors, rectors and provosts of universities, polytechnics and faculties of schooling, respectively, JAMB,warned in opposition to flouting selections of its 2020 coverage assembly, held on Tuesday, June 16,2020,insisting that each one admissions have to be carried out in sincere and clear manners.

The board,within the pointers signed and launched by its Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede,defined that “the rules for 2020 Admission Train, that are anticipated to information all of the individuals in admission course of.”

“The rules clarify the nitty-gritty of the processes of admission of candidates into the Nigerian Tertiary Establishments.

“All heads of establishments and admission officers are suggested to rigorously examine and perceive the content material of the doc with a view to implementing it absolutely for a seamless and clear admission train,” it mentioned.

“The selections in addition to the coverage directives as contained within the deal with of the Honourable Minister of Schooling on the Coverage Assembly shall function the rules for the 2020 Admissions Train.

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“All Heads of Tertiary Establishments are to make sure complete compliance with the rules.

” Sanctions shall be utilized to establishments that violate the choices,” it warned.

JAMB which insisted that:”The Admission-Train for the 2020/2021 Tutorial Session can be carried out on Central Admission Processing System (CAPS)”,tasked the three larger establishments’ regulatory bodies-The Nationwide Universities Fee, NUC;the Nationwide Board for Technical Schooling, NBTE and the Nationwide Fee for Schools of Schooling, NCCE to collaborate with it to make sure full compliance” of the rules.

The board mentioned it has stopped unlawful or irregular admission in any type,saying all admissions should go by means of it.

It mentioned: ”All functions for admissions to First Diploma, Nationwide Diploma, Nationwide Innovation Diploma and the Nigeria Certificates in Schooling into Full Time, Distance Studying, Half Time, Outreach, Sandwich, and so forth, have to be processed ONLY by means of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

“Establishments that are nonetheless concerned in promoting or promoting software types for admissions into the programmes ought to cease henceforth.

“Establishments ought to advise candidates to use to them by means of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). Duplication of software types is NOT allowed.

“Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and the three Regulatory Companies (Nationwide Universities Fee (NUC), Nationwide Board for Technical Schooling (NBTE) and Nationwide Fee for Schools of Schooling (NCCE)) will be certain that all Tertiary Establishments adjust to this coverage directive.”

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“The length of all Non-Full Time Research have to be maintained as accredited by the Regulatory Companies. That is typically not lower than 100 and fifty % (150%) of the equivalence of Full Time.”

On advertorials, JAMB mentioned:”Establishments that want to put commercial can achieve this by advising candidates who utilized for the present UTME to vary to their establishment as First (1st) Selection reasonably than requesting the candidates to buy one other software type or apply”,including:” That is to forestall the problem of double registration which is a violation of the JAMB mandate.”

It defined that the mode of,” The Admission-Train for the 2020/2021 Tutorial Session can be carried out on Central Admission Processing System (CAPS)”,including that:” No Establishment is allowed to publish,

announce, exhibit or paste any title(s) of admitted candidate with out prior approval of the title on CAPS.”

Insisting that the train would solely be absolutely carried out on CAPS,JAMB defined that the,”The principal individuals are the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) as

Chairman;Heads of Tertiary Establishments; Director of Admissions (JAMB) Admission Officers of Tertiary Establishments;JAMB Desk Officers; and Candidates.”

Among the many procedures for admission,in keeping with JAMB,embrace: ”Suggestions and Approval Establishments are to suggest candidates for admission after having offered to the Board the next data by means of CAPS:The accredited basic quota for every establishment and the distribution to the assorted programmes;Minimal UTME rating for every programme;Minimal DE qualification grades for Direct Entry Candidates;Elements of Lower-off marks and the allotted rating for every part;the deadline for the first and 2nd Selection admissions after which no consequence add nor change of Establishment as 1st Selection can be allowed; supplementary admission might be allowed however recent candidates can’t have proper to being on benefit record however by means of different standards to fill present vacancies; and different admissions standards (if any).”

JAMB mentioned: ”No establishment will probably be allowed to suggest or admit any candidate whose UTME rating is under the next threshold:Diploma — 160;ND — 120;NCE — 100;NID — 100.”

” Establishments can’t cut back their submitted minimal UTME rating on the premise of Nationwide minimal rating in (H2) above. Solely establishments with minimal UTME  rating decrease than the Nationwide minimal UTME rating are obliged to improve to fulfill or surpass the Nationwide Minimal rating.

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” In the identical vein, no establishment can graduate a candidate who has not been a full time pupil of that establishment for at the least 2 consecutive years.

“Affiliated establishments are to undertake the identical minimal UTME scores because the mom establishments,” it added.

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