The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and stakeholders in the education sector have approved 160 and above as the national minimum benchmark for admission for the year 2019 into public universities.
This formed last of their resolution at the 19th Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria held at Bola Babalakin Auditorium, Gbongan, Osun State, on Tuesday.
While 140 was approved as minimum UTME score for admission into private universities, 120 UTME score was approved for public polytechnics.
110 score was approved as the least score for admission into private polytechnics.
By Babatunde Alao…