JAMB explains admission processes with statistics

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has clarified that admission would be offered just to qualified candidate who applied for courses into the different institutions of the nation.

The board repeated this in its Vol. 1, No 13 week after week Bulletin of the Office of the Registrar and made accessible to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja.

It portrayed as deceiving and incorrect, data being coursed that more than 50 percent of admission seeker who yearly apply for admission into different institutions, were not conceded.

It additionally discredited the reports that consistently, after the direct of the Unified Tertiary and Universities Examination (UTME), where a great many applicants apply, scarcely 20 percent get conceded.

“In all actuality, admission must be given to qualified candidates, henceforth, any figure being bandied around ought to similarly be founded on the all out number of applicants who connected and are qualified.

“It will be an appalling proposition if the applicants who don’t have any premise to be considered for admissions to any level of the country’s tertiary Institutions are additionally incorporated into the last classification of candidate conceded.

“Given this situation, it will be ludicrous for any account to expect colossal affirmation overabundances without first thinking about whether the applicants that are not conceded are really fit the bill for the courses they Apply for.”

The board noticed that in 2018, a sum of 1,793,018 hopefuls applied for inductions into different scholastic projects of 849 organizations in the nation, with 140,020 applying through Direct Entry (DE).

It included that when the candidate were ordered by UTME scores and O’Level credit passes, it was found that just 1,245,939 scored 100 or more out of 400 realistic checks in the UTME and furthermore had five O’Level credits.

“The above unmistakably expresses that out of the 1,793,018 candidate that applied for admission in 2018, just 1,200,748 hopefuls scored 100 or more and had the O’Level credit necessity for admission.

“That is, five attributes notwithstanding Mathematics and English Language.

“The 100 cut-off imprint in UTME isn’t an acceptable score for most foundations separated from the Innovative Enterprise Institutions (IEIs) which grant the National Innovative Diploma (NID).

“To be considered for induction into the majority of the country’s higher Institutions, a score of something like 140 or more would be required.

“In light of this thought, just 1,168,948 hopefuls had five O’Level credits in Maths and English Language and furthermore scored 140 or more in their UTME,” the board expressed.

It clarified further that dependent on the above class of applicants, as prescribed by the different institutions, the board endorsed admisions of 570,089 candidates into the different schools.

The board, in any case, said that note that it had never conceded under 60 percent of the all out number of candidate who fit the bill for admision in some random year, including that the reports about the quantity of conceded hopefuls were lost.

It included that there were dependably programs with opportunities at a portion of the schools, even at the end of Admissions work out.

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