25 Aug 2017

JAMB Registrar Discussed How Cut-Off Marks Were Fixed

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, has uncovered how the cut off imprints were settled for higher foundations. It said in opposition to hints that it settled the Tuesday's tertiary establishments' base affirmation cut-off imprints, it was fairly an aggregate choice of partners in the training segment.

Frame Enlistment center, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, addressed correspondents yesterday, demanding that partners in the segment consistently concurred that the base cut-off imprints for the college degree for the 2017 scholarly year be put at 120, lower than the earlier years, which remained at 180.

He eased feelings of trepidation that the advancement may additionally bring down Nigeria's instruction standard.

He expressed that other than the board suggesting cut-off imprints for colleges, polytechnics and schools of instruction and in addition monotechnics, singular foundations could raise their affirmation benchmark higher however not over 180 and underneath 120 for colleges.

He stated, "With this choice, colleges are not to go underneath the base 120 cut-off focuses embraced by the meeting for confirmations.

"What Support did was a suggestion, we just decided the base, whatever the different organizations decide as their confirmation cut-off stamp is their choices.

"The Senate and scholastic sheets of colleges ought to be permitted to decide their cut-off imprints."



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