10 Ways The New JAMB Guidelines Will Affect Every Aspirant

Uniuyoinfo explores 10 ways the new JAMB guidelines will affects every aspirant

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  1. Candidates can no longer go directly to the institutions they applied to seeking admission; they have to get a provisional admission letter from JAMB first.

  2. Admission letter would be issued by JAMB based on points assigned to the O Level and UTME results

  3. For O Level, one sitting attracts 10 points, while two sittings, is assigned two points

  4. The better the O Level results, the more the points (e.g. ;  A=6 marks, B=4 marks, C=3 marks)

  5. For UTME scores, candidates can get between 20 and 60 points (180-200=20-23 points; 200-250=24-33 points, 251-300=34-43 points, 300-400=44-60 points)

  6. Point-based system for Direct Entry candidates still being developed

  7. Yes, candidates will still be screened by universities, polytechnics and colleges of education after getting a provisional admission letter from JAMB

  8. Yes, candidates will pay for the screening

  9. The screening will no longer take the usual written/examination form.

  10. Cut-off marks to be stipulated by institutions for courses would be point-based


*Source: the nation


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