JAMB Announces Admission Deadline For 2016/17 Session

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has announced a deadline for the admissions of students by Nigerian universities for the 2016/17 session.

In a statement issued on Friday, JAMB said all universities must’ve admitted all its students by Wednesday, 30th November, 2016.

Signed by the JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, the statement said it was imperative for all Vice-Chancellors, Rectors and Provosts to abide by the agreement and ensure its implementation.

Oloyede also warned that no name of candidate must emanate from any other source outside the list prepared and recommended by the tertiary institutions.

“The Senate or Academic Board of each institution has the prerogative of admitting candidates to their respective institutions subject.

“Of course, only to national policies which include guidelines stipulated by the proprietors of the institutions, 60:40 (Science/Art) ratio for Conventional Universities, 80:20 (Science/Art) ratio for Non-Conventional Universities, 70:30 (Technology/Non-Technology) ratio for National Diploma Awarding Institutions.

“Use of 2016 JAMB UTME results printouts for all candidates who scored 180 and above, among others,” he added.

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