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Joint Admissions And Matriculation Board (JAMB) cut-off marks for 2022/2023 admission exercise.

  • The administration of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has approved the cut-off marks that will be used for the admission procedure for the 2022/2023 academic session.
  • The cut-off marks were arrived at following votes by vice-chancellors of universities, rectors of polytechnics and provosts of colleges of education.
  • No institution will be allowed to go below the agreed minimum cut-off marks 

JAMB Cut-Off Marks

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the approval of the cut-off marks for admission into tertiary institutions during the last policy meeting on admissions. JAMB and stakeholders in the country’s education sector have pegged the minimum cut-off score for Nigerian universities at 140, polytechnics at 100, and colleges of education at 100.

According to the JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, each institution has the liberty to set its own cut-off mark of up to 220, but no one would be allowed to go below the agreed minimum marks of 100 for colleges of education and 100 for polytechnics.

Cut-Off Marks For 2022/2023 Admission Exercise


Before you proceed, check the List of Schools Whose Post-UTME Forms are Out.

Below are the cut-off marks required by some institutions for the 2022/2023 academic session admission exercise:

JAMB Cut-off Marks for Some Public Universities

Click on the link representing your institution of choice to see the cut-off mark to be used for the 2022/2023 academic session admission exercise.

JAMB Cut-off Marks for Some Public Polytechnics

FAQs as regards JAMB Cut-Off Marks

What’s JAMB Cut-Off Mark for 2022 Admission?

At the 2022 Policy meeting on Admissions held in Abuja and chaired by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, the minimum cut-off scores for universities were determined to be 140, while the minimum cut-off marks for polytechnics and colleges of education were determined to be 100.

Can institutions set marks higher than the agreed cut-off?

Professor Ishaq Oloyede, who is the Registrar of JAMB and who announced the cut-off after votes by vice-chancellors of universities, rectors of polytechnics, and provosts of colleges of education, stated that the implication is that every institution has the right to fix its own cut-off mark, even up to 220.

Can institutions set marks lower than the agreed cut-off?

No institution will be able to set a score lower than the minimum standard that has been agreed upon, which is set at 100 for colleges of education, 100 for polytechnics, and 140 for universities.

Performance in 2022 UTME?

In terms of performance for 2022, the JAMB Registrar said only 378,639 of the 1,761,338 who took the examination in 2022 scored 200 or higher. 378,639 candidates scored above 200; 520,596 candidates scored 190 and above; 704,991 scored 180 and above; 934,103 scored 170 and above; 1,192,057 scored 160 and above.

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