- Universities were pegged at 120
- Polytechnics and colleges of education were pegged at 100
- Innovative enterprising institutes was pegged at 110
Institutions were however allowed to raise their cut-off marks above JAMB’s stipulation.
It was also agreed that admissions into public degree awarding institutions for the 2017 UTME examination will end on January 15, 2018 while private institutions will end theirs on January 31, 2018.
In addition, The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) wishes to inform the General Public and all candidates who registered 2017 UTME with “Awaiting Result” that the board has activated the portal for the uploading of O’level results.The exam body wishes to inform candidates that the uploading of WAEC results can only be done in JAMB offices or all accredited Computer Based Test (CBT) centres nationwide. Candidates are advised to visit any JAMB offices or accredited CBT centre nearest to them to upload their results to stand a chance of gaining admission this year.
NOTE: The exam body however wishes to warn candidates to avoid going to cyber cafe operators for the uploading of results as they are not approved to do that and cannot login into the JAMB database.