JAMB Announces Deadline For 2020 Admission Into Nigerian Universities, Polytechnics

....... sends warning to tertiary institutions ahead of the deadline




Prospective candidates seeking to gain entrance into Nigerian tertiary institutions are expected to complete their admission process on or before June 15, 2021 .

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) made the announcement in a statement on Sunday morning, February 28, Premium Times reported. The exam body said the deadline was agreed on after a virtual meeting with heads of tertiary institutions in the country on Wednesday, February 24, 2021.

The statement read in part: “After a robust and insightful deliberation, members collectively agreed that all public universities are expected to finish their admissions on or before 15th May, 2021, while the private universities and all IEIs, polytechnics and COEs would complete theirs at the agreed date of 15th June, 2021.”

It was reported that the JAMB registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede said the meeting with the institutions was aimed at knowing the level they had reached on the 2020/21 admissions scale.

He urged all tertiary institutions to adhere to the deadline, warning that JAMB would not tolerate any breaches of the set date.

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