JAMB Cut Off Mark 2020/2021 For All Universities, Polytechnics & COEs in Nigeria

JAMB cut off mark 2020/2021 for admission is finally out. The JAMB cut off score for 2020/21 has been released.

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the official cut off marks for the 2020/2021 academic session.

Did you partake in the JAMB UTME/DE?…This is to bring to your notice that, the board has released the official cut off marks for all Nigerian Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of education.

The board also disclosed that candidates who did not score up to the required JAMB cut off mark of an institution are not eligible for admission into that institution.

These cut off marks will also help candidates who have scored lesser than the cut-off mark of their desired institution, consider changing to another institution as early as possible.

Therefore, if you haven’t seen the cut off marks, continue reading this article, as it contains a comprehensive and detailed structure of the cut off marks.

JAMB cut off mark 2020//2021

JAMB Cut off Mark for Public Universities

The board has set the general cut off mark for all government universities (state and federal) as 160. This is the minimum score to gain admission into any public university in Nigeria.

JAMB Cut off Mark for Public Polytechnics and Colleges of Education

The cut off mark for all government Polytechnics and colleges has been placed at 120. That is ,if you do not score up to 120 in JAMB, you won’t be able to secure admission into any public polytechnic.

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JAMB Cut off Mark for Private Universities

Private institutions are not left out, as the board has also set cut off marks for them too.

For Private Universities, the JAMB cut off mark is set as 140. Therefore, UTME score 140 is the minimum score to gain admission into any private university in Nigeria.

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JAMB Cut off Mark for Private Polytechnics

To secure admission into a private polytechnic, a minimum score of 110 is required. That is, the cut off mark for private Polytechnics is fixed at 110.

In summary, The JAMB official cut off marks are;

Public Universities – 160

Public Polytechnics – 120

Private Universities – 140

Private Polytechnics – 110.

However, if you have scored lesser than this general JAMB cut off mark, for your institution, don’t bother to apply for the Post UTME, as every institution can only set their own cut off marks to be equal to or higher than the official JAMB Cut off Mark.

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The Cut off marks for Nigerian Tertiary Institutions, has also been released by the senate of individual institution, and they will be disclosed here.

If you want to know the cut off score for a particular institution, leave a comment below with the name of that school

If you don’t score up to the fixed mark for your institution, you are not eligible to register or partake in the post UTME or admission screening of the institution.

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That’s all we have for you, kindly check the name of your university, polytechnic or college of education above to see the specified JAMB cut off mark for 2020/2021 sesssion.

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