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JAMB 2018/2019 Cut-off Marks for Admission into Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges in Nigeria

JAMB 2018 Cut-off mark

For candidates seeking admission to any university, polytechnic or college of education in Nigeria, the first stage is to apply and sit for Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) or Direct Entry (DE) Examination depending on the level.

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UTME is for freshers while DE is for Ordinary National Diploma (OND) or Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) holders that want to start at level 200.

The UTME and DE are both conducted by Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB). At the end of each examination cut-off marks for admissions is released for universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in the Nigeria.

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JAMB 2018/2019 UTME was conducted in Computer-Based Test (CBT) centres around the country from 9 to 17 March 2018.

The cut-off mark for 2018/2019 JAMB admission depends on some of the following:

  • Performance: The average performance of candidates in the examination is a deciding factor in the JAMB 2018 cut-off mark
  • Demands: Number of applicant for admission makes it more competitive and can increase the JAMB cut-off mark to sort and admit best performers.
  • Institution: University cut-off mark and polytechnics are not always the same. That applies to college of education as well.

JAMB 2018/2019 Cut Off Marks For All Universities, Polytechnics, And College Of Education

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In 2017, JAMB set minimum cut off marks for admissions into universities in Nigeria at 120, polytechnics and colleges of education at 100. Innovative enterprising institutes was at 110.

JAMB minimum cut off mark for 2018 admission into universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in Nigeria will be more likely the same as last year.

All institutions are allowed to raise their cut-off marks for admission and it is inevitable for the three reasons i mentioned above.

JAMB introduced admission platform for its candidates called Central Admission Processing System (CAPS) aimed at streamlining admission processes among institutions based on challenges associated with the former approach.

But contrary to this, some high competitive federal universities like unilag, Unizik, UNN, Zaria and other top federal universities has made their cut off marks to remain 200 contrary to jamb 2018 general cut off marks.

Below are the JAMB UTME cut-off mark required for 2018/2019 admission by all institutions in Nigeria:

JAMB 2018/2019 Cut-off Marks for Federal, State Universities, Polytechnics and College of Education in Nigeria

The JAMB cut off mark for UI, OAU, UNIBEN, UNILAG, UNN and other highly competitive schools is 200. see full list here

JAMB 2018/2019 Cut-off mark for Federal Universities in Nigeria

  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi (ATBU) – 180
  • Ahmadu Bello University, (ABU) Zaria – 180
  • Bayero University, Kano (BUK)- 180
  • Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE) – 180
  • Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) – 180
  • Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMinna) – 180
  • Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) – 180
  • Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State (FUD) – 180
  • Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina (FUDutsinma) – 180
  • Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State(FUKashere) – 180
  • Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State (FULafia)- 180
  • Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State (FULokoja) – 180
  • Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI)- 180
  • Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa (FUOtuoke) – 180
  • Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State (FUOYE)- 180
  • Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State (FUWukari)- 180
  • Michael Okpara Uni. of Agric., Umudike (MOUAU)- 180
  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTECH, formerly FUTYOLA)- 180
  • National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos (NOUN) – N/A
  • Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna – 180
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK) – 180
  • Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife – 200
  • Police Academy Wudil – 180 (2016 cut-off mark confirmed)
  • University of Abuja (UNIABUJA), Gwagwalada – 180
  • Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) – 200
  • Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (FUAM) – 180
  • University of Benin (UNIBEN) – 200
  • University of Calabar (UNICAL) – 180
  • University of Ibadan (UI) – 200
  • University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) – 180
  • University of Jos (UNIJOS) – 180
  • University of Lagos (UNILAG) – 200
  • University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) – 180
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) – 180
  • University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) – 180
  • University of Uyo (UNIUYO) – 180
  • Usumanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto (UDUSOK) – 180

JAMB 2018/2019 Cut off Mark for State Universities in Nigeria

  • Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU) – 180
  • Adamawa State University Mubi (ADSU) – 180
  • Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba (AAUA) – 180
  • Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo (AKUTECH) – 180
  • Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma – 180
  • Anambra State University of Science & Technology, Uli – 180
  • Bauchi State University, Gadau (BASUG) – 180
  • Benue State University, Makurdi (BSUM) – 180, Medicine – 200
  • Cross River State University of Science & Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH)- 180
  • Delta State University Abraka (DELSU) – 180
  • Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Abakaliki – 180
  • Ekiti State University (EKSU) – 180
  • Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Enugu – 180
  • Gombe State Univeristy (GSU), Gombe – 180
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBUL) – 180
  • Ignatius Ajuru University of Education (IAUE), Rumuoumeni – 180
  • Imo State University (IMSU), Owerri – 180
  • Kaduna State University (KASU), Kaduna – 180
  • Kano University of Science & Technology (KUST), Wudil – 180
  • Kebbi State University, Kebbi (KSUSTA)- 180
  • Kogi State University (KSU), Anyigba – 180
  • Kwara State University (KWASU), Ilorin – 180
  • Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso – 180
  • Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Lagos – 180
  • Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK) – 180
  • Niger Delta Unversity (NDU), Yenagoa – 180
  • Northwest University (NU), Kano – 180
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago-Iwoye – 18
  • Ondo State University of Science & Technology, Okitipupa – 180
  • Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Oshogbo – 180
  • Plateau State University, Bokkos (PLASU) – 180
  • Rivers State University of Science & Technology (RSUST) – 180
  • Sokoto State University, Sokoto (SSU) – 180
  • Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu-Ode (TASUED) – 180
  • Taraba State University, Jalingo (TSU) – 180
  • Technical University, Ibadan – 180
  • Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, Katsina (UMYU) – 180

JAMB 2018/2019 Cut-Off Mark for Federal Polytechnics In Nigeria

  • Auchi Polytechnic (AUCHIPOLY) – 150
  • Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti – 150
  • Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi – 150
  • Federal Polytechnic, Bida – 150
  • Federal Polytechnic, Damaturu – N/A
  • Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State – 150
  • Federal Polytechnic, Idah – 150
  • Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro – 150
  • Federal Polytechnic, Mubi – TBA
  • Federal Polytechnic, Namoda – TBA
  • Federal Polytechnic, Nassarawa – 150
  • Federal Polytechnic, Nekede – 150
  • Federal Polytechnic Offa – 150
  • Federal Polytechnic, Oko – 150
  • Federal School of Dental Technology and Therapy, Enugu – 150
  • Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna – 150
  • Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic – TBA
  • Nigeria Army School of Military Engineering – TBA
  • Waziri Umaru Fed. Polytechnic Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi – TBA
  • Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) – 150 for ND, 180 for UNN Degree

JAMB 2018/2019 Cut-off Mark for State Polytechnics In Nigeria

  • Abraham Adesanya Polytechnic – 150
  • Abia State Polytechnic – 150
  • Adamawa State Polytechnic – 150
  • Abdul-Gusau Polytechnic, Talata-Mafara – TBA
  • Akwa-Ibom State Polytechnic – 150
  • Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic – 150
  • Akwa Ibom State College of Arts and Science Nung, Ukim – 150
  • Benue State Polytechnic – 150
  • College of Administrative and Business Studies, Potiskum – 150
  • Enugu Polytechnic – 150
  • GATEWAY Polytechnic, Igbesa – 150
  • Rufus Giwa Polytechnic – 150
  • The Polytechnic, Ibadan – 150
  • Institute of Management and Technology Enugu – 150
  • Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo – 150
  • Jigawa State Polytechnic – 150
  • Kano State Polytechnic – 150
  • Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic – 150
  • Kogi State Polytechnic – 150
  • Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin – 150
  • Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu – 150
  • Moshood Abiola Polytechnic – 150
  • Nasarawa State Polytechnic – 150
  • Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic – 150
  • Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku – 150
  • Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe – 150
  • Osun State Polytechnic, Iree – 150
  • Osun State College of Technology, Esa-Oke – 150
  • Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro – 150
  • Plateau State Polytechnic, Barkin-Ladi – 150
  • Polytechnic of Sokoto – 150
  • Ramat Polytechnic – 150
  • Rivers State College of Arts and Science – 150
  • Rivers State Polytechnic – 150
  • Gateway Polytechnic Saapade – 150
  • Edo State Institute of Technology and Management, Usen – 150
  • Niger State Poly, Zungeru, Niger State – 150

All is set for 2018/2019 admission into Nigeria Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education. The JAMB CAPS portal will soon be open for 2018 JAMB admission list/status.

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