JAMB: why I,456 candidates who scored above 300 in UTME didn’t get admission

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board broke the news that 1,456 candidates who scored 300 and above in the last year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) unfortunately were not admitted into tertiary institutions for the 2020/2021 admission year. Information Guides Nigeria

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According to a report from The Cable news, the JAMB registrar Prof. Is-haq Oloyede broke the news on Tuesday during the JAMB cabinet meeting chaired by the minister of education Adamu Adamu. Npower recruitment

The board registrar confirmed that out of 4,948 applicants who scored 300 and above, only 3,492 have been admitted into various institutions, with the remaining 1,456 unable to sail through the process. JAMB Result

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In addition to that, Is-hag Oloyede made a further breakdown by clarifying the fact that a total number of 1,085 out of 1,456 candidates who scored over 300 but were unfortunate to be admitted applied to study medicine.dollar to naira rate

He continued by disclosing that candidates who scored 300 and above last year (2020) but were not admitted were higher than that of 2019, who stood at 6. UMYU UTME/DE Admission List 2021/2022 is Out

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During one of Oloyede’s presentations tagged “Titbits on 2020 admission and 2021 UTME,” he also disclosed that about 52,323 candidates had between 250 and 299 in the exam out of which 22,580 were not admitted. WAEC result

In that presentation, he attributed the impotency of candidates who scored high in UTME  to gain admission into higher institutions to factors such as low post-UTME screening scores and wrong subject combination in O’level.

Looking at other factors, the JAMB boss also included the inflexibility of candidates who often insist on a particular programme, duplication of application, and UTME-combination deficiency. JAMB form

In conclusion, the board registrar added that the development could also be due to the failure of candidates to upload their O’level with five credits in the required subjects, absence from post-UTME screening, and mismatch of catchment institutions. Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc Recruitment 2021 (7 Positions)

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