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JAMB Admission Guidelines For All UTME Candidates 2020/2021-(UPDATED)

On this page, we will be sharing with all Aspiring candidates on the respective Admission Guidelines they ought to know come 2020/2021 academic session. Be rest assured that before you get an admission into any of the institutions, you must have passed the Guidelines.

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Admission Guidelines

Admission Guidelines

Have it at the back of your mind that one of the quickest ways to get admission is just by making sure you passed the Admission Guidelines of any of the Universities you wish to study in. School Fees In a comprehensive article will be sharing with you all on the detailed Information you ought to know.

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It’s a pleasure we make it known to you all that All Candidates who scored very high in their UTME and post-UTME each year (and/or a weighted combination of both) are said to be considered first for admission. Know that such student is been allowed to study any course they intend to because of their performance.

Read: JAMB Portal For Checking Admission Status For UTME & DE Candidates 2020/2021


Have it in mind that the same slot and opportunities are been given to all applicants. This was the main reasons why the States of the Federation are been grouped into catchment areas of each Tertiary Institution. Furthermore, special consideration are been given to students who fall within the catchment area of the Tertiary Institution.

Based on what we gathered, we realized that according to the admission guidelines, it has been noted that over thirty-five percent (35%) of the available spaces are been reserved for candidates from such states or locality. You can be one of them when properly checked.


In this area, some State In Nigeria are been specially considered for admission before any other states. This is certainly because some certain states are considered educationally less developed or disadvantaged.

Some states in Nigeria are been said to be Educationally Less Developed or Disadvantaged States (ELDS): Those states are such as Benue, Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Bayelsa, Cross River, Ebonyi, Gombe, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Kastina, Kebbi, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger, Zamfara, Plateau, Rivers, Sokoto, Taraba and Yobe. That is to say, that applicants from such a place are said to be given special concessions for admission.


=> Candidates should know that Universities are said to decide their departmental cut off marks shortly after the conduct of their post UME.

=> Have it at the back of your mind that all departmental cut off marks changes as the Year runs by. Every Year’s result might not be just the same.

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