JAMB to hold policy meeting 16th June

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has scheduled the 2020 Policy Meeting of all tertiary education institutions in the country for 16th June, 2020.

The Policy Meeting is expected to define modalities for the 2020 admission process into institutions in the country.

According to JAMB’s Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin, the meeting will also decide the cut-off mark for selection of candidates who sat for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)

The exam board also explained that the 2020 Policy Meeting will be held online as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The meeting will discuss critical issues bordering on the advances made in the educational sector in the last one year in addition to setting the tone for the 2020/2021 Admission exercise.

“The meeting will also chart policy directions for the nation’s tertiary institutions, set admission guidelines and make a holistic review of application statistics, performance as well as evaluate the 2019 admissions exercise.

“The meeting, in addition to other deliberations, would take a stand on concessional and acceptable minimum admissions standards to be applied in all admissions to be undertaken by all tertiary institutions in Nigeria.

“The meeting would be streamed live on the Board’s website; www.jamb.gov.ng, its facebook, JAMB Bulletin and other social media platforms,” the Board said.

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