In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 19th, July, 2020

JAMB Directs Establishments To Start 1st And 2nd Selection Admission Train August 21

JAMB Directs Institutions To Begin 1st And 2nd Choice Admission Exercise August 21


Vanguard reviews that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board,JAMB,has drawn pointers to the heads of the nation’s larger establishments on the 2020 admission.

This got here because it directed establishments to start admissions for candidates for first and second decisions on August 21,2020.

“The first and 2nd Decisions Admission-Train be performed for all establishments from 21st August 2020 to a later date that will be decided by the Federal Ministry of Schooling and communicated to all of the establishments,” it mentioned, including: “The uncertainties of the Covid-19 make it unimaginable to repair a terminal date.”

Within the pointers dated July 9,2020 to the vice chancellors, rectors and provosts of universities, polytechnics and faculties of training, respectively, JAMB,warned towards flouting choices of its 2020 coverage assembly, held on Tuesday, June 16,2020,insisting that each one admissions have to be carried out in sincere and clear manners.

The board,within the pointers signed and launched by its Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede,defined that “the rules for 2020 Admission Train, that are anticipated to information all of the contributors in admission course of.”

“The rules clarify the nitty-gritty of the processes of admission of candidates into the Nigerian Tertiary Establishments.

“All heads of establishments and admission officers are suggested to rigorously research and perceive the content material of the doc with a view to implementing it totally for a seamless and clear admission train,” it mentioned.

“The selections in addition to the coverage directives as contained within the deal with of the Honourable Minister of Schooling on the Coverage Assembly shall function the rules for the 2020 Admissions Train.

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“All Heads of Tertiary Establishments are to make sure complete compliance with the rules.

” Sanctions shall be utilized to establishments that violate the choices,” it warned.

JAMB which insisted that:”The Admission-Train for the 2020/2021 Educational Session could be performed on Central Admission Processing System (CAPS)”,tasked the three larger establishments’ regulatory bodies-The Nationwide Universities Fee, NUC;the Nationwide Board for Technical Schooling, NBTE and the Nationwide Fee for Faculties of Schooling, NCCE to collaborate with it to make sure full compliance” of the rules.

The board mentioned it has stopped unlawful or irregular admission in any kind,saying all admissions should cross via it.

It mentioned: ”All functions for admissions to First Diploma, Nationwide Diploma, Nationwide Innovation Diploma and the Nigeria Certificates in Schooling into Full Time, Distance Studying, Half Time, Outreach, Sandwich, and so on, have to be processed ONLY via the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

“Establishments that are nonetheless concerned in promoting or promoting utility varieties for admissions into the programmes ought to cease henceforth.

“Establishments ought to advise candidates to use to them via Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). Duplication of utility varieties is NOT allowed.

“Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and the three Regulatory Companies (Nationwide Universities Fee (NUC), Nationwide Board for Technical Schooling (NBTE) and Nationwide Fee for Faculties of Schooling (NCCE)) will make sure that all Tertiary Establishments adjust to this coverage directive.”

“The period of all Non-Full Time Research have to be maintained as accepted by the Regulatory Companies. That is typically not lower than 100 and fifty % (150%) of the equivalence of Full Time.”

On advertorials, JAMB mentioned:”Establishments that want to position commercial can accomplish that by advising candidates who utilized for the present UTME to alter to their establishment as First (1st) Selection fairly than requesting the candidates to buy one other utility kind or apply”,including:” That is to stop the problem of double registration which is a violation of the JAMB mandate.”

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It defined that the mode of,” The Admission-Train for the 2020/2021 Educational Session could be performed on Central Admission Processing System (CAPS)”,including that:” No Establishment is allowed to publish,

announce, exhibit or paste any identify(s) of admitted candidate with out prior approval of the identify on CAPS.”

Insisting that the train would solely be totally performed on CAPS,JAMB defined that the,”The principal contributors are the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) as

Chairman;Heads of Tertiary Establishments; Director of Admissions (JAMB) Admission Officers of Tertiary Establishments;JAMB Desk Officers; and Candidates.”

Among the many procedures for admission,in accordance with JAMB,embody: ”Suggestions and Approval Establishments are to suggest candidates for admission after having introduced to the Board the next data via CAPS:The accepted common quota for every establishment and the distribution to the varied programmes;Minimal UTME rating for every programme;Minimal DE qualification grades for Direct Entry Candidates;Parts of Minimize-off marks and the allotted rating for every element;the deadline for the first and 2nd Selection admissions after which no end result add nor change of Establishment as 1st Selection could be allowed; supplementary admission will be allowed however contemporary candidates can’t have proper to being on benefit checklist however via different standards to fill current vacancies; and different admissions standards (if any).”

JAMB mentioned: ”No establishment can be allowed to suggest or admit any candidate whose UTME rating is under the next threshold:Diploma — 160;ND — 120;NCE — 100;NID — 100.”

” Establishments can’t scale back their submitted minimal UTME rating on the premise of Nationwide minimal rating in (H2) above. Solely establishments with minimal UTME  rating decrease than the Nationwide minimal UTME rating are obliged to improve to satisfy or surpass the Nationwide Minimal rating.

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” In the identical vein, no establishment can graduate a candidate who has not been a full time scholar of that establishment for at the very least 2 consecutive years.

“Affiliated establishments are to undertake the identical minimal UTME scores because the mom establishments,” it added.

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