THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, will announce cut-off points for admission into tertiary institutions for 2021/2021 session on August 31.
This is because the policy meeting where decisions and admission cut-off marks are not only taken but also decided has been fixed on that date.
The board’s weekly news bulletin released by the Head, Public Relations and Protocol, Dr Fabian Benjamin, said already, the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has approved Tuesday, August 31, 2021, for the 2021 policy meeting.
The policy meeting which is always being chaired by the Minister of Education, will have all heads of tertiary institutions as well as heads of regulatory agencies in the sector, and other critical stakeholders, such as chairmen of the committees on education at the lower and upper chambers of the National Assembly in attendance.
The bulletin read: “This meeting kick-starts the admission process into the nation’s tertiary institutions. It will discuss critical issues emanating from the presentation of the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, on the just-concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, and Direct Entry applications, in addition to setting the tone for the 2021/2022 admission exercise.