JAMB Registrar, Prof. Oloyede

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has introduced June 15, 2021 because the deadline for the 2020 admissions into Nigerian tertiary establishments.

The admissions are for the JAMB Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) held throughout the nation final yr.

The examination physique made the announcement in a press release issued on Sunday, February 28.

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The assertion reads;

“All admissions within the nation’s tertiary establishments for the 2020/2021 Educational Session would finish by June 15, 2021.

The choice was collectively taken at a digital assembly with Heads of Tertiary Establishments within the nation on Wednesday, February 24, 2021.

In his remarks on the event, the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board(JAMB), Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, mentioned the assembly with the establishments was geared toward understanding the extent that they had reached on the 2020/21 Admissions scale.

In accordance with him, the essence of the interactive assembly was to forestall an countless admission regime generated by the sequence of disruptions to day by day life occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic. He mentioned the assembly would allow the Board to place obligatory equipment in place for the 2021/2022 UTME/DE Registration Train.

The Registrar had earlier knowledgeable the gathering of eminent students that solely 30 per cent of establishments had began admissions into the 2020/2021 Educational Session.

He said there was the necessity to collectively resolve when to shut the 2020/2021 Admission Train. He added that the proposal was for Public Universities to finish admissions 4 weeks forward of Non-public Universities, the Polytechnics, Faculties of Schooling and IEIs.

After a sturdy and insightful deliberation, members collectively agreed that each one public universities are anticipated to complete their admissions on or earlier than 15th Could, 2021, whereas the non-public universities and all IEIs, polytechnics and COEs would full theirs on the agreed date of 15th June, 2021.

Mr Oloyede reiterated that the chosen deadlines remained sacrosanct and binding on all establishments because the Board wouldn’t tolerate any breaches of the collective determination reached on the assembly.

He mentioned the board would announce in per week’s time the graduation date for the sale of utility paperwork for the 2021/2022 Educational Session.

In the meantime, the Board has urged all establishments to stick strictly to all advisories issued to them on inter/intra-university transfers, international inter-university transfers and contemporary international candidates, change of programmes and establishments and different important processes associated to admission with the intention to keep away from pointless bickerings that would endanger the way forward for harmless candidates and their subsequent mobilization for the Nationwide Youth Service Corps (NYSC). He added these advisories and procedures have been to function guides for them on find out how to deal with the varied points as they arose.

The registrar disclosed that switch of candidates inside establishments domestically or internationally is a suitable course of as authorized by the senate or council of the respective establishments however mentioned that due course of have to be adopted.

He identified that the Board, as a accountable organisation and gate keeper, wouldn’t permit the method to be circumvented to permit unqualified candidates to realize entry to our establishments.

He mentioned, “JAMB wouldn’t be a celebration to any improper switch or breach of set tips including that ample measures or checks have to be completed to confirm if such candidates meet minimal necessities or possess the prerequisite {qualifications} to be within the establishment within the first occasion.”

 

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