Tertiary organizations have been permitted to decide the cutoff time for the 2022 affirmations because of the situation with 2021 confirmations.
The choice was reached toward the end the 2022 Policy meeting and 2020 National Tertiary Admissions Performance-Merit Award program coordinated by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) in Abuja.
Talking in a meeting with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), some Vice Chancellors recommended that every college ought to be made to decide the end date for the 2022 entrance into the organization, giving open doors for colleges yet to close 2021 admissions to end the cycle.
The Vice Chancellor, University of Jos, Prof. Ishaya Tanko, expressed that despite the way that ASUU strike could before long end, there was need to make arrangements that would oblige and address forthcoming confirmations in certain colleges.
Tanko said that a few tertiary establishments had not done confirmation for year 2021 and understudies hanging tight for these confirmations, adding that the 2022 affirmations may not be closed by Dec. 31.
“it was critical to consider the ASUU strike and the 2022 confirmations since certain colleges were at this point to close the 2021 affirmations.
” So at the approach meeting, we proposed and embraced that every foundation will decide the end of entrance into their different colleges since we don’t have the foggiest idea when the strike will be canceled.
” We are extremely hopeful following the new gatherings partners had with President Muhammadu Buhari that it would before long be canceled,” he said.
On the college cut-off marks, Tanko said that the benchmarks would give shared belief to all foundations and too salvage applicants of first and second era colleges.
Likewise, the Vice chancellor of Afe Babalola University, Prof. Smaranda Olarinde, called for alert in endeavors to support exclusive expectation at confirmation focuses into all degrees of tertiary organizations.
Olarinde said that establishments should accept alert while enhancing endeavors to reposition advanced education and bring back the quality and standard training
” I expressed in my commitment that 200 least removed mark will address 30%, but a few colleges believed that we ought to go as low as 100, which I completely contradicted.
” Rather, I made a trade off that the base any college ought to go for cut-off mark is 150 and I had a firm opinion about it , we get graduates at oppressive passage point, candidates with various scores ,this isn’t satisfactory when you are hoping to build nature of graduates.
“we are producing degree holders and these arrangement of individuals should have a decent strong groundwork at the confirmation point into tertiary foundations ,left for me it ought to have been 200, I made a split the difference of 150,” She said.
In the mean time, the Vice Chancellor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Prof. Charles Esimone, communicated trust in the capacity of the slice off imprints to select qualified understudies at all degrees of higher organizations.
As per him, a few of us move firmly for the specific cut-off on the grounds that occasionally when you go for something higher you can not come lower.
“A cut-off of 140 doesn’t mean you should accept someone that score 140 yet it gives you the scope incase there are candidates who for certain reasons don’t fill into specific course and they can be thought of.
“For a few of us that split the difference, it became vital in light of the fact that we have organizations that are subsidiary to us, on the off chance that you have College of Education that are partnered to you and you go higher that implies you are disappointing them ,it implies each up-and-comer that picked your school should satisfy the base guideline,” he said .
The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, while uncovering the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and Admissions, said a sum of 1,351,284 competitors applied to concentrate on in higher establishments, while one more 76,925 understudies applied for the Direct Entry.
Oloyede expressed out of this number, 715 scored 300 over, 590 applicants got confirmations while 125 of them were not conceded, given 600,000 as the objective for the 2021 affirmation.
“A sum of 20,377 up-and-comers scored 250-299, 152 of them were conceded while 20,225 didn’t get confirmation.
” In the class of 200-249, a sum of 144,856 up-and-comers made the score, 79,338 of them were conceded while 65,518 neglected to get confirmation,” he said.
He added that ASUU strike had been a central point numerous foundations were at this point to start the 2021 confirmation regardless of rehashed requests.
On the accessibility of confirmation portion, he said a sum of 774,411 share was accessible across the colleges for the 2021 affirmations, 484,625 was accessible at the NCE level, 194,196 for National Diploma, while 22,500 spaces were opened to be filled at the ND level.
“Out of this absolute figure of 1,475,732 standard, just 429,351 confirmations were gotten leaving unused amount at 1,050,322 as at fourteenth July,2022” The Registrar added.