Last updated on October 25th, 2016 at 11:58 am
The joint admission and matriculation Board, JAMB has released conditions that Institutions must stick to in admitting students before releasing Jamb admission list for that institution.
The registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board,(JAMB) Ishaq Oloyede, on Friday, said the agency will ensure that candidates are not mistreated by their preferred universities.
Mr. Oloyede spoke at Baze University, Jabi, Abuja at the first Extraordinary Technical Committee meeting on 2016 Admissions to First Choice Institutions.
He said the only changes to this year’s jamb admission process is the policy that there should be no written Post-UTME test.
Mr. Oloyede insisted that his agency would not allow arbitrary behaviour by institutions in the 2016 admission process.
“JAMB will annul and disregard such arbitrariness and illegal introduction of extraneous factors which were not in line with the published advertisement made available to the candidates.
“We should be able to have a profound explanation to give to every candidates on why s/he was not not admitted in this year’s admission screening exercise.
Conditions for Compiling Jamb Admission List By Institutions
According to him, the right of Senate or Academic Board of each institution on admissions of candidates is subject to the following conditions:
1. Guidelines stipulated by proprietors of the institutions
2. 60:40 (Science/Art) ratio for conventional universities
3. 80:20 (Science/Art) ratio for non-conventional universities
4. 70:30 (Technology/Non-technology) ratio for National Diploma Awarding Institutions
5. Use of 2016 JAMB, UTME results’ print-out for all candidates
6. Adherence to published subject combinations of various courses as specified by the Senate/Academic Board and included in the 2016 JAMB brochure
7. Adherence to the 2016 Admissions quota as prescribed by the Regulatory Bodies (NUC, NBTE, NCCE)
8. (For Federal universities) The quota stipulated by the Federal Executive Council concerning Merit, Catchment and Educationally less developed states, should be maintained.
He also stated that the deadline for approved institutions’ admission process deadline was still static at November 30, 2016.
He also said the second Technical Committee Meeting would take place at Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, Imo state on November 14, 2016.