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2020/21 admissions: JAMB, institutions set June 15 deadline



The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and heads of various tertiary institutions in the country have agreed to conclude all 2020/2021 admissions by June 15.

The board made the disclosure in a statement signed on Sunday by its Head of Media and Publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin, in Abuja.


It said that public universities would conclude admissions a month before private universities, polytechnics and colleges of education.


According to the JAMB, heads of institutions and itself reached the agreement at a virtual meeting on Wednesday (Feb. 24) during which issues concerning admissions process were discussed.


” All admissions in the nation’s tertiary institutions for the 2020/2021 Academic Session would end by June 15.


” The decision was collectively taken at a virtual meeting with heads of tertiary institutions in the country on 24th February, 2021,” it said.


The board said that the meeting was aimed at knowing the level the institutions had reached on the 2020/21 Admissions scale

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