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JAMB Cut Off Marks 2020/2021 For Universities & Polytechnics

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JAMB Cut Off Mark For 2020/2021 Admission – Universities, Poly & COE : In this article, you will get the full list of the official JAMB Cut off Marks 2020/2021 for all institutions in Nigeria.

This JAMB 2020 Cut-off marks consists of all Universities cut-off marks 2020 for admission, Polytechnics cut-off marks 2020 for admission and Colleges of Education Cut-off marks for admission 2020.

However, the Unified Tertiary Matriculation board (UTME) Approved 160 for Universities and 120 for Polytechnics.

The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, (UTME) 2020 Jamb Cut Off Marks for All Nigeria Institutions has therefore been released!.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) pegged the minimum cut-off mark for admissions into universities for the 2020/2021 academic year at 160

JAMB Cut Off Marks For Universities 2020

The management has announced that the minimum cut off mark for admission into Universities is 160. This means that cut off mark into Universities will not go below 160. However, each institution has the choice of choosing their own cut off mark.

JAMB Cut Off Marks For Polytechnics 2020

For Polytechnics, The management has announced that the minimum cut off mark for admission into any of the Polytechnics in Nigeria is 140. This means that cut off mark into Polytechnics will not go below 120. However, each institution has the choice of choosing their own cut off mark but it should not be below 140.

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JAMB Cut Off Marks For College Of Educations 2020

The management has scheduled the minimum cut off mark for Colleges of Education to be 100 as well just as it did for Polytechnics. However, each institution also has the choice of choosing their own cut off mark.

Even at the announcement last year that the cut off mark was as scheduled above, some Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education chose 120 while some chose more than.

In summary the general jamb 2020/2021 cut-off mark is:

Universities – 160, Polytechnics – 120, Colleges – 100, Institutes – 110

However universities/ Institutions have their own cut off mark -See some of the default cut off mark for: Federal University, State University, Federal Polytechnic, State Polytechnic  below.

JAMB Cut Off Marks For Federal Universities

  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi (ATBU) – 180
  • Ahmadu Bello University, (ABU) Zaria – 180
  • Bayero University, Kano (BUK)- 180
  • Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE) – 180
  • Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) – 180
  • Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMinna) – 180
  • Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) – 180
  • Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State (FUD) – 180
  • Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina (FUDutsinma) – 180
  • Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State(FUKashere) – 180
  • Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State (FULafia)- 180
  • Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State (FULokoja) – 180
  • Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI)- 180
  • Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa (FUOtuoke) – 180
  • Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State (FUOYE)- 180
  • Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State (FUWukari)- 180
  • Michael Okpara Uni. of Agric., Umudike (MOUAU)- 180
  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTECH, formerly FUTYOLA)- 180
  • National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos (NOUN) – N/A


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  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK) – 180
  • Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife – 200
  • Police Academy Wudil – 180 (2016 cut-off mark confirmed)
  • University of Abuja (UNIABUJA), Gwagwalada – 180
  • Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) – 200
  • Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (FUAM) – 180
  • University of Benin (UNIBEN) – 200
  • University of Calabar (UNICAL) – 180
  • University of Ibadan (UI) – 200
  • University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) – 180
  • University of Jos (UNIJOS) – 180
  • University of Lagos (UNILAG) – 200
  • University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) – 180
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) – 180
  • University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) – 180
  • University of Uyo (UNIUYO) – 180
  • Usumanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto (UDUSOK) – 180

JAMB Cut Off Mark For State Univerities 

  • Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU) – 180
  • Adamawa State University Mubi (ADSU) – 180
  • Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba (AAUA) – 180
  • Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo (AKUTECH) – 180
  • Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma – 180
  • Anambra State University of Science & Technology, Uli – 180
  • Bauchi State University, Gadau (BASUG) – 180
  • Benue State University, Makurdi (BSUM) – 180, Medicine – 200
  • Cross River State University of Science & Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH)- 180
  • Delta State University Abraka (DELSU) – 180
  • Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Abakaliki – 180
  • Ekiti State University (EKSU) – 180
  • Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Enugu – 180
  • Gombe State Univeristy (GSU), Gombe – 180
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBUL) – 180
  • Ignatius Ajuru University of Education (IAUE), Rumuoumeni – 180
  • Imo State University (IMSU), Owerri – 180
  • Kaduna State University (KASU), Kaduna – 180
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  1. Please Sir i have heard a lot about the Bauchi State University Cut off mark. Is it 180, 170 or 150 help me out i humbly seek for your response because i am a bit confused.

  2. Sir please you didn’t include Kogi state University, Ayingba in the list of state Universities. Please help me with their cut off mark please.

  3. Please what is jamb official / recent cut of mark for all federal university ?
    And the federal school that accept 160 and above

  4. Pls is it true dat the cut off mark for jamb is 160 because I score 178 in my jamb and I picked unilag. Is unilag still going to change their cut off mark.

  5. I heard that jamb cut off mark is 160 forr universities but why are the universities cut off marks still 180 above cause am really comfused.
    Uniport is my dream school and i got 165 in jamb. Will i still be granted admission there?

  6. Am confused about the cut off marks…. I heard all federal universities cut off mark is 170 and I scored 177 and i chose federal university lafia…. What will i do now?

  7. please sir can i give a try to fuoye because my jamb score is low i score 195 please now i need u reply as u no that it competitive

  8. 9ice to meet u sir. I score 180, and my target is 4 UNN, pls! Help me either i will be admited to study psychology, philosopy, lis, or international/criminology.


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