Important JAMB Statistics for 2017 UTME – Must Read
These numbers were released by The Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, at a news briefing with newsmen in Bwari, in preparations for the conduct of this year’s UTME.
1,736,571 – Total Number of Registered Candidates (Highest Number in the History of JAMB)
Top 10 States with Highest Number of Applicants
101,868 – Imo State (Highest Number)
88,655 – Osun State
87,811 – Oyo State
81,349 – Ogun State
81,108 – Delta State
77,253 – Anambra State
72,104 – Kaduna State
70,276 – Kano State
70,150 – Kogi State
68,916 – Benue State
321 visually handicapped candidates
624 CBT Centres Nationwide to Hold Exams Simultaneously
The official benchmark cut-off points for admissions will be released after the results are out.
He further said that cut-off points were not set by JAMB, but by policy committee been chaired by the Minister of Education with the Board, Vice-Chancellors, Provost of Education and Polytechnic Rectors.
He described cut-off points to be a minimum requirement and not an indication that one was admissible.
We wish all candidates the best of luck as the exam starts on 13th May, 2017.