The Joint admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the deadline for the 2019/2020 admission process into universities. December 19th has been approved for close of admission into public universities and February 15, 2020 for private universities.
This was announced during the 2019 JAMB Policy meeting. The meeting had in attendance, Vice Chancellors of universities, Rectors of Polytechnics and Provost of colleges of education.
In his remarks, the Director of tertiary institutions, Federal Ministry of Education, Joel Ojo, who represented Minister of Education, said the outcome of the recent investigation of the UTME registration of candidates carried out by the JAMB Admissions was a pointer that the examination industry requires a review.
Mr Ojo said JAMB Policy Meeting remains the acceptable forum where plans and programmes for admissions are discussed and approved to guide the placement of qualified candidates to tertiary institutions.