UTME: Over 3000 aspirants had been denied admission
A overall of 3, a hundred thirty five Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and Direct Entry examinations aspirants who scored three hundred and over in 2018, 2019, and 2020 did now no longer profit admission into tertiary establishments, The PUNCH reviews.
The parent is primarily grounded completely at the admission information organized through the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board for the 3 times.
The information for 2018, 2019, and 2020 had been made to be had at the board’s internet point.
The board continues to be operating at the 2021 information following the consummation of the 2021 admissions.
The PUNCH reviews that at the same time as tertiary establishments are at liberty to decide their separate cut- off marks for admission, there is a astronomically held notion that aspirants who standing better marks have benefits over people with bad UTME scores.
In 2018, JAMB cited that aleven though a complete of aspirants scored three hundred and over, handiest entered admission at the same time as aspirants had been not suitable to profit admission.
In 2019, a complete of aspirants scored three hundred and over, at the same time as aspirants were given admitted 679 had been denied admission.
In 2020, a complete of council scholars scored three hundred and over, at the same time as aspirants had been admitted, and had been denied admission.
The JAMB register, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, at the internet point of the board listed, “ Wrong O’Level situation total; lowpost-UTME webbing standing;non-reputation of admission offer; duplication of operation; absence frompost-UTME webbing and mismatch of catchment ” as a number of the motives a many aspirants who scored over three hundred marks did now no longer get admission.
Speaking in an interview with The PUNCH on Monday, an educator, Roseline Obamiyi, stated there has been a want to acclimatize council scholars and mama and father at the want to pick the proper total of motifs for UTME examinations.
Obamiyi stated, “ The problem of situation total is a large deal. In the JAMB folder, there are UTME situation combos for one of a kind courses. also, on the O’Level, there are sure duos.
“ For case, you can’t be asking to look at Medicine and elect Mathematics, English, and Religious Studies as your UTME motifs. scholars and mama and father want to be acclimatized. JAMB is formerly doing sufficient through sensitizing via the distribution of JAMB leaflets. ”
Meanwhile, a assertion from the board’s Head of Public Affairs and Protocol,Dr. Fabian Benjamin, on Monday directed all aspirants who registered for the UTME and DE still had but to hyperlink their e correspondence addresses with their profile to go to any JAMB authorised Computer Grounded Test installations and do so.
“ With the test finished, it has now crop as vital for aspirants to hyperlink their e correspondence addresses with their biographies to finish their enrollment system to grease the printing in their results.
“ To do this, all a seeker solicitations to do is to go to any accepted CBT middle to get the relation achieved and also the dispatch will come element and parcel of the aspirants ’ finished biographies, ” Benjamin stated.