The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has revealed that it will formally meet on July 21 to decide the benchmarks for admission.
The board’s spokesperson, Fabian Benjamin, stated that JAMB will also hold the 2022 policy meeting for the 2022/2023 admission on the said date.
The policy meeting will be chaired by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, with all heads of tertiary institutions in attendance.
The meeting will chart policy directions for the nation’s tertiary institutions, set admission guidelines and make a holistic review of application statistics, and performance as well as evaluate admission exercise.
When asked if the board would be meeting on July 21 and the topics for discussion, Fabian said, “Yes, admissions and benchmarks will be discussed.”
No fewer than 1,761,338 candidates registered for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and Direct Entry Examination.
The board noted that only 1,671,203 results out of the 1,707,626 candidates who sat for the examinations were released