JAMB Statistics For 2017 UTME

As we draw close to the end of Registration for the JAMB 2017 UTME,

The Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, has released the stastistics  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.

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