The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Thursday approved 140 and above as the national minimum cut-off mark for admission into public universities in 2022.
JAMB reached the decision at the ongoing Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria.
The board also approved 100 as the minimum cut-off mark for admission into polytechnics and Colleges of Education.
Professor Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB's Registrar, who announced the cut-off said every institution has the right to fix its cut-off mark even up to 220 but no one would be allowed to go less than the agreed minimum marks of 100 for Colleges of Education, 100 for Polytechnics and 140 for Universities.
He further revealed that a total of 378,639 of the 1,761,338 who wrote the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) scored 200 and above.