JAMB 2023: JAMB UTME Cut Off Marks For All Universities and Polytechnics in Nigeria [See Full List]

JAMB Cut Off Marks For All Universities and Polytechnics in Nigeria
JAMB Cut Off Marks For All Universities and Polytechnics in Nigeria

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is responsible for conducting the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in Nigeria. This examination is a critical part of the process for students seeking admission into universities and polytechnics in the country. One crucial aspect of the admission process is the JAMB cut-off marks, which determines the minimum score required for candidates to be considered for admission. In this article, we will explore the JAMB cut-off marks for all universities and polytechnics in Nigeria, along with frequently asked questions and their answers.

JAMB Cut-off Marks For Nigerian Universities:

The JAMB cut-off marks for admission into Nigerian universities are determined by the JAMB board annually. The cut-off marks vary depending on the university and the course of study. Generally, the cut-off marks for federal universities are higher than those of state and private universities. The range of cut-off marks for federal universities usually falls between 180 and 200, while state and private universities have cut-off marks ranging from 160 to 180.

JAMB Cut-off Marks for Nigerian Polytechnics:

Polytechnics in Nigeria also have their respective JAMB cut-off marks. These cut-off marks are usually lower compared to those of universities. The cut-off marks for polytechnics typically range from 140 to 160. However, it is important to note that some popular or specialized polytechnic courses may have higher cut-off marks due to increased competition.

Federal, State, and Private Nigerian Universities And Their JAMB UTME Cut Off Marks

Listed below is the JAMB cut-off mark for different universities in Nigeria:

  1. ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA UNIVERSITY, BAUCHI, BAUCHI STATE, ATBU cut off mark [170]
  2. ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY [180], AAUA cut off mark
  3. AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY [180], AAU cut off mark
  4. UNIVERSITY OF JOS [180], UNIJOS cut off mark
  5. AIR FORCE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, AFIT cut off mark [B.sc 180, ND 140]
  6. UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR, UNICAL cut off mark [160]
  7. Zamfara State University, Zamsu cut off mark [160-220]
  8. IMO STATE UNIVERSITY, IMSU cut off mark [180]
  9. ABIA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABSU cut off mark [140]
  10. UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA, ENUGU STATE, UNN Cut Off Mark [160]
  11. BAYELSA MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, BMU cut off mark [140]
  12. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OWERRI, IMO STATE, FUTO cut off mark [150]
  13. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, MINNA, NIGER STATE, FUTMINNA cut off mark [165]
  14. MODIBO ADAMA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, YOLA, ADAMAWA STATE [180]
  15. ADAMAWA STATE UNIVERSITY, MUBI, ADAMAWA STATE [170]
  16. AKWA IBOM STATE UNIVERSITY, IKOT-AKPADEN, AKWA IBOM STATE [160]
  17. NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE, UNIZIK cut off mark [200 and 180]
  18. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, OYE-EKITI, EKITI STATE [150], FUOYE cut off mark
  19. UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN, ILORIN, KWARA STATE [180], UNILORIN cut off mark
  20. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, NDUFU-ALIKE, EBONYI STATE, FUNAI cut off mark [150]
  21. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, DUTSE, JIGAWA STATE, FUD cut off mark [150]
  22. AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE [180]
  23. COVENANT UNIVERSITY, CANAAN LAND, OTA, OGUN STATE, CU cut off mark [180]
  24. ODUDUWA UNIVERSITY, IPETUMODU, OSUN STATE [180]
  25. PAN-ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY, AHMED ONIBUDO STREET, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS STATE [180]
  26. VERITAS UNIVERSITY, ABUJA, FCT [180]
  27. RITMAN UNIVERSITY,IKOT-EKPENE, AKWA-IBOM STATE [180]
  28. BABCOCK UNIVERSITY, ILISHAN-REMO, OGUN STATE [170]
  29. BINGHAM UNIVERSITY, KARU, NASARAWA STATE [170]
  30. LANDMARK UNIVERSITY, OMU-ARAN, KWARA STATE [170]
  31. REDEEMERS UNIVERSITY, OGUN STATE [170]
  32. EDO UNIVERSITY, Uzairue, Edo State University cut off mark [140]
  33. AL- HIKMAH UNIVERSITY, ILORIN, KWARA STATE [160]
  34. AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, YOLA, ADAMAWA STATE [160]
  35. AJAYI CROWTHER UNIVERSITY, OYO, OYO STATE [160]
  36. BAZE UNIVERSITY, ABUJA, FCT [160]
  37. BELLS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OTA, OGUN STATE [160]
  38. GODFREY OKOYE UNIVERSITY, URGWUOMU- NIKE, ENUGU STATE [160]
  39. JOSEPH AYO BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, IKEJI-ARAKEJI, EKITI STATE [160]
  40. KWARARAFA UNIVERSITY, WUKARI, TARABA STATE [160]
  41. MADONNA UNIVERSITY, OKIJA, IMO STATE [160]
  42. PAUL UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE [160]
  43. HALLMARK UNIVERSITY,IJEBU-ITELE,OGUN STATE [160]
  44. AUGUSTINE UNIVERSITY, ILARA, LAGOS, LAGOS STATE [160]
  45. LEAD CITY UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE [150]
  46. NIGERIA TURKISH NILE UNIVERSITY, ABUJA, FCT [150]
  47. OBONG UNIVERSITY, OBONG, NTAK, AKWA IBOM [150]
  48. SALEM UNIVERSITY, LOKOJA, KOGI STATE [150]
  49. UNIVERSITY OF MKAR, GBOKO, BENUE STATE [140]
  50. ACHIEVERS UNIVERSITY OWO, ONDO STATE [120]
  51. ADELEKE UNIVERSITY, EDE, OSUN STATE [120]
  52. CALEB UNIVERSITY, IMOTA, LAGOS STATE [120]
  53. CARITAS UNIVERSITY, AMORJI-NIKE, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE [120]
  54. FOUNTAIN UNIVERSITY, OSOGBO, OSUN STATE [120]
  55. NOVENA UNIVERSITY, OGUME, DELTA STATE [120]
  56. RENAISSANCE UNIVERSITY, OJIAGU-AGBANI, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE [120]
  57. EVANGEL UNIVERSITY, AKAEZE, EBONYI STATE [120]
  58. McPHERSON UNIVERSITY, SERIKI SOTAYO, OGUN STATE [120]
  59. SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, OKUN-OWA, OGUN STATE [120]
  60. SAMUEL ADEGBOYEGA UNIVERSITY, OGWA, EDO STATE [120]
  61. WELLSPRING UNIVERSITY, IRHIHI-OGBANEKI, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE [120]
  62. WESTERN DELTA UNIVERSITY, OGHARA, DELTA STATE [120]
  63. WESLEY UNIVERSITY, ONDO, ONDO STATE [120]
  64. SUMMIT UNIVERITY, OFFA, KWARA STATE [120]
  65. EDWIN CLARK UNIVERSITY, KIAGBODO, DELTA STATE [120]
  66. HEZEKIAH UNIVERSITY, UMUDI, IMO STATE [120]
  67. KINGS UNIVERSITY, ODE-OMU, OSUN STATE [120]
  68. ARTHUR JARVIS UNIVERSITY, AKPABUYO, CROSS RIVER STATE [120]
  69. CROWN HILL UNIVERSITY, EIYENKORIN, KWARA STATE [120]
  70. CLIFFORD UNIVERSITY, OWERRINTTA, ABIA STATE [120]
  71. COAL CITY UNIVERSITY, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE [120]
  72. BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO, KANO STATE, BUK cut off mark [180]
  73. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, GASHUA, YOBE STATE [140]
  74. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, GUSAU, ZAMFARA STATE [150]
  75. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, BIRNIN-KEBBI, KEBBI STATE [160]
  76. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, LOKOJA, KOGI STATE, FULOKOJA Cut Off Mark [180]
  77. TANSIAN UNIVERSITY, OBA, ANAMBRA STATE [110]
  78. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, WUKARI, TARABA STATE [180]
  79. BAUCHI STATE UNIVERSITY, GADAU, BAUCHI STATE, BASUG cut off mark [140]
  80. CROSS RIVERS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, CALABAR, CROSS RIVERS STATE [150]
  81. EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE, EKSU cut off mark [180-250]
  82. ENUGU STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE, ESUT cut off mark [160]
  83. IGNATIUS AJURU UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE [130]
  84. SULE LAMIDO UNIVERSITY, KAFIN HAUSA, JIGAWA STATE, SLU cut off mark [160]
  85. KEBBI STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ALIRO, KEBBI STATE [150]
  86. KANO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, WUDIL, KANO STATE [160]
  87. KOGI STATE UNIVERSITY, KSU cut off mark [160]
  88. LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY, OJO, LAGOS STATE, LASU cut off mark [190]
  89. LADOKE AKINTOLA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OGBOMOSO, OYO STATE, LAUTECH cut off mark [160]
  90. ONDO STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, OKITIPUPA, ONDO STATE [180]
  91. SOKOTO STATE UNIVERSITY, SOKOTO, SOKOTO STATE [160]
  92. TAI SOLARIN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, IJAGUN, OGUN STATE, TASUED cut off mark [150]
  93. OSUN STATE UNIVERSITY, OSOGBO, OSUN STATE, UNIOSUN cut off mark [160]
  94. YOBE STATE UNIVERSITY, DAMATURU, YOBE STATE, YSU cut off mark [140]
  95. UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI, BORNO STATE, UNIMAID cut off mark [160]
  96. UNIVERSITY OF PORT-HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE, UNIPORT cut off mark [150]
  97. USMANU DANFODIO UNIVERSITY, SOKOTO, SOKOTO STATE, UDUSOK cut off mark [180]
  98. UNIVERSITY OF UYO, AKWA IBOM STATE, UNIUYO cut off mark [140]
  99. UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, ONDO STATE , UNIMED cut off mark [180]
  100. MICHAEL OKPARA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, UMUDIKE, ABIA STATE, MOUAU cut off mark [160]
  101. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY DUTSIN-MA [150], FUDMA cut off mark
  102. DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKA, DELSU cut off mark [180]
  103. NORTHWEST UNIVERSITY KANO, NUW cut off mark [160]
  104. Adeyemi College of Education, ACENDO cut off mark [180]
  105. NIGER DELTA UNIVERSITY, NDU cut off mark [160]
  106. Federal University of Health Sciences Otukpo, FUSHO cut off mark [200]
  107. EBONYI STATE UNIVERSITY, EBSU cut off mark [120]
  108. OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITY, OOU cut off mark [160]
  109. Nigerian Police Academy, NPA cut off mark [180]
  110. Federal University of Petroleum Resources, FUPRE cut off mark [170]
  111. GOMBE STATE UNIVERSITY, GOMSU cut off mark [150]
  112. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES ILA ORANGUN, FUHSI cut off mark [180]
  113. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY LAFIA, FULAFIA cut off mark [170]
  114. NIGERIA MARITIME UNIVERSITY, NMU cut off mark [150]
  115. Nigerian Army University, NAUB cut off mark [170]
  116. University Of Abuja, UNIABUJA cut off mark [180]
  117. Benue State University, BSUM cut off mark [150]
  118. Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, UMYU cut off mark [150]
  119. Rivers State University, RSUST cut off mark [190]

JAMB UTME Cut-off marks for Federal, State, and Private Polytechnics in Nigeria

Listed below is the JAMB cut off mark for different polytechnics in Nigeria:

  1. AUCHI POLYTECHNIC, AUCHI, EDO STATE [150]
  2. FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE, Federal Poly Ado cut off mark [150]
  3. YABA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, YABATECH cut off mark [150]
  4. AKANU IBIAM FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, UNWANA, AFIKPO, EBONYI STATE [100]
  5. FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, BAUCHI, BAUCHI STATE [150]
  6. FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, BALI, TARABA STATE [100]
  7. FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, EDE, OSUN STATE [150]
  8. FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, EKOWE, BAYELSA STATE [100]
  9. FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, IDAH, KOGI STATE [140]
  10. FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC,ILARO, OGUN STATE, Ilaro Poly cut off mark [150]
  11. FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, KAURA/NAMODA, ZAMFARA STATE [150]
  12. FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, NASSARAWA, NASARAWA STATE [150]
  13. FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, NEKEDE, IMO STATE [180]
  14. FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, OFFA, KWARA STATE [150]
  15. FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, OKO, ANAMBRA STATE [120]
  16. KADUNA POLYTECHNIC, KADUNA, KADUNA STATE [150]
  17. HUSSAINI ADAMU FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, KAZAURE, JIGAWA STATE [100]
  18. FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, UKANA, AKWA IBOM STATE [150]
  19. ABIA STATE POLYTECHNIC, ABA, ABIA STATE [130]
  20. ABDUL-GUSAU POLYTECHNIC, TALATA-MAFARA, ZAMFARA STATE [150]
  21. AKWA-IBOM STATE POLYTECHNIC, IKOT-OSURUA, Akwa Ibom Poly Cut Off Mark [100]
  22. ABUBAKAR TATARI ALI POLYTECHNIC, BAUCHI, BAUCHI STATE [120]
  23. D.S. ADEGBENRO ICT POLYTECHNIC, ITORI, OGUN STATE [100]
  24. OGUN STATE INSTITUTE OF TECH(FORMERLY GATEWAY ICT POLY), IGBESA, OGUN STATE [100]
  25. THE POLYTECHNIC, IBADAN, OYO STATE [150]
  26. GLOBAL POLYTECHNIC, OYEMEKUN ROAD, AKURE, ONDO STATE [110]
  27. SURE FOUNDATION POLYTECHNIC, IKOT AKAI, AKWA IBOM STATE [120]
  28. TRINITY POLYTECHNIC, UYO, AKWA IBOM STATE [100]
  29. LENS POLYTECHNIC, OFFA, KWARA STATE [100]
  30. BEST SOLUTION POLYTECHNIC, AKURE, ONDO STATE [100]
  31. BINYAMINU USMAN POLYTECHNIC, HADIJIA, JIGAWA STATE [130]
  32. JIGAWA STATE POLYTECHNIC, DUTSE, JIGAWA STATE [100]
  33. KANO STATE POLYTECHNIC, KANO, KANO STATE [120]
  34. HASSAN USMAN KATSINA POLYTECHNIC, KATSINA, KATSINA STATE [120]
  35. KOGI STATE POLYTECHNIC, LOKOJA, KOGI STATE, Kogi state poly cut off mark [100]
  36. KWARA STATE POLYTECHNIC, ILORIN, KWARA STATE, Kwara Poly Cut Off Mark [150]
  37. LAGOS STATE POLY, IKORODU, LAGOS STATE, LASPOTECH cut off mark [130]
  38. NASARAWA STATE POLYTECHNIC, LAFIA, NASARAWA STATE [150]
  39. DELTA STATE POLYTECHNIC, OGWASHI-UKU, DELTA STATE [150]
  40. OSUN STATE POLYTECHNIC, IREE, OSUN STATE [110]
  41. DELTA STATE POLYTECHNIC, OTEFE, DELTA STATE [150]
  42. DELTA STATE POLYTECHNIC, OZORO, DELTA STATE [150]
  43. UMARU ALI SHINKAFI POLYTECHNIC, SOKOTO, SOKOTO STATE [140]
  44. ADAMAWA STATE POLYTECHNIC, YOLA, ADAMAWA STATE [120]
  45. RAMAT POLYTECHNIC, MAIDUGURI, BORNO STATE [150]
  46. PORT HARCOURT POLYTECHNIC, RUMUOLA, PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE [150]
  47. KENULE BENSON SARO-WIWA POLYTECHNIC, BORI, RIVERS STATE [100]
  48. RUFUS GIWA POLYTECHNIC, OWO, ONDO STATE [150]
  49. NIGER STATE POLYTECHNIC, ZUNGERU, NIGER STATE [150]
  50. GBOKO POLYTECHNICS, GBOKO, BENUE STATE [130]
  51. ALLOVER CENTRAL POLYTECHNIC, LYNSON CHEMICAL AVENUE , OTA OGUN STATE [130]
  52. DORBEN POLYTECHNIC, BWARI-GARAM ROAD, FCT-ABUJA [100]
  53. FIDEI POLYTECHNIC, GBOKO, BENUE STATE [150]
  54. GRACE POLYTECHNIC, LAGOS, LAGOS STATE [100]
  55. HERITAGE POLYTECHNIC, IKOT UDOTA, AKWA IBOM STATE [100]
  56. IGBAJO POLYTECHNIC, IGBAJO, OSUN STATE [100]
  57. LIGHT HOUSE POLYTECHNIC, EUBUOBANOSA, EDO STATE [100]
  58. NOGAK POLYTECHNIC, MILE 2 ROAD, IKOM, CROSS RIVER STATE [100]
  59. THE POLYTECHNIC, IMESI-ILE, OSUN STATE [100]
  60. RONIK POLYTECHNIC, IKEJA, LAGOS STATE [150]
  61. WOLEX POLYTECHNIC, IKEJA, LAGOS STATE [140]
  62. KALAC CHRISTAL POLYTECHNIC, 1A SIKIRU ADEWALE STR, SANGOTEDO, LEKKI, LAGOS STATE [120]
  63. THE IBARAPA POLYTECHNIC, ERUWA, OYO STATE [100]
  64. UYO CITY POLYTECHNIC, UYO, AKWA-IBOM STATE [150]
  65. THE POLYTECHNIC IGBO-OWU, OFF ASA DAM, OSERE ROAD JUNCTION, ILORIN, KWARA STATE [100]
  66. BOLMOR POLYTECHNIC, 33 OLD IFE ROAD, PMB 32, AGODI IBADAN, OYO STATE [100]
  67. IBADAN CITY POLYTECHNIC, IBADAN, OYO STATE [100]
  68. ST MARY POLYTECHNIC, KWAMBA, SULEJA, NIGER STATE [120]
  69. PRIME POLYTECHNICS, JIDDA BASSA, AJAOKUTA, KOGI STATE [100]
  70. MARITIME ACADEMY OF NIGERIA, MAN cut off mark [175]
  71. MOSHOOD ABIOLA POLYTECHNIC, OJERE, MAPOLY cut off mark [100]

How are JAMB Cut-off Marks Determined?

JAMB cut-off marks are determined based on various factors, including the number of applicants, available spaces in universities and polytechnics, the difficulty level of the UTME examination, and the performance of candidates in the exam. The JAMB board takes into consideration the overall performance of candidates and ensures that the cut-off marks set are fair and realistic.

Can JAMB Cut-off Marks Change from Year to Year?

Yes, JAMB cut-off marks can change from year to year. The JAMB board reviews and sets new cut-off marks annually. The changes in cut-off marks are influenced by factors such as the demand for certain courses, the number of qualified candidates, and the capacity of the universities and polytechnics to accommodate students. As a result, candidates should stay updated with the latest information from JAMB to know the current cut-off marks.

What Happens If a Candidate Doesn’t Meet the JAMB Cut-off Mark?

If a candidate does not meet the JAMB cut-off mark for their preferred university or polytechnic, it means they are not eligible for admission into that institution. In such a case, the candidate will need to consider other options, such as applying for a different course with a lower cut-off mark or seeking admission into another institution that accepts candidates with their UTME score.

FAQs:

Is there a universal JAMB cut-off mark for all courses and institutions in Nigeria?

No, there is no universal JAMB cut-off mark for all courses and institutions in Nigeria. Each university and polytechnic sets its own cut-off marks based on various factors such as the course’s demand, capacity, and past admission trends.

Can a candidate with a higher UTME score be denied admission if they didn’t meet the specific JAMB cut-off mark of their chosen institution?

Yes, even if a candidate has a higher UTME score, they can still be denied admission if they did not meet the specific JAMB cut-off mark set by their chosen institution. Meeting the institution’s cut-off mark is a minimum requirement for consideration, and other admission criteria, such as the Post-UTME screening, may also come into play.

Are there exceptions for candidates from educationally disadvantaged states in Nigeria regarding JAMB cut-off marks?

Yes, there are usually special considerations for candidates from educationally disadvantaged states in Nigeria. These candidates may be given slightly lower cut-off marks to enhance their chances of gaining admission into universities and polytechnics.

Can the JAMB cut-off mark for a particular course be higher in one university and lower in another?

Yes, the JAMB cut-off mark for a particular course can vary from one university to another. The cut-off mark depends on the institution’s policies, the number of applicants for that course, and the available spaces in the institution.

If a candidate meets the JAMB cut-off mark but fails the Post-UTME screening, can they still be offered admission?

Meeting the JAMB cut-off mark is only the first step in the admission process. Universities and polytechnics also conduct Post-UTME screenings, and candidates must perform well in this screening to be offered admission. If a candidate meets the JAMB cut-off mark but performs poorly in the Post-UTME screening, their chances of admission may be significantly reduced.

Conclusion:

JAMB cut-off marks play a crucial role in determining the fate of candidates seeking admission into universities and polytechnics in Nigeria. These cut-off marks vary from one institution to another and are subject to change annually. Aspiring students must stay informed about the latest JAMB cut-off marks and be prepared to explore alternative options if they do not meet the requirements of their preferred institutions. The admission process is competitive, and candidates should aim to perform well in both the UTME examination and the Post-UTME screening to increase their chances of securing admission into their desired courses and institutions.

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