JAMB out with admission benchmark for 2022 UTME, others July 21


The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is set to hold the 2022 policy meeting for the 2022/2023 admission on July 21, 2022. The board’s spokesperson, Fabian Benjamin, has disclosed.

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, performance as well as evaluate admission exercise.

About 1,761,338 candidates registered for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry Examination.

The board has released the results 1,671,203 candidates out of the 1,707,626 candidates who sat for the examinations.

The statistics indicated that 27,105 results would be subjected to further screening.

The board said 69 results were withheld while 1,783 candidates are to be rescheduled to write as a result of biometric challenges.