List of Top 10 First Choice Universities in Nigeria

A 2021 policy document released by the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) has revealed the universities that had numbers of being picked as first choice institutions in Nigeria.

The Punch reported that the policy document was released and signed by the JAMB’s registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede.

It was gathers that the document indicates that the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) and the University of Lagos (UNILAG) are the first two institutions that had the highest numbers of being picked as first choice universities in Nigeria.

See the top 10 first-choice universities below

  1. UNILORIN – 78,466
  2. UNILAG – 59,190
  3. University of Benin – 49,763
  4. University of Nigeria, Nsukka – 47,239
  5. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti – 45,920
  6. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria – 44,509
  7. Bayero University – 44,352
  8. Nnamdi Azikiwe University – 43, 542
  9. Obafemi Awolowo University – 42, 614
  10. University of Jos – 38,309.

JAMB cancels national cut-off mark

Earlier last week it was reported that  JAMB has adopted minimum cut-off marks sent by tertiary institutions for admission into universities across the country for the 2021/2022 academic session.

The examination body made the disclosure in an announcement by its registrar, Prof. Oloyede in Abuja on Tuesday, August 31.

Oloyede while displaying the minimum cut off marks also announced that universities are not allowed to go below 120 and polytechnics and colleges of education, 100 for admission.


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