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JAMB 2017: UTME Cut off Mark, Total Numbers of Applicants and 10 States With Highest Applicants

JAMB UTME registration for 2017 has officially closed and the Details of the 2017 was released by the registrar on Tuesday at a news briefing with newsmen in Bwari, in preparations for  the conduct of this year’s UTME. Imo State indigenes came first as the State with the highest applicants for the exercise. Some other States like Osun, Oyo Ogun follows.


Total Number Of JAMB Applicants for 2017 UTME

According to the information available for the public on 9th of May, 2017, the registrar of JAMB made it known that total number of registered candidates for 2017 UTME is 1,736,571 ( One million seven hundred and theirty six thousand, five hundred and seventy one. With 321 visually handicapped candidates who applied. This is said to be the highest in the history of JAMB. 624 CBT Centres Nationwide to Hold Exams Simultaneously.


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Top 10 States with Highest Number of Applicants

  1. 101,868 – Imo State
  2. 88,655 – Osun State
  3. 87,811 – Oyo State
  4. 81,349 – Ogun State
  5. 81,108 – Delta State
  6. 77,253 – Anambra State
  7. 72,104 – Kaduna State
  8. 70,276 – Kano State
  9. 70,150 – Kogi State
  10. 68,916 – Benue State


2017 UTME Cut off Mark For All Institutions and Courses

According to him, 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.

All the best.

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