Jamb Admission Quota 2021


Check out the Jamb 2020 Admission quota.

Did you know that Admission into all federal schools of learning via UTME in Nigeria was based on quota? Merit – 45%, Catchment  Area – 45%, ELD) – 20%.

See detail below.

jamb admission quota

Admission into all federal higher institutions of learning via UTME in Nigeria is based on the following quota:

Merit – 45%

Catchment  Area – 45%

Educationally less developed states (ELDS) – 20%

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Admission Based on Merit

Entry into all federal Higher institution of learning is reserved for candidates with very high UTME scores, i.e. based on performance irrespective of the state of origin. Forty-five per cent (45%) of available admission space is reserved for such eligible candidates.

Admission based on merit is prime.


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Admission Based on Catchment Area

Specific states of the Federation have been regarded as Catchment areas of Federal Higher Institutions of Learning. Thirty-five per cent (35%) of available admission space is reserved for eligible candidates whose states of origin have been identified as catchment areas of the institution of choice.

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Admission Based on ELDS

Twenty-three states of the Federation have been identified as Educationally less developed states (ELDS). These states are Adamawa, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Benue, Borno, Cross River, Ebonyi, Gombe, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Kastina, Kebbi, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger, Plateau, Rivers, Sokoto, Taraba, Yobe and Zamfara,

Candidates from these states are given special consideration for Admission into Federal Higher Higher Institutions. Twenty per cent (20%) of available admission space is reserved for such eligible candidates.

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  1. I scored 204 in the just concluded cbt exam and in my olevel I have A in mathematics, C in English, A further math, B in Chemistry, B in physics, B in animal husbandry, C in biology, c in civic edu, C in economics, applied for petroleum engineering in atbu bauchi what are my chances of gaining admission

  2. brothers and sisters . I got 197 in my
    jamb and am going computer science @kogi
    state university ( K.S.U )… My O’level result is 1
    sitting n goes like this->
    English B3
    Mathematics B3
    Civic education B3
    Biology C4
    Chemistry C5
    Physics C6
    Agricultural science C4
    Islamic studies C5
    Geography C6
    . ..what are my chances please

  3. I scored 246 in jamb. I want to study mechanical engineering in university of Ilorin.
    I had 4bs,4cs, in o’level result. am I qualified for the screening or admission


  5. hi i score 270 in my jamb and my o level i has 3As, 4Bs, and 2Cs,. i put unizik accountancy will i get admission

  6. Seun salau is my name,I scored 230 in jamb i choose oau to study medicine and surgeon. I have 5 required o level subject, 1 B and 4 Cs total 60percent.Do i stand a good chance to secure admission.

  7. i scored 228 in jamb and am aspiring for michael okpara university of agriculture umudike. civil engineering. are mine good to go?

  8. Pls give me reply,.i scored 213 in my utme and had 5Bs in my o’level subjects requirement. And aspire to study civil engineering in uniuyo. R my good to go??

  9. Am john,I scored 197 in jamb I want to study public Administration in UNCIAL so what are my chances of getting admission.

  10. plz I did a subject combination if English,Account, Commerce and Economic and I scored 215 what course can I study which uni or poly can I go to

  11. i score 266 in jamb with 2 sittings @ o’level to study economics in oau, pls reply me urgently on this

  12. Hi, Pls i scored 235 in jamb, wit 2B nd 3C in waec nd my total screening point happened 2 b 57% wich is below 60 nd my question is, do i stand a chance of gaining admission in delsu in d faculty of law?

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    i scored 200 in jamb can i be considered to get admission into abu for law
    or what course can i study with this score. also with nine credit in my o level waec

  14. pls i score 193 with one sitting of o’level and i want to change my institution to oou,am i likely to gain admission.

  15. Pls I scored 211 in jamb and my waec important subject are all BB,will I be offered admission into unical to study medical lap science

  16. i get 181 in my jamb wil i be consider & give me admission into FUBS otuoke to study petrochemical & gas enginering

  17. I scored 243, can i be admitted as a law student at OAU? If no, what other schools that can admit me to study law with this score? And also i’m using two sittings of WAEC result.

  18. My o level result are: English C6, Mathematics C6, Government C6, Economics C6, Literature C6, CRS C5, Biology B3. Yoruba n Commerce is F9. Am I gud 2 go?

  19. please I score 216 in jamb and I choose obafemi awolowo university as my first choice, I want to study Accounting Is there any chance of me getting an admission. Waiting for your respond thanks.

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