So, Here is the deal.
On the 2nd of June, 2016.
The 2016 Combined Policy Meeting on Admissions to degree, Nigeria Certificate in Education and National Diploma Awarding Institutions was held at the National Universities Commission, Maitama, Abuja.
Here is summary of some cool facts, stats and and info that was released at the meeting.
You can use the sleek table of content to jump around – if you are the lazy type.
General Conduct of 2016 UTME
— The 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) was conducted EXCLUSIVELY on a Computer-Based Testing (CBT) mode from Saturday, 27th February to Wednesday, 23rd March, 2016
— The examination was conducted throughout the Federation and eight Foreign Centres viz:
1. Benin Republic,
3. Cote D’ Ivoire,
6. Saudi Arabia,
7. South Africa, a
8. United Kingdom
Statistical Report on 2016 Admissions
By first choice Preference, here is what it looks like;
1,557,017 candidates went for degree programmes – that’s 98% of all candidates.
17,673 candidates preferred NCE – that’s 1.1%.
The number ND applicants were 17,584.
Performance Statistics for Jamb 2016
565,479 candidates(10.46%) scored 200 and above.
821,095 candidates (25.56%) scored 190 and above.
1,053,979 candidates(45.16%) scored 180 and above.
117,290 candidates(2.17%) scored below 160.
nb: If 190 is minimum score, JAMB still can FILL the carrying capacity of ALL tertiary institutions in Nigeria – 695,449.
Application Stats by State of Origin
See image below for Application statistics by State of origin.
Jamb Stats by State of Origin and Gender
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Arts Vs Science Statistics
Here is the Art Vs Science stats.
Top 10 Public Institutions
Top 10 Private Institutions
These are based on first choice applications.
Download Full Report
More info is available in the full report.
Click here to download the full report as released by JAMB.