Lagos – The Joint Admissions and
Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the
recent lists forwarded to various tertiary
institutions was for candidates that
qualified for screening based on
institutions’ capacity.
The board’s Registrar, Prof. Dibu
Ojerinde, made the clarification on
Sunday Lagos in a statement .
According to the statement, if, however,
the number of candidates on such lists
was not sufficient for existing vacancies,
the institutions could source from the
omnibus printout earlier sent to them by
the board.
“The public and all tertiary institutions
should note that admission will only be
approved by the board after appropriate
screening of the candidates by the
“The list which is made up of candidates
who met the national cut-off point within
the set criteria is then forwarded to the
institutions,’’ it said.
The statement noted that the intention of
the board was to ensure that available
spaces were adequately utilised.