ADS! Download JAMB CBT Software Now for FREE!

JAMB Cut Off Mark 2023 is Out! The management of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the cut-off marks for the 2024/2025 academic session admission exercise in all Federal, State, Private Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges of Education and Monotechnics.

JAMB 2021 Cut off mark for degree-awarding institutions is 160. Take your time and read carefully.

Cut off mark is an agreed score set by a particular institution as basic of admitting students into the department of study.  This score is usually accredited to candidates based on their performance in a particular examination.

However, students who have scored above the required cut off mark will be given admission and preferentially treated in the admission process above those who have met the exact cut off mark.

Many candidates ask the following questions:

Q1. Has JAMB Cut off Marks been truly released? – The answer is ‘Yes’, JAMB has released the minimum 2021 cut-off marks for all Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges of Education and Innovative Enterprises in Nigeria to the satisfaction of student in all the courses. 

Q2.What is JAMB Cut off Mark for all Nigerian Schools? – The cut-off mark for admission into all Universities in Nigeria has been fixed at a minimum of 160 by JAMB.

However, the cut-off mark for Polytechnics and Colleges of Education has also been fixed at a minimum of 120 while that of Innovative Enterprises are fixed at 110.

Q3. Can I get admission into any university of my choice with this JAMB proposed Cut off Mark for 2023? – No! You are required to know that the cut-off marks released by JAMB are the minimum cut off mark.

JAMB has also given all Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges of Education and Innovative Enterprises the chance to increase their cut-off marks above the one fixed by JAMB.

JAMB Latest Update on Cut Off Marks

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released cut-off points for this year’s admission into universities, polytechnics, colleges of education and monotechnics.

The minimum cut off marks suggested by JAMB for admissions into public universities, private universities, public polytechnic, private polytechnics and colleges of education are 160140120, 110 and 100 respectively.

  • Public Universities — 160
  • Private Universities — 140
  • For Public Polytechnics — 120
  • Private Polytechnics — 110
  • Colleges of Education — 100
  • Innovation Enterprise — 100

Many institutions are, however, at liberty to raise their cut off marks for admission above the minimum set by JAMB.

These decisions were taken at the 2021 Combined Policy Meetings on Admissions into Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria.

JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede said institutions, with the decision, are not to go below the minimum cut-off points adopted at the meeting for admissions.

According to him, “What JAMB has done is to recommend; We will only determine the minimum, whatever you determine as your admission cut-off mark is your decision.

The board will ensure that criterion set by Senate are strictly adhered to by the institutions’ admission officers and no shifting of goal post in the middle of the admission exercise.

JAMB Cut Off Mark 2021 for Universities and Polytechnics

The following are the 2021 JAMB UTME cut off marks for all Nigerian tertiary institutions;

Federal Universities

  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi (ATBU)
  • Ahmadu Bello University, (ABU) Zaria
  • Bayero University, Kano (BUK)
  • Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE)
  • Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA)
  • The Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMinna)
  • Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO)
  • Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State (FUD)
  • The Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina (FUDutsinma)
  • Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State(FUKashere)
  • Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State (FULafia)
  • The Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State (FULokoja)
  • Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI)
  • Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa (FUOtuoke)
  • The Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State (FUOYE)
  • Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State (FUWukari)
  • Michael Okpara Uni. of Agric., Umudike (MOUAU)
  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTECH)
  • National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos (NOUN)
  • Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  • Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife
  • Police Academy, Wudil
  • University of Abuja (UNIABUJA), Gwagwalada
  • The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)
  • Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (FUAM)
  • University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  • University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  • The University of Ibadan (UI)
  • University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  • University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  • The University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  • University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  • The University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  • University of Uyo (UNIUYO)
  • Usumanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto (UDUSOK)

State Universities

  • Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU)
  • Adamawa State University Mubi (ADSU)
  • Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba (AAUA)
  • Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo (AKUTECH)
  • Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma
  • Anambra State University of Science & Technology, Uli
  • Bauchi State University, Gadau (BASUG)
  • Benue State University, Makurdi (BSUM) – 180, Medicine
  • Bukar Abba Ibrahim University, Damaturu
  • Cross River State University of Science & Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH)
  • Delta State University Abraka (DELSU)
  • Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Abakaliki
  • Ekiti State University (EKSU)
  • Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Enugu
  • Gombe State Univeristy (GSU), Gombe
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBU)
  • Ignatius Ajuru University of Education (IAUE), Rumuoumeni
  • Imo State University (IMSU), Owerri
  • Kaduna State University (KASU), Kaduna
  • Kano University of Science & Technology (KUST), Wudil
  • Kebbi State University, Kebbi (KSUSTA)
  • Kogi State University (KSU), Anyigba
  • Kwara State University (KWASU), Ilorin
  • Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso 
  • Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Lagos
  • Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK)
  • Niger Delta Unversity (NDU), Yenagoa
  • Northwest University (NWU), Kano
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago-Iwoye
  • Ondo State University of Science & Technology (OSUSTECH), Okitipupa
  • Osun State University (UNIOSUN
    ), Oshogbo
  • Plateau State University, Bokkos (PLASU)
  • Rivers State University of Science & Technology (RSUST)
  • Sokoto State University, Sokoto (SSU)
  • Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu-Ode (TASUED)
  • Taraba State University, Jalingo (TASU)
  • Technical University, Ibadan
  • Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, Katsina (UMYU)

Cut off Marks for Federal Polytechnics in Nigeria

  • Air Force Institute of Technology Nigerian Air Force (AFIT)
  • Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Ebonyi State (AKANUPOLY)
  • Nigeria Army School of Military Engineering
  • Auchi Polytechnic (AUCHIPOLY)
  • Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti
  • Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi
  • The Federal Polytechnic, Bida
  • Federal Polytechnic, Damaturu
  • Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State
  • The Federal Polytechnic, Idah
  • Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro
  • Federal Polytechnic, Mubi
  • The Federal Polytechnic, Namoda
  • Federal Polytechnic, Nassarawa
  • Federal Polytechnic, Nekede
  • The Federal Polytechnic, Offa
  • Federal Polytechnic, Oko
  • The Federal School of Dental Technology and Therapy, Enugu
  • Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna
  • Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic
  • Nigeria Army School of Military Engineering
  • Waziri Umaru Fed. Polytechnic Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi
  • Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH)

State Polytechnics Cut Off Marks

All coming soon. Please check back later.

  • Abraham Adesanya Polytechnic
  • Abia State Polytechnic
  • Adamawa State Polytechnic
  • Abdul-Gusau Polytechnic, Talata-Mafara
  • AkwaIbom State Polytechnic
  • Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic
  • Akwa Ibom State College of Arts and Science Nung, Ukim
  • Benue State Polytechnic
  • College of Administrative and Business Studies, Potiskum
  • Enugu State Polytechnic
  • GATEWAY Polytechnic, Igbesa
  • Rufus Giwa Polytechnic
  • The Polytechnic, Ibadan
  • Institute of Management and Technology Enugu
  • Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo
  • Jigawa State Polytechnic
  • Kano State Polytechnic
  • Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic
  • Kogi State Polytechnic
  • Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin
  • Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu
  • Moshood Abiola Polytechnic
  • Nasarawa State Polytechnic
  • Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic
  • Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku
  • Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe
  • Osun State Polytechnic, Iree
  • Osun State College of Technology, Esa-Oke
  • Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro
  • Plateau State Polytechnic, Barkin-Ladi
  • Polytechnic of Sokoto
  • Ramat Polytechnic
  • Rivers State College of Arts and Science
  • Rivers State Polytechnic
  • Gateway Polytechnic Saapade
  • Edo State Institute of Technology and Management, Usen
  • Niger State Poly, Zungeru, Niger State

N/B: If you did not make the above stated cut off mark for your institution of choice, I will advise you to change your Institution to another school that you are qualified for.

RECOMMENDED: List of Schools Whose Post-UTME Forms are Out.

FAQs about the 2021 JAMB Cut Off Mark

 1. What is a cut off mark?

Ans = Cut off mark is an agreed score set by a particular institution as basic of admitting students into the department of study. 

2. Has JAMB Cut off Marks been truly released? 

Ans = Yes! JAMB has released the minimum 2021 cut-off marks for all Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges of Education and Innovative Enterprises in Nigeria.

3. What is JAMB Cut off Mark for all Nigerian Schools?

Ans = Take your time and go through this post to see them.

We cherish your opinion and we look forward to it. Hence, kindly provide us with your opinion about this post in the comment box below.

If you need us to feed you with more updated information at the right time about JAMB Cut Off Marks, kindly provide us with your phone number and email address in the comment box below.

We believe this article was helpful. If so, please don’t hesitate to share this information with your friends on Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp and Google plus.

CSN Team

Join Over 5 Million Subscribers Today!