The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed dates for the 2018 Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) tests.
The JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede disclosed this at the Policy Meeting held at Gbongan, Osun State.
In attendance were all vice chancellors of universities, rectors of polytechnics and provosts of colleges of education.
At the meeting, Oloyede said, “The leaders of the institutions agreed that the First Choice Admission Exercise would be conducted from July 2, 2018 to October 16, 2018; while the Second Choice Admission Exercise would be conducted from October 17, 2018, to December 17, 2018.”
According to reports, not less than 414,696 candidates out of the 1,603,181, who sat for the 2018 UTME, scored above 200.
According to Oloyode, 558,673 candidates scored above 190; 739,490 above 180 and 956,937 above 170 marks.
He said the scores released by JAMB were not the cut-off marks, adding that they were the minimum marks required.
Meanwhile, the Federal Government has warned that it would sanction any tertiary institution which charges more than N2,000 for Post-UTME.