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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has given condition for the 2016 admissions, saying it will just give endorsement “after suitable screening of the candidates by the institutions.”
The Registrar/Chief Executive of JAMB, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, said this in an announcement on Sunday.
Ojerinde said, “The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board wishes to express that the most recent rundown of candidates sent to all the tertiary institutions contains candidates who met all requirements for screening in light of the individual institution’s ability. It’s not at all an admission list.
“Nonetheless, on the off chance that this rundown is not adequate for the need of any institution, such institution can source from the omnibus printout prior sent to them by the board. General society and every single tertiary institution ought to note that admission may be affirmed by the board after suitable screening of the candidates by the institutions.
“The rundown, which is comprised of candidates, who met the national cut-off point inside the set criteria, is sent to the institutions. Once more, for motivations behind clarity, all institutions that have requirement for more can source from their omnibus printout as expressed previously. The candid expectation of the board is to guarantee that accessible spaces are enough used.”
The Federal Government had, on Saturday, illuminated its prohibition on Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and the general admission methodology.
It said it “doesn’t in any capacity influence the statutory part of the Senate of any university or the scholarly leading group of any tertiary institution directing its admissions.”
The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu, likewise put forth the illumination in an announcement by the Deputy Director of Press and Public Relations in the Ministry of Education, Mr. Ben. Bem-Goong.
He said the illumination got to be important “after clashing reports in the media over the parts of colleges and JAMB in admission under the new allotment.”
As indicated by him, the part of JAMB is to direct the UTME, incorporate the rundown of candidates whose scores meet the cut-off imprints (180 and above) and send same to the colleges.
The institutions, he accentuated, would waitlist the candidates, utilizing the concurred rules and from there on return the shortlisted candidates to JAMB for confirmation of consistence with the rules and issuance of JAMB admission letters.
“For the shirking of uncertainty, any screening charges might apply just to successful candidates, who have been issued admission by their preferred colleges,” Adamu expressed.
Then, the Vice-Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Prof. Ibrahim Garba, has said the Senate of colleges in the nation ought to be in charge of setting standards for admissions into their institutions.
Garba expressed this while noting questions at the News Agency of Nigeria gathering in Abuja.
The vice chancellor blamed the circumstance where JAMB and the Ministry of Education set standards for admission into the university.
Garba expressed, “Colleges have self-rule by law; every university ought to set its criteria for taking undergraduates.
“Obviously, JAMB and the service are stating that since it is our nation, we should have a strategy that controls, with the goal that we have a decent adjust yet not on quality.
“A university Senate should set standard for tolerating understudies that it takes and prepares and graduates.
“We are trusting that soon, we will resolve this matter since it is getting increasingly humiliating.
“Indeed, even the state colleges have told the Federal Government that training is in the simultaneous rundown in the constitution.
“The Federal Government has no control and ought not have control over a state university; they have a gathering delegated by the senator.
“They can just satisfy NUC’s standard prerequisites, however not admission portion.
The ABU vice chancellor clarified that the minister’s order, paving the way to the scrapping of the post-UTME, had made an impasse in colleges as they had yet to start admissions.
As indicated by him, colleges couldn’t take the results of JAMB without further testing them.
He said that colleges, being the beneficiaries of the candidates, ought to have the capacity to choose those they could prepare.
Garba included, “We discovered it, as colleges, that the post-UTME tests are the best to get the best. Frame is just attempting to enhance, yet at the same time not flawless to a point that we can trust.
“Post-UTME has a history; notwithstanding when it began, JAMB urged us to do it. Pillar is enhancing, however it is not yet there on the grounds that consistently, we get these items and we see what they are.”
He said that in 2016, ABU had 49,000 candidates, who scored above 180 focuses while its admission limit was 6,500.
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