The examination board touched base at the choice after a nineteenth strategy meeting on admissions to tertiary foundations in Nigeria at Bola Babalakin assembly room, Gbongan, Osun state.
The gathering likewise considered them to be of 140 as the cut-off imprint for entrance into private colleges while 120 was affirmed for private polytechnics and schools.
The meeting had in attendance, Vice Chancellors, Rectors of Polytechnics and provost of colleges of education.
Meanwhile, JAMB also released the results of 15,490 candidates who wrote the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.
This was made known by JAMB Head of Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin.
The results were released after clearing the candidates of various examination infractions.
According to the statement, “the release followed the expert review of the cases of the category of candidates who were requested to upload certain credentials for scrutiny.”
“And others were in the category of those whose upload of evidence necessitated further interrogation, those whose culpability has been firmly established thereby necessitating the cancellation of their results.
“A total of 321 results were therefore conclusively cancelled and the candidates duly notified,” he said.