The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and heads of varied tertiary establishments within the nation have agreed to conclude all 2020/2021 admissions by June 15.
An announcement signed by JAMB’s Head of Media and Publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin, mentioned public universities would conclude admissions a month forward of personal establishments, polytechnics and faculties of schooling.
In response to JAMB, it had arrived on the settlement with heads of establishments at a digital assembly on Wednesday (Feb. 24) throughout which points regarding admission processes have been mentioned.
”All admissions within the nation’s tertiary establishments for the 2020/2021 Educational Session would finish by June 15.
”The choice was collectively taken at a digital assembly with heads of tertiary establishments within the nation on twenty fourth February 2021,” it mentioned.
The board additional mentioned the assembly was aimed toward understanding the extent the establishments had reached on the 2020/21 Admissions scale.
JAMB added that the essence of the interactive session was to forestall an infinite admission regime generated by disruptions to each day life occasioned particularly by the COVID-19 pandemic.
It mentioned that the assembly was additionally to allow the board to place crucial equipment in place for 2021/2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and Direct Entry Registration.
In response to him, solely 30% of establishments has commenced admissions into the 2020/2021 Educational Session.
”Stakeholders collectively agreed that each one public universities could be anticipated to complete admissions on or earlier than fifteenth Might, whereas non-public universities would full theirs on the agreed date of June 15.
”This additionally consists of all IEIs, polytechnics and faculties of schooling. The choice on the chosen deadlines stays sacrosanct and binding on all establishments.
“The board is not going to tolerate any breach of the collective resolution reached,” it mentioned.
JAMB additionally revealed that it might announce the graduation date for the sale of software paperwork for the 2021/2022 Educational Session in per week.
JAMB additionally urged all establishments to stick strictly to advisories issued to them on inter-university transfers, intra-university transfers, overseas inter-university transfers and contemporary overseas candidates.
It additionally suggested college managements to stick to advisories on change of programmes and establishments and different important processes regarding admission.