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
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.”
JOSHSPOT reported that not less than 414,696 candidates
out of the 1,603,181, who sat for the 2018 UTME, scored
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.