How to Calculate Your 2017/2018 Admission Status with JAMB Point Based System

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Update July 11: JAMB is NOT using POINT BASED System for 2017 or 2018 admission

JAMB will not be using the POINT Based system to offer admission instead provisional admission would be offered to candidate based on Merit, Catchment and Educationally less developed states.

Candidates will then be invited for a screening exercise which will NOT require and POST-UME test in any form whether written (PPT), oral or electronical (CBT). However, the candidate is required to come along with his/her WAEC, NECO or NBTE SSCE or Advance Level result as this will be used for verification and clearance.

In this result you are expected to have 5 Credits, comprising of Math, English and any other subject that is related to your course of study.

JAMB has recently Opened its Portal to Check Institutions Where You Have Been Posted For Consideration. To Check Institution You Have Been Posted For 2017 Admission click HERE

The JAMB point system is the new system in which Nigerian Universities and all tertiary institutions in the country would use to grant provisional admission to successful UTME candidates, after which they will then be invited for screening. Therefore candidate who are seeking admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria are advised to carefully study the new point systems carefully as this new system is being used to replace Post UTME screening exercise.

The New JAMB Point System is calculated using the candidates O'level result and UTME score.

JAMB Point For O'level:
The JAMB point for 1 sitting is 10
While The JAMB point for 2 sitting is 2
This means candidates who passed their WAEC or NECO once without combining results have 10points and also have a better chance of admission.

JAMB Point for O'level Grades
A (A1) = 6 marks,
B (B1, B2, B3) = 4 marks
C (C4, C5, C6) = 3 marks

The final criteria is your UTME score. The scores are divided into ranges and each ranges are assigned with points that will be using to offer admission. The ranges are;
180-200= 20-23 points,
200-250= 24-33 points,
251-300= 34-43 points
300-400= 44-60 points

Also note that each ranges category contains five JAMB results per point. For example a candidate with 180-185 gets 20 points, while a candidate with 186-190 gets 21points.

According to JAMB, candidate who are offer provisional admission and are invited for screening will still have to pay for the screening exercise that will hold in their various institutions. 

Also Read: www.waecdirectorg is checking 2016 - 2017 WAEC Result NOW

How to Check JAMB Admission Posting - 2016
JAMB has enabled opened its portal for students to check the institution which they have been psoted to for 2016 admission to check click on HERE. This will open the JAMB Admission posting page on the portal, where student can enter their JAMB REG NumberThen click on " Check where you have been posted to"

Update July 22nd: DELSU 2016 Departmental Cut Mark and Screening Score

1. DELSU 2016 Departmental Cut Mark FOR AGRICULTURE
Agricultural Economics/Extension 45
Animal Science 45
Fisheries 45
Soil Science 45
Forestry & /wild Life 45

2. DELSU 2016 Departmental Cut Mark FOR ARTS
English & Literary Studies 50
Fine & Applied Arts 45
French 45
History & International Studies 50
Linguistics 45
Philosophy 45
Religious Studies 45
Theatre Arts 45

3. DELSU 2016 Departmental Cut Mark FOR BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES
Anatomy and Cell Biology 47
Medical Biochemistry 50
Pharmacology & Therapeutics 50
Physiology 50
Medicine & Surgery 65
Nursing Science 63

4. DELSU 2016 Departmental Cut Mark FOR EDUCATION
Agricultural Science Education 45
Biology Education 48
Business Education 50
Chemistry Education 45
Computer Education 50
Economics Education 50
English Education 48
Guidance & Counselling 45
Geography Education 47
Health Education 45
Home Economics 45
Integrated Science 45

Library Science Education 50
Mathematics Education 45
Nursery & Primary Education 45
Physical and Health Education 45
Physics Education 45
Political Science Education 50
Social Science Education (Soc. Studies) 45
Religious Education 45
Technical Education 45
5. DELSU 2016 Departmental Cut Mark FOR ENGINEERING
Civil Engineering 55
Electrical & Electronics Engineering 55
Mechanical Engineering 55

6. DELSU 2016 Departmental Cut Mark FOR MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
Banking & Finance 56
Business Administration 56
Accounting & Finance 56
Marketing 45

7. DELSU 2016 Departmental Cut Mark FOR PHARMACY 60

8. DELSU 2016 Departmental Cut Mark FOR SCIENCE
Animal & Environmental Biology 45
Biochemistry 50
Biological Technology 45
Chemistry Technology 45
Physics & Electronics Technology 45
Environmental Science Technology 45
Botany 45
Chemistry 45
Computer Science 50
Geology 50
Industrial Chemistry 45
Industrial Mathematics 45
Microbiology 55
Physics 45

9. DELSU 2016 Departmental Cut Mark FOR SOCIAL SCIENCE
Business Administration 56
Economics 57
Geography & Regional Planning 45
Mass Communication 55
Political Science 55
Psychology 45
Sociology 48

How to Calculate Your 2016/2017 DELSU grading system

(1) O' Level screening: add up your 5 O' level subjects either WAEC or NECO

A1 = 12mk, B2 = 10mks, B3 = 8mks, C4 = 6mks, C5 = 4mks and C6 = 2mks.
The total from your Waec/Neco multiplied by 0.75.

(2) No of result sittings: 1sitting = 5marks and 2sittings = 0 mark.
(3) Now divide your Jamb score by 8.
(4) Then Add up the marks together to get your final score.
It is emphasises on..... Waec 45%, jamb 50%, and 1 sitting 5%...

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