Chairman, Governing Board of JAMB Mr Peter Eze, on Monday, appealed to tertiary institutions in the country to abide by the admissions timetable as adopted at JAMB’s policy meeting of July 1. Eze was speaking at the first technical meeting on 2014 Admissions, held at the Multipurpose Hall, University of Lagos, on Monday.
JAMB chairman who outlined other stipulations of the policy, urged institutions to ‘adhere strictly to the guidelines’. He gave the percentage ratios for various forms of admissions, showing which areas of study or categories of students should be given preference.
His words: ‘60:40 (Science/Arts ratio)… 70:30 (Technology/non-technology ratio), as well as the ratio of 40:40:20 (merit/catchment/educationally less developed areas) for state-owned institutions. Private institutions on the other hand, are expected to give us acceptable and national ratio they want to adopt in the admissions exercise,’ he said.
Also speaking, the Registrar/Chief Executive Officer of JAMB, Professor ‘Dibu Ojerinde, announced October 31, as the deadline for 2014/15 session.