The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and tertiary establishments have agreed to shut admissions for the educational session 2020/2021 by June 15, 2021.
The choice was taken collectively in a digital assembly attended by heads of triciary establishments final week, stated JAMB chief info officer, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, in a press release on Sunday.
The assertion stated that the JAMB secretary, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, used the assembly to study in regards to the progress that tertiary establishments have made on the 2020/21 admissions scale.
He famous that the aim of the interactive assembly was to keep away from an countless admission regime generated by the collection of disruptions in every day life attributable to the pandemic COVID-19.
In keeping with the assertion, the assembly would permit the board to assemble the required equipment for the registration of the Single Tertiary Examination of Registration (UTME / DE) 2021/2022.
He famous that solely 30 % of establishments began admission to the Educational Session 2020/2021.
In keeping with the assertion, it’s essential to resolve collectively when the 2020/2021 Admission Train will likely be closed.
He added that it’s proposed that Public Universities terminate admissions 4 weeks earlier than Personal Universities, Polytechnics, Schools of Schooling and IEIs.
“After a sturdy and considered deliberation, members collectively agreed that every one public universities should finish their admissions on or earlier than Might 15, 2021, whereas non-public universities and all IEIs, polytechnics and COEs would full their admissions on the agreed date of June 15, 2021.
“Prof.Oloyede reiterated that the chosen deadlines remained sacrosanct and binding on all establishments, for the reason that Council wouldn’t tolerate any violations of the collective resolution reached on the assembly.
“He stated that the Council would announce inside every week the beginning date for the sale of registration paperwork for the Educational Session 2021/2022,” the assertion stated.