Vanguard reports that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has drawn rules to the heads of the nation’s higher educate on the 2020 admission. This came because it coordinated educate to start confirmations for candidates for to begin with and moment choices on Eminent 21,2020.
“The 1st and 2nd Choices Admission-Exercise be conducted for all institutions from 21st August 2020 to a later date that would be determined by the Federal Ministry of Education and communicated to all the institutions,” it said, adding: “The uncertainties of the Covid-19 make it impossible to fix a terminal date.”
In the rules dated July 9,2020 to the Vice Chancellors, Rectors and Provosts of Colleges, Polytechnics and Colleges of Instruction, respectively, JAMB, warned against ridiculing choices of its 2020 arrangement assembly, held on Tuesday, June 16,2020,insisting that all confirmations must be carried out in fair and straightforward manners. The board, in the rules marked and discharged by its Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, explained that “the rules for 2020 admissions exercise, which are anticipated to direct all the members in confirmation process.”
The guidelines explain the nitty-gritty of the processes of admission of candidates into the Nigerian Tertiary Institutions.
“All heads of institutions and admission officers are advised to carefully study and understand the content of the document with a view to implementing it fully for a seamless and transparent admission exercise,” it said.
“The decisions as well as the policy directives as contained in the address of the Honourable Minister of Education at the Policy Meeting shall serve as the guidelines for the 2020 Admissions Exercise.
“All Heads of Tertiary Institutions are to ensure total compliance with the guidelines.
” Sanctions shall be applied to institutions that violate the decisions,” it warned.
JAMB which insisted that:
”The Admission-Exercise for the 2020/2021 Academic Session would be conducted on Central Admission Processing System (CAPS)”,tasked the three higher institutions’ regulatory bodies-The National Universities Commission, NUC;the National Board for Technical Education, NBTE and the National Commission for Colleges of Education, NCCE to collaborate with it to ensure full compliance” of the guidelines.