Candidates Can Choose Two Universities: JAMB 2016/2017

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This is to advise individuals from general society, particularly students looking for admission for the 2016-2017 scholastic session that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has made a procurement for candidates to pick two Universities.

This is was declare to newsmen by the chief data officer of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Dr Fabian Benjamin..

As per Dr Fabian Benjamin, the adjustment, will reduce rivalry among candidates looking for position to the country’s “oversubscribed” universities. Furthermore, will empower candidates have more extensive chances of securing admission

“What we did at first was that you just have one decision. Presently, we have made it in a manner that on the off chance that you miss the University of Lagos; University of Nigeria, Nsukka; Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, and Ahmadu Bello University, Zaira, you will have a chance of going to another school.

“Some time recently, all universities will be in first and second decision and that won’t tackle any issue. We have now chosen to put a couple of those schools we feel will have more spaces as more favored.

“Organizations set on the more favored decision are those that are for the most part not oversubscribed. This is on account of it won’t bode well on the off chance that you put foundations like the ABU, UNILAG, OAU and UNN, when in genuine sense they can’t even concede 33% of the candidates that will pick them as most favored,” he said.

JAMB had amid the 2015/16 session, subjectively redistributed admission seekers to universities other than their first decision organizations, which folks and candidates kicked against.

In an its reaction to the appropriation, JAMB guaranteed that the redistributing approach was to suit more candidates, lessen wastage of admission opportunities and the anxiety folks and candidates experience in looking for position in schools.

The offers of structure for the session started on September 30 to end on January 30, 2016.