The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) announced on Thursday that only 378,639 of the 1,761,338 participants in the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations scored 200 and above.
This was disclosed by the head of JAMB, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, during the 2022 examination strategy meeting.
Oloyede disclosed that an Ekiti indigene scored the highest in the 2022 UTME examinations conducted by the board.
Oloyede disclosed other statistics of the 2022 examinations as follows: 378,639 scored more than 200; 520,596 candidates scored 190 and above; 704,991 scored 180 and above; 934,103 scored 170 and above; 1,192,057 scored 160 and above.
Oloyede pointed out that the board allowed candidates with outstanding scores to register for the 2022 UTME.
“JAMB has allowed candidates with pending results to register and sit for the 2022 UTME examination. These candidates cannot be considered for admission if they are waiting for a result. They must submit their O’level results on the board’s portal prior to the start of admissions.”