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Bayero University Kano Rejects JAMB’s Admission Cut-off Marks

Bayero University Kano Rejects JAMB’s Admission Cut-off Marks

Nigerian most famous and well reputed Bayero University Kano has been added that Courses i.e Hausa Language, English and other related courses would still be stepped down for nothing below 180. According to online sources, “What we have done in BUK is not in disagreement with what JAMB is requesting for. The 120 is just minimum and university has that authority to decide its minimum too.”

According to Civil Rights Activists under the umbrella of Media Rights Agenda (MRA) have accused JAMB’s officials of failing to implement the Freedom of Information (FoI) Act. Bayero University Kano (BUK) has joined other tertiary institutions to kick against the new benchmark of 120/100 marks for admission by Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

As per officials statement by Director, Public Affairs of the university, Malam Ahmad Shehu, who spoke with The Guardian in a telephone interview, posited that the university’s Senate has pegged admission minimum cut-off mark to 180 after comprehensive evaluation of the minimum recommendation set by JAMB.

Shehu, who said that the university’s justification would be based on the volume of applications and allotted quota, insisted that the university would still sustain 200 marks and above for some courses, including Medicine, Law and Engineering.

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