What is the performance of candidates in the 2017 JAMB examination? How many candidates scored above 200? How many candidates scored below 200? These are the few questions I’ll answer in this article.
Candidates who sat down for the 2017 JAMB examination have been searching for the performance statistics of the 2017 JAMB result. Fortunately, The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB has released the 2017 Result statistics.
According to JAMB, 569,395 out of the 1.7 million candidates that wrote this year’s UTME scored over 200 marks while the rest scored below 200marks. The Registrar, JAMB, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, disclosed this at the policy meeting of the stakeholders of Tertiary Institutions in Abuja.
He said 23.8 per cent(more than 400,000) of the total number of the candidates scored below 160 marks.
With the performance statistics above, you already know the category you fall under. Also, you can determine your chances of getting admitted.
Meanwhile, JAMB has released the cut-off marks for 2017/2018 admission, see it here.
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