JAMB Releases UTME Results,  Says 0.4% Scored Above 300

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released its 2024 UTME results stating that only 0.4% scored above 300 while 24% scored 200 and above.

“Out of the 1,842,464 released results, a paltry 0.4% scored above 300 while 24% scored 50% (200/400) and above.”

This was made known by the JAMB’s Registrar Ishaq Oloyede at a press conference held at the board’s headquarters in Bwari on the outskirts of Abuja.

According to Oloyede, over 1.94 million candidates registered and sat for the examination in 118 towns and over 700 centres across the country. Out of the 1,989,668 registered candidates, 80, 810 were absent. A total of 1, 904, 189 sat the UTME within the six days of the examination.

He stated that female applicants were higher than the males with 1,007,275 and 982,393 respectively in the examination which began on Friday the 19th of April ended on Monday the 29th of April.

“it is evident that there is a significant improvement in the enrolment of females, with over one million girls registering for the examination.

“This is the first time in three years that the number of females will be more than that of their male counterparts.

“Out of the total registration, 3,164 were persons living with disabilities.”

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