As the process of admission is going on, the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board – JAMB has announced new deadlines for admitting candidates of the 2019/2020 academic sessions into both public and private universities.
This was disclosed in a statement released by the Head of Media and Information of JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjamin.
In his words “ The board has commenced the process for admission for the 2019/2020 academic session in earnest”.
“The first choice admission for public universities commenced from August 21 and will end on November 16.
“For private universities, it will be from August 21, 2019 to February 15, 2020.
“For second choice admission for public universities will be from November 17 to December 17, 2019” Dr. Fabian said.
While speaking to The News Agency of Nigeria, Dr Fabian said that the projection for 2019 was to ensure candidates utilize more available spaces, unlike in 2018 when there were over 500,000 unutilized available spaces in all the tiers of tertiary institutions.