The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and tertiary institutions in the country have approved 140 as the minimum UTME score for admissions into private universities for 2019.
The decision was taken on Tuesday at the 19th Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria.
The meeting, held at Bola Babalakin Auditorium, Gbongan, Osun State, also approved 160 and above as the national minimum score for admissions into public universities.
The UTME minimum scores for all asmissions are as follows:
Public universities – 160
Private universities – 140
Public polytechnics – 120
Private polytechnics – 100
Colleges of Education – 100