What to Do After Having Low JAMB Score (below 200)

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What to Do After Having Low JAMB Score (below 200).

Low JAMB Score below 200 has always been a concern to candidates seeking for admission into different Universities, polytechnics, and college of education in Nigeria.

According to the statistics of JAMB result released so far, good percentage of students scored below 200 which may not be good for them to secure admission into a tertiary institution of their choice. Because the majority of them choose competitive courses/universities which may affect their chance of getting admission.

Some of the questions students have asked whenever they have low JAMB score are listed below

List of the university that accepts 170 in jamb?
Schools that accept 170 in jamb?
Universities that accept 170 in jamb?
Universities that accept below 180 in jamb?
List of the university that accepts 150?
List of Polytechnic that accepts 170?
List of the university that accepts 140?

Answers to the above questions

The first step is to check the previous JAMB cut-off mark for each University and that will give you a clue to Universities and Polytechnics that accept low score. Click here to check the latest JAMB cut-off mark for each University.

And this is also a guide as to what to do when your JAMB score is below 180. I will now list what to do when you scored below 200 in JAMB.

Possible solution to Low JAMB Score

Don’t panic

Many students get worried when they discovered that they have a low JAMB score and by this many have fallen into the hands of fraudsters. A low score doesn’t mean you won’t get admission if you know the right steps to take. It only means you may not get admitted into your desired course or the University you love.

Check for the list of universities that accept low JAMB score

I have provided the link above to have a clue on the previous JAMB score each University and Polytechnic accept the last admission. This is the first thing to do in other to know which direction to go. Congratulations to you if your school cut-off mark is below your JAMB score. For example, if their cut-off mark is below 180 and you had 190. This means you have a chance of being offer admission.

Check: List of Top Universities That Accept Below 180 In JAMB Score For Admission 2020

Go for a change of course/institution

My friend that was offered admission in 2002 makes use of the opportunity provided by JAMB which is a change of course/institution. He changed from UNIPORT to LAUTECH once he discovered that LAUTECH accepts below 190 for some courses.

Change of course/institution is a saving grace once you have discovered that your JAMB score is below the cut-off mark of your school. It is a wise decision to make to save your score. Although you may need to opt for course/institution that you don’t really like. For example, someone that score 190 and wanted to study medicine may have to go for change his or her course to biology in a university that accept below 180 in JAMB. This can even make you change to a polytechnic against the university you chose initially.

Prepare well for post-UTME

This only comes to play when you have met the cut-off mark. Meeting the cut-off mark doesn’t equate to offer of admission, you have to have a good postUTME score to make your chance brighter. Many institutions use JAMB score + post-UTME score + O’ level result to determine who they offer admission. So you must start preparing now.

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