The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says 160 has been permitted as the nationwide minimal benchmark for admission into public universities.
Also accepted was 120 cut-off mark for public polytechnics and 110 for private polytechnics, whereas 100 was permitted because the cut-off mark for schools of education.
The assembly, which had Vice Chancellors of universities, Rectors of Polytechnics and Provost of faculties of education, was presided over by JAMB Registrar Prof. Ishaq Oloyede.
He additionally stated that establishments can’t fix cut-off marks below what the stakeholders determined on the policy meeting.
Spokesman for JAMB Dr. Fabian Benjamin had earlier advised candidates who sat the 2019 UTME to disregard any cut-off mark being peddled by fraudsters, describing it as “faux.