JAMB 2020 result statistics – How may people passed JAMB UTME 2020/2021, how many people failed JAMB in 2020? If you have been asking any of these questions, you will definitely get an answer in this article.
Few weeks back, I wrote on JAMB 2020 registration statistics (that is, how many people choose each course like Medicine, Pharmacy, law, Accounting, Engineering e.t.c)
Today, I will be focusing on JAMB 2020 result statistics. In case you are still having problem checking your JAMB result, click here to see how to check it.
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JAMB 2020 Result Statistics – How Many People Passed/Failed
In a presentation released by JAMB after the policy meeting, the full result statistics and registration statistics for the 2020 UTME was released including the results of the top 10 highest candidates in JAMB 2020.
The candidate with the highest score of 365, was identified as Maduafokwa Egoagwuagwu Agnes, from Anambra State.
Another candidate from Anambra State, Nwobi Okwuchukwu David, also scored 363, becoming the second highest score for 2020 TME.
They were followed by a candidate from Edo State with 359 while two candidates from Ekiti made the list on the fourth and fifth positions, scoring 358 and 356 respectively.
Another two candidates from Delta also scored 359 and 352 respectively.
JAMB Statistics 2020/2021 – Cumulative Performance By Scores
|S/N||Cum. Range||Total Number of|
|Total No. of|
C to B
|1||200 & above||404,542||129,336||31.97||275,206|
|2||190 & above||568,842||180,309||31.70||388,533|
|3||180 & above||781,327||244,963||31.35||536,364|
|4||170 & above||1,041,234||320,216||30.75||721,018|
|5||160 & above||1,329,289||398,984||30.01||930,305|
|6||130 & above||1,866,444||531,382||28.47||1,335,062|
|7||120 & above||1,889,801||536,813||28.41||1,352,988|
The graphical presentation can be seen below:
Top 10 Highest JAMB score 2020
1) Maduafokwa Egoagwuagwu Agnes – 365
2) Nwobi Okwuchukwu David – 363
3) Ojuba Mezisashe Shalom – 359
3) Elikwu, Victor Chukwuemeka – 359
5) Adebola Oluwatobi Paul – 358
6) Gboyega Oluwatobiloba Enoch – 356
7) Ojo Samuel Oluwatobi – 355
7) Utulu, Jebose George – 355
9) Osom Akan Awesome – 353
10) Akakabota Fejiro Simeon – 352
10) Ogundele Favour Jesupemi – 352
10) Alatise Monsurah Bisola. – 352
10) Adelaja Oluwasemilore Daniel – 352
The position of JAMB is that all candidates who are absent from the examination and those who sat the examination and did not attempt any question would score zero and their zero score would not be transformed.
For those that scored low in JAMB, see JAMB result upgrade 2020 and solutions
The Presentation PDF released by JAMB also contain a statistics of the number of applications by school (top 10 highest schools applied), the number of applications by course/faculty and the quota available, number of applications by state and many more interesting statistics.
Download the JAMB Policy meeting presentation PDF below:
Looking at this result, it is seen that people generally passed more in 2020 than in 2019.
Now, the question you should ask is, “will admission be more tough/hard in 2020 compared to 2019?” or others will say “will the cut off marks be lower or higher?”
Admission Might Be Tougher, Don’t Relent Yet
Some people might think that a score above 300 will guarantee them admission in 2020. Let me tell you, THAT IS TOTALLY NOT TRUE.
In case you don’t know, I scored above 300 in my first JAMB and I still didn’t the cut off mark for my course in UI.
Why? What Happened?
I was overconfident and didn’t prepare for the Post UTME at all.
Fortunately (yes fortunately), I didn’t pass the Post UTME and my course was changed to Chemistry.
Now, I have gotten the course I really want after my second UTME and I am happy where I am.
My point is, the JAMB statistics may not totally tell you what Post UTME will look like in 2020.
The questions might be simpler, more people may pass the Post UTME (especially the people that choose the same course with you).
In fact, some people that scored 30-40 marks below my first JAMB score got the course I couldn’t because they worked hard for the Post UTME (and I didn’t).
If you have any question, use the comment section below.
The registrar, Prof. Oloyede also said that about 1,792,719 candidates sat for the exams, while 34,120 candidates had their results withheld for examination malpractice also 15,145 results were withheld for further clarification.
He mentioned that some of the irregularities that marred the 2020 UTME include; multiple registration, manipulation of biometrics, impersonation and deliberate destruction of power sources during the examination.
He mentioned a case of some one registering 23 times for just a single examination.
He said that the many arrests has been made and so far 116 centres had been delisted for various infractions, saying that 18 of the 116 centres were previously sanctioned by the governing board of JAMB.
He finally assured institutions that the board is committed to sending biometrics and photo details of candidates to the institutions for post UTME.
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