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Hey SAVANT! welcome to today’s episode of my JAMB Doctor Series, here, I will show you JAMB Cut off mark for students who wants to study Accounting and become an accountant, you will also learn how you can calculate your school’s departmental aggregate score, no need to thank me, what are friends for? STAY TUNED!?
One of the many requirements to studying Accounting in any University in Nigeria is meeting up with the required JAMB Cut off Mark, if you have seen my blog post on the list of Most Competitive courses in JAMB, you will see that Accounting comfortably sits at the fourth (4th) position.
This is because, Accounting is highly sought after by students aspiring to gain admission in Nigeria, when over 20 thousands students applies to study Accounting and few of these students (around 3000) would be admitted by the few forty three (43) Universities that offers Nursing in Nigeria.
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The only thing that can boost your Chances of getting admitted to study Accounting is how high your JAMB score is, but then, there is a minimum JAMB score you have to score before you can be eligible to continue with the next phase of your admission processing.
So, technically, there are two things to concern ourselves with when we talk about JAMB Cut off mark for Accounting, the first is the cut off mark for Accounting that will allow you move to the next stage (POST UTME enrolment), the other thing of interest Is JAMB Cut off Mark for Accounting that can guarantee you admission to study Accounting.
These two things are not the same, I know you may be tempted to ask; what are the differences between these two??♀️
Well, the first which is JAMB Cut off mark that will allow you sit for Post UTME is the same for all courses based on the School in question, on the other hand, JAMB Cut off mark that can guarantee you admission to study Accounting is not the same for all Courses and Universities
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You see the difference now, at the end of this article you will understand better and be well endowed with the necessary information on JAMB cut off mark and how to secure space in any University you want, all you have to do from your end is…
…sit back, take a glass of chilled water and read through diligently as I take you on this Journey, ENJOY!?
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
What Is JAMB Cut Off Mark?
As I explained on my other article on JAMB Cut Off Mark For All courses and Schools; “CUT OFF MARK“ as a term is used to refer to the Minimum Score one is permitted to get before being eligible to participate in a particular program.
With respect to JAMB Cut off mark, It is the minimum score JAMBites are allowed to score in JAMB before allowed to participate in the Post UTME of their School of Choice.
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Any students who gets below this score in JAMB, cannot be admitted into any University in Nigeria, except he explore other ways of getting admission aside JAMB.
Haven understood what JAMB Cut off mark is in general, let’s now address JAMB Cut off mark for Accounting …
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JAMB Cut Off Mark For Accounting
JAMB Cut Off Mark for Accounting to Participate in Post UTME is 200, although some Universities like AAU (Ambrose Alli Univesity) would accept 180, but the least any University (except private universities) would accept for Accounting is 180.
Polytechnics would have accepted a lower JAMB Score for accounting, but unfortunately Polytechnics do not offer Accounting.
The likelihood of been admitted to study accounting with a JAMB Score of 200 or 180 (depending on the university) is very thin, in a scale of 1 to 10, would be somewhere around 2.
The chances are low right?, that do not mean that with a Score of, let’s say 215 you cannot be admitted to study accounting, you still can, because your JAMB Score only make up 50% of your Admission requirements.
The other 50% is from your Post UTME, O’ level or both, depending on the University’s aggregate grading system.
So, a low JAMB Score can be compensated with a high performance in Post UTME or O’ level exams (WAEC/NECO/NABTEB).
Since JAMB makes 50% of your admission requirements, certain JAMB scores can increase your chances of gaining admission to 70%…
JAMB Cut Off Mark For Accounting That Guarantees Admission
250 is a good JAMB Score to Study Accounting in any University in Nigeria.
With 250 and above as your JAMB Score, your chances of been admitted to study Accounting in any University of your Choice is Juicy (around 70%)
I will explain the reasons for this when I show you how schools calculate aggregate score for Admission shortly.
How To Calculate Your Aggregate Score For Accounting
Different Universities (Federal, State and Private) use different method to compute student’s aggregate score for admission into the department of Accounting/Accountancy…
…while some Universities use Both JAMB and Post UTME (like the University of Benin), some use JAMB and O’ level (University of AAU) while others use JAMB, Post UTME and O’ level Result *Like University of Lagos, to calculate student admission aggregate.
Irrespective of the pattern your school of choice adopts for calculating aggregate score for students, your JAMB Score will still make up 50%, your score in JAMB will be divided by 8.
Here is how your average for Accounting is calculated using your JAMB Score…
- JAMB Score will be divided by 8, and your Post UTME divided by 2, to give you your total average (this is only applicable for schools using Post UTME and JAMB)
- JAMB Score divided by 8, plus Post UTME 30% and O’ level 20% (for Schools using O’ level, Post UTME and JAMB)
- JAMB Score divided by 8 + O’ level making the remaining 50%
From the calculation pattern above, you will see that, your JAMB score will always carry bulk of the mark, that is why a high JAMB score is important to study competitive courses like Accounting.
If you score 250 in JAMB, dividing 270 by 8 would be 31.25, the departmental cut off mark for Accounting is usually not less than 60 for most Universities
P.S; See the differences between JAMB and school Cut off mark.
You will only need to put in moderate effort to achieve this with a JAMB score of 250.
A JAMB Score of 250 and above is good enough to secure admission in any University in Nigeria to Study Accounting.
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