Benue state university also known as BSU located in Makurdi JAMB cut off mar for all courses that are offered in the institution for 2020/2021 session has been approved by the management of the institution.
This information is useful for candidates who chose BSU and sat for the UTME. This year marked the new dawn for universities in Nigeria and their new cut off marks.
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) instructed all universities in Nigeria be it Federal or state to peg their cut off mark at 120 and polytechnics at 100. While some institutions responded to this call, others resisted wit cogent reasons.
As usual, Private universities, adhered to this, many attributed this to the fact that they lack students so it was a welcome development for them to admit more candidates that can afford their tuition fee.
Benue state university refused to reduce their cut off point and stuck to the old cut off, therefore, all candidates who selected BSU – Benue state university as their preferred choice of higher institution during the UTME registration can confirm if they meet the current cut-off mark for the institution.
Candidates who scored up to the minimum cut off mark and those who score above all have equal eligibility status to sit for BSUM post UTME aptitude test and if a candidate is successful, he or she is to wait for admission list to be released and thereafter confirm hs or her admission status before carrying along, relevant documents to the university for appropriate clearance.
See the approved Benue state university JAMB cut off mark for 2020/2021 academic session at the end of this post.
Candidates should note that the benefits of scoring above BSU cut off mark for 2020/2021 academic session is that it affords candidates a much higher chance of gaining admission into the institution after sitting for post UTME aptitude tests. This simply means, the higher your JAMB score, the higher your chances of gaining admission into BSUM.
The category of UTME and DE candidates that chose the Benue State University have in recent times experienced challenges in getting the actual cut off mark for their course. Many questions have been left unanswered so I thought it helpful to answer these questions as it may also fall in line with the question you reading this post may have been wanting to ask in the table below;
|FAQs on BSUM JAMB CUT OFF MARK||ANSWERS|
|What is BSUM current JAMB cut off mark?||BSUM cut off mark is 180. Any UTME candidate that scores 180 and above is eligible for BSUM post UTME screening exercise.|
|Does BSUM Accept second choice candidates?||BSUM accepts only first choice candidates.|
|Can BSUM accept me if I score 180?||As stated above, only UTME candidates that score 180 and above are eligible to apply for BSUM post UTME therefore you are qualified.|
|What is BSUM cut off mark for Economics?||Candidates with 240 and above and score at least 65 in their post UTME have higher chances of studying Economic in BSUM. However, if you score 180 and above, you are eligible for post UTME screening test at the institution but you will be required to change your course to a less competitive one via JAMB CAPS.|
|If I score 230 in my UTME and still use BSUM as second choice can I gain admission?||The institution admits first choice UTME and DE candidates only no matter how high your JAMB score may be.|
|How can I change my university to BSUM because I passed their cut off mark but made BSUM my second choice?||Simply purchase a change of course form from JAMB, it costs about two-thousand five hundred naira (N2,500). Fill the necessary details and submit. You will be informed when your application is successful via the registered email or you can verify via JAMB CAPS.|
|I have my complete O’Level result and 180 JAMB score, I am applying for Microbiology. What are my chances of gaining admission in BSUM?||With 180 JAMB score and complete O’level you still stand a chance of gaining admission into the institution but studying MCB wil be a bit challenging. It is advisable you change your course to a less competitive one.|
|Does The Benue State University accept combination of WAEC and NECO results?||Yes but it is advisable you make use of WAEC and WAEC or NECO/NECO combination.|
|I am an indigene of the state, can I be considered for admission if I score below the cut off mark?||The JAMB cut off mark for BSUM is the same for all candidates irrespective of the state of origin of the candidate.|
|What is the cut off mark for Business Administration in this institution?||We advise that you score at least 240 and above in your JAMB and at least 65 in your post UTME so when your aggregate score is calculated, you will stand a better chance of gaining admission into the university.|
|What is the cut off mark for computer science in BSUM, I scored 240, and can I gain admission?||The cut off mark for computer science is 240 and above though the higher your UTME score, the better your chances. Also, your post UTME score would be the determining factor. Notwithstanding, you are eligible to participate in the post UTME or change your course to a less competitive one.|
|I am an indigene and I scored 225 in JAMB, can I secure admission into BSUM?||The answer is YES you can because you scored higher than the minimum cut off mark for the university. However, gaining admission would also depend on the course you selected.|
|What is BSUM JAMB cut off mark and aggregate score for Public Administration||You need an aggregate score of 220 to study Public Admin at BSUM.|
|Can someone with 200 in my JAMB, can i gain admission into BSUM to study accounting?||You can gain admission into BSUM but you cannot to study Accounting with 200 UTME score. Accounting is a professional course hence high JAMB cut off mark. You need at least 250 in your UTME to study Accounting at BSUM.|
|Does BSUM accept Transfer students from other universities?||Yes BSUM accept transfer students so long as you meet their requirements.|
|What is the JAMB cut off mark for Engineering in BSUM?||With a JAMB score of 180 you are eligible to participate in BSUM post UTME However, you require at least 240 and above you can study Engineering in BSUM. Engineering courses require high JAMB score due to the strong competition for admission slot.|
|What is the required JAMB cut off mark for Faculty of Social Sciences and Management sciences||The cut off mark varies. As for faculty of social sciences, the minimum cut off mark is 180 while management science is 180 respectively.|
These are the most frequently asked questions and best possible answers for the Benue State University JAMB scores. Please go through them thoroughly as they would be very useful in helping you know your course and required cut off mark.
Documents required for Internal screening;
A) In order to be eligible for admission at Benue state university candidates must score up to the minimum cut off mark for the current academic session as fixed by JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board)
B) Candidates applying for admission into Benue state university must have a minimum of 5 credits in Mathematics and English and other relevant subjects as it relates to his or her course of study in not more than two (2) sittings to be eligible to sit for their post UTME screening aptitude test
C) Original and photocopies of candidate’s JAMB result slip
D) Original documents which includes ‘O’ level certificates please note that awaiting results are not accepted by Benue state university except via special consideration which would only be at the discretion of the university.
E) Original copy of your birth certificate or birth declaration
F) Candidates are also to carry along with them recent passport photographs (Coloured)
Benue State University (BSU) JAMB Cut off Mark For 2020/2021 Academic Session
BSUM JAMB/departmental cut off mark for all courses 2020/2021 academic session is 180 points, therefore, candidates who score up to 180 UTME score and above are automatically eligible for their post UTME/internal screening exercise.
The table below is the general cut off mark for eligibility for post UTME aptitude test at Benue state university for all candidates who chose the institution as their preferred choice during their UTME registration exercise.
|DEPARTMENT/FACULTY||JAMB CUT OFF MARK|
|Arts And Humanities|
|Education & Computer Science||180|
|Education & Mathematics||180|
|Education & Physics||180|
|Education And Biology||180|
|Education And Chemistry||180|
|Education And English Language||180|
|Education And Integrated Science||180|
|Guidance & Counselling||180|
|Home Economics And Education||180|
|Physical And Health Education||180|
|Pre-Primary And Primary Education||180|
|Vocational And Technical Education||180|
|Urban And Regional Planning||180|
|Medicine And Surgery||180|
|Environmental Management And Toxicology||180|
|Library And Information Science||180|
|Plant Science And Biotechnology||180|
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