Now that you have known your UTME score, you will start asking yourself some important questions like “How many people applied to the same institution to study the same course with me for JAMB 2017”? You are not alone in this; most of your colleagues are also asking similar questions. A lot of JAMB candidates who follow Nigeria education news are eager to find out how many people they are competing with in their preferred institutions and Course of Study.

This is why you see some frequently asked questions like:

  • How many people applied to study some popular courses like Medicine, Law, Engineering, Accounting, Pharmacy, Business Admin, etc. in the UNILAG, University of Benin (UNIBEN), LASU, UNILORIN, UI, AAU, OAU, ABU ZARIA, DELSU, UNIPORT And so on…….?
  • What is the level of performance of candidates in JAMB 2017 in various institutions?
  • Is it possible for someone to gain admission with low JAMB score (150-180) this year?

We will try our possible best to answer the above questions….

Can I Know The Number Of Candidates That Applied To My Institution?

Due to the recent Jamb CBT process, it has been hard to answer the first question properly. In the past, JAMB usually reveals official figures after results are released. This enables candidates to have an idea about the total number of people they are competing with. Now, things have really changed due to the recent innovations…..

To get a raw estimate of the data, It is advisable that you search the school past records to predict the number of people that you are competing with and apply to study the same courseat the same institution.

For Course of Study, Nigeria education news has revealed that popular courses like Medicine, Pharmacy, Law, Accounting, Engineering, Business Admin and Economics, and Statistics are very competitive in all Institutions across Nigeria.

About the choice of schools, it is very difficult to get admitted into the Top Federal Universities because of the number of applicants. Also, other Federal Universities and State-owned Universities and polytechnics closely followed them in terms of competitiveness. Generally, it is quite easy to get admitted into the private schools.