he National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)
has said the Joint Admissions and Matriculation
Board (JAMB) data reflected that 11,703,709
applications were received between 2010 and
2016.

A report on, “ JAMB Admitted Candidates by State
and Gender within Faculty’’, released by NBS in
Abuja on Monday said that 2,674,485 students
were admitted across the 36 states and the FCT
between 2010 and 2015.

“In 2010, a total of 1,513,940 applications were
received while 423,531 students were admitted.
“This shows that 28 per cent of students who
applied for admission were admitted across the
36 states and the FCT in the year under review.

“Adamawa and Niger States admitted 38 per cent
of students who applied for admission in 2010.
“Both states received 14,483 and 16,556
applications while 5,678 and 6,278 students were
admitted, respectively,’’ it stated.

Similarly, the report stated that 1,636,356
applications were received while 417,341
students were admitted in 2011.

“This simply means that 26 per cent of students
who applied for admission were admitted across
the 36 states and the FCT in 2011,“it said.
The report said Yobe with 7,879 applications and
3,185 admissions had 40 per cent of students
who applied for admission admitted.

NBS report stated that 1,632,835 applications
were received in 2012, while 447,176 admissions
were granted in 2012, representing 27 per cent of
applications for admissions during the year.
“Yobe with 9,064 applications and 4,138
admissions has the highest percentage of
applications for admissions with 46 per cent
recorded.

“The lowest percentages of applications for
admissions were recorded in 2013 and 2014 with
24 per cent and 25 per cent of applications for
admissions recorded, respectively during the
period under review.

“Yobe with 11,222 applications and 4,084
admissions has the highest percentage of
applications for admissions with 36 per cent
recorded in 2013.
“ Jigawa with 16,214 applications and 6,169
admissions has the highest percentage of
applications for admissions with 38 per cent
recorded in 2014,’’ the report stated.
According to the report, the highest percentage of
applications for admissions are recorded in 2015
with 30 per cent of applications for admissions
recorded.

“Yobe with 17,461 applications and 9,703
admissions has the highest percentage of
applications for admissions in the year with 56
per cent recorded,’’ it said.


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