This post update is for all those who wish to study Law in any of the higher institutions. We hope this guide helps you get the admission you desire.
What are the role of Lawyers?
Lawyers play a very important role in our society. Lawyers advise clients concerning business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits, or legal rights and obligations, Interpret laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
The Nigerian Bar Association is the national body that regulates the activities of the course in Nigeria.
JAMB Cut off Mark for Law 2020
Not all Nigerian Universities offer the course. Ensure that you selected an accredited university during your JAMB 2020 registration, you can also do JAMB change of course/ JAMB change of institution.
The usual cut-off mark set by JAMB is 200 for Law, but not all schools accept this score as some schools like Ahmadu Bello University, University of Benin, University of Ibadan etc. set their Law Cutoff mark between 200-250 and above.
Post UTME Cutoff Mark for Law in all universities
You already know that to gain admission into any university does not depend on how high you performed in JAMB but also how well you perform in the Post-UTME screening/Exam of your selected institution.
While some schools write screening exams, others just screen the qualifications such as WAEC result etc.
For Universities that conduct post utme, if you are applying for Law, you must have at least a minimum Post UTME score of 65-70%. This would increase your chances of getting your dream admission this year.
Please know that this course is very competitive and as such you must work very hard to scale through.
It is also important that you got good grades in your SSCE/O’level/NABTEP/NECO etc.
Universities that Accepts Second Choice Candidates for Law
This will guide all JAMB prospective candidates on the University to put as second choice during the 2020 JAMB registration.
You will find the Full List of Universities in Nigeria that accepts second choice candidates HERE
Summary of this Law Admission article
- JAMB original cut-off mark is 180 but schools fix 200.
- Law is a very competitive course, so most schools set the cutoff mark to 200-250
- It is important you score up to 70% in your Post UTME to increase your chances of getting the admission.
- Having a good O’level result would favor your admission process.
This is all you need to know to get an excellent result and get the admission. We wish you all the best.
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