This post update is for all those who wish to study Nursing in any of the higher institutions. We hope this guide helps you get the admission you desire.
What are the role of Nurses?
Nurses play a very vital role in our society. The nurses are the ones in charge of administering and taking care of the patient before and after a medical procedure.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria is the national body that regulates the activities of the course in Nigeria.
JAMB Cut off Mark for Nursing 2021
Do you wish to know the cut off mark set by JAMB for Nursing science in Nigerian Universities?
Before we proceed, it is important we inform you that Nursing Science is a clinical course and 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 180 for Nursing Science, but not all schools accept this score as some schools like Ahmadu Bello University, University of Benin, University of Ibadan etc. set their Nursing Cutoff mark between 200-250 and above.
Available School of Nursing Admission Forms 2020/2021
If you are applying for admission into such schools you must ensure you have a high JAMB Score.
Other courses like Law, Medicine and Surgery, Pharmacy are also very competitive and you must also score very high to stand a chance of getting admission into the university of your choice.
Post UTME Cutoff Mark for Nursing in all universities
You would 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 choice 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 Nursing Science, 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 Nursing
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 Nursing Admission article
- JAMB original cut-off mark is 180.
- Nursing 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.
- Get Nursing Admission without JAMB 2020? SEE FULL LIST OF NURSING SCHOOLS IN NIGERIA
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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