The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, as announced 160 as cut-off mark for admission in 2019.
The decision was reached at the 19th Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria jointly attended by JAMB and representatives of tertiary institutions.
JAMB and the school authorities also approved 140 for admission into private universities.
The meeting took place in Osun State.
120 UTME score was approved for admission into public polytechnics while 110 is the minimum for admission into private polytechnics.