JAMB 2018 Top 10 Institutions Chosen As First Choice By Candidates In UTME Registration.
Following the release of the 2018 JAMB UTME results, the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board ( #JAMB ) held the 2018 JAMB Admission Policy meeting yesterday and disclosed the top ten universities, polytechnics, Colleges of Education and IEIs that were picked most by candidates as their first choice institution during the 2018 JAMB registration.
JAMB 2018 Statistics: Top 10 Most Sought-After Universities
Here is the list of the most sought-after universities, Colleges of Education, Polytechnics and IEI’s in Nigeria during the 2018 UTME registration. These institutions are the top most-chosen institutions during the 2018 JAMB UTME registration, i.e. they have the highest number of candidates seeking admission into them.
Top Ten Most Sought-After Universities
The list is topped by the University of Ilorin (
#UNILORIN ) with 86,401 with Ahmadu Bello University ( #ABU ) at a distant second (74,635 applicants). University of Benin ( #UNIBEN ) closely follows with 70,322 candidates. Tenth on this list is University of Jos ( #UNIJOS ) with 46,082 applicants.
University of Ilorin ( #UNILORIN – 86,401
Ahmadu Bello University ( #ABU ) – 74,635
University of Benin ( #UNIBEN ) – 70,322
University of Nigeria, Nsukka ( #UNN ) – 66,486
University of Lagos ( #UNILAG ) – 62,436
Bayero University Kano ( #BUK ) – 56,261
Obafemi Awolowo University ( #OAU ) – 48,646
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka ( #UNIZIK ) – 48,554
University of Ibadan ( #UI) – 47,544
University of Jos ( #UNIJOS ) – 46,082
You would notice that all these Universities are conventional Universities that offer courses in all or almost all disciplines. If you chose any the above-listed universities during the 2018 UTME registration, you now have a sense of how many applicants you are competing with for admission.