Top 10 Universities with highest number of applicants in JAMB 2017

Filed in JAMB-UTME by on June 4, 2017 0 Comments

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has released the list of Universities with highest number of applicants in JAMB 2017.

The University of Ilorin had the highest number of admission applications for any university in Nigeria between 2012 and 2016, admission statistics from the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board show.

The figures obtained by PREMIUM TIMES reveal the 10 most sought-after universities in Nigeria in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016.

Top 10 Universities with highest number of applicants in JAMB

It contains no details for 2015 and 2017.

The ranking shows UNILORIN was first choice for admission seekers for three years, and only came second behind University of Benin in 2012.

In all four years, the school had 411,340 or 25.76 per cent total applications for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

The University of Benin ranked second with a total of 331,178 or 20.56 per cent applications, while Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, had the third highest number of aggregate applications of 305,790 or 18.65 per cent.

The fourth and fifth places were held by the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and University of Lagos respectively.

Imo state University, Owerri, was the only state university that appeared on the ranking twice, that is 2012 and 2013.

2016 UTME APPLICATION STATISTICS BY INSTITUTION

TOP TEN INSTITUTIONS

(PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES) – FIRST CHOICE

Top 10 Toughest Universities to gain Admission in Nigeria

Some experts argue that there is no such thing as most difficult university to get admission into. Admission into any institution, they believe, may be easy or hard depending on the level of preparation on the side of applicants. This school of thought may be true elsewhere, but not in Nigeria. Down here, it is cheap to gain admission into some schools compared to a few others.

Below are the top 10 we believe to be the hardest Universities to get into in Nigeria.

This article is not to discourage those of prospective students that have chosen the under listed schools as their most preferred universities in JAMB.

It is however, a way to remind you that it’s
survival of the fittest!

The schools are;

1. University of Ibadan (UI)

And Number two is NOW a tie

2. Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) & University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN)
3. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
4.Federal University of Technology Owerri
(FUTO)
5. University of Lagos (UNILAG)
6. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
7. Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)
8. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
9. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
10. University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)

What do you think about this guys? Which other school do you think should be on the list?

Click here to check your NEW JAMB Result now! AD: Click here to Read Latest School News, Jobs, Scholarships

About the Author ()

myPastQuestion.com is the largest past question database for all types examination in Nigeria. We have Post UTME Past Questions for all Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education. We also have CBT Software, Scholarships Past Questions, WAEC and NECO Past Questions. Follow Ifiokobong Twitter and share what you love most.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *