One of the most important factor in gaining admission into Nigeria's higher institutions is the cut-off mark obtained during the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board examination.
And as at September 2017, the general cut-off marks given by JAMB for all Nigerian universities is 120. However, cut-off marks also varies from institutions to institutions.
For Kogi state university, the cut off-mark for new students was announced by the school authority as 160 for the 2017/2018 session.
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This means that all aspirants who scored above 160 are eligible to purchase the institution's post UTME or admission form.
So a students who scored 178 in his or her JAMB examination has the chance of gaining admission into the institution, provided such student passed the institution's post UTME and subsequently meet up with his or her preferred department's cut-off mark.
NAIJ.com reports that Kogi state is one of the best state owned universities in Nigeria. The institution was established in 1999 by Prince Abubakar Audu, the former governor of the state.
The institution was named Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU) in 2002 but later renamed Kogi state university in 2003.
Kogi state university is located at Anyigba in Kogo state.
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Applicants lament bitterly over JAMB registration hassles on NAIJ.com TV.