JAMB 2024/2025 Cut Off Mark For Engineering

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) cut off mark for Engineering is out. Here’s information about the JAMB 2024 cut-off marks for engineering courses across various institutions in Nigeria.

JAMB sets 160 as general minimum cut-off mark for all courses, but individual institutions can set higher cut-off marks based on their standards and the competitiveness of the course.


For engineering courses, the cut-off mark is typically higher due to the technical and competitive nature of the field.

General Cut Off Mark For 2024

Federal Universities160
State Universities160
Private Universities160

Factors Influencing Cut-Off Marks for Engineering

  1. Highly sought-after engineering courses such as Electrical, Mechanical, and Civil Engineering typically have higher cut-off marks.
  2. Prestigious institutions often set higher cut-off marks to maintain academic standards.
  3. Institutions with a large number of applicants may raise their cut-off marks to manage the admission process effectively.

Cut-Off Marks for Engineering in Top Nigerian Universities

1. University of Lagos (UNILAG)

  • Minimum Cut-off Mark: 200
  • Note: Higher marks are usually required for competitive engineering courses like Electrical, Mechanical, and Civil Engineering.

2. University of Ibadan (UI)

  • Minimum Cut-off Mark: 200
  • Note: Specific departments may set higher thresholds based on demand and applicant performance.

3. Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

  • Minimum Cut-off Mark: 200
  • Note: Admission into engineering courses often requires higher scores, especially for popular programs.

4. Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)

  • Minimum Cut-off Mark: 180
  • Note: Higher cut-off marks may apply for courses such as Electrical and Computer Engineering.

5. Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA)

  • Minimum Cut-off Mark: 180
  • Note: Specific engineering programs may demand higher scores due to competition.

6. Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMINNA)

  • Minimum Cut-off Mark: 180
  • Note: Higher scores are often needed for high-demand engineering disciplines.

7. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)

  • Minimum Cut-off Mark: 200
  • Note: Popular engineering programs might require higher marks for admission.

8. Lagos State University (LASU)

  • Minimum Cut-off Mark: 180
  • Note: Competitive engineering programs might have higher cut-off marks.


Polytechnics typically have lower cut-off marks compared to universities. However, they still offer quality engineering programs that can lead to rewarding careers.


1. Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH)

Minimum Cut-off Mark: 140

2. Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH)

Minimum Cut-off Mark: 140

3. Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro

Minimum Cut-off Mark: 140

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The JAMB cut-off mark for engineering courses in 2024 varies across institutions, with top universities typically setting higher marks due to the competitive nature of the field.

Stay updated with official announcements from JAMB and your chosen institutions to ensure you meet all necessary criteria for a successful admission.

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