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Top 2020 Universities, Polys and COEs and the Number of Applications

The top ten universities, polytechnics, Colleges of Education and IEI’s, and the number of candidates that chose them as first choice during the 2020 UTME registration have been made available by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) during the 2020 JAMB Admission Policy meeting.

The University of Ilorin, Kwara State had 103,582 applications, making it the University with the highest first choice applications for 2020, with Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State is second with 82,984 applications.

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For colleges of education, the data revealed the Federal College of Education, Zaria to have the highest first choice applications, with 4,370 applications. Kaduna Polytechnic, had the most applications for polytechnics, with 5,014, while Global Maritime Academy, Ogoniolomu, Ughelli South, Delta State had the highest first choice applications for Innovation Enterprise Institutions- IEIs with 102 applications.

Based on these statistics, we expect that this year’s admission will be as competitive as last year. It is advisable for candidates to get the original Post-UTME past questions and Answer of their schools of choice and start preparing ahead. It will also help them know the exam question format of their schools of choice. Get the past questions for your school of choice at this link; https://schoolnewsng.com/post-utme-past-questions-and-answers/

Below is the list of top universities, Colleges of Education, Polytechnics, and IEI’s that were selected by candidates as their first choice institutions in the 2020 JAMB UTME Registration and the number of candidates that chose them.

Read Also: JAMB 2020 Results: Number of Candidates that Scored Above 200, 180, 150 etc

2020 UTME APPLICATION STATISTICS BY INSTITUTION [TOP TEN INSTITUTIONS] – (ALL UNIVERSITIES) – FIRST CHOICE

2020
POSITION
INSTITUTIONS TOTAL NUMBER
OF
APPLICATIONS
PERCENTAGE
(%)
1st University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State 103,582 5.31
2nd Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State 82,984 4.26
3RD University of Lagos, Lagos State 74,800 3.84
4th Bayero University, Kano, Kano State 70,376 3.61
5th University of Nigeria, Enugu State Nsukka, 68,971 3.54
6th University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State 68,805 3.53
7th University of Ibadan, Ibadan,
Oyo State
62,606 3.21
8th Obafemi Ife, Osun State Awolowo University, Ile- 58,914 3.02
9th Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State 58,292 2.99
10th University of Jos, Jos, Plateau
State
57,318 2.94

2020 UTME APPLICATION STATISTICS BY INSTITUTION [TOP TEN INSTITUTIONS] (ALL COLLEGES OF EDUCATION) – FIRST CHOICE

2020
POSITION
INSTITUTIONS TOTAL NUMBER
OF
APPLICATIONS
PERCENTAGE
(%)
1ST Federal College of Education, Zaria, Kaduna State 4,370 0.22
2ND Kaduna State College of
Education, GidanWaya,
Kafanchan, Kaduna State
3,707 0.19
3RD Saadatu Rimi College of
Education, Kumbotso, Kano State
2,999 0.15
4th Federal College of Education, Kano, Kano State 2,451 0.13
5th Federal College of Education (Tech.), Gombe, Gombe State 2,239 0.11
6th College of Education, Nasarawa State Akwanga, 2,093 0.11
7th Federal College of Education,
Katsina, Katsina State
2,057 0.11
8th Federal College of Education (Tech.), Potiskum, Yobe State 1,945 0.10
9TH Isa Kaita College of Education,
Dutsinma, Katsina State
1,783 0.09
10TH FCT College of Education, Zuba,
Abuja
1,189 0.06

2020 UTME APPLICATION STATISTICS BY INSTITUTION TOP [TEN INSTITUTIONS] – (ALL POLYTECHNICS/MONOTECHNICS) – FIRST CHOICE

2020
POSITION
INSTITUTIONS TOTAL NUMBER
OF
APPLICATIONS
PERCENTAGE
(%)
1st Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna,
Kaduna State
5,014 0.26
2nd Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara
State
3,469 0.18
3rd Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun
State
3,293 0.17
4th Ramat Polytechnic, Maiduguri,
Borno State
2,758 0.14
5th Yaba College Of Technology,
Yaba, Lagos State
2,601 0.13
6th Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin,
Kwara State
2,543 0.13
7th Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria,
Kaduna State
2,032 0.10
8th Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun
State
2,004 0.10
9th Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Imo
State
1,895 0.10
10th The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyo
State
1,836 0.09

2020 UTME APPLICATION STATISTICS BY INSTITUTION [TOP TEN INSTITUTIONS] (INNOVATION ENTERPRISE INSTITUTION- IEIs) – FIRST CHOICE

S/N INSTITUTIONS TOTAL NUMBER
OF
APPLICATIONS
1 Global Maritime Academy, Ogoniolomu, Ughelli South, Delta State 102
2 Katsina State Institute Of Technology & Management, Katsina State 67
3 PEFTI Film Institute, Lagos, Lagos State 36
4 Mario Institute Of Hospitality Management and Entrepreneurship
Education, Nsukka, Enugu State
16
5 Nigerian Television Authority, Television College, Ray Field, Jos, Plateau
State
15
6 Mbara Ozioma College of Technology, Ehimembano, Imo State 14
7 National Film Institute, Jos, Plateau State 13
8 The Certified Institute of Shipping of Nigeria, Apapa, Lagos State 11
9 Aquatech College of Agriculture and Technology, Ibadan, Oyo State 6
10 Federal College of Forestry, Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna, Kaduna State 6
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