Have you been frustrated by post utme examinations, are you tired of writing jamb examinations? worry no more. Today myscholarshelp brings to you an alternative to JAMB; IJMB an A level program. Every year, countless number of candidates sit for jamb and post utme examinations while only few get admitted at the end.
However the good news is, we now have a list of alternatives to jamb examination. IJMB is one of them. We will tell you few things about the IJMB program; its registration, fees and duration.
A Brief Summary of The IJMB Program.
1. What is Ijmb?
IJMB, which stands for Interim Joint Matriculation Board, is a 9-month educational programme approved by the federal government.
It was established by the Interim Common Services Agency (ICSA) in the year 1976. It is moderated by Ahmadu Bello University, Abu Zaria with co-ordinating bodies in various tertiary institutions and affiliated study centres nationwide.
IJMB is a well-known programme all over the federation especially because of it long time existence. Majority of Nigerians did the programme during their undergraduate days in the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s even till date.
IJMB is fully certified by the Nigeria University Commission (NUC) as an ‘A’ Level programme that serves as a mode of entry into the university. It has been designed to serve as an alternative to university admission as it requires no JAMB nor post UTME. It is accepted in 80% of the Nigerian Universities.
Statistics has proven that annually, 20,000 applicants put in for the programme and over 15,000 candidates secure admission with it into 200Level (Direct Entry) to any preferred universities and courses of their choice as compared to JAMB which close to 1.6 million applicants sits for and 20% of them get admitted.
The entry qualification into IJMB registration is purely Ordinary Level result (O’level) However, candidates awaiting result can also apply.
APPROVAL: IJMB is approved by the Federal Government has a platform for securing admission into higher institution in the country and abroad.
IJMB is Guaranteed: Every year, more than 30,000 applicants put in for JUPEB programme in which not less than 70% of candidates secure admission into 200 level to their preferred institution and courses.
2)Price of IJMB Application Form
Candidates are to note that the official fee for for the IJMB application form is #8,000.
3)Requirements For IJMB Program
If you are still thinking about what it takes to register for the IJMB program, I am pleased to inform you that the Basic Qualification for Enrollment for joint university preliminary board is a minimum of five (5) Credit Passes at the Senior Secondary Certificate (SSCE) /General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level in subjects relevant to the desired university programme or your course of study.
There are two different ways of going about the IJMB registration.
5)What Is The Cost Of IJMB Program
The cost of the IJMB program varies from center to center but the price ranges from #140,000 to #180,000.
6)IJMB Accredited Centers In Nigeria
We have Various Ijmb centres in the different parts of the country, candidates can click here to find out if we have a centre close to them.
7)Lists Of Nigerian Universities that Accept IJMB
We have come up with a list of universities that accept Ijmb in Nigeria and you should also know that 70% of Nigerian Universities accept Ijmb.
8)How to Calculate IJMB grades
The IJMB grades are quite easy to calculate as it is same with every other Alevel programs.
IJMB POINTS CALCULATOR.
|70 – 100%||A||(5 Points)|
|60 – 69%||B||(4 Points)|
|50 – 59%||C||(3 Points)|
|45 – 49%||D||(2 Points)|
|40 – 44%||E||(1 Point)|
|39% Below||F||(0 Point)|
For a student that registered for three (3) subjects with grades such as Physics A, Chemistry B and Biology B, the total number of points scored will be as follows:
Physics A = 5 Points
Chemistry B = 4 Points
Biology C = 3 Points
We therefore wish to inform candidates that registration for 2019/2020 IJMB program have commenced.