The importance of Post utme Cut off Mark.
Post utme has become a norm in Nigeria institution today even though it has not been welcome in all tertiary institution but it has embraced and many more are still joining the queue.
The cut off mark is used to pick the best out of all qualified applicants.
At the present stage of Nigeria educational system..those who want to secure admission into a government own institution are much more than the available space.
So the cut off mark was used as a device to select qualified applicants out of the pool of available candidates.
There would have been no need for cut off mark if the avilabe slot is enough to accommodate all prospective applicants in our tertiary institution today.
However the cut off mark is also use to know the strength of each candidates before issuance of admission..
All the courses in our tertiary institution today have a cut off mark attached and only those who meet the cut off mark will be offered admission..
The cut off mark is also used as a device to reduce admission manipulation by the school authority and to ensure qualified applicants are selected and not denied admission.
.some of the institutions that deals with cut off mark include
And many many others ….this is just few out of hundred institutions the set post utme cut off mark for prospective applicants.