JAMB 2020: Top 10 most chosen universities, polytechnics & colleges of education

JAMB has released the most sought after schools in the 2020/2020 UTME exam. This simply means the schools that have the highest number of applicants who made them [the schools] their first choice during their JAMB/UTME application.

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In in the tables below is the breakdown of the application statistics, showing the top universities judging by how many candidates that made them their first choice institutions.

NOTICE: Do not panic yet until you read this – does most sought after school mean the most competitive school?

JAMB 2020 most sought after schools

Here are the top chosen schools in different categories, starting from universities down to other types of institutions.

2020 JAMB/UTME APPLICATION STATISTICS TOP 10 UNIVERSITIES BY “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 TOP 10 COLLEGES OF EDUCATION BY “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, Gidan-Waya,
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 TOP 10 POLYTECHNICS/MONOTECHNICS BY “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 TOP 10 INNOVATION ENTERPRISE INSTITUTION – IEIs BY “FIRST CHOICE”

S/N INSTITUTIONS TOTAL NUMBER
OF
APPLICATIONS
1 Global Maritime Academy, Ogoni-olomu, 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, Ehime-mbano, 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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