The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board has released the results of the 2012 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, and only THREE candidates scored above 300.
This was revealed by JAMB Registrar, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, at a news conference in Abuja today.
He also said the results of 27,266 candidates across eight states were withheld for various reasons.
A total of 1,503,931 candidates sat for the 2012 UTME, which held across the country on March 24, with Imo state having the highest number of applicants with 123,865 candidates; Delta came second with 88,876 candidates while Anambra placed third with 84,204 candidates.
Abuja recorded the lowest number with 3,380 candidates, Sokoto placed next with 5,664 candidates while 5,713 candidates sat from Zamfara.