The Federal Government on Monday approved the release of the admission list of successful candidates into Junior Secondary School (JSS) in the 101 federal government colleges in the country.
Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, announced the release of the admission list, according to a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Sonny Echono.
The minister explained that the development follows the 2018 selection exercise for placement of qualified candidates into Junior Secondary School (JSS1) held recently in Owerri, Imo state.
The selection exercise according to the statement employed the national merit criteria of 60 per cent, with a cut-off score of 146 and above and equality of state of 30 per cent of the colleges’ carrying capacity.
The statement read in parts: “Due to the effect of insecurity in the North East and North West zones of the country which affected the filling of the colleges’ capacity, the minister has also approved for supplementary examination to be held tentatively on August 11, 2018, for such colleges to enable them fill their vacancies.
“Candidates are therefore requested to check their result at the Federal Ministry of Education, Abuja, all federal government colleges and also online at www.education.gov.ng or www.fmeinterviewtest.com,” it added.