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Will I Need JAMB for Colleges of Health Technology?

Colleges of Health Technologies that Do and Do not Need JAMB Cut Off Marks
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Let’s get it straight! Not all schools or programmes will require JAMB before you can be offered admission. For example, you don’t need UTME for some (but not all) schools/colleges of nursing admissions. But you may want to know if the same is applicable to the colleges of health and schools of Health Information Management.

JAMB and schools, of course, are in charge of admissions in Nigeria - especially when it comes to admissions into universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education. 

Except you’re opting in for programmes like Part-Time courses, sandwich, Distance Learning, Basic Nursing and Midwifery, IJMB, JUPEB, NABTEB Advanced, Cambridge A’level, and pre-degree, you must pass through JAMB. Hence, UTME and cut-off marks therefrom are compulsory for all programmes through JAMB.

What is your fate on the JAMB Cut-off mark if you’re chasing admission into colleges of health Health/hygiene and Schools of health Information Management then?

Colleges of health or schools of hygiene, as a matter of fact, are partly under JAMB and partly independent. In short, it depends on the courses you’re chasing in those schools and their admission policies. 

This post is an explanation of where their admissions will require the JAMB or otherwise.

Most Colleges of Health Technology are categorized as Monotechnics under JAMB. For example below are the links to the list of Monotechnics throughout the nation.
If you check through the list you will see that a majority are colleges of health science and technology. However, there are still schools covered in these posts that don't belong to the monotechnics listed in the links.

Programmes Run By Colleges of Health and Schools of Health Information Management

Colleges of Health Technology and a few other Monotechnics run three programmes namely;

  1. National Diploma (ND)
  2. Higher National Diploma (HND)
  3. Certificate Courses (e.g CHEW, Environmental Health, Diploma courses, etc)

Any college of health offering the first two (1 &2) above is under JAMB and will require JAMB UTME or a specific cut-off mark before admitting for its full-time National Diploma (ND) courses, but only SSCE results for certificate courses.

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Colleges of Health Technology that Need JAMB Cut-Off Marks

Having checked the screening and entrance admission adverts of some of the colleges, I found that some will split their programmes into those that require JAMB and those that won't require JAMB.

For example, below is a list of those accepting JAMB for some courses and not for others and those that want JAMB strictly.

  1. Delta State College of Health Technology (strictly through JAMB)
  2. College of Health Sciences and Technology, Ijero-Ekiti (some courses through JAMB and some open to non-JAMB candidates).
  3. School of Health Information Management, OAU Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife. Osun State (strictly through JAMB)
  4. School of Health Information Management, Luth, Idi Araba, Lagos State  (some courses through JAMB and some open to non-JAMB candidates).
  5. POGIL College of Health Technology (some courses through JAMB and some open to non-JAMB candidates)
  6. Ogun State College of Health Technology (some courses through JAMB and some open to non-JAMB candidates)
  7. School of Health Information Management, University of Ilorin Teaching hospital, Ilorin. (some courses through JAMB and some open to non-JAMB candidates)
  8. Oyo State College of Health/Hygiene (Eleleye) (some courses through JAMB and some open to non-JAMB candidates).
  9. School of Health Information Mgt (UCH. Ibadan, Oyo State) (courses through JAMB).
  10. Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital. Zaria, Kaduna State
  11. Kwara State College of Health, Offa (some courses through JAMB and some open to non-JAMB candidates).
  12. Anambra State College of Health Technology, Obosi, Anambra State
  13. School of Health Information Mgt (UNIBEN Teaching Hospital), Benin, Edo State
  14. School of Health Information Mgt (UNIMAID Teaching Hospital), Maiduguri
  15. School of Health Information Management (UDU Teaching Hospital), Sokoto state
  16. School of Health Information Management, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi
  17. School of Health Information Management, UNIUYO Teaching Hospital, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State
  18. School of Orthopedic Cast Technology, Ilorin, Kwara State
  19. Shehu Idris College of Health Sciences and Technology, Makarfi. Kaduna State
  20. University of Calabar Teaching Hospital School of Health Information Mgt.
  21. University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital. Port Harcourt, River state

You will also learn more in, "JAMB Accredited Colleges of Health and Their Courses".

This post can’t detail all of them though. Yet, I have a way to guide you on which is which. Kindly check for the adverts of a school you propose, go through their courses and see where they demand JAMB and where they don’t. Where they demand JAMB, the cut-off mark is a must. Where otherwise, you won't need any JAMB cut-off mark.

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Colleges of Technology That Won’t Need JAMB

Some schools of health, however, won’t require JAMB for their admissions. This could be because a majority of them are not yet under the control of JAMB. This doesn’t mean they’re not approved; they are just yet to be under the board's control.

Another reason for that may be because they’re not running the Ordinary National Diploma (OND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) courses. Rather, their courses are certificate and diploma courses. See the Differences between Diploma, National Diploma (ND), and Advanced Diploma

For example:

  1. Osun State College of Health Technology Ilesa
  2. Ondo State School of Health Technology

As these colleges of health don't demand cut-off marks from JAMB UTME, their system may change if they ever want to run ND programmes. Hence, consider checking their updates directly on their admission portal regards this.

Conclusion

In summary, an admission seeker to any college of health technology or sciences should check the school portals for their admission requirements. There, you should take note of courses that need no JAMB UTME or possible cut-off marks. And if you just click through the link of each of the colleges in this post, you should find this out on the resulting pages.

Is your proposed school and course in need of JAMB? Or something is still not clear to you? Drop a comment in the section below.

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23 comments:

  1. I have 172 in jamb can i get admission to study medical imagery in obosi

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    1. Yes, most likely. You have to have the required O'level results and grades as well

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  2. Yes, most likely. You have to have the required O'level results and grades as well.

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  3. Can art student with HND in business administration be granted admission?

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  4. Can Yaba college of health technology admit a student without jamb?

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    1. Yes, for courses that don't require JAMB. For their ND courses, you will need JAMB

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  5. Can Delta state college of health technology admit me with jamb s ore 167 to study medical laboratory science

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  6. Hello, I'm not sure tho but some places required that I need to have 120 and above to get into Ondo state college of health technology. Is that true or I just need to buy the school form?

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    1. The college will, of course, write the score you need in its advert. Check that on its website first before filling the form.

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  7. Do Delta state school of health offer part time courses
    Can I gain admission into Delta state school of health without jamb?

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    1. I'm not sure of the part-time programme. You don't need JAMB to gain admission to Delta state school of health.

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  8. Is jamb require in MLT ?

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    1. It depends on the school you're considering and their requirements. Check your school's admission advert to see the course what is required.

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  9. Pls sir,my son didn't write this year 2022 jamb,pls which of the school can offer him admission to study Health information management. Thank you.

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    1. Of my knowledge, all colleges of health I know, offering health information management, requires JAMB.

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2020/10/polytechnicscolleges-offering-health.html

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  10. Which school offers admission with 170 into their nursing program

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    1. I don't know any. And I don't think you can find one.

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  11. Please which school of science and technology can I apply for in lagos without jamb

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    1. Lagos state college of health. Read about that in the post below.

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2019/06/lagos-state-college-of-health.html

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  12. Good day sir,pls i want to apply for medical lab technician at obosi,but I didn't write jamb secondly how can I get their past question and answers tnx

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    1. The college is one of the colleges that require JAMB but not for all their courses. For ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH TECHNOLOGY, HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
      and MEDICAL IMAGING TECHNOLOGY, you will need JAMB. For any other courses, you don't need JAMB. REad more though the links below

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2022/05/jamb-accredited-colleges-of-health-and.html
      https://www.ascoht.edu.ng/apply.php

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