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May 10, 2024

JAMB 2024: 174 Deeper Life school students score above 300

JAMB 2024: 174 Deeper Life school students score above 300

The management of Deeper Life High School have taken to social media to celebrate the exploits of 174 of their students who scored 300 marks and above in this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.

The said students scored between 300 and 362 marks out of possible 400.

The feat was disclosed in a Facebook post by the school on Friday, May 10, 2024.

“Despite JAMB’s announcement that only around 0.5% of candidates nationwide scored 300 and above in the 2024 UTME, an astounding one hundred and seventy-four (174) students of DLHS exceeded expectations with flying colours by scoring 300 and above,” the school said in the post.

In another post, the school shared a video with the caption, “Behold the DLHS 2024 UTME heroes and heroines; one hundred and seventy four (174) students who scored 300 and above! Congratulations to the Champions.”

According to information from the school’s Facebook page, this year’s highest scorer, Ayeyemi Godsgift Ibukunoluwa, achieved a total score of 362 out of a possible 400 marks.

Recall that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, on Monday, April 29, released the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results.

The board announced that 1,402,490 candidates out of 1,842,464 failed to score 200 out of 400 marks.

It also announced the decision not to disclose the names of the highest-scoring candidates in the just-concluded UTME.

The statement partly reads, “It is common knowledge that the Board has, at various fora, restated its unwillingness to publish the names of its best-performing candidates, as it considers its UTME as only a ranking examination on account of the other parameters that would constitute what would later be considered the minimum admissible score for candidates seeking admission to tertiary institutions.

“Similarly, because of the different variables adopted by respective institutions, it might be downright impossible to arrive at a single or all-encompassing set of parameters for generating a list of candidates with the highest admissible score, as gaining admission remains the ultimate goal. Hence, it might be unrealistic or presumptive to say a particular candidate is the highest scorer given the fact that such a candidate may, in the final analysis, not even be admitted.”