JAMB Announces Closing Date For 2019 UTME Registration

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board [JAMB] has announced the closing date for its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME registration.

The Board’s Head, Media and information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, who made the announcement during an interview with News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, yesterday, said the registration will close on 21st of February 2019.

In his statement, Benjamin expressed satisfaction over the ongoing registration exercise nationwide, he added that it has been smooth with little or no hitches.

The JAMB’s official Bulletin issued on Sunday said over 1.6 million candidates has registered for the examination between February.10th to 15th February, and Lagos state has the highest record of registration with 234,259 candidates.

“Candidates would commence the reprinting of their examination notification slips two weeks to the examination date.


“On the examination slip are candidates’ schedule for the examination, date, time and Centre, as well as other necessary information about the examination.

“Two weeks to the commencement of the examination, candidates will have their slips placed on their profiles.

“However, in the event where candidates could not access their slip, such candidates can visit the board’s service portal, on www.jamb.org.ng to print the slip,” the bulletin stated.

The governor of the Board Chairman. Dr. Emmanuel Ndukwe said that the Board will not extend the deadline for the UTME registration.


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