JAMB Registers 1.8 Million Candidates For 2019 UTME

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has registered over 1.8 million candidates for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

The Head, Media and Information of the board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with the Newsmen on Thursday in Lagos.

The registration of candidates for the all Computer Based Test (CBT) which commenced on Feb. 10 and ended on Feb. 21 has recorded over 1.8 Million registered candidates.

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In his statement, Benjamin said that the registration was a huge success, adding that there were no hitches all across the various accredited registration centres nationwide.

“We have concluded the registration and we recorded over 1.8 million candidates for the UTME this year.

“Registration closed on Feb. 21, when we stopped the pin vending for the exercise.

“However, some candidates who had acquired the pin but were unable to register before Feb. 21, due to one reason or the other, were allowed to do so till 12 midnight, Feb. 25.

“The registration finally closed on Feb. 25, he said.

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