JAMB To Commence Sale Of 2016 UTME Forms, Aug 31

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that it has concluded arrangements to commence the sale of its 2016 application documents.

This is contained in a statement made available to newsmen on Monday, by the board’s Head of Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin.


The statement noted that the sales of the 2016 application documents is to prepare candidates early for the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

It said that candidates were urged to purchase the examination scratch cards from Zenith Bank, Sky Bank and First Bank.

The statement read in part, “The registration fee for the UTME is N5, 000 and candidates are also to pay N500 to obtain the textbook: The Last Days at Forcados High School.

“Candidates will, however, be issued the book at the point of registration after showing evidence of payment,” the statement said.

It added that the registration period would span from Aug. 31 to Jan. 15, 2016, and the registration website will close on Jan. 19, 2016.


According to the statement, the UTME had been slated to commence on Feb.29 and end on March 14, 2016.

The board however advises all prospective candidates to ensure they obtained the application forms early as well as fill their personal data correctly to avoid any form of mix-up.


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