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2018 UTME: No Use Of Wristwatches, Pens – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), organisers of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), has banned the use of wrist watches and pens during the conduct of its 2018 test. The board’s Registrar, Prof. Is’haq Oloyede disclosed this to newsmen on the sideline of a one-day sensitisation workshop for Computer Based Test (CBT) centre owners on Wednesday in Lagos. According to him, the essence of the workshop is to appraise the registration and conduct of the 2017 examination. “What we are…

JAMB: Group Calls For Suspension Of Computer Based Test

A group, African Community Impact and Development Network (Afri-CID) has called for the suspension of Computer Based Test (CBT) till further notice, citing some anomalies, which undermines the plus of the exercise. Addressing Journalists in Abuja, Afri-CID said an investigation it carried out on the 2017 exercise showed that the CBT was a complete failure given several complains and difficulties faced by candidates. The group cited, “variance in the PINs generated from banks and those sent to candidates via emails;…

UTME For Candidates With Cancelled Results To Hold July 1, JAMB Says

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has fixed Saturday, July 1 to conduct supplementary Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, for 85,000 candidates. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Fabian Benjamin, announced the date in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja.According to him, the examination, which is for candidates who registered late and those with related issues, will be spread across some Computer Based Testing (CBT) centres.“Following an enlarged management meeting of the JAMB, the…

JAMB conducts mock CBT on Saturday

Again, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has scheduled a mock Computer-Based Test, CBT, for Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination, UTME, candidates on Saturday April 29, 2017, following a failed attempt to conduct a similar exercise earlier in the month.

JAMB Scraps CBT, Introduces 8-keys Device

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) announced on Wednesday that it will scrap the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode of conducting the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) due to low computer literacy level of candidates.
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