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JAMB To Announce Dates For Mock, UTME Exams

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said it will announce dates for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and its mock exam soon. Following the postponement of the 2019 UTME, JAMB said candidates and general public should ignore the dates being circulated about the two examinations. Recall that the 2019 UTME was initially scheduled to start on Saturday, March 16, 2019 and end on Saturday, March 23, 2019, while the mock exam was slated for February 23, 2019, but was cancelled because…

JAMB Closes Sales Of UTME Registration Forms

The Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) has closed the sales of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination registration forms. The Board’s Head of Media, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, briefing newsmen in Abuja, said the online registration will still go on. “This is because some people earlier bought e-pins for the exams but were unable to register before now, so we are monitoring them online and would avail them the opportunity to register. “Therefore, we cannot give the exact figure of the registered candidates for…

BREAKING: JAMB Meets To Postpone UTME Exams

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) may shift the dates for the conduct of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations. The management of the board is currently in a meeting to decide the new date for the examinations. Recall that the UTME examination was supposed to be hold between 9th and 17th of March 2019. But following the rescheduling of Nigeria's governorship and State Assembly elections for March 9, the examinations will not possibly hold on the same day with the elections. This…

JAMB: Electronic Devices Remain Banned From Examination Halls

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has reiterated that electronic devices remain banned from the examination halls during the UTME examination. The Board warned candidates from bringing electronic device like mobile phones, calculators, wristwatches and recorders to the exam halls, stating they won’t be allowed into any of its centres during this year’s examination. JAMB also prohibited items like spy reading glasses, cameras, ear piece, Bluetooth devices, USB, CD, hard disk and other similar storage…

JAMB Announces Closing Date For 2019 UTME Registration

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board 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.…

CBT Suspension Controversy: JAMB, UNIBEN In War Of Words

The controversy over the suspension of the University of Benin Computer Based Test center seems far from over as the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB, has refuted a statement by the university that the suspension of its CBT centre was done hastily and without proper investigation. JAMB’s Head of Public Affairs, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, in a statement in Abuja, said the Registrar of the Board, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, being a former vice-chancellor was shocked and more disturbed with evidences of the extortion of…

UNIBEN Begs JAMB To Lift Ban On CBT Centre

The University of Benin management Board has pleaded with the joint Admission Matriculation Board to lift the ban placed on its ICT Computer Based Test centre for the registration exercise. The Board of the university has denied the allegation leveled against the centre over charged fees of above N700 as it cost. The spokesman of the university, Mr. Micheal Osasuyi said in a statement signed by him that the suspension was done hastily and without proper investigation. He further noted that suspension of UNIBEN…

JAMB Suspends CBT Centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has suspended no fewer than nine Computer Based Test, CBT, centres from partaking in this year's unified tertiary matriculation examination registration. The board suspended the University of Benin ICT centre and eight others for breaching the code governing the 2019 registration exercise. JAMB's Spokesperson, Dr. Fabian Benjamin disclosed that the board has been monitoring the activities of more than 10 centres in Lagos and Plateau states, adding that appropriate…

Over 300,000 Candidates Registered In One Week – JAMB.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has registered over 300,000 candidates in one week. The Board’s Head, Media and information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, said this in a statement on Friday in Lagos. He said that after a week of commencement of registration exercise which kicked off on the 10th of January 2019, the registration so far has been in progress and the board is happy with the development. “We are happy with the way the process is going; we hope it will continue this way. “So far, we have registered…

UTME: JAMB Warns Against Two Candidates Sharing Phone Number

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Friday warned prospective candidates to adhere strictly to the registration procedure for the 2019 UTME to avoid creating issues for themselves. The Board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin gave the warning in an interview with reporters in Lagos. NAN reports that registration of candidates for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) started nationwide on Thursday in more than 700 accredited Computer Based Test (CBT)…
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