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JAMB Investigates Candidates’ Inability To Do Biometric Verification

Following reported cases of the inability of some candidates to do biometric verification for the 2019/20 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) which commenced on Thursday 11th April 12, 2019, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said it will investigate the cases. JAMB board’s Head of Media and Publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin said this in a telephone interview with newsmen on Friday in Abuja. Over 1.8 million candidates who registered for the exercise are expected to sit for the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

No Clash Between JAMB, WAEC Timetable – Oloyede

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says there is no clash between its timetable and the West African Examination Council (WAEC) as being widely speculated and criticised. The JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is’haq Oloyede, said at an interactive session with Editors in Lagos on Tuesday, that there was no basis for such speculation because the organisation was holding annual meetings with the examination bodies to reconcile areas of interest. “ We meet annually with WAEC, NECO and others to reconcile because we!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

NSCDC Deploys 39 Officers To UTME Centers In Niger

Thirty-nine (39) officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Niger state Command, have been deployed to provide security during the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in different parts of the state. The Commandant in the state, Mr Phillip Ayuba, made this known during an interview with newsmen in Minna on Tuesday. Ayuba said that two personnel would provide security in each of the centres, while five personnel from the headquarters would supervise the exercise across the state. !-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

2019 UTME: JAMB Tells Candidates To Strictly Follow Order In Printing Slips

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has urged candidates for the 2019 UTME to strictly follow order in printing their examination slips, to avoid unnecessary issues. The board explained this in its weekly Bulletin by the Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, in Lagos. According to the bulletin, printing of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) notification slip is on-going, as the board has since made it ready for all candidates who registered for the examination. !-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

JAMB Records 4.01% Drop In Applications Received In 2018

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said that Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) recorded a 4.01 per cent drop in the applications received in 2018. The NBS, in its JAMB Applications and Admitted Candidates by State and Gender within Faculty Data (2017-2018) posted on its website, stated that applications received in 2018 were 1.65 million as against the 1.72 million received in 2017. This, it said, represented about 4.01 per cent drop in comparison to the total applications received in 2017. !-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

2019 UTME: JAMB Reschedules Printing Of Exam Slips To April 4

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board have rescheduled printing of the 2019/20 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination slip to Thursday, April 4. JAMB’s Head of Media and Publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja. NAN reports that the printing of the examination slips was initially scheduled to begin on Tuesday, April 2. Benjamin said the shift in date came after 14 Computer-Based Tests centres were on Monday, suspended due to!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

JAMB De-Lists 14 CBT Centres

The Joint Admission and Registration Board (JAMB) has de-listed 14 Computer Based Test (CBT) centres out of the 712 accredited centres due to infractions like technical problems and deceit. JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede made this known when he led the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu on a visit to some CBT centres in Abuja during the mock examination which commenced today April 1, 2019. Oloyede said that the 698 centres left in the operations were ready for the conduct of the Unified Tertiary!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

JAMB Explains Admission Procedures

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has given procedures for admission to every qualified candidate who applied for courses into various university in the country. The board explained this in its weekly Bulletin which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja. It described the rumor which is circulating as misleading and erroneous over the 50 percent of candidates who apply into various universities ever year. He also condemned the reports that every year, after the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

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…
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