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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…

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)…

JAMB Candidates With Biometric Challenge To Write Exams In Abuja

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has announced that candidates who have biometric challenge will write their exams in JAMB Headquarters in Abuja. JAMB spokesperson, Fabian Benjamin, in an interview on Wednesday, said that the decision was made after it was discovered that candidates were using the biometric issue as an excuse to cheat. “Candidates with biometric challenges can only register at JAMB headquarters in Abuja,” Mr Benjamin said. “No other CBT center is allowed to register such…

2019 UTME: JAMB Announces New Date To Begin Sale Of Forms

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced January 10 as the commencement date for the sale of forms for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Jamb said the registration window would be open for six weeks for prospective candidates. The Board also said it will discontinue the use of cyber cafes for registration of candidates beginning from the next examinations in 2019. The development was announced on Tuesday by JAMB’s Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, during his meeting…

JAMB Postpones Sale Of 2019 UTME Forms

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has postponed the sale of registration forms for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) until January 2019. This was revealed on Tuesday by the Head of media and Information of JAMB, Dr Fabian Benjamin, in Lagos. Benjamin said that the board had thought of commencing the sale in December but dropped the idea following the federal Government’s reduction in the fee with effect from January 2019. “The attention of the board has been drawn to…
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