JAMB Fixes January For Registration, Sales Of Forms

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has fixed January 2019 for the sales of its forms and registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB Governing Board Chairman Dr. Emmanuel Ndukwe stated this at an event to celebrate some workers of the board, who retired in Abuja. He said the board picked next year for registration of UTME candidates because it wanted the reduction in the cost of selling its forms approved by the Federal Government to take effect. Ndukwe explained that the reduction followed recommendations made by management…

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JAMB Announces Admission Offer To 200,000 UTME Candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), says about 200,000 candidates have been offered admission by the board, for the 2018/2019 academic session. Over 1.6 million candidates wrote JAMB-organised 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The Head, Media and Information of the JAMB, Dr Fabian Benjamin, who disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos, said that the admission took effect after the board’s policy meeting in June in Gbongan, Osun state. According to him, the exercise is done through the Central Admission Process (CAP),…

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JAMB Finally Speak On Exam Malpractices Recorded In 2018 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed that it recorded an appreciable drop in the number of exam malpractices in the conduct of the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Compared to 2017 with 2, 508 exam malpractice cases, the Board said it recorded 280 cases in 2018 UTME, indicating a percentage difference of -88.84 per cent. It also vowed to work assiduously with all stakeholders to ensure continuous drop in the cases of exam malpractices, to, perhaps, boost the credibility of the exam system. Its Registrar, Prof.…

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JAMB Registrar, Oloyede Reveals What Exposed Corruption In JAMB

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Prof. Is’haq Oloyede has described the huge difference between the revenue generated by the board in 2017 and that of his predecessors as a reflection of chronic corruption in the system. He pointed out that since the inception of the admission body over 40 years ago, the total money generated were just N52m (fifty-two million naira) while the board, under his leadership, generated N9bn in 2017 only. Oloyede made this disclosure in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, while speaking as…

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JAMB Makes N8.5 Billion From 2018 Admission Forms

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board generated a princely N8.453billion from the sales of forms to applicants seeking admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria in 2018, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report. A top official of the Board told this newspaper Friday morning that the revenue came from payments made by 1,602,762 candidates who registered for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) held across the country in March. Part of the revenue also came from registration fees paid by 135, 670.00 Direct Entry (DE) candidates, our source said. The official asked…

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JAMB Change Of Course & Institution / Data Correction Procedure – 2018

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB Change Of Choices of Institution/Courses, Name, Gender, State/LGA of Origin and Date Of Birth have commenced. How To Apply For JAMB Change of Course/ Institution. Everything you need to know about the process is available here. The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) have enabled the portal for JAMB 2018 Change of Course/Institution Form. This process is to enable candidates’ effect the needed changes in their earlier selected course and/or institution. This is to inform all the candidates who made mistakes while filling their…

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“Has Snake Swallowed Our JAMB Results?” – Candidates Ask JAMB

As candidates anxiously await the release of the 2018 UTME results, which JAMB said would be released yesterday, March 19, candidates have taken to social media to express their frustrations and curiosity. One of the candidates, Chukwu Daniel Uchenna, said “#JAMB the curiosity and anxiety you have instilled in the young ones is quite unbearable right now. You should not have released any batch of the #UTME results if you weren’t ready to maintain the pace still in this year, and at your level of advancement. So, I say make…

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Identical Twins Arrested For Exam Malpractice During UTME

In a country where corruption thrives, one would only hope that the upcoming youths whom they say are the leaders of tomorrow would raise Nigeria up again. Unfortunately it cannot be certain as some youths contribute immersely to corrupt and fraudulent activities even at a tender age, as that is the case of these twins reportedly supposed to sit for the UTME but tried to outsmart authorities in their scam. Two identical twins have been arrested for alleged examination malpractice in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), at the…

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5 Reasons Candidates May Not Score High In 2018 UTME

The 2018 UTME is currently going on in centres across the nation as students seek to gain admission into their choice institutions of learning. Why some have high hopes of getting better scores to scale through the admission process, the truth is that such targets only end up as hopes – not reality. There are myriads of reasons you might not get those high scores in the 2018 UTME such as: You Didn’t Plan Your reading Know your strength and work on your week areas. Have a time table for…

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How To Know If You Are Qualified For JAMB Mock Exam 2018

Hello Jambites, The 2018 JAMB Mock Exam has been confirmed to hold on February 26th, 2018. Students are confused and frustrated over the JAMB Mock Exam Eligibility and that was the reason this Article was published. JAMB understands everyone is willing to sit for the Mock Exam but sadly not everyone is entitled to write it. The Reason is – If you did not select Mock Exam during your Registration, you are simply not qualified to partake in the mock examination. Also, if you are unable to print you mock…

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