2019 UTME: JAMB Approves 708 CBT Centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board JAMB has approved the use of seven hundred and eight Computer Based Test (CBT) centres across the country for the conduct of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

The JAMB Registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede made this known in Abuja at a meeting of critical stakeholders on strategic planning and preparations for supervision and Conduct of the 2019 UTME

Professor Oloyede said the board has also introduced  a system that monitors the activities the centres.

He said a separate indicator had also been created for the deaf to differentiate them for special attention at the examination centres stressing that efforts were also on to provide option of special centres or mainstreaming for the blind.

The JAMB Registrar warned candidates expected to sit for its examination to ensure their biometrics were taken and verified or risk sitting for the examination.

He called on candidates to comply with the rules of engagement governing the registration and examination of the UTME.

The registrar added that the use of email and password would not be allowed by cyber cafe operators as it had now been classified as an offence for cyber cafe to ask for password before rendering services.

He said items prohibited at exam centers are wristwatches, recorders, earpieces, mobile phones, Bluetooth devices, smart lenses, erasers, smart buttons and spy reading glasses, among others.     

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