JAMB registers 92, 490 candidates, announces measures to enhance the sanctity of the exam

JAMB has disclosed that about 92, 490 candidates have been registered so far in the ongoing UTME/DE registration. This was contained in the weekly bulletin of the board. Prospective candidates are to note that the registration deadline remains February 14th, 2023.

JAMB also announced that as part of measures to enhance the sanctity of the examination, it would not allow any examination to take place one hour after the scheduled commencement time.

The Board said the affected session should it be on grounds of technical challenge(s) from the Board would be rescheduled for other available sessions.

It added that the affected candidates would be required to wait at their centre to receive official communication from the Board’s National Headquarters, Abuja, as to when their lost session would be rescheduled.

The statement reads in part “Candidates would be notified of their new scheduled centre before they leave the examination centre. Furthermore, no candidate is allowed to spend less than one hour before submission during his/her examination.”

The board observed that late commencement of examination or early departure from examination hall could jeopardise the conduct of the exam by giving some candidates undue advantage over their contemporaries taking the examination.

The Board stated that the new advisories are to ensure a level playing field for all candidates taking the examination.

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