Jamb Unveils New Guidelines For 2017 Utme

THE JOINT ADMISSIONS AND MATRICULATION
BOARD ( JAMB) HAS UNVEILED NEW GUIDELINES
THAT WOULD HELP TO CURB THE FRAUDULENT
PRACTICES IN THE EXAMINATION SYSTEM AHEAD
OF 2017 UNIFIED TERTIARY MATRICULATION
EXAMINATION ( UTME) .

THE GUIDELINES SHOULD ALSO BE FIRMLY HELD
BY BOTH THE EXISTING AND INTENDING CBT
CENTRE OWNERS .

1) MINIMUM 15 INCHES FLAT SCREEN
COMPUTER MONITOR FOR DESKTOP OR 17
INCHES FOR LAPTOP.

2) THE COMPUTER SYSTEMS MUST BE
CONNECTED TO A ROBUST COMPUTER
SERVER WITH A CAPACITY TO CARRY 250
SYSTEMS CONCURRENTLY.

3) ALL THE COMPUTER SYSTEMS MUST BE
LINKED TOGETHER ON CABLE LOCAL AREA
NETWORK TOPOLOGY ( LAN ) . ( WIRELESS
COMPUTER CONNECTION IS NOT
ALLOWED ) .

4) ADEQUATE SECURITY AND MINIMUM OF
FIVE ( 5) TECHNICAL PERSONNEL AND ONE
NETWORK ENGINEER
AVAILABILITY OF BACK -UP POWER SUPPLY
( POWER GENERATING SET OF MINIMUM
40KVA FOR A CENTRE WITH 250 SYSTEMS;
60 KVA FOR 350 SYSTEMS AND 100KVA FOR
ABOVE 350 SYSTEMS) AND UPS / INVERTERS
THAT CAN CARRY ALL SYSTEMS FOR A
MINIMUM OF TWO ( 2) HOURS.

5) — THE CENTRE MUST BE ADEQUATELY
FENCED .
PROVISION MUST BE MADE FOR A
HOLDING ROOM OR RECEPTION FACILITY
E.G CANOPY WITH CHAIRS , ETC .

6) — THE CENTRE MUST NOT BE IN SHARED
PREMISES SUCH AS CINEMA HALL,
SHOPPING MALL , MARKET , ETC .

7) —AVAILABILITY OF ADEQUATE AND
FUNCTIONAL AIR – CONDITIONERS AND
LIGHTING.

cool PROVISION OF UP TO DATE ANTIVIRUS
AND ALL THE SYSTEMS MUST BE VIRUS
FREE.

9) MINIMUM OF WINDOWS 7 OR HIGHER
VERSION OF WINDOWS OPERATING
SYSTEM .

10) IP CAMERA ( CCTV) IS COMPULSORY FOR
ALL CBT CENTERS ( SPECIFICATION TO BE
GIVEN BY JAMB ) .

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