The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has defended the pegging of 120 as minimum cut-off marks for university admission. The decision, which was reached at a stakeholders’ policy meeting in Abuja, has generated controversy with many universities rejecting the marks. JAMB’s Head of Information Dr. Fabian Benjamin, in a statement yesterday in Abuja, said the board would not be deterred and would continue to support policies that would bring Nigeria’s education out of the woods. He explained that previous cut off marks were never strictly followed by most institutions. Dr. Benjamin said most universities failed to fill their admission quota in the last 10 years. The statement reads: “The much trending controversy over the just released cut off marks for 2017 admis
Report from the ongoing JAMB policy meeting indicates that JAMB has introduced the Central Admission Processing System (CAPS) which is geared towards ensuring quality control, transparency and credibility of the admission process. According to a participant, the new policy is expected to make provision for a ‘market place’ in the JAMB portal where institutions can go and ‘request for students in Nigeria who score their cut off points.’ These institutions will write to JAMB to request for the students and also give them (students) three days to respond. Also, only three universities can request for a candidate if the policy is adopted. The new policy is also expected to allow institutions in Nigeria peg their cut off point after meeting with their respective senates. What JAMB C
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) last Saturday disclosed that it will henceforth ensure it resolve all issues concerning the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination before releasing the results. This was disclosed by JAMB’s Head of Public Relations, Mr. Fabian Benjamin, during an interview with newsmen in Abuja after the release of the July 1st supplementary examination. He explained that the results were delayed to ensure that there were no issues in all the centres where the supplementary exam was conducted. “The results had been ready as usual; we release results two hours after examination; this delay was because we wanted to take our time to clear all issues. “This is also to ensure that all the CCTV at centres we conducted mop-up examinations were ad
This is to announce that the JAMB Results for Candidates who participated in the supplementary JAMB exam held on July 1st, 2017 have been released. Candidates who participated in the exam can proceed to check their results now. How To Check Your Supplementary JAMB Exam Result -http://www.jamb.org.ng/ResultChecker/CheckUTMEResults -Enter your JAMB registration Number or email address in the space provided -Click on "Check My Result" to view your results Goodluck to you all.
JAMB has enabled the portal for candidates rescheduled for the JAMB exam holding on July 1st, 2017 to print their examination schedule for free. So if you have been unable to receive an email or print the examination schedule via your JAMB profile, you can now do that via the direct portal for printing of JAMB exam slip. The exam slip will enable you confirm your Exam Centre Venue, Exam Date & Exam Time Schedule. If you have already reprinted from the email sent from JAMB or from your JAMB profile, you may not need to reprint unless of course you want to re-confirm to be double sure. In that case, you can however, follow the procedure we have outlined below to simply confirm the slip you already have. Please note the Printing can only be carried out using a computer sy...
We made mention early today that JAMB twitter chat will be live by 10am This is an opportunity for candidates to have their questions concerning the 2017 UTME clarified by JAMB. We are creating this thread to bring you the updates as it happens so you can participate in the conversation. We will update this thread the moment any relevant question is asked and the answer provided. So keep reloading this page within the 2 hours the live chat is going to last to get the latest update. LIVE TWITTER UPDATES 1. Question asked:I created my profile last year, do I need to create another one? JAMB's response: No, you don't need to create another account 2. Question asked:Is it a must that we choose a private university as a compulsory option when filling our form during registration?. JAMB'
As long as you intend to write the 2017 JAMB UTME, you MUST create a profile on the JAMB Portal. We will now walk you through the easy steps of achieving this vital procedure, before the actual registration begins. Please note that this procedure and service is FREE! You don't need to pay any money to get your JAMB profile. If you already have a Profile If you have already successfully created a profile on the official JAMB portal, you may be required to create another profile because there is usually a UNIQUE CODE that is sent to every new profile created at this time. This UNIQUE CODE is what you are expected to take to the CBT Centre during registration. Whether JAMB will make this code available for existing profiles, we don't know at this time. We may just have to wait until registr
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has disclosed that it will today answer questions from prospective 2017 UTME candidates and the public to give clarifications on any issue that candidates would like to be clear on concerning the 2017 UTME. The information released via the board's official twitter handle reads, "By 10am tomorrow 3rd March,2017. We will be Live here to take questions from prospective candidates for #UTME 2017 for 2hrs. Get your questions ready." If you are a prospective candidates and have a twitter account, you can join the conversation and post your own questions. Nevertheless, we would do our best to bring you updates concerning the live chat.
The Joint Admission Matriculation Board [JAMB] wishes to inform the general the public and all 2017 UTME Prospective candidates that the use of awaiting results during registration has not been scrapped. The said rumour or information was actually by top Nigerian Newspaper website The NationNews and PremiumTimesng, after misunderstanding the information given by the examination body. The Joint Admission Matriculation Board hereby informs students that it has not scrapped Awaiting result for prospective candidates for the forthcoming exam. Candidates with Awaiting results can apply , But they must have gotten their results at the point of admission into their institution, But If you must apply with Awaiting Result at the point of registration, your result must be available while u go fo...
Almost every form you fill online requires your email address. This instruction will walk you through the process of creating the perfect email address, that will be useful not only for JAMB registration, but most likely, for the rest of your life. Unlike SMS, which are expensive and limited in characters, Email addresses are totally free to get and use. The good thing is that it offers unlimited characters of messaging. That's most likely the reason why JAMB has made it a prerequisite to registering for the their Exams; It will most likely be the preferred communication channel between you and JAMB. This is important! Choosing the right email address Please avoid using emails like; "[email protected]" or "[email protected]". Whatever names you were called at secondary school, sho...