JAMB Fixes Cut Off Mark for 2016 Examination

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and tertiary education stakeholders on Thursday in Abuja adopted 180 as the cut-off mark for 2016 admission into universities, polytechnics and colleges of education. The decision was reached at the 2016 Combined Policy Meeting on Admissions to Degree, Nigerian Certificate of Education (NCE) and National Diploma (ND) chaired… Continue reading JAMB Fixes Cut Off Mark for 2016 Examination

JAMB Says no More Second Choice in UTME 2014

With 2014 fast approaching and a new academic session will begin especially for new universities, polytechnics and colleges of education, JAMB says there will be no more second choice for the UTME. What this means for candidates hoping to sit for the examination is that they are allowed to choose just one higher institution of… Continue reading JAMB Says no More Second Choice in UTME 2014

JAMB Increases CBT Centres to 256 for 2014/2015 Examination

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has designated 256 centres for the 2014/2015 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) Computer Based Test (CBT) across the country. Mr Fabian Benjamin, the board’s Head of Public Relations, made the disclosure in a telephone interview  on Monday in Lagos. Benjamin said that the centres were increased… Continue reading JAMB Increases CBT Centres to 256 for 2014/2015 Examination

JAMB Introduces Reading Culture in Varsity Exam

The 2014 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) usually conducted by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for students applying for first degree studies in Nigerian universities will include a test on the reading culture of applicants. A statement from JAMB Friday in Abuja to announce the early roll out the 2014 UTME application documents… Continue reading JAMB Introduces Reading Culture in Varsity Exam

NYSC to Partner JAMB, Others to Check False Claims By Corps Members

THE management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has said it was collaborating with the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and Corps Producing Institutions (CPIs) in parts of the country  to check all forms of fictitious claims among prospective corps members nationwide. The Director, Corps Mobilisation Department, NYSC, Mr Anthony Ani, stated this… Continue reading NYSC to Partner JAMB, Others to Check False Claims By Corps Members

Reps Move to Upgrade Validity of JAMB Result to Three Years

A bill to amend the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Act yesterday scaled through second reading in the House of Representatives, which seeks to extend the validity of JAMB result from its present one year to three academic years. Rep Ibrahim Ebbo (PDP, Niger), who sponsored the bill said Nigerians mostly the poor have… Continue reading Reps Move to Upgrade Validity of JAMB Result to Three Years

JAMB to End ‘Regularisation’

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has urged all degree- awarding institutions in Nigeria to adhere strictly to admission rules and regulation so as to stop the regime of “admissions regularization”. JAMB registrar, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, made this disclosure while speaking with Daily Trust recently in Abuja. He called for a the need to fine… Continue reading JAMB to End ‘Regularisation’

2013 UTME: The pains and gains of JAMB’s Computer-Based-Testing (CBT)

The conduct of the 2013 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) had admixture of pains and gains for both the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and the candidates who sat for the examination. Clement Idoko writes on the conduct of the 2013 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, concluding that there is need for more infrastructural base… Continue reading 2013 UTME: The pains and gains of JAMB’s Computer-Based-Testing (CBT)

Candidates Get JAMB CBT Results Same Day

Following  the  kick off of JAMB CBT examination on Saturday there are indications that candidates are now reaping some of the benefits CBT. The fact is the moment a candidate finishes his/her examination, his/her result is processed and available. It is however left to JAMB to determine when it would be released. Scanning through Online… Continue reading Candidates Get JAMB CBT Results Same Day

JAMB Releases Withheld Results, Begins CBT

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has finally released the results of candidates whose results were initially withheld over non-biometric verification even as 91, 610 candidates will commence the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. Computer based Test in the 7 various designated centres, CBT from Saturday. Registrar and Chief Executive of  JAMB, Professor ‘Dibu… Continue reading JAMB Releases Withheld Results, Begins CBT

JAMB Releases 2013 UTME Results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the 2013 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results. The board, however, withheld 12,110 results for possible disciplinary action. The Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, announced this at a news conference on the release of the results in Bwari, FCT, on Friday. The registrar said after… Continue reading JAMB Releases 2013 UTME Results

Minister Allays Fears as JAMB Holds UTME Nationwide

Despite the ongoing debate as to the relevance of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Saturday conducted the Pen and Paper Testing (PPT) aspect of this year’s UTME as planned throughout the country. The examination held as the  Minister of Education, Prof. Ruqayyatu Rufai, saturday disclosed that she had no… Continue reading Minister Allays Fears as JAMB Holds UTME Nationwide

Over 1.7 Million Sit for JAMB UTME Saturday

Over 1.7million candidates will this Saturday sit for this year’s Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The examination will hold at the same time in 3,168 centres in 378 examination towns in the country and six foreign countries, including Accra in Ghana; Buea in Republic of Cameroon; Cotonou in Republic of… Continue reading Over 1.7 Million Sit for JAMB UTME Saturday

UTME JAMB CBT Practice Test

In preparation for newly introduced Computer Based Test (CBT) for candidates, the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has launched an online JAMB CBT Practice Test. The Computer Based Testing (CBT) preparatory engine is presently in two different versions, i.e. paid and free versions. The free version of the program has been integrated into JAMB portal, so… Continue reading UTME JAMB CBT Practice Test