JAMB Exam Update Today 26th April 2023
The 2023 Jamb exam started on the 25th April 2023, following this update GoldenNewsNg has compiled the latest information regarding JAMB 2023, news on JAMB registration for 2023, JAMB and all other relevant news for 2023 UTME JAMB candidates.
JAMB begins UTME for over 1.6 million candidates
As of Tuesday, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has initiated the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for more than 1.6 million applicants who have registered. The exam will take place until Wednesday, May 3, 2023, at specific Computer Based Centres located throughout the country.
JAMB Reschedules UTME in 100 Centres Due to Technical Hitches
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has experienced technical challenges during the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), which has led to the rescheduling of the exam in 100 centres.
JAMB Head of Public Affairs and Protocol, Fabian Benjamin, issued a statement on Tuesday night in Abuja announcing the rescheduling due to the difficulties faced by candidates during the exam.
Approximately 1.6 million candidates across over 700 centres were expected to take the examination, and JAMB regrets any inconvenience experienced by the affected candidates and their parents. The Board stated that the technical challenges were due to the introduction of novel features aimed at safeguarding the sanctity of the examination by checkmating all incidences of examination misconduct being perpetrated and perpetuated by vested interests.
The Board has reiterated its commitment to delivering quality assessments and deploying world-class assessments in line with global best practices. The technical team is working tirelessly to ensure that Wednesday’s exercise is devoid of any hitches. Candidates who were unable to take the examination due to technical reasons are advised to print a new examination notification early Wednesday morning, April 26, 2023, to know their new scheduled sessions.
JAMB has promised Nigerians that no candidate would be denied the right to take the examination, and any candidate affected by any hiccup would be rescheduled to take the examination on the next available date and space. The Board is confident that with its commitment and dedication to conducting successful exams, the UTME exercise will run smoothly, and candidates will be given equal opportunities to perform at their best.
Are you a candidate sitting for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) this year? Want to know Things you should not take to JAMB Exam Hall 2023? or the list of documents To Take To JAMB Exam Hall 2022/2023? well, you are not alone. If you are writing JAMB this year be rest assured that you need all the necessary information so you don’t get into unnecessary pressure during the exam. meanwhile, we’ll also give you some solutions to the problems you’ll be facing with JAMB Exam 2023, and Jamb Slip Reprinting 2023.
The board has prohibited the use of the following items during its exams:
- Automated Teller Machine Cards (ATM)
- Books Or Any Reading Material
- Smart Buttons
- Bluetooth Devices
- Mart Lenses
- Hard Disks Or Similar Storage Devices
- Pens Or Biros
- Wallet Or Purse
- Mathematical Set
- Mobile Phones Or Similar Electronic Devices
- Earpieces, Ink Or Pen Readers
- Parents, Guardians And Relatives
- Smart Rings Or Jewellery
- Atm Card
- Spy Reading Glasses
List of documents and requirements for JAMB Exam 2022:
- Currently, you need just 2 printed copies of your JAMB examination slip. Reprint your slip HERE
- You are to submit one of the slips to the invigilator while you keep the other one for reference purposes.
- The JAMB examination slip should be printed in coloured though not COMPULSORY.
if you have not printed your JAMB Slip yet, please do so, so you don’t start rushing on the day of your exam.
Direct Link to Print 2023 Jamb Exam Slip with Procedures
- Visit Jamb.gov.ng/efacility
- Go to UTME 2021 Exam Slip Menu
- Enter Jamb Registration Number
- Click On Print UTME Exam slip
- Click on Jamb Reprinting portal @ jamb.gov.ng/PrintExamslip
- Enter Jamb registration number, Email or SMS
- Re-Print Jamb slip.
- Go to the JAMB UTME e-slip printing page at
- Supply your JAMB Registration Number or Email address or Phone number in the appropriate column.
- Finally, click on ‘Print Examination Slip‘ button to access your exam schedule.