Latest UTME News, JAMB Exam News For Today Friday, 1 April 2022 can be accessed below.
In its weekly bulletin JAMB announced that the UTME exercise scheduled earlier for April 20 to 30, will be held from Friday, May 6 to Monday, May 16.
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JAMB Gives Update On JAMB Registration 2022, Takes Fresh Step On 2022 UTME
GoldenNewsNg reports that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says 1,837,011 candidates have been registered for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.
The board, which disclosed this in its weekly bulletin on Monday, said the figure included Direct Entry candidates
2022 UTME: JAMB Registers 1.8 Million Candidates, Rakes In N8.6 Billion
GoldenNewsNg reports that at the close of the registration for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) programme on Saturday, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said a total of 1,837,011 candidates were successfully captured in the exercise that took place nationwide between February 19 and March 26th 2022.
Reps probe alleged imposition of multiple fees on JAMB candidates
The House of Representatives is to investigate alleged imposition of multiple processing and administration fees by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and its accredited agents on candidates.
The resolution followed the adoption of a motion by Sergius Ogun (PDP-Edo) at plenary on Wednesday in Abuja.
In his motion, Mr Ogun said section 88(1) and (2) of the constitution empowers the National Assembly to conduct investigations into the activities of any authority executing or administering laws.
He said JAMB was established to control the conduct of matriculation examinations for candidates seeking admission into universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in Nigeria.
He added that in recent times, in addition to the registration fees for the examination, all sorts of processing and administrative fees were imposed on JAMB examination candidates.
JAMB Sends Important Message To UTME/DE Candidates
JAMB has sent an important message to UTME/DE Candidates.
GoldenNewsNg reports that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has reiterated its stand to close its 2022 registration exercise on Saturday, March 26, as earlier scheduled.
The board made this known in its Weekly Bulletin of the Office of the Registrar on Monday, in Abuja.
JAMB said that the sale of e-PINs for its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) which commenced on Feb. 19, to end on Saturday, March 26, would not attract any extension.
“This emphasis is essential because of the persistent drop in the number of e-PINs being vended, as well as the low turnout of candidates at the various centres across the nation.
JAMB Identifies 1Million Fake Admissions, Tells Students What To Do
GoldenNewsNg reports that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has asked students to hold their institutions responsible for their inability to access their administration letters.
JAMB said its advice to students was predicated on a series of complaints by students that it was delaying their call to the mandatory National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, through delay in issuance of their admission letters.
UTME News: Federal Lawmaker Proposes 3-Year Validity For JAMB Results
GoldenNewsNg reports that Rep. Tolulope Akande-Sadipe (APC-Oluyole) has proposed a three-year validity period for Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results in the country.
This is contained in a statement issued by her Media Aide, Olamilekan Olusada, and made available to newsmen on Thursday in Ibadan.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Akande-Sadipe is the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora Matters. READ MORE
UTME: Bulk registration unacceptable — JAMB
Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has warned school proprietors against bulk registration of candidates for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
JAMB accused the schools of collecting exorbitant amounts of money for candidates’ registration for the UTME, urging to desist from such act to avoid unnecessary sanctions from JAMB.
It maintained that it does not accept
bulk registration as other examination bodies, notably, NABTEB, NECO or WAEC do, meaning that JAMB only deals directly with individual candidates.
JAMB, in its weekly bulletin released on Monday, said It has discovered that most of the problems encountered by a category of candidates, including some products of elitist secondary schools, are traceable to group registration adopted, which invariably leads to a mismatch of candidates data.
2022 UTME: JAMB Issues Strong Warning Over JAMB Registration 2022
GoldenNewsNg reports that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has warned school proprietors against bulk registration of candidates for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
This online news platform understands that the Board accused the schools of collecting exorbitant amounts of money for candidates’ registration for the UTME, urging them to desist from such activities to avoid unnecessary sanctions from JAMB…
JAMB Begins Massive Arrest Of Illicit CBT Centre Operators In Nigeria
GoldenNewsNg reports that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has apprehended operators of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres that are allegedly engaged in illicit registration of candidates for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
This online news platform understands that the information which was contained in JAMB’s weekly bulletin released on Monday, indicated that the sting operations were conducted across four States, namely, Kwara, Kogi, Katsina and Enugu, by JAMB officials….
Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said the ongoing 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) registration exercise scheduled to end on 26th March, 2022 would not be extended.
This is because the time scheduled for the registration exercise from 19th February, to 26th March, 2022, is the only window allotted by relevant authorities to the board to conduct the exercise, says JAMB spokesperson, Dr Fabian Benjamin.
He said registration and examination dates are not fixed arbitrarily but through a consensus of opinions of the Federal Ministry of Education and examination agencies.
“Hence, before the commencement of registration or examination for any given year, all public examination bodies are invited to a roundtable where they are expected to agree on the timetable of activities for each examination agency and which must be strictly adhered to.
2022 UTME/DE: 708,000 candidates successfully registered as of March 5th
GoldenNewsNg gathered that JAMB has revealed that as of March 5th, 2022, about 708,000 candidates have been registered in the ongoing 2022 UTME/DE registration. This information was contained in the weekly official bulletin of the board.
JAMB also urged e-PIN vendors to monitor the activities of their agents as the Board would not tolerate any fraudulent act. Vendors would be held accountable for any infractions committed by these agents. According to the board, erring centres and ePIN vendors or their agents found wanting would be severely punished to serve as a deterrent to would-be infractors.
Stop discriminating against girl-child – JAMB Registrar urges Nigerians
The Registrar of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Ishaq Oloyede, has advised Nigerians against discriminating against the girl-child, particularly in the area of education.
Mr Oloyede stated this at a lecture commemorating the elevation of Morufat Balogun to the rank of professor and the 55th birthday celebration of her husband, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, in Ibadan on Sunday.
JAMB Further Explains Why It May Not Extend 2022 UTME Registration Deadline
GoldenNewsNg reports that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has explained why it may not extend the registration deadline for candidates taking part in the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE).
The examination body said that they are happy with the huge level of progress of the exercise nationwide which has been very smooth and seamless.
It stated that because of that, it is on course to meet its daily target of 100,000 registrations despite the minor disruptions witnessed in some of these registration centres.
According to NAN, this was made known by the JAMB’s Registrar, Professor Is’haq Oloyede, while monitoring the registration exercise in some centres on Friday, in Lagos.
Oloyede said that in all, almost 600,000 UTME and Direct Entry (DE) candidates had been registered, noting that with the level of progress made already, coupled with the seamless, process, he did not foresee the need for an extension of the exercise.
JAMB Speaks On Extending JAMB Registration 2022 Deadline For 2022 UTME
JAMB has spoken on extending JAMB Registration 2022 deadline for 2022 UTME. GoldenNewsNg reports that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Friday, March 4, 2022, said there may be no extension of registration deadline for candidates, for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)
JAMB To Blacklist Vendors, Agents Who Violate 2022 UTME Rules
GoldenNewsNg reports that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will blacklist any vendors or its agents who violate its rules for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) exercise.
The Registrar of the board, Prof Is’haq Oloyede, stated this in Ibadan on Saturday, while monitoring the registration exercise at some centres….READ MORE
JAMB Warns 2022 UTME Candidates Against Revealing Profile Codes
GoldenNewsNg reports that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has warned candidates of the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) not to divulge their codes to third parties as fraudsters could use them to manipulate their profiles to their own detriment…..READ MORE
2022 UTME: JAMB Announces New Date For Mock Exams
GoldenNewsNg reports that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has informed that the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) mock papers will now be held on April 9 as against the earlier scheduled date, April 16.
JAMB made this known in its weekly bulletin from the Office of the Registrar on Monday in Abuja.
The board said the change was due to the realisation that April 16, earlier scheduled, was an Easter Saturday, a holy Saturday celebrated by Christians to mark the end of the Lent period before Easter Sunday.
JAMB also said the date for the exercise had also been affected by the shift in date for the registration of the UTME and Direct Entry (DE), which was earlier scheduled for February 12 but later commenced on February 19.
It, however, urged all candidates who registered and would want to sit for the mock exercise to note the change of date and be prepared.
The 2022 UTME registration commenced on Saturday, February 19 and is expected to end on March 26.
The exam has, however, been scheduled by JAMB to be held from May 6 to May 16.
How To Register For JAMB 2022 Online
JAMB Requirements and How To Pass JAMB 2022.
Step By Step On How To Register For JAMB 2022/2023
- Create a Personal E-mail Address
- Get an Active Mobile Phone Number
- Create your JAMB Profile
- Buy JAMB e-PIN Online or from Any Bank Nationwide
- Get your National Identification Number (NIN)
- Get your O’level/A’level Result Printout
- Write down All your Biodata to Avoid Mistakes
- Budget 5,000 for all the Registration Processes
Finally, Visit any JAMB accredited CBT centre with your biodata, E-pin, and Profile Code for online registration
JAMB 2022: How To Buy JAMB ePin 2022 Online With Ease
- Go to JAMB ePin Portal via https://portal.jamb.gov.ng/
- Click on BUY 2022 UTME/DE PIN
- Provide your JAMB Profile Code
- Make Payment of 4,700
- Follow the procedure on the portal to procure or retrieve your ePin
- Buy JAMB ePin Online using your MasterCard
- Finally, walk into the nearest JAMB accredited centre to complete your registration.
- Walk into the nearest JAMB accredited CBT
- Make payment
- Provide your JAMB profile code
- After payment, your PIN will be delivered to you.
JAMB lists Lagos new Two varsities on Jamb 2022 Admission portal
GoldenNewsNg reports that the number of students across Lagos State expected to gain admission into tertiary institutions, are expected to increase beginning from 2022, following the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) inclusion of the two newly established public varsities into lists of schools open to provide tertiary education in the country. Read More
JAMB Registration 2022 For UTME & DE Candidates: Form, Date, Requirements, Price, Exam Date, Closing Date
GoldenNewsNg reports that JAMB Registration 2022 / 2023 for UTME candidates commenced yesterday, the 19th February 2022 with the slow turnout at Lagos CBT Centres.
This post will guide you on the process of registering for the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board JAMB 2022 registration for the forthcoming Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination (UTME)….READ MORE
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