A pleasant day to you and welcome to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) news roundup for today, April 7, 2021 complied by Eye9ja.
UTME 2021: Unlicensed Cybercafes Printing Banners Advertising JAMB’s Services Risk Arrest, Prosecution
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has cautioned operators of tutorial centres, cybercafes and other institutions against using the Board’s name and logo in their activities aimed at scamming candidates.
Registrar of JAMB, Ishaq Oloyede, said the Board will soon engage security agencies to comb every part of the country to halt such illegal activities.
UTME 2021: We Don’t Impose Exam Towns On Candidates – JAMB Boss
Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, the Chief Executive of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has said that the prerogative of choosing examination towns lies solely with candidates as far as the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is concerned.
He said JAMB does not impose examination town or transfer candidates to other towns other than the ones they had selected. Oloyede stated that examination centres are grouped into examination towns and candidates are expected to make their choices of examination towns while the Board distributes them to centres.
UTME: Two More Subjects Listed By JAMB
The Governing Board of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), at its thirteenth (13th) meeting held on Wednesday, 24th March 2021, approved the listing of Computer Studies and Physical and Health Education (PHE) as subjects to be examined in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) from 2022/2023 exercise.
This approval brings the total number of UTME subjects to 25 from the initial 23 thereby giving the candidates a wider opportunity of subjects from where to pick.