20,000 Nigerians Apply For UTME In 48 Hours As JAMB Opens Portal For 2017 Registrations

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The portal of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) was enabled on Monday for the commencement of the 2017 Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination (UTME) registration.

JAMB Shares More Details On The Conduct Of 2017 UTME

As at yesterday, its spokesperson, Dr Fabian Benjamin, said the Board has within two days registered 20,000 candidates.

The Apex Exam Body is expecting about two million candidates to register for this year’s UTME across the country.

Meanwhile, the board invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria for the 2017/2018 academic session.

JAMB Unveils New Guidelines For 2017 UTME | Requirements To Start A CBT Centre

The period of sale/registration for UTME is from Monday 20th March to Wednesday 19th April 2017 while registration closes on Saturday 22nd April 2017.

For direct entry, the application will be on sale from Sunday 23 April, 2017.

There are strong indications that a number of accredited centres in Lagos were yet to commence registration of candidates as at yesterday due to lack of JAMB code.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  1. The registration fee, once paid is non-refundable.
  2. Registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is available at the CBT centres and JAMB Offices The accredited centres have been empowered to assist in this regard.
  3. As it is the practice, centres are allowed to charge not more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) only as registration Any centre that charges more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) should be reported to JAMB for appropriate sanctions.
  4. All CBT centres have been mandated to select any of the participating These banks are to be presentin their premises for the purposes of collecting all fees. No centre-staff is allowed to conduct cash transaction with the candidates.
  5. Candidates are advised to read and understand the guidelines on admission and instructions on how to complete the online registration before commencing the process of registration.
  6. Multiple registrations are not Candidates who register more than once will be identified and disqualified.
  7. Candidates should note that their uploaded image or photograph will be embossed on their result slips and admission
  8. Candidates are to note that irrespective of their choice of course of study or method of testing, they will also be tested on a general text: “In Dependence” by Sarah Ladipo Manyika for UTME and “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by H. Mohammed for Direct Entry Candidates.
  9. Candidates are warned that the Board has not authorised or solicited the services of ANY establishment/group or individual other than the accredited CBT centres for this registration exercise.

HOW MUCH IS JAMB UTME/DE SOLD?

  • Registration fee for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination or Direct Entry is Five Thousand Naira (₦5,000).
  • Candidates are also, as usual, to pay Five Hundred Naira (₦500) only to obtain the reading text- ‘In Dependence’ for UTME candidates and ‘‘The Last Days at Forcados High School’‘ for Direct Entry Candidates.
  • Candidates should note that e-PINS being purchased are tied to individual profile and are not transferable.
  • Candidates are advised to keep as confidential their security details such as registration numbers, password/numbers of ATM Cards, e-mail addresses and E-Pins.
  • As it is the practice, centres are allowed to charge not more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) only as registration Any centre that charges more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) should be reported to JAMB for appropriate sanctions.
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