2021 UTME: JAMB Issues Important Announcement




A brand new instruction has been made accessible for 2021 UTME candidates by the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB).

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JAMB has suggested candidates whose registration course of is incomplete to go to particular centres to complete the method.


JAMB’s Head of Media Dr Fabian Benjamin gave the recommendation in an announcement on Monday.


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Benjamin stated the recommendation affected solely those that couldn’t full their registration through the earlier scheduled registration interval.


He stated solely candidates whose names had been compiled after giving causes for the unfinished registration course of and had been contacted “are anticipated to go to the centres”.


“On the finish of the interval initially scheduled for the 2021/2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) registration on Could 15, the registration interval was prolonged.

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“One other two weeks that elapsed on Could 29, was given to accommodate candidates who, largely on account of points associated with newly launched pre-requisite of Nationwide Identification Quantity (NIN), couldn’t register.


“Further extension of two weeks was made to compile the listing of all potential candidates who for any motive had been unable to register.


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“The candidates who haven’t registered however have secured the profile codes and initiated the registration course of are anticipated to go to the specifically designated registration centres to finish the registration on Tuesday, June 15.


“Designated registration centre for every candidate is being forwarded to them by way of the GSM textual content (SMS) messages and likewise accessible on the web site of the Board (www.jamb.gov.ng) from 12 midday on Monday, June 14.


“The identification quantity on every type given to the candidates has been used to assign the candidates to their registration centres.

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“Solely candidates who’ve secured their profile codes are anticipated to go to the centres.


“Additionally, the names of the few who haven’t but obtained their NIN or profile codes have been forwarded to NIMC and could be contacted as quickly as they’re cleared by NIMC.


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“Every candidate posted to any non-JAMB owned CBT centre is anticipated to pay the registration payment of N1,000 to such CBT centre,” Benjamin stated.


The 2021 UTME is scheduled to begin from June 19 to July 3.


The Registrar of the board, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, nonetheless, disclosed the potential of conducting a second UTME for candidates with real registration challenges.

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Oloyede had acknowledged this on Wednesday in Lagos, whereas monitoring profiling of candidates with 2021 UTME registration challenges.


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