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JUST IN: JAMB Announces Cut-off Marks for 2019 Admissions [READ MORE]

  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, on Tuesday approved 160 and above as this year’s national minimum cut-off mark for admission into public universities. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the decision was reached at the 19th Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria which held at the Bola Babalakin Auditorium, Gbongan, Osun State. According to the Nation, the board also approved 140 as minimum UTME score for admission into private universities and 110 for admission into private polytechnics.   [Read]

15-Yr-Old Ekele Franklin Breaks JAMB Highest Score Record, But Won’t Get Admission [READ MORE]

Ekele Franklin, a 15-year-old boy, has emerged the overall best candidate for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted between April 11 and 15. Ishaq Oloyede, registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), disclosed this at a news conference while announcing the release of the 2019 UTME results on Saturday. Having chosen the University of Lagos (UNILAG) as his first choice, the Imo state candidate had a cumulative score of 347. However, there are unconfirmed reports that Franklin may not be admitted on account of his age. Franklin was closely followed by Emmanuel Chidiebube, a 16-year-old boy from Abia state, who had a cumulative score of 346, [Read]

UTME 2019: JAMB Set To Release Results On Saturday, Parade Fraudulent Staff

Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board ( JAMB ), Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, on Friday said the board would release the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Board on Saturday. He said the board would give details of the results to reporters on the same day. The 2019 UTME was conducted between April 11 – 18 this year. He said: “We had a meeting on Friday. And so, we are releasing our results tomorrow.” Meanwhile, the board on Friday paraded one of its staff caught collecting N25, 000 from an admission seeker in 2018. Adamu Martin, a jamb worker attached to the Information Technology Service, was said to have promised an unnamed candidate [Read]

UTME 2019: Continued Delays in Release Of Results Causing ‘Tension, Panic’, Candidates Appeal to JAMB

Some 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) candidates have appealed to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to release their results. The candidates spoke in separate interviews with newsmen on Sunday in Bwari. The 2019 UTME commenced on April 11 to April 18 with 1.8 million registered candidates. The board has repeatedly said that it would take its time to screen the results because of the several infractions discovered during the exercise. Madueke John, a candidate said that the long wait for the results has held some of the candidates back, while also causing a lot of tension. “With everything we are hearing from JAMB and other media reports [Read]

BREAKING: At last, JAMB Releases 2019 UTME Results [READ MORE]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has assured candidates of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) that results would be ready from tomorrow Monday April 29. The Board’s Head of Media and Publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Bwari. Benjamin said that screening of the results would soon be over and the result released. “We are still screening but hopefully, anytime next week, the results will be ready,” he said. [READ ALSO] AFRICAN DRUM FESTIVAL: Gov Amosun thrills Audience as he turns Profesional Fashion Model [SEE PHOTOS] Speaking also on the board’s readiness to screen results [Read]

JAMB launches 10-year UTME probe, set to sanction exams, admission culprits

Heads are set to roll across the country as the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has launched a probe into the credentials of applicants dating back to 2009. This implies that persons who cheated the system to pass the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination to get into school and may have even graduated and participated in the National Youth Service Corps will be arrested and their certificates withdrawn. The Head, Media and Information of JAMB , Fabian Benjamin , said this during an interview with The PUNCH on Monday . Benjamin said the probe had begun and it would be completed in record time as JAMB has acquired software which would [Read]

UTME 2019: We’ve resolved exam schedules with WAEC, says JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Tuesday assured candidates sitting for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination that they would not be denied the opportunity of writing the examination . Dr Fabian Benjamin, Head of Public Relations, JAMB, gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos following fears concerning a clash in the timetable of West African Senior School Certificate Examination and UTME. According to the timetable, WAEC students who are expected to write Animal Husbandry on April 11 by 9: 00 a .m are also expected to sit for the UTME on the same day. At least 1 .8 million candidates are [Read]

UTME 2019: JAMB Postpones Exams Again, Announces New Dates, Continues Registration [SEE NEW DATES HERE]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has rescheduled the conduct of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to 11th April. The board also fixed 1st April for the conduct of its mock examination earlier scheduled for Saturday, 23rd March. JAMB’s Head of Media, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, in Abuja. The statement directed candidates to begin the printing of their UTME notification slips from 2nd April in any part of the country. The board added that it also reopened its registration portal to 41,063 candidates who have created their profiles and procured either the UTME or DE ePINS till Friday 15th, March. [READ [Read]

UTME 2019: JAMB bans ATM Cards, Watches, Key Holders, Other items at Exam Centres [READ MORE]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has listed at least 19 items which it said remained prohibited for the over 1.8 million candidates taking the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. The board said in its weekly bulletin obtained by our correspondent on Monday that the items were prohibited during its examinations, warning that candidates who breached the directive would be disallowed from taking the UTME. The board said, “To ensure that our examinations meet best global practices, the board has prohibited the use of the following items during its exams. They are watches, pens or biros, mobile phones or similar electronic devices, spy reading glasses, calculators, hard disks or similar [Read]

UTME 2019: JAMB fixes Saturday, March 23 for mock examination

    The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has fixed Saturday, March 23,2019 for the conduct of the 2019 mock examination. JAMB Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin, in a statement Monday night, said “candidates are by this information,urged to begin the printing of their Mock Examination Notification slips from Wednesday 6th March 2019.” “The Board enjoined all candidates to jealously guard all their details pertaining to the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME/DE) Direct Entry. “The public should therefore note that the mock examination as its name implies, would not be used for any assessment process,”the statement said. It explained that “this year’s exercise is the third in [Read]

JAMB postpones mock exams, says UTME may be rescheduled [READ MORE]

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has postponed the mock examination of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination slated to start from Saturday, February 23, because of the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections. The board also said, on Wednesday, that it may reschedule the 2019 UTME if the country’s elections drag until the earlier fixed dates of Saturday, March 16, to Saturday, March 23. According to the new timetable released by the Independent National Electoral Commission, the Governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections slated for March 2 have been rescheduled to March 9, which fuels fears that the UTME slated for March 16 may [Read]

2019 JAMB Registration: How to Get E-pins [SEE SIMPLE STEPS HERE]

  Here are the steps that would be required by all JAMB applicants, before commencing registration in any Accredited CBT Centre; 1. Each candidate will be registered with one mobile phone number only. The Cell phone number used to create the profile code is automatically tied to the Candidate’s name and will be used in all communications related to his/her 2019 Application/Examination. 2. Candidate sends his/her name [Surname, First Name & Middle Name (if any)] by text (SMS) to 55019. This should be maximum of 38 characters + 2 spaces between names = 40 characters in all. 3. A Profile Code is received by the candidate on the same telephone [Read]

JAMB to start 2019 UTME registration January 10, Says No More Use of Cyber Cafes for Registration [READ MORE]

  THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will open registration for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) on January 10, 2019. JAMB Registrar Prof. Is-haq Oloyede said at a stakeholders meeting with CBT Centre operators and others at the University of Lagos yesterday that the sale of e-PIN for the examination would last for six weeks. He, however, did not give the actual examination dates. Oloyede had initially announced January 3 as beginning date for the sale of forms but changed it to January 10, 2018 following appeal by the CBT operators for more time to complete their online network test. The centres were only given seven days [Read]

JAMB Set to Commence UTME 2019 Registration by December (READ MORE)

  Fresh reports indicate that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board will anytime from December commence registration for 2019/2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination as earlier scheduled. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Head of Media of the Board, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, announced this on Thursday while addressing newsmen during the conduct of promotion exercise for the Nigerian Customs Service at the board’s Computer Based Test Centre in Abuja. According to Benjamin, no specific date has been fixed for the commencement of the registration yet. He, however, said that plans were underway to do so as soon as possible, as the board was initially waiting for the pronouncement of the presidency [Read]