File ptuneo: a cross-section of candidates writing the 2017 JAMB and UTME computer based examination
While speaking in an interaction with PREMIUM TIMES Sunday evening, the spokesperson of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Fabian Benjamin, said that the board has fixed a date for the sale and registration for all candidates including those from foreign countries will hold from December 6 to February 6, 2018.
He said registration fee is N5,000 while an additional N500 will be paid to obtain a compulsory reading text “IN DEPENDENCE” for UTME candidates and “The Last Days at Forcados High School” for direct entry candidates.
According to the board, candidates who are interested in the mock examination are advised to register before December 31.
“The MOCK examination shall commence from Monday 22 to Wednesday 24 January, 2018 and the CBT Centres are allowed to collect, through their bank accounts, a separate â¦700 for this exercise from interested candidates after notiï¬cation of centre has been received by the candidate.”
The board had also proposed March 9 to 17, 2018 as the date for the examination.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, is a Nigerian entrance examination board for tertiary-level institutions, charged with the responsibility to administer similar examinations for applicants to Nigerian public and private universities, monotechnics, polytechnics and colleges of education.
All of these candidates must have obtained the West Africa School Certificate, now West Africa Examinations Council, WAEC, or its equivalent, National Examination Council, NECO.