JAMB announces approved dates for UTME registration and exams – Pegars News

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has approved the graduation of registration for the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) from January 24 to February 14, 2023.

This disclosure is contained in an announcement issued by JAMB’s Head of Public Affairs and Protocol, Dr Fabian Benjamin, in Abuja on Tuesday.

Important dates: The board additionally mentioned the conduct of its elective mock UTME is to happen on March 16, 2023.

He added that the board nonetheless does not embody registration for Direct Entry (DE) software paperwork as the DE registration would start from February 20 to April 20, 2023.

He additionally acknowledged that April 29, 2023, has been fastened for the conduct of the 2023 UTME; after contemplating its different commitments, and is anticipated to finish on May 12, 2023.

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Service cost: Benjamin famous that a service cost of N1,000 is required for a mock examination whereas registering.

  • He mentioned, “Candidates are to notice that they would be required to pay the sum of N1000 service cost for CBT centres for the conduct of mock examination at the level of registration.
  • “This is to prevent a situation where candidates would indicate their interest to sit the mock UTME leading the various centres to commit human and material resources only for them to stay away on the day of the examination.”

He, nonetheless, added that this would be topic to the candidate’s curiosity.

  • He mentioned, “With the new arrangement, candidates indicate their interest by paying for the mock at the point of UTME registration, therefore, precluding the centres from incurring any loss whether candidates turn up or not.”

Profile creation: He inspired potential college students to begin creating profiles as quickly as attainable.

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  • He mentioned, “The board advises all candidates, who desire to register for the 2023 UTME to immediately embark on the creation of their respective profiles (creation of profile code) ahead of the formal commencement of the registration exercise to avoid being caught up in any ensuing bottleneck.”


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