JAMB Fixes Date for 2016 UTME…See Details

The dates for the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination was unveiled by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, yesterday. 

Nigerian students writing computer-based UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday, January 26, said it would conduct the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) between February and March.

According to a statement by its Head of Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin in Lagos, the Computer-Based Test (CBT) exam would hold in over 400 centres within and outside Nigeria.

He added: “JAMB has approved more centres to give Nigerians the best computer-based test.

“The board insisted that these centres must meet best global requirements.

“Some of the requirements are steady power supply, 200 computers, including Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS), accessible road, security and a waiting room.

“This year, there are innovations to ensure candidates write under the conditions.’’

The board said sale of forms closes on Friday.

It noted that  new measures would be introduced to ensure the board remains top in assessment and measurement.

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