Breaking: JAMB releases 2022 UTME results *See how to check your own

May 14, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Saturday released results of the just concluded 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) as well as the procedure of checking the results. The examination body made this known in a statement signed by its Head, Public Affairs and Protocol, Fabian Benjamin. According to the statement: “To check the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Read More

Ex-ACF chair urges FG, NASS to scrap JAMB

April 29, 2022 Mohammed Yangida 0

An elder statesman and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa state, Alhaji Musa Liman Kwande (Baraden Lafia), has called on the federal government to scrap the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) in order to “free up admission processes into the nation’s tertiary institutions.” He made the call via a media chat Friday in Lafia, the Read More

The truth on JAMB examinations

March 30, 2022 Blueprint 0

I have for long been writing on the secrets to passing the multi-herculean examination by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board,JAMB, but I haven’t brought the final truth to the limelight. Well, for the candidates that want to excel and to quickly run away from the crowds of those “dreaming” candidates that do not read for it, this is the Read More

2022 UTME: JAMB registers 1.8m candidates, rakes in N8.6bn

March 29, 2022 Abdullahi Iliyasu Uji 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said a total of 1,837,011 candidates were successfully captured at the close of the registration for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) programme, in the exercise that took place nationwide between February 19 and March 26. This is contained in the latest weekly bulletin by JAMB which was Read More

UTME: 1.5m candidates registered for JAMB – JAMB Registrar

March 21, 2022 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

The Registrar Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Is-haq Oloyede, while monitoring the 2022 UTME/DE registration in Kano weekend said over 1.5 million candidates had so far registered for the exercise. Prof. Oloyede visited a number of JAMB approved CBT centres in Kabuga satellite town Kano, and the JAMB PTC zonal office. He lamented the low turnout of candidates Read More

2022: See full breakdown of JAMB registration, examination days, how to make payment, other requirements

February 1, 2022 Editor 0

Following announcement by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on new 2022 UTME registration and examination, below is the timeline details. JAMB 2022 Timelines UTME (Registration) begins:12th February. UTME (Registration) closes: 19th March UTME MOCK: 2nd of April UTME (Examination) begins : 20th April UTME (Examination) ends : 30th April Cost of Registration: ₦4,700 (e.Pin: 3,500. Use of English Read More

Breaking: JAMB reveals date for 2022 UTME, DE registration

January 24, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Monday, announced February 12, 2022 as the date for the commencement of registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and the Direct Entry (DE) examination. This was made known via the board’s weekly bulletin released by its Director of Public Relations, Dr Fabian Benjamin. In the timeline of events attached to the Read More

Emulate JAMB in fight against malpractices, Echono tells exam bodies

January 18, 2022 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

Examination bodies in the country have been charged to emulate the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) in the fight against exam malpractices. The charge was made by the immediate past Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono in JAMBULETTIN published Monday, while addressing some critical stakeholders in the education sector as well as heads of institutions Read More

JAMB to Nigerians: Don’t enter our facilities without COVID-19 vaccination evidence

December 27, 2021 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has saidshowing of full evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 is compulsory for all persons who want to enter its facilities or do business with it nationwide. This was contained in the board’s weekly magazine,JAMBulletin published, Monday. “In line with the extant protocols rolled out by the Nigeria Centrefor Disease Control (NCDC), the Joint Read More

JAMB partners EFCC to check cybercrimes

November 15, 2021 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

part of efforts to curb cybercrimes and examination malpractices, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has patnered with Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to tackle the menace. This was contained in JAMBulletin published Monday. “The synergy became necessary in view of the avowed commitment of JAMB to curb all acts that could undermine public examinations in the country Read More

Why law and medicine get highest subscribers in Nigerian universities

November 9, 2021 Blueprint 0

Over the years, the statistics of the candidates who preferably choose some courses labelled as professional ones, outnumbered those that are not, in Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB). In 2020, the statistics of clinical sciences related courses were 452,196 where the available quota is 30,111 equivalents to 6.7%.  Law related programmes had 103,478 with the available quota of 8,656 Read More

‘JAMB remittances in line with global best practices’

November 8, 2021 Blueprint 0

In line with the extant government’s directive which was reiterated recently by the Director of Budget Office, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will continue its practice of remitting the constitutionally-mandated proportion of its operational surpluses to federal government coffers. This was disclosed by JAMB’s head of publicity and protocol, Dr FabianBenjamin, Monday in a statement. He said JAMB Read More

Ogun: Educationist advocate scraping of JAMB to free admission processes

November 8, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Foremost educationist, Dr. Adebayo Oluwatosin has canvassed for scraping of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) in order to free up admission processes to the nation’s tertiary institutions. Adebayo stated this on the sideline of the 2021 education stakeholders’ forum, with the theme: ‘Higher institutions admission crisis in Nigeria: Influencing policies and way forward’, sponsored by the Scholarship Aid Initiative Read More

No institution permitted to regularise admission – JAMB

November 5, 2021 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed that it had received complaints from some parents and students that one or two institutions were collecting money ranging from N10, 000 to N80, 000 from candidates purportedly for the processing of late or irregular admissions. According to the exam body, it does not demand or accept any fee from any Read More

Post UTME test: JAMB gives waiver to disadvantaged students

November 2, 2021 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said it has waivedthe post-UTME screening test conducted by institutions to certain categories of candidates in order to attract foreign candidates intoNigerian tertiary institutions. These categories include candidates in foreign countries, correctional centres, as well as blind and deaf candidates. This was contained in JAMB’s weekly bulletin published Monday.“Consequently, for every year preceding Read More

A thank you note to JAMB’s Oloyede

September 2, 2021 Tunde Akanni 0

This is not a regular appreciation note. It is a combination of a personal expression of gratitude as well as it is a class initiative, even if not commissioned by the presumed class. But the addressee, Prof. Is-hq Olanrewaju Oloyede, Registrar and Chief Executive of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, is most deserving from me as a person, Read More

How to address the massive failure in JAMB

August 17, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, was established by an Act of 1978, subsequently amended in 1989 and 1993.14 per cent pass and 86 per cent failure at the just-concluded 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, conducted by JAMB, divergent views have been expressed by stakeholders as to what led to the poor performance by the candidates. While some Read More

2021 UTME mass failure: Who is to blame?

July 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

BENJAMIN SAMSON in this report takes a look at the views of stakeholders on the mass failure in this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and how to avoid re-occurrence. The controversy over the results of this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted by Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) still rages. Many students who sat for the examination Read More

The JAMB saga

July 7, 2021 Blueprint 0

Passing a board examination is not a miracle or rocket-science, because all what I believe is that, whoever read and understand question perfectly will definitely pass the examination even with an average grade. But still, I often say that to some extent it could be a miracle, because it was someone else that will mark the paper(s) instead of the Read More

JAMB is a game of luck

July 1, 2021 Blueprint 0

JAMB is a game of luck that’s what I was told when I registered my first JAMB in 2014. I was discouraged and I didn’t bother much to read and when results were released, I was perplexed and taken aback because I couldn’t secure admission to the university. I got 142. Many parents shift the massive failures in the qualifying Read More

On the massive 2021 UTME failure

July 1, 2021 Blueprint 0

The massive failure recorded in the just concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is the worst ever in the history of JAMB, based on analysis so far. The situation is worrisome to the extent parents have started blaming the examiners not the candidates. Imagine most candidates got 16, 24, 54, 104, 156, with few ones getting the average of 180; Read More

Breaking: JAMB announces 2021 UTME results *See code to use and check your result

June 25, 2021 Editor 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the release of results of candidates after the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). A press statement by JAMB’s head of media Dr. Fabian Benjamin on Friday morning made it clear that only candidates who sat for the  examination on Saturday, 19, and Tuesday, 22 June 2021 are eligible to check their Read More

NANS flays JAMB over non-regularisation of admissions

June 22, 2021 Agi Onda 0

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to immediately rescind its decision to halt regularisation of university admissions from 2017 to 2019, saying the policy is anti-students and irrational. NANS also described JAMB’s style of administration as autocratic and a misrepresentation of the purpose for its establishment. A statement signed Read More

2021 UTME: JAMB urges candidates to complete registration June 15

June 15, 2021 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

Following the announcement of another two-week extension of registration deadline for candidates who had commenced the registration process for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) before May 29, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has urged the cleared applicants to complete their registration before June 15. The examination body, in a statement issued Monday morning said from 12 Read More

Review NIN policy for JAMB registration, Senate urges FG

May 19, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

Senate Tuesday urged the Federal Ministry of Education, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) review the use of National Identification Number (NIN) as part of precondition for the registration of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, (UTME) candidates in 2021. The upper legislative chamber specifically called for the extension of the JAMB registration deadline or Read More