JAMB announces date for 2018 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board,
JAMB, has fixed March 9 to 17 for the 2018
Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination,
UTME. The Registrar of the board, Ishaq Oloyede,
said this at a meeting with stakeholders on
Tuesday. The theme of the meeting is
“Strategic planning
on the conduct of the 2018 Unified Tertiary
Matriculation.” Mr. Oloyede said the mock examination initially scheduled to hold between
January 22 and 24 has been moved to the first
week in February due to the ongoing strike by
non-teaching staff of universities. “We are unable to access our CBT centres
because most of them are in the universities
and non teaching staff are on strike,” he said.
“Regarding the sale of forms, about 10 per
cent of the expected candidates have
registered, the number of candidates that have registered now is about 283,319,” he said. The
registrar said the prohibition of materials is
applicable to candidates, supervisors and

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