2020 UTME: JAMB Cautions Against Lateness to CBT Centers

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Warns / Cautions Candidates Against Lateness to Computer Based Test (CBT) Centers During the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) which Commenced on 14th March, 2020 - Candidates who Comes Late to the CBT Centers will not be Allowed to Sit for the Examination.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has cautioned candidates intended sitting for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), which commenced on 14th March,2020 against lateness.

The board’s Head, Media and Information, Fabian Benjamin, made it known during interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday while monitoring the 2020 UTME activities in Abuja.

According to NANS, a total of 312,000 candidates sat for the 2020 UTME examination in accredited Computer Based Centres (CBT) across the country on Saturday 14th March, 2020.

Benjamin said “I want to say that we are set for the 2020 examination, which is commenced on Saturday 14th March, 2020 in accredited cbt centres nationwide.

“We will also like to appeal to candidates to always ensure that they are at their various exam centres early enough for the necessary accreditation.

“No excuse for lateness will be entertained from any candidate, as the board takes the examination seriously.

“All candidates must also ensure that they do their biometrics as failure to do this will mean no examination for such candidates.

“They are also expected not to access the examination hall with all the barred items by the JAMB, such as wrist watches, handsets and others,”

“Candidates who arrives at their examination center 10 minutes pass the slated time on their e-slip print-out will not be allowed to enter the examination hall or sit for the exam, affected candidates cannot be re-scheduled as speculated by some candidates”

Mr Fabian, also added that candidates who missed their scheduled examination on Saturday, Monday and upcoming days to follow cannot be rescheduled as their questions which were individually programmed had returned to the source.