JAMB Sets Mop-up Examination for UTME Candidates

Osaretin Balogban

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has organised a mop-up Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for candidates that failed to take part in the previous examination for valid reasons.

JAMB announced the mop-up examination would commence tomorrow, the Board is giving every candidate an equal opportunity to participate in its examination to enable them to gain admission into their various tertiary institutions.

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According to JAMB, around 1,969 candidates missed the 2022 UTME and Direct Entry (DE) examinations because of technical issues, Bank Verification Number (BVN) challenges, and fingerprint peculiarities while some candidates had their examination voided due to misconduct recorded in 10 examination centres across five state.

JAMB directed affected candidates to visit their website to check if they are eligible to sit for the examination. The board also warned that no candidate would be able to retake the examination if they should miss this opportunity.

Source: The Nation

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