• Why we can’t conduct UTME – JAMB Registrar explains

    Why we can’t conduct UTME – JAMB Registrar explains

    It was gathered that the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, has said that inadequate funding posed a challenge to the conduct of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

    Oloyede said this when he received a delegation of the Senate Committee on Tertiary Institution and Tertiary Education Trust Fund in his office in Bwari, Abuja on Wednesday.

    Oloyede said: “The major challenge facing the board has to do with funding.

    “We take N5,000 from each candidate.

    “We do not even […]

  • JAMB: 3-year UTME will make students lazy, weaken institutions – Don

    JAMB: 3-year UTME will make students lazy, weaken institutions – Don

    A Monitoring and Evaluation Expert, Dr Julius Ajah of the University of Abuja has opined that enforcement of three-year University Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results for admissions will weaken the institutions.

    Ajah, who is also a lecturer in the Faculty of Agricultural Economics of the university advised the relevant authority to stop the ongoing process to amend the Act establishing JAMB.

    “What they should do is to strengthen the admission process by removing or stopping the so called catchment areas or supplementary […]

  • UTME: Wrong subject combination delaying admissions – Don

    UTME: Wrong subject combination delaying admissions – Don

    The Dean, Student Affairs, University of Abuja, Dr Peter Adakayi, on Friday warned candidates against wrong combination of subjects during JAMB examinations, as such could mar their chances of getting admission.

    Adakayi said that a candidate who had high scores in JAMB result, but had the wrong combination of subjects, would not get the desired course of study.

    He said, “Another thing that can deny someone admission is the wrong combination of subjects during JAMB examination.

    “Someone who applied to study medicine can […]

  • Why three-year validity for UTME result is yet to stay – JAMB explains

    Why three-year validity for UTME result is yet to stay – JAMB explains

    Nearly one year after the Senate moved to get the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), to begin the process of extending the validity of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) result to three years, nothing has happened along this line.

    In fact, JAMB says it is yet to be communicated to by either the National Assembly, or any other organ of government, regarding the issue, which many parents and guardians are passionate about.

    Last November, the issue dominated talks following a […]

  • Education: JAMB Announces Cut-off Mark For UTME Admission

    Education: JAMB Announces Cut-off Mark For UTME Admission

    The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the cut-off mark for admission into all tertiary institutions in Nigeria.

    According to the JAMB registrar, Dibu Ojerinde, at a press conference in Abuja on Tuesday, the cut-off for this year for degree programmes is 180, and 150 for national certificate in education, national diploma and national innovation

  • On UTME, Two Arrested for malpractices in Esa-Oke

    On UTME, Two Arrested for malpractices in Esa-Oke

     

    Report gathered that two people were arrested at Esa-Oke, in Obokun Local Government Area of Osun State. The candidates were alleged to have conspired with one Mr. Adebayo a.k.a Awolowo, the owner of Awolism Educational Consultant to perpetrate the unlawful act.

    It was learnt that the candidates committed the offense during the computer based test at Osun State College of Technology, Esa-Oke.

    Speaking with journalists on the incident, the Coordinator of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board in Osun state, Mr. Johnson Adebiyi […]