JAMB Extends UTME Registration By Two Weeks


JAMB has announced an extension of the Registration exercise of its admission examinations; the Unified Tertiary Matriculation by two weeks.

JAMB Registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, made the announcement in Abuja, after the aborted Jamb Mock exams earlier scheduled for April 8th.

Prof. Oloyede also announced that the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations, UTME has been re-scheduled to commence between 13th of may and 20th may, 2017.

“The Joint Admissions and matriculation board wishes to apologise to candidates and other stakeholders, we could not go on with the mock examinations and hereby announce extension of the registration exercise for the 2017 UTME, instead of the earlier announced April 19. The deadline for the sale of forms and registration will now extend to Friday, May 5th,2017. Consequently, the 2017 UTME has also been postponed to start on Saturday, May 13th to 20th, 2017,” he said.

“Meanwhile, the mock examination earlier slated for Saturday, April 8, 2017 has been put on hold, this is because the appropriate rehearsal and test running of the new system has been substantially achieved,” the Registrar stated.


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