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Over 1,456 candidates misses University admission despite scoring 300 and above – Jamb registrar

It has been disclosed that a total number of 1,456 candidates who scored 300 and above in the 2020 Unified Tertiary Examination (UTME) failed to secure admission to Nigerian tertiary institutions for the 2020/2021 academic session.The registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Is-haq Oloyede, made the disclosure in Abuja on Tuesday during the 2021 admission policy meeting where guidelines for admission processes for the 2021/2022 academic calendar were approved. In his presentation at the meeting, which was tagged, “Titbits on 2020 admission and 2021 UTME,” Mr Oloyede said out of the 4,948 applicants who scored 300 and
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CAMPUS INFO

UTME: Jamb releases list of results under investigation, Withholds 93

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has cleared and released the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination results of 14,620 candidates hitherto under investigation while results of 93 candidates have been withheld. Spokesperson of the Board, Dr Fabian Benjamin in a statement in Abuja, said this followed the consideration and further approval of the recommendations of the investigators by the Board’ management at a management meeting held on Tuesday, 27, July 2021. Recall that the Board, in its earlier release, stated it would still review the results of the 2021 UTME exercise and any candidate found wanting would have his/her
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ENTERTAINMENT

2021 UTME: PARENTS, CANDIDATE LAMENT BITTERLY OVER LOW SCORES

Reactions have continued to trail the recently released result of the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination ( UTME) conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). Some candidates and parents who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews in Bwari, Abuja, expressed displeasure. JAMB on Friday, June 25, released the first batch of results of candidates who sat for the examination between Saturday, June 19, and Tuesday, June 22. Expressing her displeasure with her score, Oluwakemi Moses, a candidate who wanted to study medicine, said she scored 167. She explained that it was not only
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NEWS

JAMB may Conduct Another UTME this year- Registrar says

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) may conduct a second 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination for candidates with genuine registration challenges. The Registrar of the board, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, made the disclosure on Wednesday in Lagos while monitoring profiling of candidates with 2021 UTME registration challenges. “So far, we have just 17, 758 candidates with challenges that had been profiled, nationwide. “At the end of the entire exercise, we may have to conduct another examination for those with genuine cases after the main UTME slated for June 19 to July 3,” the JAMB official said. He reiterated the board’s commitment to
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CAMPUS INFO

JAMB REGISTERS oVER 300,000 STUDENTS FOR 2020/2021 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board has registered more than 300,000 candidates for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. According to the board’s weekly bulletin obtained from the board’s website on Monday, JAMB has also registered more than 8, 000 Direct Entry candidates. “Total profile code generated so far is 497,528. “Total UTME pin vended is 344, 115, while total pin vended for DE is 10, 848. Total registered candidates for UTME, 316, 132, and total registered candidates for DE is 8, 490. “Total candidates who have indicated an interest in sitting for the mock UTME are 126, 402,” it
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CAMPUS INFO

JAMB RESCHEDULES UTME MOCK EXAM

JAMB 2021 UTME/DE e-PIN vending closes May 10th
The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) has postponed the 2021 Mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The exam, earlier scheduled to hold on Saturday, 30th April has been rescheduled to hold on Thursday, 20th May. Fabian Benjamin, Head, Public Affairs in a statement said the change of date was due to ongoing adjustments in operational processes. He explained this would not affect the Mock Examination and other schedules, including the date for the UTME fixed for 5th to 19th June 2021. The spokesman informed all stakeholders that the 2021 UTME/DE registration exercise is still ongoing and will end on
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