JAMB explains how candidates can access exam slips, registers over 1.6m

A few days to the February 21 deadline for registration of candidates for the 2019 UTME , the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has explained how applicants could access their examination slips online .
The examination body also said that not less than 1 . 8 million candidates would be registered for its 2019 UTME by the end of the registration exercise .

The Board ’ s Head, Media and Information , Dr . Fabian Benjamin , disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Lagos .

Benjamin expressed satisfaction at the ongoing registration exercise nationwide , adding that so far , it had been smooth with little or no hitches .

NAN reports that the registration of candidates for this year ’ s all – Computer Based Test Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination commenced on February 10 .

Meanwhile , an official bulletin of the board tagged ‘ jambulletin ’ issued on Sunday said over 1 . 6 million candidates had registered for the examination between February 10 and 15 nationwide , with Lagos recording the highest , with 234, 259 candidates.

According to the bulletin , preparations for the successful conduct of the examination scheduled to commence a few weeks from now are in top gear .

Also contained in the bulletin is the restatement of the unlikely extension of the registration deadline by the board .

“ Candidates would commence the reprinting of their examination notification slips two weeks to the examination date .

“ On the examination slip are candidates’ schedule for the examination , date, time and centre , as well as other necessary information about the examination .

“ Two weeks to the commencement of the examination , candidates will have their slips placed on their profiles .

“ However , in the event where candidates could not access their slips , such candidates can visit the board ’ s service portal on www . jamb . org . ng to print the slip, ” the bulletin stated.

It also said that messages would as well be sent to candidates, informing them on when to reprint their e – slip.

According to the bulletin , the processes are all automated to keep candidates abreast of developments, just as messages will be sent to all candidates informing them on when to print their e – slip.

The bulletin warned candidates against coming into the examination halls with prohibited items such as wrist watches, telephones and others .

It re – assured candidates that the board was working round the clock to guarantee their full participation during the examination .

( NAN)

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