Students have been waiting anxiously for the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) to commence the sale of its 2017 JAMB admission form. Report has it that the Joint Admission Matriculation Board [JAMB] has commence the sales of the 2017/2018 application forms.

We want to use this medium to inform all the JAMB Aspirant that the sale of the 2017 forms is NOT YET OUT and as such all information concerning the forms as of now online should be dis-regarded

Schoolwatch will ensure that you are updated, as soon as there is any news from JAMB on the 2017 registration process.

Don’t be mis-guided!!

While waiting for the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) to commence the sale of its 2017 JAMB admission form, schoolwatch brings to you the 6 tips to help students do very well in the JAMB Computer Based Test (CBT), examinations:

Candidates who intend to score 300 and above should master this 6 tips

1. Registration
Since the news broke that scratch cards will not be used for registration in 2017, many students have been worried as to the likely problems that might be attached to generating pins on their own.

It is important for candidates that they keep in touch and up to date on news in connection with the registration process, so as not to miss out on any update. Most students start to fail once there are mistakes in their registration.

Ensure that you do not fall under this category.

2. Downloading the JAMB CBT practice software is one very important step to take. It looks something like this:

The practice software is easily available online and can be easily accessed via mobile phone or a computer. Candidates are encouraged to download and use for practice to get themselves very prepared for the examination.

3. Use the syllabus

Many students do not use the provided JAMB syllabus while preparing for the examinations and this is one reason why the questions might sometimes look strange. Each year, JAMB releases a complete syllabus to help students. It is important that you use this.

Once you determine your subject combination, based on your intended course of study, you should download the syllabus and use it to guide your reading. It is important that you ensure you finish the entire syllabus, every single topic listed there should be studied thoroughly.

4. Know your CBT screen

At this point, we assume that you have practiced sufficiently, using the practice software. Here is a sample of how the CBT screen looks normally, unless there are any upgrades in 2017, this is what you should expect:

It is vital that you study the above image to get a good knowledge of the screen and how bet to navigate it.

5. Time management

Another vital issue is the issue of time. Usually there are 250 questions to be answered in 2hrs 45 mins, so you do not have a lot of time.

It is important that you learn how to manage the time you are given. One way to do this is to divide the entire time you are given , so you know the amount of time to allot to each question.

Move quickly, note that it is possible to click on omit and come back later to answer any especially difficult questions. Always keep your eye on the timers, to know how much time you have left.

6. Cross Check

It is important to avoid overconfidence. Overconfidence kills, so even after you have answered, you should go through your answers again. Be careful when doing this however as a slip of the mouse can cause you to change answers.

Check that you have done all that is required before you click submit.

All these tips are important for you to keep in mind. If you have any tips you think can be helpful, tell us in the comment box below this post.

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