The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) wish to inform members of the public, especially candidates who duly registered in the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination(UTME) that the examination will begin on February 29.

The JAMB’s Head of Public Relations, Dr. Fabian Benjamin who promulgate this asserted that the examination which will last for one week will have one million candidates participating.


Further speaking, Fabian disclosed that about 500 Internet-complaint centres will be used for the Computer-based Test in the country while seven others will be used outside the country.

Candidates are urged to print their examination notification from Thursday, February 18, 2016 for the schedules of their examination. The notification contains their date, time of examination and venue. Candidates are to adhere strictly by these schedules, as there will be no rescheduling of any examination if a candidate misses his/her date or time of examination.”.

“They are to be in their various centres 30 minutes before their time. Again candidates are advised to check their schedules properly as JAMB will not condone any excuse in the event of candidate missing his or her time and date of examination.

“Candidates are to also note that they can visit JAMB accredited Computer-Based Centre or any cybercafé to print their slip or any place of their choice. It could be done at their homes.”

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