JAMB 2018 New Exam Date: 2018 JAMB UTME CBT Examination Date
We are pleased to inform you all that The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced new dates for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Following Tuesday being 8, 2018. meeting with stakeholders, the Registrar of the board, Ishaq Oloyedeon on JAMB 2018 New Exam Date.
Mr. Oloyede said the mock examination initially scheduled to hold between January 22 and 24 has been moved to the first week in February due to the ongoing strike by non-teaching staff of universities.
“We are unable to access our CBT centres because most of them are in the universities and non-teaching staff is on strike,” he said.
“Regarding the sale of forms, about 10 percent of the expected candidates have registered, the number of candidates that have registered now is about 283,319,” he said.
“No candidates, examiners, invigilators will be allowed to enter the examination hall with wrist watches, pencils except HB pencils …and cameras,” he said.
The JAMB 2018 New Exam Date
Speaking at a meeting with stakeholders on Tuesday, the Registrar of the board, Ishaq Oloyede, fixed March 9 to 17 for the 2018 UTME.
The board also reiterated the need for candidates to register on time and ensure that they follow due process in order to avoid avoidable challenges.
“As we prepare for the 2018 examinationss, beginning with the optional mock, we urge candidates to register on time, make clear their choices of institutions, disciplines and examination centres in the process,” Fabian Benjamin, its head of media, had said in a statement.
“Candidates must note that their first choice can be a College of Education, a university, an Innovation Enterprise Institution, a polytechnic or a monotechnic.
“Others include the Nigerian Defence Academy or the Police Academy. We will conduct a better examination, ensure more transparent admission and make more remittances to the government.”
JAMB 2017 Registration Closing Date
If you are still among those asking when is jamb 2018, then you must know that the board said the sale and registration for all candidates including those from foreign countries will hold from December 6 to February 6, 2018.