Breaking: 176,408 Candidates To Write Mock-UTME


...Prohibits Phones, Wristwatches, Calculators, Others

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board(JAMB) on Thursday announced that it will examine 176,408 candidates in its 2023 mock examination scheduled to hold on Thursday, March 30.

The Board advised candidates against going into the examination halls with prohibited items such as wristwatches, calculators, flash drives, phones, among others.

The Head, Public Affairs and Protocol of JAMB, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja.

Benjamin disclosed that the board had also directed candidates who registered for the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) optional Mock-UTME that their notification slips would be ready for printing from Thursday, March 23.

”All candidates for the Mock-UTME are to visit, click on 2023 Mock-UTME on the MENU button to print their slips after inputting their Registration Number.

”This directive is only applicable to those candidates who had indicated interest to take the mock examination.

”The notification slip would contain the candidates’ registration number, venue, date and time of the examination to enable them to easily locate their centres before the examination.

”Candidates are also enjoined to be at their centres one hour before the examination for biometric verification,” the statement added.

Benjamin said that the board had also reiterated that the scheduled commencement time for the examination was sacrosanct as there would be zero tolerance for malpractice.

”They are also warned to desist from the application of “laale” to do fancied drawings and paintings on their hands to avoid unnecessary interference with the whorls of their fingers, which could impede biometric verification,” he said.


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