No extension after Jan 17 as JAMB records highest registration ever – 2020 UTME

No extension after Jan 17 as JAMB records highest registration ever.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Sunday, said there will be no extension of registration after Monday, January 17.

It additionally uncovered that about 2 million prospective candidates have registered for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the highest ever.

“There will be no expansion for the registration of candidates for both the UTME and the Direct Entry (DE) as being speculated in some quarters”, Fabian Benjamin, Head of Media and Information, told NAN

“Registration during the current year’s examination ends by 12 midnight of Feb. 17, and that will be it for this year.

“The board is satisfied with the manner in which the exercise has gone up until now and with this, we have enrolled over 1.9 million applicants.

“This figure is the highest that the board has ever recorded in the history of its examination.

“We are glad that we continue improving each day in a bid to ensure effective management of our operations,” he expressed.

The representative included that a sum of 669 out of the 747 centres across the nation over will be used for the conduct of the computer-based test (CBT).

“One of the purposes of the mock examination is to test-run the facilities in these centres. Anyone of them that falls short of standard will automatically be delisted,” he said.