- The results of the mop-up Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) which took place on Saturday, August 6, are out
- Recall that the mop-up exam was conducted in ten centres across five states after JAMB cancelled the initial results due to exam malpractice
- To check the results, candidates should simply send RESULT to 55019 using the same phone number that they had used for registration
FCT, Abuja - The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the result of the 2022 mop-up results of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations which took place on Saturday, August 6.
This was announced in a statement by JAMB's spokesman, Fabian Benjamin, in Abuja on Wednesday, August 10, The Punch reported.
UTME 2022 mop-up results: How to check and print
Benjamin stated that to check the results of the 2022 UTME mop-up examination, all a candidate needs to do is simply send RESULT to 55019 using the same phone number that he/she had used for registration and the result would be returned as a text message.
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“Candidates can also print their results from the Board’s website www.jamb.gov.ng after linking their email address to their profile," the JAMB spokesman said.
The board had scheduled mop-up examinations for some candidates in ten centres across five states.
A statement earlier released by the board noted that the decision to conduct mop-up examinations for the candidates came after careful investigations.
The board had cancelled results in 10 centres spread across five states of the Federation, where examination malpractice was established to have taken place.
JAMB registrar, Professor Ishaq Ooyede, during a supervisory visit to one of the mop-up centres told journalists that the board spent N100 million for the conduct of the examinations of the over 42,000 candidates.
JAMB approves cut-off marks for universities, polytechnics
Meanwhile, JAMB on Thursday, July 21, approved cut-off marks for universities and polytechnics in the country.
The decision was taken after a heated session comprising officials from JAMB, the Ministry of Education, the National Universities Commission, and the National Board for Technical Education among others.
For the polytechnics, 120 cut-off mark was approved while 140 was approved for universities.