JAMB Speaks on When UTME 2024 Results Will Be Out As Candidates Seek Clarifications

JAMB Speaks on When UTME 2024 Results Will Be Out As Candidates Seek Clarifications

  • JAMB has said it is currently reviewing the details of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted so far
  • JAMB said as soon as all ‘Ts’ are crossed and ‘Is’ dotted, the results of candidates who have sat their papers since the examination kicked off on Friday, April 19, will be released
  • Legit.ng reports that JAMB said this on Saturday, April 20, as UTME 2024 continues across Nigerian cities

Legit.ng journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 9 years of experience covering education in Nigeria and worldwide.

Garki, Abuja - The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed that the first batch of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results will be out "any moment soon".

Legit.ng reports that JAMB stated this on Saturday, April 20, on X (formerly Twitter) while responding to inquiries.

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JAMB speaks on when UTME 2024 results will be released
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The 2024 JAMB UTME exam started on Friday, April 19 and will end on Monday, April 29.

1,985,642 candidates have registered for the examination. That is significantly higher than the 1,595,779 candidates who registered for the 2023 edition.

Legit.ng understands that JAMB is trying to ensure that all necessary screenings are concluded before releasing the UTME 2024 results.

UTME 2024: JAMB's roles

JAMB conducts the UTME 2024 for prospective undergraduates into Nigerian universities.

The board is also charged with the responsibility to administer similar examinations for applicants to Nigerian public and private monotechnics, polytechnics, and colleges of education.

JAMB's UTME is only valid for a year with a score range of 0–400.

The subject combination varies based on a candidate's desired course of study, although English language is compulsory for all candidates.

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After the conduct of the year's examination, the board sits and deliberates on the cut-off mark for tertiary institutions, often universities have the highest cut-off mark, while other institutions require lower marks.

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UTME: Why we banned calculators - JAMB

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that JAMB reaffirmed its ban on certain items during the exercise and its stance against exam fraud.

In a recent document seen by Legit.ng, JAMB said the prohibition of physical calculators and other items was ultimately aimed at safeguarding the integrity of the UTME.

Source: Legit.ng

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