JAMB Extends Direct Entry Registration, Gives Reason

JAMB Extends Direct Entry Registration, Gives Reason

  • JAMB has announced the extension of the registration for the 2024 Direct Entry examination
  • According to the examination board, the extension was due to the fact that all its offices have been closed since the beginning of the UTME exercise
  • JAMB did not announce the new deadline for the examination yet but urged prospective candidates to use the period to prepare ahead

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FCT, Abuja - The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that registration for the 2024 Direct Entry (DE) will not end on Thursday, April 25.

According to the examination board, DE registration will not end because all of its offices have been closed since the beginning of the 2024 Joint Admission and Matriculation (UTME).

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JAMB has announced the extension for the registration of direct entry examination
JAMB extends DE registration Photo Credit: Prof Tahir Mamman SAN
Source: Twitter

JAMB announced the development in a tweet on Thursday, urging prospective candidates to utilise the period to prepare themselves and get all necessary requirements before the new deadline.

When will DE registration end?

However, the examination did not announce a new date for the registration of the exam would come to an end, but it was hoped that the new date for the deadline would soon be communicated.

The tweet reads:

"Direct Entry registration will not be closing today. The Board is aware that its offices were closed for DE registration throughout the UTME exercise. As such, it will give candidates the opportunity to use those lost days."

JAMB commenced the 2024 UTME exercise on Friday, April 19, and it is expected to end on Monday, April 29.

There are reports in some quarters that some candidates could not participate in the exercise as a result of technical issues. However, JAMB has stated that the candidates who could not write the UTME on their scheduled dates due to technical issues would be rescheduled. The examination board did not announce when they would be rescheduled.

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See the tweet here:

How to pass UTME

Legit.ng earlier reported that UTME 2024 candidates have been advised to equip themselves with some basic skills as they begin this year's JAMB.

Osunwoye Samuel, an admission seeker tutor for many years, in an exclusive interview with Legit.ng, said candidates can pass the exam well with the right approach.

According to the expert, 2024 UTME candidates are expected to equip themselves with basic computer skills to operate the CBT exams and demonstrate their smarts during the exercise.

Source: Legit.ng

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