Original Result: JAMB Responds as UTME Candidate Says Slip Will Be Needed For Admission Screening

Original Result: JAMB Responds as UTME Candidate Says Slip Will Be Needed For Admission Screening

  • JAMB has expressed its commitment to enhanced service delivery in Nigeria's education sector
  • Legit.ng reports that JAMB hinted that it is still deliberating on matters relating to the admission of UTME candidates
  • After a curious UTME candidate asked if the original result slip would not be needed for screening in choice institutions, JAMB responded

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

Bwari, Abuja - The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said what would be obtainable concerning needing the original result slip of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for admission screening 'would be officially communicated in due course'.

Legit.ng reports that JAMB made this assertion while quoting a tweet recently, stating that 2024 UTME results would not be posted online.

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JAMB said UTME results, at the moment, cannot be found on its website. Photo credit: JAMB official
Source: Facebook

'We're improving on our services' - JAMB

A concerned internet user who is apparently a UTME candidate posted:

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"But JAMB, we will be needing the original result slip for screening in our institution,. How should we go about that, or you are uploading it with time?"

JAMB replied on its official X (formerly Twitter) page, saying:

"You should be aware that for enhanced service delivery, JAMB improves on its services time to time.
"What would be obtainable in that regard would be officially communicated to you in due course."

Legit.ng reports that JAMB conducts UTME for prospective undergraduates into Nigerian universities.

The board is also responsible for administering similar examinations for applicants to Nigerian public and private monotechnics, polytechnics, and colleges of education.

All of these candidates must have obtained the West Africa Senior School Certificate (WASSCE) conducted annually by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), or its equivalent, the National Examination Council (NECO), Senior School Certificate Examination, (SSCE).

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that JAMB introduced new channels for accepting admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria.

The examination body stated that it decided to introduce new channels after discovering a "series of abuses" associated with accepting admission by candidates through which unscrupulous elements exploit unsuspecting candidates.

Source: Legit.ng

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Ridwan Adeola (Current Affairs Editor) Ridwan Adeola Yusuf is a Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng and a certified journalist with over 9 years of experience. He edited Politics Nigeria's articles, was the Acting Editor of AllNews Nigeria and Fact-Checking Researcher (Africa Check). He received his HND in Mass Communication from The Polytechnic Ibadan. He received a Certificate of Achievement (Journalism Clinic’s Fix The Leak masterclass, 2021) and also completed Google News Initiative's Advance digital reporting curriculum. Contact him at ridwan.adeola@corp.legit.ng.

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