2023 UTME: JAMB Registers 92,490 Candidates So Far, Releases Fresh Updates

2023 UTME: JAMB Registers 92,490 Candidates So Far, Releases Fresh Updates

  • The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released dates for its mock exams and main exams
  • The examination body also released the date for the commencement of sale for the direct-entry form
  • Similarly, price tags for these forms were also made known in its weekly bulleting published in Abuja on Monday, January 23

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FCT, Abuja - At least 92,490 candidates have been registered so far by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to sit for the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)

Also reports from Daily Nigerian reveal that at least 67,328 candidates have registered for the mock examination.

JAMB, 2023 UTM
According to JAMB's latest update, registered candidates have reached 92, 490. Photo: Prof Ishaq Olarewaju Oloyede
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This development was contained in the weekly bulletin published by the office of the registrar in Abuja.

Recall that Legit.ng reported that JAMB started its registration on Saturday, January 14 and it is expected to close registration on Tuesday, February 14, 2023.

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JAMB registration details

According to the reports, two e-pins are available for sale, the pin for the main exam and the other for the mock exams.

JAMB's bulletin:

“As already effected in the UTME exercise, two e-pins are available, N5, 700 for without mock UTME; N6, 700 for with mock UTME, while the Direct Entry is N4,700.
“Approved UTME fee remains N3, 500, reading text N500, the registration fee is N700, with N1000 for Computer Based Test (CBT) examination fee and an optional N1000 for mock examination for the candidates.”

Similarly, the report also revealed that registration for polytechnic and NCE students hoping to apply for direct entry into the university will commence in earnest.

According to the examination body, the direct entry form will be on sale from Monday, February 20, while will close on Monday, March 20.

JAMB stated that registered candidates for the 2023 mock UTME exams will commence on Thursday, March 16 while the main exams will hold from Saturday, April 29 to Friday, May 12.

JAMB announces date for 2023 UTME, direct entry registration

Meanwhile, JAMB recently shared an update on the registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and the Direct Entry examination.

The board announced that the registration will commence on Saturday, February 12, and end Saturday, March 19.

Fabian Benjamin, the director of Public Relations, made the disclosure via the board's weekly bulletin.

Source: Legit.ng

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