The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) today, January 11th, stated that it was fully prepared for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) set to begin on March 16th.
JAMB made this known in its weekly Bulletin of the Office of the Registrar and made available to the media and the press in Abuja.
According to the report, JAMB has concluded preparation following the Governing Board’s consideration of all items on the checklist of the board in preparation to the 2019 UTME, among other issues.
This, according to the report was presented to the Governing Board at its meeting, which held on Feb. 6.
The report quoted the Chairman of the Board identified as Dr Emmanuel Ndukwe in a statement.
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Emmanuel Ndukwe statement read:
“We have looked at all preliminary procedures and have come to the conclusion that if the board wants to conduct examination today, it can do so successfully without hitches.”
From the weekly bulletin of news released by the body, JAMB stated that it gives registration, exams guideline for 2019 UTME. The body also stressed that the board analyzed the progress made in the registration exercise, centre accreditation, revalidation and a link test of all the Computer-Based Test Centres (CBT) to get to know their functionality as claimed by the CBT centre owners.
The Governing Board began the various organs of the board for the early preparations of the examination, which is scheduled to be conducted next month (March).
Prof. Is-haq Oloyede who we all know as the Registrar of the Board had earlier presented the reports of the various committees to the Governing Board which were duly approved after extensive deliberations by the board.
Basic report has it that JAMB commenced the 2019 UTME online registration in its CBT centres across the country on Jan. 10 and would end Feb. 21.
The 2019 UTME is set to begin on March 16, 2019.