Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top JAMB news headlines for today Tuesday, May 17th, 2022.
Naija News reports that the Joint Admissions And Matriculation Board (JAMB), is currently conducting the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), an entrance examination board for higher institutions in Nigeria.
Below is a roundup of top stories on the 2022 UTME examination…
Barley two days after the release of 2022 UTME results, the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board has revealed some results may not be issued.
JAMB’s Head of Public Affairs and Protocol, Fabian Benjamin in an interview with journalists on Monday enumerated reasons why a candidate’s result could be withheld.
Benjamin cited malpractice, misconduct, breach of procedural processes, and incomplete review of the centre as some of the reasons results will not be released.
Benjamin said: “We have released results for this batch. There are many factors that can lead to a result being withheld. It could be as a result of examination malpractice, the candidate’s inability to conduct himself or herself properly, a breach in procedural process or a review of the centre”.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has explained that the 43% increase in service charges per candidate from N1,400 to N2,000 is due to the high cost of diesel and other energy challenges in the country.
Naija News reports that the examination body made this known in a statement contained in the Weekly Bulletin of the Office of the Registrar on Monday, May 16 in Abuja.
The examination body added that each candidate initially paid the sum of N1,400, made up of N700 for mock-UTME and another N700 for the UTME.
It also has concluded plans to delist all CBT centres that failed during the 2022 UTME exercise.