The Registrar of the Joint Admission Matriculation Baord, JAMB has disclosed that the sales of the 2018/19 UTME/DE forms will commence this month November, 2017.

This information was made known during the one-day sensitization workshop for Computer Based Test, CBT, centre owners on Wednesday in Lagos.

The One-day Sensizitation Workshop was conducted in-order to assess the value or quality of the conduct of the past examination and we have taken some lessons from our experience.

According to the Registrar, new measures has been introduced towards the conduct of the UTME 2018 examination. During the conduct of the last examination that some electronic devices such as pens, wristwatches and other devices were used to perpetrate examination malpractice.

“So, from UTME 2018, we have banned the use of wristwatches and pens by candidates and other persons in the examination hall.

“We are also going to introduce some detection devices to ensure that those who plan to cheat in the examination hall are frustrated, as we will also jam (communication network) of the centres.

"Meetings will be held with Stakeholders on November, 2017 to decide on the commencement of the 2018 UTME Examinations."

Candidates are therefore advised to begin to download the JAMB Mobile Application, Syllables and Brochures and get acquainted with them before the commencement of the sales of the 2018 UTME/DE Forms.

The JAMB Boss also gave the assurance that that not less than 617 centres have been accredited nationwide for the exercise,  60 more centres have their applications waiting for consideration.

Total of 72 centres nationwide have earlier been delisted owing to their involvement in some infractions and they remain delisted.”

The Board has also added new requirements for CBT owners. The new JAMB CBT Requirements has been published Here

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