Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination
Stakeholders discuss relevance, continuity of post-UTME
The needs to ensure that competent and qualified candidates are admitted into Nigerian universities and cross-validate the scores of candidates in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)
Technical hitches, poor network, epileptic power mar 2021 UTME
This year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) was, at the weekend, marred by technical hitches and operational challenges
20 inmates to write 2021 UTME at Ikoyi Custodial centre
No fewer than 20 inmates have indicated interest to write the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination
UNILAG sanctions 900 post UTME candidates for flouting rules
Over 900 candidates who sat for the University of Lagos (UNILAG) online Post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (PUTME) have been flagged by the technical and monitoring team over issues
Server failure jeopardises admission of over 3,500 UNIBEN post-UTME candidates
No fewer than 3,500 candidates, who sat for the post- Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for admission into the University of Benin (UNIBEN) risk missing their admissions
ASUU and Federal Government funding quagmire
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) have been embroiled in recurring conflict about funding and autonomy of Nigerian public universities.
JAMB warns tertiary institutions against charging over N2000 for post-UTME screening
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has warned tertiary institutions against charging more than N2,000 for post- Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) screening. It maintained that it was unlawful to make candidates directly or indirectly incur further expenses in the name of administrative and bank charges. The warning was contained in the organisation’s guidelines…
Discordant tunes over conduct of post-UTME in schools
As universities commenced the writing of post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for prospective students, mixed reactions have trailed the exercise. Most of the students described the exercise as cumbersome, thus, making the entire admission process difficult.
JAMB should probe UTME results now!
The decision of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to probe the certificates of candidates in the last ten years is very timely and quite necessary. For a system that has become so inundated with examination malpractices and cheating that they have become the norm, the plan to institute a probe is a bold…
UTME: 100 arrested nationwide, two CBT centres shut in Abia
No fewer than 100 examination cheats have so far been arrested by security operatives across the country during the just concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said. In its Weekly Bulletin released in Abuja on Monday by its spokesperson, Dr Fabian Benjamin, JAMB said the fraudsters were…