Vindicated on the illegality of post - UTME
Last week’s declaration of the Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (post-UTME) as illegal by a Federal High Court, Abuja vindicates our earlier position on this issue as re-published below. The confusion that has trailed the re-introduction of the post University Tertiary Matriculation Examination (post-UTME) in higher educational institutions across the country over the fees payable by…
UTME: Print notification slip from March 6, JAMB tells candidates
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has directed candidates for the 2018 UTME to start printing their examination notification slip from Tuesday, March 6. The board’s Head of Media and Information Department, Dr Fabian Benjamin, said in Lagos on Sunday that arrangements had been concluded for the successful conduct of the exam scheduled to…
Candidates seek postponement of UTME date
Candidates for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) yesterday protested against the March date fixed by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB.The aggrieved candidates who paralysed human and vehicular movements along Bariga-Akoka road...
197,050 qualified candidates denied admission in seven universities
As gaining admission into tertiary institutions in the country becomes an arduous task, data obtained from some schools around the country by The Guardian, sharply contradicts claims by the Joint Admission and Matriculations that over 75 per cent of the total number of qualified candidates....
Refund of post-UTME excess charges
The order by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, to forty-two tertiary institutions to refund the excess payments candidates made for last year’s post-UTME test is unnecessary and smacks of military mentality. While it may be populism, it is one taken too far and has the potential to compromise standards. More importantly, it is…
Minister orders refund of excess payment for post-UTME test
Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has directed 42 tertiary institutions that charged more than the N2,000 official fee for post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) test to refund the excess payment.
JAMB meets stakeholders to review UTME
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will meet with “critical” stakeholders in education on Wednesday to appraise the general conduct of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
JAMB bans wristwatches, eyeglasses, pens in 2018 UTME
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has banned the use of electronic devices in its examinations. The ban would take effect from the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).