The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has mounted Saturday, July 1 to conduct supplementary Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, for 85,000 candidates.
The board’s Head, Media and Data, Fabian Benjamin, introduced the date in a press release issued on Tuesday in Abuja.
In keeping with him, the examination, which is for candidates who registered late and people with associated points, will likely be unfold throughout some Laptop Based mostly Testing (CBT) centres.
“Following an enlarged administration assembly of the JAMB, the supplementary 2017 UTME has been mounted to carry on Saturday, July 1.
“No fewer than 85,000 candidates are scheduled to jot down the examination.
“Affected candidates have been notified by textual content messages.
“By this discover, they’re suggested to examine their e-mail and profile for the schedule of their examination or go to the board’s web site for his or her standing,’’ Mr. Benjamin stated.
In keeping with him, candidates will quickly be requested to print their e-slip for particulars akin to date, venue and time of the examination.
The board famous that candidates, who will not be listed for the supplementary, wouldn’t be communicated with; whereas these, whose outcomes are withheld, would mirror of their profiles, which have been up to date.
The board additionally suggested rescheduled candidates to comport themselves and be of fine behaviour to keep away from the circumstance that earlier necessitated the cancellation of their earlier examination.
“Most of the candidates rescheduled for this examination get pleasure from this privilege due to the board’s ideas of equality and inclusiveness.
“It’s higher to let 100 offenders go free than to punish one harmless particular person.
“The board will improve its monitoring of the examination as it might not compromise its sanctity.”
The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) recollects that 1.7 million candidates registered for the 2017 UTME in 633 centres throughout the nation.
The examination was performed from Could 13 to Could 20 however the board cancelled the outcomes of greater than 50,000 candidates.
It additionally de-listed 48 Laptop Based mostly Testing centres over what was described as large and organised malpractices.