The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released an update on 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examinations (UTME) and when the examination will hold.
According to reports, the board proposed March 14 to April 4, 2020, for the Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME). The board also fixed February 18, 2020, for its mock examination which usually comes before the main UTME examinations. Mock examinations are optional for candidates.
The registrar of the board, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, made this announcement during a meeting between JAMB and commissioners for education in Abuja.
The document of the meeting was sent to PREMIUM TIMES Monday afternoon by the board’s spokesperson Fabian Benjamin.
Oloyede said registration of UTME and Direct Entry students will commence on January 13 to February 17, 2020, while mock registration will start from January 13 to February 1, 2020.
JAMB registrar had reportedly said the board usually takes into cognisance dates of other public examination.
The registrar also said the board uses ‘ticketing system’ where a candidate or anybody desiring the board’s services can send their complaint(s) and responses are given within 24 hours.
He said candidates do not need to travel to JAMB offices to access certain services. He stated:
“It has a tracking number that is issued once a ticket is raised. If not attended to, the number can be used as evidence to track the officer scheduled who would be sanctioned. The system is designed to eliminate any stress associated with accessing the Board’s services.”