The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has delisted 25 Computer-Based Testing (CBT) Centres that failed to conduct examinations on Saturday which was the first day of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
Six of those centres are located in Lagos. According to the examination body, The decision followed the centres’ non-compliance to the laid-down procedures and the difficulties encountered by candidates posted to the centres to sit the examination on Saturday.
A statement by JAMB’s head of media, Dr. Fabian Benjamin directed the candidates posted to any of the affected centres would be rescheduled.
“The following centres which failed during the conduct of the 2021 UTME on Saturday, June 19, 2021, are hereby delisted. Candidates posted to any of these centres are required to await further directives by checking their profile, email addresses and SMS on their registered phone for a new date,”
In another report, JAMB disclosed to the concerned students the next step to take. The board instructed all the affected students to print new examination notification slips.
In a statement by the spokesperson for JAMB, the exam body asked the candidates to start printing their notifications from Sunday for their new scheduled date and time.
The statement read,
“This applies only to centres delisted. You will recall that 24 centres were delisted for performing below the tolerable limit of the Board, while over 40 others were put on the watchlist.”