Breaking: JAMB announces date for 2018 examination


JAMB fixes dates for 2018 examination, reveals price of forms.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Wednesday morning announced March 9 to March 17, 2018 as the dates for the conduct of the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination across the country.

This was made known by  JAMB Registrar, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, during an ongoing stakeholders’ meeting, saying that the dates of other public examinations were put into consideration before picking dates for the UTME exam.

The board announced that sale of registration form will commence on November 22 and will run till January 22, 2018.

The board also revealed that the optional mock examination for candidates would hold between January 22 and 27.

  The application fee for the exam remains fixed at N5000 while the cost of registration for foreign candidates has been slashed from over 100 dollars to 20 dollars.

Oloyede said some measure will be introduced in the 2018 exercise to enhance the credibility of the exam system.

He said, “For instance, the Board has eliminated the use emails during registration and replaced it with the use of telephone numbers for easy and secured interaction with the candidates.”


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