Wednesday, 24 February 2016

JAMB Reopens Portal For UTME Registration For Just 48 hours

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has caved in to protests that it had prevented many candidates to register for the forthcoming 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), by shutting down its online registration portal.Although the body had dismissed the protest as wrong headed, in a statement today, it said it is giving a 48-hour extension forapplicants to completeregistration process.JAMB will reopen its website between 12 midnight on Tuesdayand12 midnight on Thursdaytoallow applicants complete theirregistration process for the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).But the fresh grace, the Board stated, willonly be for applicants who were unable to complete theregistration process as of Friday, 5 February, when the registration closed and not those who want to begin a fresh registration process.The reopening of the portal, it said will enable applicants who have initiated the process of registration for the 2016 UTME but couldn’t upload and complete the process, noting that the grace would not cover applicants who want to start fresh registrationprocess.According to spokesman, Dr.Fabian Benjamin, “the directive doesn’t cover fresh registration but only those who had either done offline registration or visited our website but could not submit.”“The Board wishes to state that allarrangements for the 2016 UTME has been completed andexamination will commence asearlier stated,” the statement added, urging candidates to print their examination slips for the schedules of their date, venue, timeallotted to them and other necessary information.Share this News with ur frnds n Relatives, dptrends Cares

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