JAMB REGISTERS OVER 300,000 CANDIDATES FOR UTME

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board has registered greater than 300,000 candidates for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

In response to the board’s weekly bulletin obtained from the board’s web site on Monday, JAMB has additionally registered greater than eight, 000 Direct Entry candidates.

“Whole profile code generated to this point is 497,528.

“Whole UTME pin vended is 344, 115, whereas whole pin vended for DE is 10, 848. Whole registered candidates for UTME, 316, 132, and whole registered candidates for DE is eight, 490.

“Whole candidates who’ve indicated an curiosity in sitting for the mock UTME are 126, 402,” it stated.

In response to the bulletin, candidates can ship their Nationwide Identification Quantity from any SIM of their selection supplied the SIM has not been utilized by one other candidate to register for UTME/DE up to now.

JAMB stated that this was opposite to its earlier assertion that solely the SIM that was linked to a candidate’s NIN could possibly be used to ship their NIN to 55019

Te board had on Sunday stated that candidates may solely generate their profiles by sending their particulars to 55019 on the SIM linked to their NIN.

It, nevertheless, suggested them to comply with the suitable course of to be efficiently registered.

“The fitting course of is to ship the phrase ‘NIN’, permit one area in between, after which insert the eleven digits NIN quantity and ship to 55019.

“Some other course of is mistaken and wouldn’t generate the profile code for the candidate.’’

The mock UTME earlier scheduled to carry on April 30, is now to happen on Might 20, whereas the examination will happen from June 5 to June 19.

Registration for UTME/DE which started on April eight, will finish on Might 15.

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