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Jamb starts 2019/2020 UTME Registration in January





The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has affirmed it will initiate enlistment for the 2019/2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in January.

The Chairman of the overseeing Board, Dr. Emmanuel Ndukwe declared the new date to newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday, amid a function to praise some staff of the board who resigned as of late.

The enlistment charge is N3,500 as affirmed by the Federal Government as of late.

Ndukwe clarified that the decrease pursued proposals made by the executives and leading group of JAMB to the legislature since it was getting to be troublesome for a few guardians to raise the N5,000 as of now charged by the board.

While lauding the administration for endorsing the decrease, Ndukwe said that the decrease may influence the board’s settlement to the central government in the coming year.

“You know that the national government has decreased the expense of JAMB frames from N5,000 to N3,500 yet it will produce results from one year from now.

“In this manner, on the off chance that we begin moving the structures today, we will even now move at the expense of N5,000 in light of the fact that the endorsement does not cover for the time being, that is the reason we have moved the offer of the structures to any date from first of January.

“It is a decent move from the central government dependent on our proposals.

“Despite the fact that we are returning cash to the coffers of the Federal Government, our essential target isn’t simply to profit.

“That cash is originating from some place and it is troublesome for a few people to collect that cash and pay for the structures, despite the fact that JAMB shape is among the least expensive in the entire world,” he said.

Ndukwe additionally said that the 2018/2019 confirmations had so far been offered to 470,000 hopefuls while including that the procedure, was continuous.

He included that the board would completely actualize the Central Admission Processing System (CAPS) in its ensuing procedure of affirmations as it might have been “the best thing that will happen to instruction in Nigeria.”

“On the off chance that any tyke is qualified, CAPS framework will ensure that the person is conceded.

“Tops will come into full task from 2019. You don’t have to realize anyone to have confirmation and that is our main goal now,” he included.


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