The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says there isn’t a exemption on biometric verification for all candidates of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
The board made this recognized in its Vol. 1, No 11 weekly Bulletin of the Workplace of the Registrar and made out there to the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja.
In keeping with the board, biometric verification would be the solely mode of admittance of candidates into its examination centres nationwide, saying that examination officers should adhere strictly to the foundations.
“Exemption mode isn’t allowed for any candidate, subsequently, no biometric verification, no examination and no candidate must be stored ready if she or he can’t be verified however must be directed to contact JAMB.
“There isn’t a different attendance register aside from the biometric verification, it should additionally function the attendance register in the course of the examination as picture albums will solely carry photos with no marking factors for both current or absent.
“All examination officers, together with safety brokers are to make sure compliance with all tips, guidelines and rules on the examination as strict adherence to the information on obligatory biometric verification of each candidate is required,” the board stated.
It additionally listed prohibited objects into the examination halls to incorporate: watches, pen or Biro, cellphones or comparable digital gadget, books, calculators, sensible eye lenses, ear items, recorders and jewellery.
Others are: key holders, ATM playing cards, erasers, Bluetooth units, microphones amongst others, whereas including additionally that spy studying glasses should be scrutinised.
DAILY POST remembers that the board had lately scheduled to begin the 2019 train, beginning with its mock examination on April 1 and the principle examination on April 11, throughout its Laptop Based mostly Check (CBT) centres, nationwide.