The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has stated candidates who’re but to obtain notification for its Mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) could not have indicated curiosity on the level of UTME registration.
The Head, Media and Data of the board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made the clarification in an interview with the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos.
NAN studies that, of about 1.9 million candidates who registered for the 2019 UTME, which is computer-based, a complete of 157,631 indicated curiosity for the mock as on the shut of UTME registration on Feb. 21.
“We have now concluded plans for the conduct of this Mock UTME scheduled to carry on April 1.
“Some candidates have been saying they’re but to obtain and print their notification slips for this mock examination. I believe that has nothing to do with the board as a result of all those that indicated curiosity to take part have all been notified.
“Once more, a few of them may need registered late. Nevertheless, the examination is elective, and I don’t suppose there may be any trigger to fret,’’ he stated.
Printing of notification slip of the primary UTME will start on April 2, whereas the examination will begin from April 11.