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All is Set for 2016 JAMB Exams




PIC.-15.-UTME-AT-BWARI-IN-ABUJAThe Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday said it had put necessary machinery in motion to conduct the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Notice of the arrangements is contained in a statement issued by the Board’s Head of Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made available in Lagos.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that JAMB is responsible for the conduct of the UTME for admission into the nation’s public and private tertiary institutions.

Benjamin stated that the all Computer Based Test (CBT) mode examination would be held in more than 400 centres within and outside Nigeria.

He added that “JAMB has approved more centres in order to give Nigerians the best computer based test ever conducted in a large scale by any public examination body. The Board insisted that these centres must meet best global requirements.”

“Some of the requirements are steady power supply, minimum of 200 computers, including Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS), accessible road, security must be guaranteed and the hall must have a waiting room. This year, there are also some innovations which will ensure that candidates write the examination under best atmosphere.’’

The Board also stated that the sale of application documents for the examination would close on Friday, Jan. 29.

According to the statement, the website will subsequently be shut on Friday, Feb. 5. The examination will be conducted between end of February and March. It did not specify the exact date of commencement. The Board noted that it would continue to introduce new measures to ensure that it remained on top in the area of assessment and measurement. The Board was currently concerned with restoring the lost glory of the country’s education system.

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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) was established by the Federal Government of Nigeria in May 1976 to gather and distribute news on Nigeria and cover events of interest to Nigeria at the international level for the benefit of the Nigerian Media and the Public.


  1. ATL's finest

    January 26, 2016 at 4:48 pm

    This is not a joking matter:) Good luck to all these students out there trying to get an admission into University.

  2. Aisha

    January 26, 2016 at 5:27 pm

    Jamb has also stated that actual venues and time of exam for every candidate shall be available on the portal from 22nd February.

    All candidates are advised to do a reprint then.

    Get other updates on Jamb UTME at

  3. @edDREAMZ

    January 26, 2016 at 5:42 pm

    Gudluck to all those writing though….

  4. Ariens

    January 26, 2016 at 6:05 pm

    I sooo dislike this Examination!. I wrote it twice.

    • adeola

      January 26, 2016 at 6:47 pm

      Thank your stars,I wrote it four times

  5. God's grace!

    January 26, 2016 at 6:54 pm

    Brings back HORRIBLE memories!

  6. Kingsley Nonso obi

    January 26, 2016 at 7:36 pm

    By God’s grace we shall all pass it

  7. robiu

    January 26, 2016 at 9:59 pm

    pls wen d exam is going to be started u can add me on whatsapp 08174006997

  8. ayuba wandi

    January 27, 2016 at 2:17 am

    jamb is not easy

  9. Abdulmudallib m idrees

    January 27, 2016 at 1:14 pm


  10. Tosin

    January 29, 2016 at 10:07 am

    2016 we’re still discussing electricity like it’s rocket science. When even rocket science is no longer rocket science. God punish corruption.

    Good luck to all taking the exam. Don’t cheat. May you do fantastically well and get into the program of your dreams. But if you don’t, may you see that there are many ways to skin a cat and may the so-called failure become a blessing in your life. Amen.

    PS I love

  11. Perry Harry

    January 31, 2016 at 9:41 pm

    Wishing you all the best partaking in this exercise….SUCCESS ALL THE WAY

  12. Zainab Rabiu

    February 19, 2016 at 6:05 pm

    May God help us,bcos dis is not about how intelligent u ar, is just God’s will.

    • daniel

      February 27, 2016 at 2:28 pm

      best of luck to all candidates

  13. Ogidi Elijah

    February 20, 2016 at 9:40 pm

    don’t worry all the jamb candidate we all shall sing a song of success in Jesus name

  14. Aminu ibrahim

    February 21, 2016 at 5:03 pm

    Reprint jamb is started by 19 febuary. And all candidates will success by the grace of ALLAH

  15. ismail

    February 24, 2016 at 12:13 pm

    I believe in God nd i believe in my self dat am going TO pay Insha allah

  16. Readone Ayotunde

    February 25, 2016 at 12:32 pm

    we shall all pass

  17. evan Phil

    March 7, 2016 at 1:20 am

    Jamb official are partial oooh addin 40 mark 4 som Student. Nt all even dos dat are blow 200…there iS God ooh

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