Prospective candidates seeking to sit for the 2023 UTME examination have been given one week grace to register
This development was made known by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday, February 14
However, the examination board revealed that the sale of ePINs for prospective candidates would only last for four days
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the extension of its deadline for prospective candidates wishing to seat for the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
As reported by Punch, the examination board announced this development via a statement issued on Tuesday, February 14.
The examination board, in the statement, revealed the extension would start from Wednesday, February 15, until Wednesday, February 22.
Meanwhile, JAMB gathered that the sale of the ePINs to prospective candidates would end on Monday, February 20.
Fabian Benjamin, JAMB’s head of public affairs and protocol, via the statement said:
“At the close of the sale of e-PINs on Tuesday, 14th February, 2023, 1,527,068 candidates had successfully registered for the 2023 UTME exercise inclusive of the 168,748, who indicated their interest to take the Mock-UTME.”
However, JAMB has also confirmed that 1,527,068 persons have successfully registered for the 2023 UTME at the time of filing this report.
JAMB Cancels UTME Registrations of 817 Candidates, Gives Reason
In another development, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has taken stern action over the breach of its rules.
JAMB registrar, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, in a recent statement, revealed that that the examination body has cancelled the registration of 817 candidates.
He revealed that the cancellations were due to the examination body detecting issues of impersonation.
2023 UTME: JAMB Reveals Another Compulsory Requirement for Registration, Takes Effect January 31
Meanwhile, the use of email is now compulsory for the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) registration, JAMB has announced.
JAMB’s head of public affairs and protocol, Fabian Benjamin, said the new development takes effect from Tuesday, January 31.
Benjamin also explained why JAMB came up with the new requirement and some of the advantages it will have.