Computer-Based Test Is the Only Option in 2015/2016 UTME – JAMB

According to information reaching our news desk, the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Dibu Ojerinde has disclosed that JAMB would fully resolve to the computer-based test (cbt) in 2015/2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

We’re able to gather that Professor Ojerinde made this information public during the 2nd technical committee meeting for the 2014/2015 admissions to tertiary institutions in the country, where the professor says that last year’s UTME was partially pencil test, dual-based test and computer-based test.

The prof also said that with the extreme success which was recorded in the year 2014 JAMB CBT examination, the board has decided to take computer-based test as the only option for candidates siting for the 2015/2016 UTME.

The Registrar also used the medium, to urged Niger state governor, Babangida Aliyu to build and operate computer centres in at-least, one in each of the three senatorial districts of the state for candidates from the state to register for the upcoming examination, saying that there’s only 4 approved computer-based centres in the Niger State.

Also responding to the remarks by the registrar, Governor Aliyu charged JAMB to sanitise the nation’s examination system for a better integrity of the certificates of the nation’s educational institutions.

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