The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has announced a new date for 2021 UTME. According to the examination body, the UTME would now hold between 19th June to 3rd July 2021.
JAMB announced that the mock examination would hold 3rd June 2021 and extended the registration by two weeks.
EveryEvery.ng had reported that there are indications that the JAMB may extend the deadline for the 2021 UTME registration.
Sources claimed that the decision to extend the 2021 UTME registration might be due to the hitches experienced by prospective candidates, who face challenges with generating the required codes towards setting up profiles using their National Identification Number.
New Date For 2021 UTME
According to the sources, the challenges faced by UTME prospective Candidates are caused by the NIN mandatory requirement for the registration.
A senior JAMB official, who spoke under the condition of anonymity, revealed that the JAMB registrar might announce a new deadline for 2021 UTME registration. However, Oloyede has hinted at the postponement of the UTME, earlier scheduled to hold between June 5 and 19 (read more here).