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JAMB Gives Update on 2021 UTME

A few days after suspending the registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, 2021 UTME, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB have resumed enrollment for the examination.

The examination Board confirmed that it had resolved the technical glitches, which caused the postponement of the 2021 UTME

According to Fabian Benjamin, the Head, Media and Protocol of JAMB, the Board had perfected the registration processes; hence, students can now access its site and register.

2021 UTME

He added that JAMB had commenced the complete registration of candidates for the UTME and Direct Entry into tertiary education institutions in the country.

The spokesman for the examination body opined that JAMB suspended the registration to resolve the technical glitches, adding that some candidates have successfully registered for the examinations.

EveryEvery.ng had reported that JAMB postponed the date for the commencement of the 2021 UTME due to unforeseen circumstances occasioned by the Board’s determination to integrate the National Identity Number, NIN, with the Examination.

You will recall that JAMB earlier announced that the Examination would hold between June 5 and June 19. The Board stated that both the 2021 UTME and the direct entry forms would be on sale concurrently.

Meanwhile, the examination body had announced that the National Identification Number (NIN) is mandatory for any prospective candidates to be registered (read more here).

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