Jamb commences Mock for 2020 Utme, affirms that there would no extension for registration as being speculated.
The board is to hold the non-compulsory Mock exam today February 18th, nation wide.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Sunday, said there will be no extension of registration after Monday, February 17.
It also disclosed that nearly 2 million prospective candidates have registered for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the highest ever.
“There will be no extension for the registration of candidates for both the UTME and the Direct Entry (DE) as being speculated in some quarters”, Fabian Benjamin, Head of Media and Information, told NAN
“Registration for this year’s examination ended by 12 midnight of Feb. 17, and that will be it for this year.
“The board is pleased with the way the exercise has gone so far and with this, we have registered over 1.9 million candidates.
“This figure is the highest that the board has ever recorded in the history of its examination.
The spokesman added that a total of 669 out of the 747 centres across the country will be used for the conduct of the computer-based test (CBT).