JAMB has registered 92,490 candidates for the 2023 UTME.

According to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), 92,490 individuals have enrolled to take the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

According to JAMB, 67,328 students have registered to take the mock exam.

On Monday in Abuja, the board announced this in its Weekly Bulletin from the Office of the Registrar.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), JAMB began registration for the 2023 UTME on January 14 and will close on February 14. While outlining its registration fees, JAMB stated that two e-pins were available for purchase, as candidates had the option of registering to take its mock UTME or not.

“As was already done in the UTME exercise, two e-pins are available: N5,700 for without mock UTME and N6,700 for with mock UTME, while Direct Entry is N4,700.

“The approved UTME price remains N3,500, the reading text fee is N500, the registration fee is N700, with N1000 for Computer Based Test (CBT) examination fee and an optional N1000 for mock test for the candidates,” the statement stated.

The board claims that it remits what is owed to the CBT centers on a weekly basis, and that the mechanism is in place to stop extortion of candidates. It went on to say that as part of the steps put in place to improve the integrity of the examination process, examinations would be allowed to start an hour later than anticipated.

It committed to reschedule any exam sessions caused by technological difficulties from the board and to notify affected candidates on the new date.

“Candidates will be told of their revised schedule centers before leaving the examination center.

“Furthermore, no candidate will be allowed to spend less than one hour before submission during the examination. According to NAN, the board has planned registration for Direct Entry (DE) to begin on February 20 and end on April 20, while the optional mock-UTME will take place on March 16.

The board has also set the 2023 UTME to begin on April 29 and end on May 12.

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