UTME to hold between Feb and March, says JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board
(JAMB) said yesterday it would conduct the
2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation
Examination (UTME) between February and
According to a statement by its Head of Media
and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin in Lagos,
the Computer-Based Test (CBT) exam would
hold in over 400 centres within and outside
He added: “JAMB has approved more centres
to give Nigerians the best computer-based
“The board insisted that these centres must
meet best global requirements.
“Some of the requirements are steady power
supply, 200 computers, including Uninterrupted
Power Supply (UPS), accessible road, security
and a waiting room.

“This year, there are innovations to ensure
candidates write under the conditions.’’
The board said sale of forms closes on Friday.
It noted that new measures would be
introduced to ensure the board remains top in
assessment and measurement.