Sunday, 2 July 2017

JAMB Will Not Rescheduled Exam for Candidates who Came Late - Prof. Oloyede




The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said on Saturday 01-07-2017, that there would be no rescheduling of examination for those candidates who reported for the examination late.
According to online media source, the JAMB Registrar, Prof. Oloyede, made this statement while reacting to complaint by candidates sitting for the examination at the board Computer-Base Center, CBT in Bwari, Abuja.
Prof. Oloyede, was said to have led some staff members on the supervision of the exercise, said the examination was Supplementary Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination being conducted in 170 Centers across Nigeria.
According to him, 85, 000 candidates slated for the examination were notified through text messages and warned those who came late that the board would not reschedule the examination.
In his words he said, “There is nothing you can do … we placed adverts in newspapers, sent e-mails and text messages and if you did not get it, it means that you were not invited for the exam.
“A bulk Short Message Service (SMS) was equally sent to your telephone numbers that you provided during the registration.
“We will not reschedule the exam for people who came late.”
However, the JAMB registrar, explained that the computes had been programmed to work under a specific time frame and urged candidates to engage the computer regularly to avoid disruption.
In his words, “If you do not use it, it will go off. When you sit and you are not doing anything within that time frame, we also monitor from our system to ensure you that candidates are not cheating.”
According to News Agency of Nigeria 85, 000 candidates of the 1.7 million enrolled for the 2017 UTME had registered late for the exam and also had some challenges with the exam.

The JAMB Examination which held in two sessions lasted for two hours from 7.00 a.m. to 9.00 a.m.
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