- The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released the Dual Based Test and the Paper Pencil Test even as 2,494 results have been withheld due to various examination malpractice.
The registrar, Prof Dibu Ojerinde who announced this yesterday at JAMB headquarters, said a total of 1,015,504 results were released out of the 1.5 million that registered. So far, 990,179 and 25,325 sat for the PPT and DBT respectively.
He said “The board has not completed the matriculation examination as the last mode which is the Computer Based Examination, CBT will be taking place from Saturday,17th May-Saturday,31st May, 2014.”
Applicants whose first choices are universities are 995,901 in number. Polytechnics have 13,761 applicants while Colleges of Education and Innovative Enterprise Institute have 20,558 and 32 applicants respectively.
So far, 174 visually impaired sat for the exams, 36,164 and 37,315 are for invalid results and absentee applicants respectively.
In thesame vein, eight centres in Abia, Rivers, Ebonyi and Imo States have been indicted by the board for extorting from N500 – N1,000 from the applicants. The board’s helmsman pledged that the culprits will be dealt with.
Ojerinde disclosed that “The board has made adequate arrangements for the checking of the 2014 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination,UTME, results. Candidates are to check their results on-line via the board’s website. The result can be checked on http://www.jambresult.com using their registration numbers.