The Joint exam and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has ordered a complete of sixty two,one hundred forty applicants to rewrite the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation exam, UTME, for their alleged involvement in malpractices and different infractions.
The examination frame additionally delisted a few computer-primarily based centres (CBT) from board examination because of technical deficiencies.
It also suspended forty eight centres for three hundred and sixty five days due to technical issues. It however said the affected centres can be taken into consideration for 2019 assessments.
GLTreends.com reports that the rescheduled exams will maintain July 1.
This became revealed on Wednesday by the registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede at a press briefing after the board’s control assembly in Abuja.
according to Oloyede, the 62,one hundred forty cancelled effects consist of of 57,646 candidates in centres-triggered malpractice, three,811 past due registration, and 683 applicants who had biometric demanding situations.
The board additionally cancelled the consequences of any other 2,052 person candidates discovered culpable of exam malpractice.
Oloyede defined that the management meeting permitted the “delisting of 40-8 (forty eight) centres from collaborating inside the board’s examination in future due to serious technical deficiencies, extortion, organised exam malpractice and different unfavorable infractions”.
He explained that the rescheduled exam turned into for candidates of centres with mass malpractice however who were deemed harmless.
“The rescheduling of exam is for: biometric non verification machine related problems, technical and log off issues, late registration, malfunctioning of servers at the centre and incomplete consequences,” he stated.
consistent with the board, 1,722,236 applicants registered for the 2017 unified Tertiary Matriculation Board, which is the very best determine ever in the history of the assessments.