JAMB Set To Hold Mock Test On February 26th For 245.753 Candidates
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Candidates for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) can now start actively preparing for their mock tests.
This is due to the release of the new date for the mock test by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
According to JAMB’s Head of Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, the mock test will now hold on February 26th, 2018.
Nigeria News can confirm that from the Interview held by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) with Dr Benjamin, 245,753 candidates will write the mock test. This is out of the 1,652,795 candidates that were registered for the 2018 UTME.
Dr Benjamin said: “We are happy to announce to the public that the board has concluded arrangement for the conduct of the mock UTME, slated for Monday, February 26.
“This is irrespective of the ongoing strike embarked upon by members of non-academic unions of federal universities nationwide.
“Candidates will soon be informed on when to print notifications for the examination and in addition, notifications will be sent through e-mails and text messages on the schedules of their examination.
“What this means is that, at the end of the exercise, whatever system that is not seen will not be used for the mock examination.
“The 2018 exercise sold a total of 1, 966,918 candidate generating profiles.
“In previous examinations, this number of candidates would have paid for the forms but through our efficient and effective system of ensuring that candidates do not waste resources, we decided to introduce the profile generating regime.
“By this method, candidates will first have to generate personal profiles before proceeding to obtain pins, in between which they are open to deciding whether to go ahead to pay for the registration documents or otherwise.”