JAMB Registrar Issues Warning To 2018 UTME Candidates On Examination Malpractice And Forbidden Items
As part of final instructions for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) which starts tomorrow, the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is-haq Oloyede has issued a final warning to candidates.
Prof. Oloyede who today reiterated all the instructions that had been given to the candidates earlier said that they must shun all forms of examination malpractice as they go to the CBT Centres as from tomorrow.
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The JAMB boss also used the opportunity to list the items that are forbidden for candidates to bring to the centres.
As gathered by NIGERIA NEWS. Oloyede told reporters: “We urge the candidates to avoid any form of malpractice or shortcut to passing the examination.
“You are aware that we have banned some items from going into the examination halls; we have banned special glasses, wristwatches and many other things that we are aware our candidates use for illicit activities.
“As the candidates are getting cleverer, the board is getting wiser. We have done everything possible to avoid the issue of logging out.
“We are going to monitor every system and if we discover that a candidate deliberately shut down a system, he will carry his cross.
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“Items such as: Wristwatches, Pen/biro, Mobile phones or similar electronic devices, Spy reading glasses which should be scrutinized, Calculators or similar electronic devices, USB,CD, Hard disks and/or similar storage devices, Books or any reading/writing material, Cameras, Recorders, Microphones, Earpieces, Ink/pen readers, Smart lenses, Smart rings/jewellery, Smart buttons and Bluetooth devices should be avoided.”