The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Computer Based Test, CBT releases a pre-examination test generally referred to as Mock Examination for the 2017/2018 and information on how to register have been released by the management of the examination body.
The JAMB UTME candidates who are interested in using the JAMB Mock Exam to prepare themselves for the real exam coming up in May that they can do so during actual JAMB registration.
JAMB Mock Examination Registration Details 2017/2018
The Board will mount a mock examination in all the accredited CBT centres to prepare and familiarize INTERESTED Candidates with the CBT environment. Interested candidates are advised to indicate their interest in the mock examine on during the registration on process.
The CBT Centres are allowed to collect through their (CBT Centres) bank accounts, a separate Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) only, for this exercise after notification of centre has been received by the Candidate.
Note: The payment for mock examination shall be made to the centres to which the candidate is assigned after the notification of assigned centres for the mock examination. No Association or body is permitted to run any mock examination on behalf of JAMB.
JAMB Mock Examination Schedule 2017/2018
Examination Date: The mock examination shall take place onSaturday, 8th April, 2017.
Note: Do NOT pay for the Mock Examination fees until JAMB assigns you to a Computer Based Test, CBT centre.
The JAMB CBT 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that there will be a mock examination before the conduct of the 2017 UTME. However, according to the board, the mock examination is completely optional.
A statement released by the Registrar of JAMB, Ishaq Oloyede, on Monday, noted that the mock examination would be held in all accredited Computer Based Test (CBT) centres to prepare and familiarize interested candidates with the CBT environment. It added that the mock examination will take place on April 8, 2017.
Interested candidates are advised to indicate their interest in the mock examination during the registration process. Apart from the registration fee for UTME 2017 which is ₦5,500, the statement said The CBT Centres are allowed to collect through their (CBT Centres) bank accounts, a separate ₦700 only, for the mock test after notification of centre has been received by the candidate.
“Payment for mock examination shall be made to the centres to which the candidate is assigned after the notiï¬cation of assigned centres for the mock examination,” the statement said.
“No Association or body is permitted to run any mock examination on behalf of JAMB,” the Statement said.
The statement warned candidates not to pay for the mock until a CBT centre is assigned to them by the Board. The sale of the UTME 2017 forms will close on April 19, while the examination is slated to hold between May 6 and 20.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) introduced the computer-based test (CBT) method of writing its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). However, the introduction of CBT came with several challenges like power failure, poor internet connectivity, late start, inadequate computer sets, among others. There have been several calls on JAMB to revert to paper and pencil test, but many Nigerians are also in support of the CBT, and want its processes improved upon.
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