92, 490 To Sit for JAMB 2023 UTME
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, said on Monday said it registered 92, 490 candidates to sit for this year's Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.
JAMB, in its Weekly Bulletin from the Office of the Registrar in Abuja disclosed that 67, 328 candidates had so far registered to sit for its mock examination.
The examination body had earlier announced that registration for the 2023 UTME will last from January 14 to February 14.
While giving a breakdown of its registration fees, the board said two e-pins are available for purchase, as candidates have the options to either register to sit for its mock UTME or not.
“As already effected in the UTME exercise, two e-pins are available, N5, 700 for without mock UTME; N6, 700 for with mock UTME, while the Direct Entry is N4,700.
“Approved UTME fee remains N3, 500, reading text N500, the registration fee is N700, with N1000 for Computer Based Test (CBT) examination fee and an optional N1000 for mock examination for the candidates,” JAMB said.
The board further explained that it remits to the CBT centres, on a weekly basis what is due to them, adding that the measure is put in place to stop extortion of candidates.
It added that as part of measures put in place to enhance sanctity of the examination process, examinations would be allowed to take place an hour after the scheduled commencement time.