JAMB 2023 UTME Begins: Over 1.6 Million Candidates Registered

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has formally starts the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for more than 1.6 million registered candidates. The examination, which began on Tuesday, and will proceed till Wednesday, 3rd May 2023 at selected Computer Based Centres all over Nigeria.

During visits to a few number of the JAMB UTME examination centres in Abuja, it was noticed that there were no major technical complications, although slight delays had been reported. Abdulrahman Balogun, an examination monitor, confirmed that the minor delays weren’t because of technical issues, however rather started from JAMB headquarters.

Balogun defined the JAMB UTME examination schedule, saying that there can be three classes a day: the first at 7:00 a.m., the second at 9:00 a.m., and the third at 11:00 a.m. Candidates are required to get their 30 minutes before their chosen session. At the Global Distance Learning Institute centre, Balogun said that 183 out of the expected 200 candidates for the first session had been accredited, with 16 absent and one unverified.

He additionally noticed a excessive turnout of parents moving around the examination centres, advising them to not distract the examination process. Balogun’s account of the sleek examination process was said by a candidate bearing Naomi Julius. Having sat for the UTME last year and took part in the MOCK examination, Naomi showed confidence in her preparation and stated she didn’t go through any problems in the course of the examination.

The 2023 UTME is ongoing with little disruptions, allowing candidates to concentrate on performing their best in the examination. Parents and guardians are advised to avoid  obstructing the process and to help their kids in their pursuit of tertiary education.

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