2021 UTME: JAMB reveals the fate of candidates with incomplete registration

2021 UTME: JAMB reveals the fate of candidates with incomplete registration. The affected candidates are informed to visit special centres to complete the registration.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) has given a major advice to candidates whose registration process is incomplete. They are duly advised to visit special centres to finish the process.

The Head of Media for JAMB, Dr Fabian Benjamin gave the advice in a statement on Monday, the 14th of June, 2021.

Benjamin said the advice is only meant for candidates who could not finish with their registration during the earlier scheduled registration period.

He stated that only candidates whose names were compiled after giving valid reasons for incomplete registration process and had been contacted “are expected to visit the centres”.

“At the end of the period originally scheduled for the 2021/2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) registration on May 15, the registration period was extended.

“Another two weeks that elapsed on May 29, was given to accommodate candidates who, largely due to issues related with newly introduced pre-requisite of National Identification Number (NIN), could not register.

“Additional extension of two weeks was made to compile the list of all prospective candidates who for any reason were unable to register.

“The candidates who have not registered but have secured the profile codes and initiated the registration process are expected to visit the specially designated registration centres to complete the registration on Tuesday, June 15.

“Designated registration centre for each candidate is being forwarded to them through the GSM text (SMS) messages and also available on the website of the Board (www.jamb.gov.ng) from 12 noon on Monday, June 14.

“The identification number on each form given to the candidates has been used to assign the candidates to their registration centres.

“Only candidates who have secured their profile codes are expected to visit the centres.

“Also, the names of the few who have not yet obtained their NIN or profile codes have been forwarded to NIMC and would be contacted as soon as they are cleared by NIMC.

“Each candidate posted to any non-JAMB owned CBT centre is expected to pay the registration fee of N1,000 to such CBT centre,” Benjamin said.

The 2021 UTME is scheduled to officially begin from June 19 to July 3.

Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar of the board, however, revealed the possibility of conducting a second UTME for candidates who have genuine challenges with registration.

Oloyede disclosed this information on Wednesday in Lagos, while monitoring profiling of candidates with 2021 UTME registration difficulties.

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