The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) the day before today said that sixty two,one hundred forty candidates, who had problems with late registration, biometric non-verification and cancellation of outcomes would ought to rewrite the examination.
The board said the rescheduled examination would hold on 1st of July 2017 across the applicants’ centres.
JAMB Registrar Is-haq Oloyede spoke the previous day after a meeting of the board’s management with leader external examiners and other main stakeholders on the behavior of 2017 UTME, at its headquarters, Bwari, Abuja.
Oloyede said the assembly candidates permitted the cancellation of the consequences of 1,386 candidates for examination
He introduced that these applicants might no longer be allowed to rewrite the examination.
The JAMB registrar stated: “The assembly approved the cancellation of the outcomes of 1,386 character candidates determined culpable of exam malpractice. The cancellation of consequences of fifty seven,646 in centres-prompted malpractice. The cancellation of the two results of the 666 applicants engaged in a couple of examinations.
“The meeting additionally agreed at the rescheduling of exam for applicants of centres with mass malpractice, but who’re deemed harmless, biometric non-verification machine associated problems, past due registration, 4 lost classes in 3 centres because of malfunctioning of 3 servers on the centre and incomplete consequences.”
in step with him, the meeting additionally approved the delisting of 48 pc based take a look at centres from collaborating in JAMB examination due to numerous infractions.
The sixty two,140 cancelled consequences encompass fifty seven,646 candidates in centres-brought about malpractice, 3,811 late registration, and 683 applicants who had biometric demanding situations.
“The meeting accepted the suspension of 24 computer based take a look at centres for three hundred and sixty five days because of technical troubles. those centres might not take part in the 2018 unified tertiary matriculation examination however they may be reconsidered for 2019 and above.
The delisting of 48 centres from taking part inside the board’s exam in destiny due to serious technical deficiencies, extortion, organised exam malpractices and different unfavorable infractions,” he added.