JAMB orders 62,140 candidates to rewrite UMTE on July 1

No fewer than 62,140 candidates have been ordered by the Joint Examination and Matriculation Board, JAMB, to re-sit for the 2017 Unified Tertiary matriculation Examination (UTME).

JAMB Registrar, Ishaq Oloyede, at a press briefing after a management meeting in Abuja on Wednesday, said the rescheduled exams will hold July 1.

The board also suspended 24 centres for one year due to technical issues. It said the affected centres may be considered for 2019 exams.

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The 62,140 cancelled results include of 57,646 candidates in centres-induced malpractice, 3,811 late registration, and 683 candidates who had biometric challenges.

JAMB further cancelled the results of another 2,052 individual candidates found culpable of examination malpractice.

Source: http://dailypost.ng/2017/06/14/jamb-orders-62140-candidates-rewrite-umte-july-1/

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