2019 UTME: Adhere to printing order, JAMB tells candidates
NEWS DIGEST–The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has urged candidates for the 2019 United Tertiary Matriculation Examination to adhere strictly to the printing order of their examination slips, to avoid unnecessary issues.
This warning was contained in the board’s weekly bulletin tagged ‘JAMBULLETIN’, signed by the Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin.
According to the bulletin, printing of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination notification slip is ongoing, as the board has since made it ready for all candidates who registered for the examination.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that over 1.8 million candidates registered for the examination which has been scheduled to commence on Thursday, April 11.
“The notification is to allow candidates know their examination schedules, which includes time, date and venue of the examination.
“Candidates are therefore advised to take the printing order seriously in order for them to have an idea of the location of their centres, well ahead of the examination.
“It is also to enable them prepare for all necessary logistics of being at their respective centres on time,” the bulletin stated.
It added that the e-slips of the candidates had been placed on their JAMB profiles created at the point of registration.
“For those who are unable to access their slips through their portal at www.jamb.org.ng, the board has provided a step by step process of making the printing easy.
“First, they should go to the official JAMB portal, www.jamb.org.ng/efacility /printexaminationslip.
“Next, candidates would be required to enter their registration number, telephone number used in vending the pin at the point of registration or email in the appropriate column and follow the next command,” it said.
“Candidates are advised to print two copies of the examination slip in full, as one copy will be submitted at the centre while the second copy will be kept by the candidates for reference purpose,” it said.
The bulletin added that it was important to note that there would be no rescheduling of the examination, no matter the reason.
It added that all candidates must ensure that they are verified using the Biometric Verification Machine.