This is to inform the members of the general public and most especially all the Jambites that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (Jamb) has disclose that Over 1.7million candidates will this Saturday, (27th April, 2013) sit for this year’s Jamb (UTME) examination.
The Jamb 2013 UTME (PPT) will hold at the same time in 3,168 centres in 378 examination towns in the country and six foreign countries, including Accra in Ghana; Buea in Republic of Cameroon; Cotonou in Republic of Benin; London in United Kingdom; Jeddah in Saudi Arabia and Johannesburg in South Africa. freebrowsinglink.com
Of the grand total of 1,735,720 candidates, only 520,000 candidates would be admitted into higher tertiary institutions, leaving the bulk of over 1.2 million without admission this year. This is to say, getting to be among the winning group, you have to fight for your position.
Disclosing this, in Abuja yesterday, Prof ‘Dibu Ojerinde, JAMB Registrar, said at a press briefing that the 520,000 was an improvement in the carrying capacity of tertiary institutions in the country, compared to what it was two years ago freebrowsinglink.
He said and I quote: “The carrying capacity of all tertiary institutions, including Colleges of Education, is 520,000. It is, indeed, an improvement from the 450,000 we had two years back.”
“Of the grand total of 1,735,720 candidates writing the UTME from Saturday, April 27th, 2013, 1,629,107 candidates applied for the PPT, 15,008 for the DBT and 91,610 CBT for the exam.
“The Paper Pencil Test (PPT) and the Dual Based test (DBT) is scheduled to hold on Saturday, 27th April, 2013, while the CBT will commence from Saturday, 18th May, 2013, and end on Saturday, 1th June, 2013.
“Consequently, the joint admissions matriculation board has concluded all arrangements for the smooth conduct of the 2013 UTME using the three testing modes.
“Also 196 inmates who applied from Lagos and Kaduna respectively are also sitting for this Saturday UTME, while 145 visually impaired candidates will sit for the same exam as provisions have been made for bailey questions and answers.”
All physically impaired candidates who opt for CBT should take note that they will not sit for it, rather, the Board has reverted them back to PPT, this information was made know to the news men by the Jamb registrar.
Freebrowsinglink.com team wish all the Applicants writing this Jamb 2013 screening exercise success in their exams and safe journey thro and fro from their centers. We pray that God will send his guardian Angels to guide and guard you all. Amen!!
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