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Nigeria: 2020 UTME – JAMB to Start Admission Train On August 21


Nigeria: 2020 UTME – JAMB to Start Admission Train On August 21

The Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) has directed all establishments to start the conduct of the primary and second selection admission train with impact from August 21, 2020.

Whereas directing establishments to desist from promoting or promoting utility varieties for admissions into some listed programmes, the organisation instructed them to advise candidates to use for the programmes by way of its workplace.

The spokesperson of JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, who gave the directives within the 2020 admission tips launched to journalists in Abuja yesterday, warned that duplication of utility varieties was not allowed.

The rules ,which insisted that utility for admission into all types of programme in tertiary establishments should be carried out by JAMB, additionally warned that each one admission train should be carried out on the Central Admission Processing System.

Benjamin harassed that sanctions could be utilized to any establishment that violates any of the rules.

In the meantime, JAMB has appealed to Pc-Based mostly Take a look at centres to obey all official protocols on the COVID-19 pandemic.

In response to its weekly bulletin, the Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, had urged CBT house owners and operators to take the COVID-19 pandemic severe throughout a web-hosted assembly to deliberate on new operational processes underneath the extant COVID-19 dispensation.

The rule reads partly: “All functions for admissions to First Diploma, Nationwide Diploma, Nationwide Innovation Diploma and the Nigeria Certificates in Training into Full Time, Distance Studying, Half Time, Outreach, Sandwich, and many others, should be processed solely by way of JAMB.

“Establishments that need to position commercial can achieve this by advising candidates who utilized for the present Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to vary to their establishment as first selection moderately than requesting the candidates to buy one other utility kind or apply. That is to forestall the difficulty of double registration which is a violation of the JAMB mandate.

“The admission-exercise for the 2020/2021 educational session could be carried out on CAPS. No establishment is allowed to publish, announce, exhibit or paste any identify(s) of admitted candidate with out prior approval of the identify on CAPS. Certainly, the train is to be totally carried out solely on CAPS.

“The primary and 2nd decisions admission-exercises be carried out for all establishments from August 21 2020 to a later date that may be decided by the Federal Ministry of Training and communicated to all of the establishments. The uncertainties of the COVID-19 make it unattainable to repair a terminal date.

“All establishments are to conduct their admission-exercises throughout the authorised schedule for 1st and second decisions respectively. On the expiration of the interval, any establishment that didn’t have carried out its admission will not have the candidates on its platform in CAPS.

“Coverage tips for 2020 admission-exercises as authorised by the coverage assembly and the directives by the Honorable Minister of Training shall be formally communicated to the establishments on or earlier than 15th July, 2020.”

Whereas warning establishments to not cost above N2,000 for any type of screening or make candidates incur different screening associated bills instantly or not directly, JAMB warned towards any request for {photograph} or biometric knowledge from candidates by any establishment.

“No establishment is allowed to recapture or demand any {photograph} or biometric knowledge from any candidate moderately, the image and biometric of candidate equipped by JAMB must be used for the train to get rid of impersonation and substitution of actual candidate”, the doc acknowledged.

On the improve from UTME to the Direct Entry within the 2020 admission session, JAMB acknowledged that candidates who wrote the 2020 UTME however later obtained increased {qualifications} both A-levels or its equal, might apply to transform the UTME to the DE at no cost.

The rules stated, “After profitable completion and submission of the shape, the candidate’s UTME registration quantity has letter “U” appended to it (the registration quantity now turns into 11 digits). As an illustration, the UTME registration quantity 25513377AD after changing to DE turns into 25513377ADU.

“Report of candidates who’ve transformed from UTME to DE can solely be accessed on CAPS with the eleven (11) digits registration quantity.”

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