JAMB introduces self-registration for applicants

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has launched self-registration outlets in Abuja and Lagos for applicants of the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) examinations.

The board said this new system would ultimately reduce the crowds at computer-based test centres (CBTs) in the cities.

“This system would, in the long run, reduce the crowds at CBT centres in these cities.

“The conception of this noble idea is to, besides advancing the digital competence of candidates who feel they can do the registration on their own, expand the registration access points in line with COVID-19 protocols,” JAMB said.

Head of Media and Information, JAMB, Dr Fabian Benjamin, released this information in its weekly bulletin made available to reporters yesterday in Abuja.

The bulletin said JAMB was leveraging on the digital competence of its increasing number of computer-savvy candidates to ease registration processes.

The board said the service provider, Bankfort, expressed optimism about the immense potential of the seamless registration mode, adding that it is the norm rather than the exception in more-developed climes.

Also, JAMB said it has adopted 66019 as an additional and optional USSD code, besides the 55019 code that had been in operation since 2018, for UTME/DE registration and other essential services offered by the board.



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