Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board extends registration date and examination date


The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination(UTME) which is a required examination to gain admission into an higher institution in Nigeria, for the year 2021 registration has been extended by two weeks.  

The exam is now set to hold from June 19th, 2021 to July 3th, 2021. It was supposed to hold between June 5th, 2021 to June 19th, 2021.  

The examination is a computer based exam and it is one of the main examinations done to enter an higher institution, in the country. 

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), whose name is Prof. Is-haq Oloyede  announced this information at a press yesterday May 15, in Abuja. 

He also made it known that the registration for the examination has been extended by two weeks and is now due to end on May 29th, 2021.  

He also said the decision to extend the examination was because, candidates are still finding it difficult to register and this extension will give them enough time to have their registrations done.

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