CONTACT US 08072633727 📲 on WhatsApp/Call📞
For your Advert, Publicity, Birthday Greetings, Press Release, Promotional Content, Special Report, Featured story, Event Coverage, Conference, Interviews, And So On.

BREAKING: Double fingerprints, five other new JAMB guidelines

58

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has provided new guidelines to ensure seamless conduct of future operational processes, including the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

 

The board made this known in its Weekly Bulletin of the Office of the Registrar on Monday in Abuja.

 

In this piece, The PUNCH highlights six new guidelines, including the introduction of double fingerprints, exemption candidates, and others.

 

Double fingerprint

As a requirement for printing registration slips, a candidate must use at least two fingers and any of the two fingers taken would be used for biometric verification before entering the examination hall on the day of the examination.

 

The two verifiable fingers of all candidates must be consecutively indicated on the candidates’ registration and examination slips.

 

 

 

ALSO READ  FRSC: Why travelers from Abuja, Lagos should avoid Ekiti 

Centre prohibition

The JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has warned that some cybercafes and tutorial centres had been prohibited from participating in any of the board’s exercises.

 

Oloyede said that no CBT centre would be allowed to collaborate with the prohibited group, adding that any violation of the directive, whether in part or whole, would lead to the revocation of the licence of the erring CBT centre.

 

CBT centre accreditation

No new Computer-Based Test centre would be accredited without meeting the new requirements.

 

To this end, new CBT centres must use laptop computer systems as clients, zero thin-clients or Remote Desktop Protocol would no longer be accepted.

 

No CBT centre must install any clients with less than 2 gigabyte RAM.

 

It is now mandatory that the Autobot system should be used for the accreditation of CBT centres; there should be three Autobot tests: Pre-accreditation during Mock – UTME and the dummy examination.

ALSO READ  Okowa: Road construction remains my priority

 

 

Biometrics accreditation

The registrar also said that biometrics of all accredited CBT centre registration officers would be captured ahead of the exercise.

 

This, he explained, was because the board as a proactive agency must move with the tide to stay ahead of the machinations of cheats and safeguard the integrity of the system.

 

Exemption Candidates

At the registration point, candidates with bad fingerprints would be scheduled for the examination as ‘Exemption Candidates’.

 

Their registration slips would be colour-coded and visually different from those for other candidates.

 

Such candidates would sit their examination in Abuja on the last date of the national examination calendar and their results would not be released until after being subjected to proper scrutiny.

ALSO READ  “Many Will Sleep And Never Wake Up” — Oyedepo Blows Hot In His Judgment Revelation

 

 

Separation of Direct Entry/UTME

To further consolidate its data collection efforts, the board would consider separating UTME registration from that of Direct Entry beginning from 2023.

 

And to further condone illegal admissions and printing of indemnity forms, all candidates’ registrations, including UTME, DE and others, must be completed with fingerprint authentication. CONTINUE READING……………………

 

 

 

THIS IS FOR YOU🤳🏾👨🏼‍💻

For your Surprise birthday wishes, Business Advert Placement, Publicity Online and offline, Press Release, Social Media Management, For Your Content Writer Plug, Personality Promotion, Special Report, Featured Story, Conference, And Interviews – CONTACT US @VAM on WhatsApp/Call📞@ 08072633727 📲



Akanji Philip is a full-time blogger, Copywriter and a content creator. He is also a specialist in community health.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *