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JAMB warns CBT centres against sale of ePINs, releases new registration guidelines




The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has directed CBT Centres to cease promoting ePINs to candidates or face the results of flouting the directive.

The JAMB Registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede gave the directive in an announcement launched on Saturday, including that flouting the directive would entice acceptable sanctions.

The assertion signed by JAMB’s Director of Press, Fabian Benjamin stated candidates have additionally been given extra time to finish their registration for the 2021 UTME/DE, which was anticipated to finish on Saturday, Could 15, 2021.

The Board defined that the extension of the registration for candidates was contingent upon stakeholders’ agency dedication to ship on their respective obligations.

“After a radical assembly with the board, stakeholders advisable a two-week extension for registration, to now finish on Could 29, 2021.

“Accordingly the 2021 Mock UTME earlier scheduled for twentieth Could 2021 will now maintain on June 3, 2021, whereas the primary UTME will maintain from June 19 – July 3, 2021.

“JAMB will dispatch monitoring groups to all States of the Federation and the FCT through the extension interval.

“There may even be a Committee beneath the Chairmanship of Director (ICT/FME) to hunt for another Worth Added Service (VAS) firm.

“JAMB hereby directs CBT Centres to cease promoting ePINs and flouting this directive ought to entice acceptable sanctions.

“Moreover, no CBT centre ought to acquire cash for ePIN and registration charges concurrently. No CBT centre ought to acquire a registration payment till completion of registration.

“Stakeholders reiterated the prohibition of group registration for candidates, with the specter of sanction towards any CBT centre that violates the instruction.

“Additionally, CBT centres are directed to open all twenty (20) allowable registration factors to, ease congestion on the centres.

“Candidates for Direct Entry are reminded to, whereas procuring their ePIN, specify their class of admission. Nevertheless, the place a DE candidate mistakenly purchases an ePIN for UTME, the promoting level is hereby directed to rectify the error by swapping the ePIN to DE at no additional price to the candidate.

“Digital Service Suppliers are equally inspired to develop their amenities, together with the supply of redundancy hyperlinks.

“Lastly, the Federal Ministry of Training has been directed to discourage dad and mom from searching for to register underage and immature candidates to pursue tertiary training forward of their time,” the assertion stated.

JAMB pronounces registration verification code, guidelines for CBT centres

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