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JAMB releases results of 1.7m candidates, withholds 34, 120 [ See full details]

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board yesterday launched the results of 1, 792, 719 candidates who wrote the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Similarly, the board has withheld the results of 34, 120 candidates along with the results of 15,145 candidates it clarified as “identical twins and siblings.” JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, in a sixteen internet web page deal with titled: “Doing things right and doing right things,” broke the knowledge to reporters yesterday in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

A 15-year-old boy, Ekele Franklin from Imo State, is the overall most interesting candidate throughout the 2019 UTME. Franklin, who made University of Lagos his first various, scored 347 and may not be admitted because of this of of his age. Oloyede talked about Emmanuel Chidebube, a 16-year-old boy from Abia received right here second with a ranking of 346, whereas Isaac Olamide, a 17-year-old from Osun received right here third with 345. In all 2,906 candidates scored over 300 as in opposition to 4,683 in 2018. According to Oloyede, 57,579 candidates scored between 250 and 299 as in opposition to 64,120 throughout the 2018 results.

Prof. Oloyede talked about 1, 826, 839 candidates sat for the UTME of the 1,886,508 candidates that registered for the examination which was carried out in 698 computer-based test (CBT) centres nationwide from April 11 – 18. He talked about: “Today, we are releasing the results of 1,792,719 candidates. Some 34,120 results are being withheld including the results of 15,145 candidates being further clarified as identical twins and siblings.” He prompt candidates to look at their results by way of the cellphone numbers they used for registration.

REad moreover:

“Candidates are prompt to make use of the cellphone numbers they used to register to textual content material RESULT to 55019. For the first three days or between now and Monday, the one means of checking the results of candidates may very well be by way of the Short Code (55019). This is to ensure that fraudsters who would want to use candidates by reproducing messages and sending such messages to them are aggravated. There isn't any should methodology any CBT Centre or cyber café to look at results. Those who had been ABSENT, purchased their Registration CANCELLED or have their results WITHHELD could be instructed.

“The board has decided to send every {photograph} and biometric particulars of candidates to Institutions. We have moreover put bar codes on the top end result slips that candidates could be printing. The essence of that's that when a candidate approaches an institution for Post-UTME screening, the institution will use the bar code scanner to authenticate the candidate. However, if a candidate brings a manipulated slip as a result of the case may be at cases, the Institution can variety throughout the registration amount to ensure that it isn't a fake slip that is provided.

 

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“Candidates who presently enjoy undue favour of benefit of the doubt will then be exposed and more results can then be cancelled for post examination fraud- attempt. A total of 116 Centres have been delisted or suspended. Out of this number, 18 have been sanctioned by the Governing Board of JAMB with suspension for between one and three year for registration related misconduct,” he talked about. The registrar talked about this year’s examination was infiltrated by overzealous mom and father {{and professional}} examination fraudsters who engaged in impersonation in connivance with operators of CBT centres.

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