JAMB EXAMINATION DATE - UTME 2011

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced Saturday, June 18, 2011 as the new date for the conduct of the 2011 UTME.


JAMB Registrar and Chief Executive, Professor ‘Dibu Ojerinde, who announced the shift in date in Abuja, on Wednesday, said the new date, as approved by the Federal Government, was to avoid a clash in date with the ongoing National Examinations Council (NECO)’s Senior Secondary School Examinations (SSCE).

The board had earlier set Saturday, 11th June, 2011 for the conduct of the 2011 UTME. It will be recalled that JAMB had first shifted the date of the conduct of the examination from April, 2011 to allow for the conduct of the 2011 general election. But new change in date, the Nigerian Tribune learnt, was as a result of pressure from parents of some of the candidates who were currently sitting for the NECO examinations and had registered to participate in the forthcoming UTME.

A statement by the JAMB Public Relations Officer, Mr Timothy Oyedeji, quoted the JAMB boss as saying that “the change has become inevitable as a result of the clash in date (i.e. 11th June, 2011) earlier fixed with the ongoing NECO examinations.” He said: “For instance, sizeable students who have applied to write UTME would also be sitting for the National Examinations Council’s Biology (Practicals) on Friday, 10th June, 2011, and as such, may not be able to travel after their NECO examinations to sit for the scheduled 2011 UTME on Saturday, 11th June, 2011.”

Ojerinde said the government was mindful of the fact that the board had been inundated with requests from parents of children who chose towns outside their present’s locations to reconsider and shift the date to June 18, 2011 as against the earlier fixed date for the 2011 UTME.

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4 comments:

John Onam said...

JAMB UTME is going to take place this weekend that is on Saturday. Good luck to all candidates! I wish you all 400 over 400.

John Onam said...

Please go to your UTME exam centres as early as 7 a.m just as have been directed by JAMB. This is because of the Fingerprint Identification techniques that will be used this year to check in students. Don't say I never knew. You have been told.

JAMB is very seriousabout the fact that only your fingerprint can let you in on the day of the exam being this saturday.

Goodluck once more.

John Onam said...

JAMB has released the Results for the UTME exam. Click this link to read how you can check your score: Check UTME 2011 result

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