The 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) has commenced nationwide and will run till 14th May, 2022.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) stated that the examination will be conducted for a total number of 1,761,338 million candidates that successfully registered for the examination in 755 registered computer based centre.
The Head Media JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjamin said the board has put in all measures to ensure smooth conduct of the examination.
He reiterated that all candidates would be checked into the examination hall using the Biometric Verification Machine (BVM) which is also a register of attendance in line with the Board’s policy of “no biometric verification, no examination.”
He, further stated that the ban on prohibited items is still in force, hence calling on candidates to be careful not to run foul of the law as necessary sanctions would be meted out to violators of its code of conduct.
He listed the banned items within the examination hall to include but not limited to flash drives, smart watches, calculators, recorders, mobile phones, spy reading glasses, jewellery, among others.