Introduction To Guidelines for the 2023 JAMB UTME
Ahead of the 2023 UTME, JAMB has released additional guidelines for candidates. In this post, we’ll take a look at what you need to know.
As you probably know, the JAMB UTME is just around the corner. And in preparation for the big event, JAMB has released additional guidelines for candidates. If you’re planning to take the exam, it’s important to make sure you’re familiar with these guidelines. They cover a range of topics, from registration to exam day procedures.
So if you’re planning to take the 2023 JAMB UTME, be sure to read these guidelines carefully. They’ll help ensure that you have a smooth and successful experience on exam day.
What Is JAMB?
Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is the organization responsible for the administration of tertiary level examinations in Nigeria. Every year, they release guidelines for the upcoming examination. This year is no different.
In a recent statement, JAMB has disclosed additional guidelines that candidates need to follow for the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). According to JAMB, the additional guidelines are necessary to ensure a smooth and successful examination process.
Some of the key points outlined in the statement include the following:
-All candidates must have a valid email address and phone number
-Registration will close on February 28, 2023
-The examination will commence on April 11, 2023
-Only approved CBT centers will be used for the examination
What Is the UTME?
So what is the UTME? The UTME is an examination that’s used to determine a student’s eligibility for admission into universities and other tertiary institutions in Nigeria. It’s also used to determine the cut-off points for different schools.
The UTME is made up of three sections: English, Mathematics, and General Knowledge. Students are given two hours to complete each section. And there’s a total of 120 questions in the exam.
The good news is that JAMB is releasing additional guidelines to help students prepare for the exam. And these guidelines will be released in the next few days. So make sure you stay tuned for updates!
What Are the Additional Guidelines for the 2023 UTME?
So what are these additional guidelines? We’ve summarized them for you below.
- Registration will open in February and close in May
The examination will be computer-based
There will be no essay writing component
You will be allowed to use a calculator during the examination
You will be given four hours to complete the examination
How to Register for the 2023 UTME?
It’s that time of the year again! JAMB has finally released the guidelines for the 2023 UTME. And, as usual, there are a lot of changes to be aware of.
First and foremost, registration will now be done exclusively online. So you’ll need a computer and an internet connection to complete the process. You’ll also need a valid email address, since all communication will be done through that channel.
Payment for the exam will now be done through bank transfers only. There’s no more paying cash at banks or JAMB offices. And you’ll need to provide your BVN and phone number as part of the payment process.
Once you’ve registered and made payment, you’ll have to wait for your e-slip to be generated before you can sit for the exam. The good news is that you can now choose the center and date of your choice, as long as there’s still availability. So start planning now!
When Is the 2023 UTME?
So when is the 2023 UTME, exactly? Good question. JAMB has just released additional guidelines, and according to these, the exam is scheduled to take place from Monday, March 30th to Friday, April 3rd.
It’ll be interesting to see how this year’s exam goes, especially given the changes that have been made. One thing’s for sure—you’re going to need to start preparing now if you want to stand a chance of getting into your chosen university.
What Are the Requirements for the 2023 UTME?
In order to sit for the 2023 UTME, you must meet the following requirements:
You must be at least 16 years old by October 1, 2023.
You must have registered for the 2023 UTME and sat for the exam.
You must have a valid JAMB registration number.
You must have a valid email address and phone number.
You must have a valid passport.
If you meet the requirements, make sure you prepare well for the exam. The UTME is not going to be easy, but with enough practice and hard work, you can pass it with flying colors.
Aspirants of the 2023 JAMB UTME should take note of the additional guidelines released by the board. The guidelines are as follows:
- Use of JAMB Caps
Duration of the Examination
Penalties for Cheating