JAMB Extends 2021 UTME Registration By Two Weeks

JAMB Extends 2021 UTME Registration By Two Weeks
JAMB Extends 2021 UTME Registration By Two Weeks

The 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination [UTME] has extended registration for its annual Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination by two weeks


The UTME is also now expected to hold from June 19 to July 3. It was initially to hold between June 5 and 19. The UTME is a computer-based standardized examination for prospective undergraduates in Nigeria.

File photo: JAMB candidates taking the CBT examination/ Credit: Business Day

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board(JAMB), Prof Is-haq Oloyede announced this at an ongoing press conference in Abuja today May 15. The registrar also announced an extension registration for the examination by two weeks.


Possibility of shifting 2021 UTME date is very high — Prof Oloyede

The registration exercise will now end on May 29. Professor Oloyede on Friday, May 14, gave a hint that the examination would be postponed. The registrar hinged the decision to postpone the examination on the difficulties being experienced by the candidates in their efforts to register. He said about 600,000 candidates who have indicated interest to participate in the 2021 UTME are yet to register.



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