Over 1.5 million Candidates have been confirmed to have registered for the year 2016 JAMB UTME Computer-based Test.
A total of 1,589,175 candidates have been confirmed by the Joint Admission, Matriculation and Examination Board (JAMB) to have registered for this year’s computer based Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
The exam is scheduled to commence on Monday, February 27 and would last for 10 days across 500 centers in the country and 8 foreign centres.
The foreign centres are: Accra in Ghana; Buea in Republic of Cameroun; Cotonou in Republic of Benin; London in United Kingdom; Jeddah in Kingdom of Saudi-Arabia; Johannesburg in Republic of South Africa; Addis Ababa in Ethiopia and Abidjan in Cote d’Ivoire.
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Comparing the statistics of early years of UTME candidates’ registration, we discovered a steady decline since 2013 when the CBT was introduced. In 2013, about 1.7 million people registered for UTME, in 2014, the number fell to 1.6 million, while about 1.4 million registered in 2015 examination. However, this year the numbers of candidates who registered has increased to over 1.5 million.