Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB Assures Of Smooth Conduct Of 2018 UTME Exams With Transparent Admission.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has promised to build on the successes it recorded last year by conducting a better and hitch-free examination this year.
The agency’s Head of Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.
He also said the board would ensure a transparent admission process in 2018 as it did in 2017.
He commended relevant stakeholders who assisted the board in the smooth conduct of its examinations and activities in 2017.
The statement reads: “In 2017 the Board conducted one of the most transparent, inclusive, acceptable examination with the least incidence of malpractice and malfeasance.
“The entire progress made in 2017 will be sustained and made better in the 2018 and beyond. One of the greatest celebrated innovation in the 2017 is the democratization of admission by the introduction of CAPS.
“In 2018, we hope to surpass our achievements in 2017. This means that we shall conduct a better examination, more transparent admission and make more remittance to government.
“We will continue to do everything possible to support the drive of this administration towards excellence from our end.”
He advised candidates hoping to write this year’s unified tertiary matriculations examination (UTME) to register on time.
“As we prepare for the 2018 examination beginning with the optional mock in January, we urge candidates to ensure that the register on time, make informed choices of institutions, disciplines and examination towns.
“They are to note that their first choice can be a College of Education, a University, an innovation Enterprise Institution, a Polytechnic/Monotechnic, the Nigerian Defence Academy or the Police Academy. These choices are at the discretion of the candidates,” the statement added.