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2019 UTME JAMB To Be Out Monday
“The programmed delay, which is part of its deliberate effort to properly scrutinize, identify and address all forms of examination malpractice”
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination results will be available from Monday, April 29.
This was disclosed in an interview by Dr Fabian Benjamin, the Board’s Head of Media and Publicity, with News Agency of Nigeria in Bwari on Saturday.
Benjamin said that screening of the results would soon be over and the result released.
“We are still screening but hopefully, anytime next week, the results will be ready,” he said.
Speaking also on the board’s readiness to screen results of UTME candidates from 2009 to 2018, Benjamin said this would begin after the release of the 2019 results.
He said this was part of the board’s effort to address the issues of malpractice in the system.
The board had stated that it would only release the 2019 UTME results after undergoing thorough screening to identify and apprehend examination cheats.
The process would identify those involved in multiple registrations through biometric capturing and also address group registration by some elite schools, who end up mixing candidate’s data.
The board said: “Normally, results are expected to be out within 24 to 48 hours as obtained in previous examinations held in 2017 and 2018.
“However, the board does not want this to be business as usual.
“Hence the programmed delay, which is part of its deliberate effort to properly scrutinize, identify and address all forms of examination malpractice.