JAMB Delists Six More CBT Centres


The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has delisted six more Computer Based Centres (CBT) over poor performance in the ongoing 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

The Board had delisted 24 centres on the first day the UTME commenced allegedly for performing below tolerable limit, this bringing the total number of the centres axed by the Board to 30 in about 72 hours since the examination began.

Head, Protocol and Public Affairs of JAMB, Dr Fabian Benjamin, announced the development in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday.

The additional centres delisted include Dayspring Christian College, Opete town near Otokutu between Ughelli South lga and Udu Local Government, Delta and Fountain of Knowledge International Academy CBT, Azuiyiokwu, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.

Also, Twelve Apostles College, Ndiaboishiagu Sharon, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State and Lead British International School, 1 Aliyu Mustafa Street, off Wole Soyinka Street, Gwarimpa, Abuja, FCT, were delisted.

Others are Zaria Academy, Km 10, Zaria-Funtua road, Shika, Zaria in Kaduna State and Muhammed Kamaldeen CBT centre proposed by Muhammed Kamaldeen University along, FGC, Ogidi, Ilorin in Kwara.

Meanwhile, the JAMB’s spokesperson noted that candidates who were unable to register during the allowable time for registration despite the extension were graciously directed to visit designated centres to be registered.

He said these categories of candidates that had been scheduled for the 2021 UTME were directed to print their examination notification slip for their schedule for the examination from June 21.

Benjamin, however, directed the candidates to print their notification slip from the JAMB’s website, adding that 464,834 candidates across the country wrote the UTME on Monday, June 21, the second day of the examination.


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