The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has released its schedule for 2014 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.
JAMB Registrar Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, while disclosing this yesterday said paper-pencil test would hold on April 12 while computer-based test would hold on May 17,2014, across 2,000 centres.
According to him, the examination will be paper- pencil-based as well as computer-based. “We are ready for the examination even now; however we will give them time until April 12. We are going to do the PPT on April 12 all over the country, but the CBT will start on May 17, and it will continue for 12 days.
He also revealed other plans put in place by the board. “In any case, we are prepared; we have 300 centres for CBT while we have 2000 centres for PPT. This is the last time we are going to do PPT; it will be all CBT next year, we want education to move forward, one of the ways of moving it forward is to eradicate examination malpractices. That is our ambition and Nigeria will join the comity of nations in terms of technological development.”
He said sale of UTME form would end on March 14, adding that sites would close on March 25.