The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has confident candidates of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation examination that results might be geared up from April 29.
The Board’s Head of Media and publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with news business enterprise of Nigeria on Saturday in Bwari.
Benjamin said that screening of the effects could soon be over and the result launched.
“we are nonetheless screening but optimistically, whenever next week, the effects might be prepared,” he said.
Talking additionally on the board’s readiness to display consequences of UTME candidates from 2009 to 2018, Benjamin said this will start after the discharge of the 2019 outcomes.
He stated this became part of the board’s effort to deal with the issues of malpractice inside the gadget.
The board had stated that it might only launch the 2019 UTME effects after undergoing thorough screening to discover and understand examination cheats.
The process could perceive those worried in a couple of registrations through biometric capturing and additionally address group registration through a few elite faculties, who come to be blending candidate’s facts.
The board stated: “typically, results are predicted to be out within 24 to forty eight hours as obtained in preceding examinations held in 2017 and 2018.
“but, the board does no longer need this to be commercial enterprise as traditional.
“subsequently the programmed put off, that is a part of its deliberate attempt to properly scrutinize, become aware of and cope with all forms of exam malpractice.
“The board will hold to behave decisively with regards to any irregularity determined even after outcomes are released.
“but, the board has made it a point of responsibility to display screen all sports at all centres via CCTV recordings, to ensure that it does no longer release results of compromised examinations.”
The board, even as regretting all inconvenience induced in the manner, reaffirmed its dedication to providing identical possibility to all applicants to be able to articulate their aspirations.
JAMB said that effective from when it would formally release the outcomes, all applicants can surely send end result, via SMS, to 55019 the use of the identical range that became used for registration.
The result, it stated, could be replied as an SMS quickly after.
This technique, the board explained, became simplified to do away with exploitation by using business centres and cyber cafés who often take gain of applicants.
It additionally advised applicants to disregard all messages in circulation on how to check the consequences as they were all products of deceit.
The 2019 UTME become carried out from April eleven to April 18 and over 1.Eight million applicants registered for it. (NAN)