Things you must know before attempting JAMB 2022

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#1. NIN is compulsory, dial 55019 to link to Jamb profile

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has requested that all applicants for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) obtain their National Identification Numbers (NIN) before the examination.

 

This was noted in the board’s weekly bulletin, which was posted by the Office of the Registrar in Abuja on Monday.

Jamb registrar
Jamb registrar

JAMB has announced that the sale of application documents and registration for the 2022 UTME and Direct Entry will begin soon (DE).

 

“At the moment, the board is putting its core officials through a series of intensive training sessions to ensure that once the date is chosen, the stage is prepared for yet another hitch-free exercise

 

“The board’s determined desire to ensure that candidates who wish to enroll are ready and prepared has led to the dissemination of this information

 

“It is also meant to act as a reminder to everyone who may want to register that they must first receive their NIN, which is a major prerequisite for UTME registration.

Jamb logo
Jamb logo

“Those who wish to receive one of the two application materials should obtain their NIN and become familiar with the board’s Integrated Brochure and Syllabus System” (IBASS).

 

The board stated, “It will provide them an overview of the course requirements and the syllabus they are required to cover for the examination.”

 

IBASS is available on JAMB’s website and can also be downloaded via Google Playstore and other comparable platforms, according to the board.

 

The next step, according to the board, is for candidates to register their profiles by texting their NIN to 55019 to create a registration profile.

Jamb NIN compulsory
Jamb NIN compulsory

 

JAMB added that it had put adequate measures in place to checkmate those who might want to cheat.

It said that it had also strengthened all administrative procedures for the smooth prosecution of any candidate, center or staff of JAMB found to have been involved in an infraction.

 

#2. Jamb Remains resolute on use of NIN for candidates in 2022

Jamb NIN compulsory
Jamb NIN compulsory

Despite complaints from parents and candidates during the 2021 Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination about the National Identification Number’s introduction into the examination registration process, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has insisted that all prospective candidates for the 2022 Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examinations will be required to obtain their National Identification Numbers prior to the 2022 exercise.

This was noted in the board’s weekly bulletin, which was posted by the Office of the Registrar in Abuja on Monday.

The PUNCH said that the public outcry over the rescheduling of the 2021 tests due to candidates’ incapacity to register as a result of issues posed by the introduction of the NIN had prompted a public outcry.

The Senate has also requested that the board’s registrar, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, and the National Identity Management Commission review the board’s policies.

 

#3. JAMB changes literature text for Language subjects ahead of JAMB 2022

In preparation for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, JAMB has updated the literary texts in four language subjects and Literature in English (UTME).
The four language subjects are Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba, and Arabic, according to the weekly bulletin published on Monday.

It stated that the adjustments would take effect beginning with the 2022 UTME.
One of the new works for the Arabic language is Abdulwahab Shith’s “The Nigerian Arabic Poems: a Case Study Between the Old and the New.”

One of the new works is Dr Isah Abubakar’s Diwaanur Riyardh: A Collection of Arabic Poems.

“Prose (Zube) Turmin Danya, Poetry (Waka) Wakokin Hausa, and Drama (Wasan kwaikwayo) Abin Da Kamar Wuya 3” are the new texts for the Hausa language, according to JAMB.

The board also identified “Prose (Iduuazi) Chinedu Ofomata (2009), Poetry (Abu) Nolue Emenanjo, and Drama, (Ejije) Odunke Artists” as new Igbo literature books (1981).

 

#4. JAMB 2022 Payments goes Cashless

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that the registration process for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will be cashless (UTME)

JAMB further stated that between November 20 and November 26, 2021, it generated N141.2 million, with the revenue inflows coming from

e-JAMB further stated that between November 20 and November 26, 2021, it produced N141.2 million, with the money inflows coming from

e-facilities/sales – N100, 752,479, 2021,

late registration – N30,875,438,

consultancy services – N7, 451,224 and

PRC Service Charge-2,167,865.00.

The exam body said in a weekly bulletin issued by the Board’s spokesperson, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, on Monday that with the implementation of the new system, it would be collecting the approved N700 registration fee on behalf of the various Computer-Based Test (CBT) centers, in addition to its UTME registration fees.

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