JAMB Update: 62140 Candidates To Resit For JAMB on 1st July

62140 Candidates To Resit For JAMB on 1st July. The latest update coming from JAMB has it that about 62140 candidates to resit for JAMB on 1st July. Professor Is-haq Oloyede yesterday said 62,140 candidates have been given an opportunity to retake the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) following cases of misconduct.

62140 Candidates To Resit For JAMB on 1st July

The 62,140 cancelled results include 57,646 candidates in centres-induced malpractice, 3,811 late registration, and 683 candidates who had biometric challenges.He also explained that the rescheduled examination was for candidates of centres with mass malpractice, but the candidates were deemed innocent.

A total of 25 exam centres were involved in centre-induced cheating mostly masterminded by their proprietors.

He said the UTME was conducted in 140 examination towns and 642 centres which ran 7,359 sessions.

He said the board received various reports on cases of examination malpractices and looked into them.

Oloyede said the meeting approved the suspension of 24 Computer-Based Test centres for one year due to technical issues. The centres would not participate in the 2018 UTME but could be considered for 2019 and above.

“We also delisted 48 centres from participating in the board’s examination in the future due to technical deficiencies, extortion, organised examination malpractices, and other damaging infractions. We also approved Saturday, July 1, for the rescheduled examination,” he said.

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