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JAMB Releases Number Of JAMB Withheld Results 2022



JAMB Releases Number Of JAMB Withheld Results 2022

JAMB Releases Number Of JAMB Withheld Results 2022

Flippstack reports that the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB), says it will further screen 27,105 results of candidates who wrote the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

This online news platform understands that JAMB gave a fresh update on JAMB Result 2022 and JAMB 2022 on Thursday, May 26, 2022, in a statement on the micro-blogging site, Twitter where it added that it withheld 69 results so far.

In our earlier report, we stated that JAMB Registrar, Professor Isiaq Oloyede had said the board would screen the results of JAMB candidates before making them available to the candidates.

In the statistics made available via the official Twitter handle of the board, @jAMBHQ, the board noted that 1,761,338 candidates registered for the 2022 UTME. JAMB also revealed that only 1,671,203 results out of the 1,707,626 candidates who sat for the examinations were released.

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Furthermore, the statistics released by JAMB on the 2022 UTME Results indicated that 27,105 results would be subjected to further screening. The board said 69 results were withheld while 1,783 candidates are to be rescheduled to write as a result of biometric challenges.

The 2022 UTME/DE examination unlike previous years was said to be a huge success, despite initial challenges such as the high cost of diesel, JAMB collaborated with examination centers in the procurement of diesel.

JAMB also noted that it would subsequently adopt the use of laptops for examinations.

“For effective delivery of its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination at the various CBT centers nationwide, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has concluded plans to phase out the use of zero thin-client computers from the conduct of its UTME.
JAMB Releases Number Of JAMB Withheld Results 2022

“Hence, the major drawback against a zero thin-client configuration is that once the memory of the server is exhausted, or if there is any network disruption, all connected users are simultaneously affected, thereby impacting multiple candidates at once in the centre.

“This policy direction is one of the measures being contemplated to address the issue of examination disruptions holistically. Consequently, the board, in consideration of the immense benefits to candidates and centres alike, is requesting its partnering centres to begin to plan for obtaining mini PCs that are cheap to procure, easy to operate, and more efficient in power consumption.”

JAMB Result 2022: Below is the 2022 UTME statistics released by JAMB

  • 1,761,338 candidates registered to sit the 2022 UTME
  • 1,707,626 sat the UTME
  • 1,671,203 results released
  • 27,105 results are further being screened
  • 69 results have been withheld and
  • 1,783 candidates to be scheduled to write as a result of biometric challenges etc.

How to check JAMB Result 2022 on JAMB Result Portal

1. Go to the JAMB result checking portal

2. Enter your Registration Number/Email Address in the blank box provided.

3. Click on “Check My Results” (The portal will load your result will show on the screen).

At the moment, there is no update from the board regarding the opening of an online portal for candidates to check their results. However, we will keep monitoring to know when the portal is enabled.


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