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JAMB UTME 2022 Commences Nationwide, Featuring 1.7m Candidates – All You Need To Know



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JAMB UTME 2022 Commences Nationwide, Featuring 1.7m Candidates – All You Need To Know

Flippstack gathered that JAMB Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) 2022 examination has commenced today 6th Friday nationwide as scheduled and over 1.7m candidates take part in the examination.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) stated that the examination would be conducted for 1,761,338 candidates that successfully registered for the examination in 755 registered computer-based centers.

According to the Head Media JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjamin said in Abuja that the board had put in place all measures to ensure smooth conduct of the examination.

Fabian said that all candidates would be checked into the examination hall, using the Biometric Verification Machine (BVM), which is also a register of attendance in line with the Board’s policy.


He further said that the ban on prohibited items was still in force, hence calling on candidates to be careful not to run foul of the law as necessary sanctions would be meted out to violators of JAMB’s code of conduct.

Benjamin identified banned items within the examination hall including but not limited to flash drives, smartwatches, calculators, recorders, mobile phones, spy reading glasses, jewelry, among others.

Full List of Things To Take To JAMB Exam Hall 2022

As you prepare for the JAMB UTME exam, it will be a good idea to know about things you need to go into the JAMB exam hall to avoid being penalized that’s why we have written this article to put you through.

Full List of Things To Take To JAMB Exam Hall 2022

  • Currently, you need just 2 printed copies of your JAMB examination slip. Reprint your slip HERE
  • You are to submit one of the slips to the invigilator while you keep the other one for reference purposes.
  • The JAMB examination slip should be printed in coloured though not COMPULSORY.

Full List Of Things You Should Not Take To JAMB Exam Hall

The board has prohibited the use of the following items during its exams:

JAMB Biometric Verification Policy Notice to Examiners & Candidates

JAMB Biometric Verification Policy Notice to Examiners & Candidates has also emerged.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB wishes to inform all candidates and examiners that the Policy of ”No Biometric Verification, No Examination” is still active.

The board has also disclosed the Importance of the JAMB Biometric Verification and also arranged for Special Examinations for candidates having issues with biometric verification in Abuja.


JAMB Special Notice to Examiners and Candidates [No Exemption Mode on Biometric Verification]

1. Biometric Verification will be the only mode for the admittance of candidates into the examination center.

2. Exemption mode is not allowed for any candidate. Therefore, NO BIOMETRIC VERIFICATION, NO EXAMINATION.

3. No candidate should be kept waiting if he/she cannot be verified. Such candidates should be directed to contact JAMB.

4. There is no other attendance register apart from the biometric verification. Biometric verification will also serve as an attendance register during the examination.


5. Photo Albums will only carry pictures with no marking points for either Present or Absent.

6. All Examination Officials, including the security agents, are to ensure compliance with all guidelines, rules, and regulations on the examination.

Strict adherence to the guide on compulsory biometric verification of every candidate is required.

If your yet to know your examination venue, kindly reprint your slip

Reprint JAMB Slip (Jamb reprint slip)

JAMB has announced that the examination will be held between Friday, May 6, and Saturday, 14. It, therefore, advised candidates to reprint their slips from April 30.


It said the details of the center and dates for each of the candidates are to enable the candidates to know their allocated examination centers, session, time, and dates of examinations.

JAMB said the reprinting of slips can be done anywhere on a computer with an internet connection and a printer. “And candidates are to go to the examination center with at least a copy of the slip.”

JAMB Centre: “Know your center” for JAMB 2022

To avoid lateness in their centers, JAMB advised that candidates who are not familiar with their examination centers should visit the venue ahead of their dates of the examination so as to find it easy to locate on the date of their examination.

JAMB UTME 2022 Commences Nationwide, Featuring 1.7m Candidates – All You Need To Know

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