he Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has fixed the date for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for 2018.
The JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, announced this during an ongoing stakeholders’ meeting, saying that the dates were chosen “taking into cognizance the dates of other public examinations.”
Oloyede said the 2018 UTME examination would hold on March 9 to March 17, 2018.
The board said the mock examination would hold between January 22 and 27, adding that the application fee remains N5000 while the cost of registration for foreign candidates has been slashed from over 100 dollars to 20 dollars.
The board announced that sale of registration form will commence on November 22 and will run till January 22, 2018.
Oloyede said several changes that would strengthen the credibility of the exam system will be witnessed by candidates in the course of 2018 exercise.
He said, “For instance, the Board has eliminated the use emails during registration and replaced it with the use of telephone numbers for easy and secured interaction with the candidates.”