Due to complaints of some many prospective applicants who were unable to apply for the examinations since the board had closed the registration portal earlier than expected, and pleas came through as some lamented that the admissions board shouldn’t deny them a chance of tertiary education.
Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB gives candidates 48 hours to complete registration.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has given candidates who could not upload and complete their registration process as at February 5, could do so within 48 hours starting from 12 midnight of Tuesday, February, 2016.
The board, in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by its Head of Media, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, said that its website would be open to candidates from 12:00am on Tuesday to 12:00am on Thursday for candidates to complete and upload all late registration.
JAMB said the new development does not cover fresh candidates who are yet to begin the registration process.
The statement said all arrangements have been made for the commencement of the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME).
Candidates are also urged to print their examination slips for the schedules of their date, venue and time allotted to them and other necessary information, the statement said.