2021 UTME: JAMB Delists 25 CBT Centres, Urge Candidates To Await Further Directives

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Saturday evening, announced the delisting of 25 Computer-Based Test (CBT) Centres from the list of more than 800 earlier scheduled to take part in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME).

The Board, in a statement on Saturday, explained the decision, followed the centres’ non-compliance to the laid-down procedures and the difficulties encountered by candidates posted to the centres to sit the examination on Saturday.

JAMB’ Head of Public Affairs and Protocol, Fabian Benjamin, explained that candidates posted to any of the affected centres would be rescheduled.

“The following centres which failed during the conduct of the 2021 UTME on Saturday, June 19, 2021, are hereby delisted. Candidates posted to any of these centres are required to await further directives by checking their profile, email addresses and SMS on their registered phone for a new date,” JAMB said.

list of the affected centres as released by the examination body revealed that they are spread across 11 states of the federation and the Nigerian capital, Abuja.

While six centres were delisted in Lagos, four are affected in Kaduna State and three in Edo State.

Abuja, Ondo and Plateau had two centres each while Benue, Delta, Imo, Nasarawa, Osun, and Oyo had one centre each.

In Lagos, the affected centres are Massino Computer CBT, Itoga, Badagry; IP Soft Technologies Ltd. Apapa, Lagos State; Institute of Criminal Justice and Criminology Administration, Festac Town; Sweet Valley Educational Services, Ikotun; Certified Institution of Shipping, Magbon, Badagry, and Al-Miyzan Schools CBT Centre, Ikotun.

Others affected in Kaduna State are; Bethel Baptist High School, Kujama; Zabib College, Unguwar Dosa; St. Albert Institute, Kafanchan, and Skolak Resources Limited.

Recall that the examination board had placed some centres on the watch list and about 20 others delisted for technical deficiencies during the conduct of the mock examination.

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