Candidates with biometrics challenges to register, sit examination at JAMB NHQ


Ahead of the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has announced that candidates who experienced biometric challenges at the point of registration would complete
their registration formalities as well as sit
the Unified Tertiary Matriculation
Examination(UTME) at its National
Headquarters in Abuja.

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The Board, in a statement made available
to JAMB Bulletin, also reiterated its stance
of “No Biometrics, No Examination” for all
candidates desirous of taking the 2023
UTME stressing that no offline, exemption or flight mode registration
would be  entertained.

According to the statement, all the accredited Computer – Based Test ( CBT) centres have been empowered for real- time online registration and directed prospective candidates to register at only  these partnering CBT centres or JAMB  State Offices across the country adding  that any candidate, who ignored this  directive, would not be able to complete his/her registration.

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The statement reads in parts: ” No CBT centre is empowered to register
candidates with biometric abnormalities
or challenges as such candidates with
such would only be registered and sit
their examination at the JAMB National
Headquarters, Abuja, on the last day of
the national examination calendar.

Furthermore, no candidate would be
allowed to enter the examination hall or
sit the examination if his or her
biometrics cannot be verified as the
system would not permit or process any
examination without biometric