The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed that the commencement of the 2022/23 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination(UTME) and Direct Entry(DE) Registration exercise earlier scheduled for Saturday, 12th February, 2022, has now been postponed to Saturday, 19th February, 2022 and to end on Saturday, 26th March, 2022.
A statement issued by the Board’s Head, Public Affairs and Protocol, Dr. Fabian Benjamin made the announcement on Wednesday, February 8, 2022.
TheFact Nigeria gathered that the various adjustments made to the registration date were to ensure smooth sailing of the 2022 UTME/ DE Exercise.
According to Benjamin, the one-week postponement was to allow for more fine-tuning of the upgraded and more user-friendly procedures for candidates’ registration.
The statement reads in part:
“The process, which will be concluded within the one-week extension period, is also aimed at accommodating feedbacks from candidates and other stakeholders alike.
“The Board wishes the general public to note that the Board is ever-ready to provide world-class services to Nigerians.
“Further to the above, the new and improved procedures for the 2022/23 UTME Registration would be made available on the Board’s website, its weekly bulletin as well as other media outlets on Monday, 14th February, 2022.
“The candidates, are by this notice, urged to follow keenly the procedures for registration as would be announced by the Board”, it said.