JAMB Canceled The Use of Email for UTME And Direct Entry Registration


The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has introduced that the usage of electronic mail would now not be required for the processing of registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry.  punch reports

The Registrar and Chief Govt of JAMB, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, stated this whereas talking with journalists on Tuesday night.

Punch reports that,  in line with him, electronic mail would solely be requested on the profitable completion of the registration train by candidates to entry data on the examination.

He stated, “As from Thursday, April 15, 2021, candidates will now not be required to supply any electronic mail handle throughout registration.

“Consequently, c

andidates can have the next choices to entry their profile throughout or after registration.

“i. Cell APP on the candidates’ telephone

ii. On the 55019 choice (being designed) for instance admission standing checking, acceptance of admission and so forth on their profile.

“Printing of examination slip (Notification) or End result notification slip or ticketing might be accomplished anyplace utilizing the candidates JAMB registration quantity solely.

“On the conclusion of the 2021 UTME/DE registration train, candidates will present their electronic mail addresses solely after the 2021 UTME/DE registration train has been declared closed by JAMB by way of (a) Cell APP on his/her registered telephone

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(b) Sending the phrase electronic mail (house then the e-mail handle) on his /her registered telephone to 55019.

“The e-mail is typed twice for correctness (E-mail addresses might be entered twice for validation and prevention of typographical errors.”

Oloyede stated the brand new system was to make sure candidates’ data usually are not uncovered to doubtful cyber cafe operators and different legal components who in the midst of UTME/ Direct Entry registration steal electronic mail passwords to perpetrate fraud.

He stated a person’s cell phone now stays the one main instrument to hold out all of the registration processes.

The JAMB CEO stated the group has phased out the usage of money for any transactions within the Laptop-Primarily based Check centres owned by JAMB however Automated Teller Machine playing cards.

He stated the transfer was to frustrate the antics of touts who grasp round JAMB CBT centres in addition to forestall unlawful prices.

Oloyede said candidates who’re solely eager on utilizing money can go to privately owned centres for his or her registration and different actions.

Earlier, a last 12 months scholar of the College of Abuja, Adegoke Justina, uncovered how she was lured at hand over her electronic mail particulars to a cyber cafe workers, who posed as JAMB workers.

Adegoke had visited the JAMB CBT centre within the Kogo-Bwari space of Abuja, to rectify points along with her admission when she was accosted by a younger man who promised to assist do needed purposes, just for him to be issuing threats and demanding cash days later after taking on the coed’s electronic mail handle.

Moses Peter, the cyber cafe operator, nabbed by police over the incident, nevertheless, recognized the perpetrator of the crime as David Ahmad, a scholar of Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, who generally works within the cafe.

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