“No UTME Candidate Will Be Left Out Of The Registration Process – JAMB Boss”

*No UTME Candidate Will Be Left Out Of The Registration Process – JAMB Boss*
The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Prof. Is-haq
Oloyede, has stated that no candidate would be left out of the registration process
despite having a week before the end of the exercise.

He made this known during an interview with newsmen in Abuja after inspecting some registration centres.
At the Digital Bridge Institute (one of the registration centres), Prof. Oloyede averted
what could have turned out a major protest by moving over 100 candidates who were
already agitating due to the slow pace of registration in the centre to other centres
where there were less pressure.
The JAMB Boss ruled out the possibility of extending the registration deadline despite
the challenges faced by the candidates.
According to him“About 871, 576 candidates have been registered as at today
(Wednesday evening).
“We are going to 1,467,000 candidates. “What remains is 595,647 and we still have a
whole week.
“No candidate will be left unattended to at the closing of this exercise.
“You do not want me to extend just for the sake of extension because I monitor on my
“That is why there is a difference between the closing date for registration and the
closing date for sale.
“By the time we sell, we will know how many that have bought but have not registered.”
When asked if how he would comply if summoned by the House Of Representatives, he
said: “If I am invited, who am I not to answer them?
“I will honour their invitation because they are our employers.”
*How To Pay And Get Your JAMB ePIN via Interswitch Platform*
To further make it easier for JAMB candidates to access the ePIN, JAMB has disclosed
that candidates can now make payment and and get their ePIN using the interswitch
Candidates can make payment via the interswitch platform following the steps below;
>> Login to jamb portal via LOGIN TO JAMB SITE
To make payment, Select Sales Form & UTME EXAM, then choose “Interswitch payment”
under Payment Options;
>>Click ‘Pay Online Now’ to pay immediately on the JAMB website and get ePIN (the
PIN will also be sent to the candidate’s mail)
>>Click ‘QuickTeller/Bank Branch Payment’ to get a Transaction ID which can be used
for payment on quicketeller.com, Quickteller App, at any Quickteller Paypoint Agent
Location listed on the Jamb website, or by simply dialing *322*04295701*Amount# to
get the ePIN (the PIN will also be sent to the candidate’s mail).
>> Go to registered JAMB CBT centre with ePIN to complete registration, biometrics, and
pick up your booklets.
*Over 800,000 UTME Candidates Have Been Registered So Far – JAMB*
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) revealed on Wednesday that
800,000 candidates have registered since the sales of UTME form began on March 20.
According to the board’s Head of Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, who disclosed this,
the introduction of the remit mode of payment has improved the process of acquiring
registration documents.
“This measure has doubled the rate of the registration as over 800,000 candidates have registered.
“I want to assure all candidates that are desirous of registering for this examination, will not be left out.
“We are working hard to ensure that no Nigerian child is denied of his or her right of
advancing in education.
“What we are doing currently is for the benefit of not only these candidates, but for the entire Nigerians.
“We do not intend to extend the registration deadline as we are sure that all of the
candidates will be duly registered,’’ he told newsmen.
He further stated that reports had also indicated that many registration centre owners
were happy with the way the exercise was going.



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