JUST IN: JAMB reschedules UTME exam for 24,000 candidates, releases more results


The 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for 24,535 candidates has been rescheduled by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) due to significant non-compliance with its standards at the affected centers.

Affected candidates are advised to print their supplementary Examination Notification Slips starting from Tuesday, 4th June, 2024, to confirm their assigned examination centers.

In a statement released on Sunday, JAMB’s spokesman, Dr Fabian Benjamin, announced that the Board has also released an additional 3,921 withheld results.

The statement reads in part: “The Board has painstakingly analysed the process and conduct of the 2024 UTME in some centres where there are strong proofs of substantial non-compliance with the Board’s standards.

”Consequently, 24,535 candidates have been rescheduled to retake the examination in their chosen Examination Towns on Saturday, June 22, 2024.

”Meanwhile, 3,921 outstanding 2024 UTME results that had been cleared have now been released.

”Therefore, concerned candidates are urged to check their results from Saturday, 1st June, 2024 by sending RESULT to 55019 or 66019 to ascertain their status as those cleared would have their results while those rescheduled would be told that they had been rescheduled

”This release brings the total results released to 1,883,350. The rescheduled examination, which is taking place on Saturday, 22nd June, 2024, two weeks from now, is to give affected candidates adequate time to prepare for the exercise.”

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