January 11, 2019

UTME: No Two Candidates Must Use A Single GSM Number

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Friday warned prospective candidates to adhere strictly to the registration procedure for the 2019 UTME to avoid creating issues for themselves .

The Board ’ s Head, Media and Information , Dr Fabian Benjamin gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos .
NAN reports that registration of candidates for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination started nationwide on Thursday in more than 700 accredited Computer Based Test centres.

According to Benjamin , all candidates desirous of registering for the examination must ensure that he or she starts off by sending his/ her full name , ( surname first ) to the code provided by the board .

In doing this, candidates must ensure that no other person had used the telephone number for the same purpose .

“ No two persons must use a single GSM number in commencing the registration process as it will not be acceptable .

“ The way it is configured is one individual to one telephone number that will remain exclusive to that single individual for the purpose of the entire examination process .

“ Not even siblings are allowed to share a particular telephone number for this purpose .