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Jamb Latest: Some Reasons Why most Candidates Can’t Register for the 2017 UTME

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is gearing up for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) which is scheduled to hold in May.

The registration process this year has been one of the most stressful for candidates who have not stopped complaining. It took some candidates more than three days to do their registration while some others are still finding it difficult to register.

Reasons Why most Candidates are Worried about this year’s UTME

1. Poor Network for Registration

One of the complaints candidates have had about the new registration process introduced by JAMB is slow speed of internet services at CBT centers. Some have been stranded at registration centres as they were unable to generate their Personal Identification Number (PIN) due to poor network.

2. The Mock Examination failed to Hold

The board had fixed April 8 for its inaugural mock exam but it was postponed last minute despite assurances that nothing would go wrong. Candidates arrived at their centres on the day of the test but it was postponed until further notice due to some “unforeseen circumstances which led to some questions, Could this be a sign of things to come?

3. Not Enough Equipment for Computer Based Test

Some Nigerians are of the opinion that Nigeria has not developed enough in Information Communication Technology (ICT) to make CBT mandatory. One of the candidates said: “Nigeria has not gotten enough equipment to make CBT mandatory. We have not gotten there yet. A lot needs to be put in place. If in the urban areas we are still complaining of no network, what then becomes of the villages?”

4. JAMB is Yet to Get it Right 

The board had failed to carry everyone along when it fixed mock test for April 8, knowing that some candidates had not been able to do their registration. Also, since CBT was introduced, it has been one challenge after the other. “Since the introduction of CBT we are still faced with network failure, malfunctioning of computers and all that. Is this a sign that JAMB exam will experience hitches at the detriment of the students?” one of the candidates queried.

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UNIPORT Third Batch Admission List 2018/2019 Out? – Check Here

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UNIPORT Third Batch Admission List 2018/2019 – This is to inform all candidates who applied for University of Port Harcourt, Uniport 2017/2018 Post-UTME screening that the management of Uniport has released the third batch Admission list of successful candidates in the 2017/2018 screening exercise.

UNIPORT Third Batch Admission List

Candidates who didn’t see their names in Uniport first and second batch admission list are advised to visit Uniport official web portal to check the 2017/2018 list of admitted candidates for UNIPORT Third Batch Admission List 2018/2019 into year one.

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UNIPORT Merit Admission List 2018/2019 Out? – Check Here www.uniport.edu.ng

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UNIPORT Merit Admission List 2018/2019 – This is to inform the general public and all candidates who participated in the 2017/2018 University of Port Harcourt Post UTME Screening that the Uniport first Batch admission list will be out on the time specified below.

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Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) Scholars Program 2018 – Apply Here

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Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) Scholars Program 2018 – Here is a post which will give you the full details and guidelines on how to apply for the 2018 Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) Scholars Program.

We are glad to inform the general public and all interested candidates that the Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) is now accepting applications for the 2018 NHEF Scholars Program.

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