UTMEUnified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Nigeria)
UTMEUniversal Transverse Mercator Easting (value)
UTMEUniversity of Tennessee, Memphis
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Laying of 10-storey of mega CBT Centre in Abeokuta, The centre was being constructed to ease yearly pressure from candidates of UTME in the country.
He noted that the board was working hard to redress all challenges faced by candidates during its 2016 UTME as it was preparing for the 2017 diet.
He urged candidates to be conscious of the fact that the 2015 UTME was only on the CBT mode.
The board has also made adequate arrangements to ensure that blind candidates sit for the 2015 UTME, using CBT.
Oloyede, made this known on Wednesday in Abuja while briefing newsmen on the readiness of the Board for the smooth conduct of 2018 UTME, scheduled to hold from 9th to 19th of March, 2018 in all the 605 Computer Based Centres (CBT) nationwide.
He said a total of 367 blind candidates registered to sit for the 2018 UTME as against the 201 last year, stressing that the Board would continue to provide all necessary support and logistics to the physically challenged candidates for them to attain their educational pursuit.
The commissioner stated that, The state government had established seven computer centres in Dutse, Kazaure, Hadejia, Gumel, Ringim and Bamaina, each equipped with 150 desktop computers for the 2015 JAMB UTME examination.
He warned the candidates against involvement in any form of examination malpractice, saying the Board has done all it could in ensuring smooth conduct of the mock examination and the UTME proper.
The Head, Media and Information of JAMB, Dr Fabian Benjamin, said recently in an interview that a total of 245,753 of the 1,652,795 candidates that registered for this year's UTME would take part in the test.
This was just as the ongoing UTME screening and matriculation in many universities have been suspended or disrupt in one way or the other by the angry and unpaid teaching staffs indefinitely.
Malam Adamu Adamu, the Minister of Education, spoke briefly with newsmen in Abuja, after inspecting some of the Computer Based Centres ahead of the 2018 UTME.
But more importantly, her phobia for blood made her change that course of action the second time she obtained the JAMB UTME form.