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Has Jamb passing become more affordable? - JAMB news on prices

Wish to pass JAMB? There are some good news for you - it has become cheaper! Find out how much it is now.

What are the recent changes concerning after school examinations? Have any innovations been made to the JAMB exam? Let’s consider the latest news on the issue.

Has Jamb passing become more affordable

JAMB actually stands for Joint Admission and Matriculation Board. Its representatives are responsible for the regulations of registration process for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination every year.

Every student has to pass JAMB examination in order to enter the university. Recently, there have been several attempts to make changes to this system.

First of all, the validity period of the exam results should be prolonged. The Senate wants JAMB to extend the validity up to three years. As they think, it will allow to reduce some expenses for the parents.

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As for the other changes, the decision was made by the upper chamber. They are sure that JAMB fees need to be reduced. The recommended amount of money is now 2500 naira (the current sum for registration in N5000, besides, there are some other obligatory payments). Nevertheless, such step has been rejected by the lawmakers, as such a cut may affect most of the universities, which do not have enough capacity to accommodate all the students even now. Thus, such move might make the situation even worse.

Jamb passing become more affordable

However, the reports say that they have announced more institutions to be established in order to provide all the students with accommodation they need (considering that their number keeps growing every year). Another plenary has been arranged to be carried out by Senate on the 3rd of March.

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Thus, we will soon now, what decision has been finally made and what to expect on JAMB examination the following year.

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I think the government should reduce the cost of JAMB instead of increasing the result validity. Any way my hands are crossed and watching to see the drama between JAMB and the senate www.autopin.net

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Answered 1 year ago.

good day blogger it has been exposed that a particular centre by the name shimen global concepts jamb CBT centre samaru makera kaduna ,Kaduna state is engaging seriously in examination malpractice,where some teachers assigned as supervisors are answering questions for candidates pls I want the Kaduna state ministry of education to visit that centre as soon as possible because I met one on one with a teacher who was even boasting of helping candidates to answer questions which is very bad this is examination malpractice for Christ sake let's fight corruption thanks

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Answered 1 year ago.
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