When Will 2016 JAMB Forms for Matriculation Examinations Close in Nigeria?


Sales of the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations UTME, forms close on Friday, the Authority of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said, just as it also approved more computer-based test CBT, examination centres across the country.

Head of Media and Information, JAMB, Dr Fabian Benjamin who spoke with Vanguard on phone Wednesday, disclosed that the examination body will conduct the 2016 UTME between February and March.


He said: “JAMB has approved more centres to give Nigerians the best computer-based test. He explained that the CBT examination would hold in over 400 centres within and outside Nigeria.

Benjamin who vowed that JAMB will ensure that every CBT centre meets best global requirements, said, “this year, there are innovations to ensure candidates write under the conditions.’’

According to him, Some of the requirements given to the operators of the centres; are steady power supply, 200 computers, including Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS), accessible road, security and a waiting room.