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JAMB: UTME 2022 Begins Across Nigeria Today [See List Of Prohibited Items]



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About 1.7 million candidates are set to take part in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) 2022 across Nigeria.

Newsbreak reports that the examination is scheduled to run from today, May 6, to May 16.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) stated that the examination would be conducted for 1,761,338 candidates who successfully registered.

Head Media JAMB, Fabian Benjamin, said in Abuja that the board had put in place all measures to ensure smooth conduct of the examination.

According to Benjamin, all candidates would be checked into the examination hall, using the Biometric Verification Machine (BVM).

Furthermore, Benjamin stated that the ban on prohibited items was still in force.

The JAMB official identified banned items within the examination hall to include but not limited to flash drives, smart watches, calculators, recorders, mobile phones, spy reading glasses, jewellery, among others.