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UTME 2024: JAMB orders institutions to verify numbers and pins on applicants’ phones

(JAMB) has reiterated the conditions it has given to UTME candidates to show on their phones, they are not written on paper or anywhere else, and their numbers and tickets are sold as evidence of registration in CBT centers.

This is contained in JAMB’s latest weekly bulletin released on Monday, January 29.

The JAMB said that this order is aimed at curbing the problem of identity theft which according to it is a weapon used by exam fraudsters around the world to thwart the exams.

The examination board said: “In addition, the move will ensure the accuracy and reliability of candidates’ data so that the many hours and resources that the board spends every year on correcting data that they do not need will be saved.

“It can be recalled that the advice given to the candidates before the 2024 UTME registration, emphasized the importance of providing this important information on their phones in the school at the registration and CBT charge. “to ensure the conditions are met.

JAMB said that the candidates should show their numbers and the e-PIN that they got through the USSD number of the board on their phones that are used to create their information.

He said that failure to do so would result in the denial of registration.

JAMB has suspended the agency


Regarding breaking the law and allowing candidates to register without showing proof on their phones, JAMB said it has already suspended the Total Child Computer and CBT Center (TCCC) from the registration process.

JAMB has stated that the process of registering those who sent the number by showing them the number to sell e-PIN as found on their phones is gross misconduct that will lead to collusion with the candidate’s information. and other important information. .”

“This work has been reviewed because all the centers have been given detailed information on the important aspects of doing something. The board has warned other CBT centers to comply with their work rules or face sanctions,” he said.

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