Despite the fact that students are rushing to reguster for the forth coming 2015 jamb examination, there has been lots of complains by Candidates, who are having issues with their registration, since there are Millions of candidates trying to register for the forthcoming examination, but apparently, there are fewer centers for registration.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) had on Friday, the 28th of November, through her Public relations Officer, had proclaimed it that the board had approved 30 centers, which are all computer based centres for the 2015 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in Lagos State.
The Coordinator of the Board in Lagos state, Dr Beatrice Okorie, had disclosed that this has been a great improvement compared to the previous years when there were only five centres in Lagos State. Dr Beatrice Okorie also disclosed this when she was asked about how prepared the board is ahead of next year’s matriculation examination slated for March 4, 2015.
NAN reported that the board, had during the 2014 examination, which comprised of the following: Paper Pencil, Computer Based, Dual Based modes (DBT), Declared that it is going to be strictly computer based test for the 2015 session. The coordinator did confirmed that they have thirty centres which have been fully equipped with the necessary systems, software and backups for the forthcoming examination, and the centres had been approved for the conduct of the examination against the previous five centers which was used before now.
“Preparations are in top gear for next year’s matriculation examination. Everything is going as planned.
“We have been visiting various centres around the state to inspect what are on ground.
“We do not approve any ICT centre with less than 150 computer sets,” she said.
Dr Beatrice Okorie also made it known that there was no going back from the full migration to the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode, saying that the country is advancing with other first world countries to fully gain ground this computer age. She went further to say that the board had put in, all the necessary machinery in place to make sure, that there were enough centres for as many as candidates that would register for the examination.