JAMB Makes Clarification On 2019 UTME Registration Fee

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Following reports by prospective candidates and their parents over
paying more than N3,500 for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation
Examination,UTME the Joint admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB
through its spokesperson Dr Fabian Benjamin has made
clarifications concerning the actual cost of the registration.

 

 

According to Dr Fabian Benjamin, the actual cost for registration is
N3,500 but candidates have to pay extra N1,200 which covers the
reading text: Sweet Sixteen (N500) and CBT Centre fee (700) bringing
the total amount to N4,700.

 

He said candidates prior to the reduction in cost paid N6,200 in total
but now pay only 4,700 and that CBT centres charging above N4,700 at
the present were punished.
Some prospective candidates for the 2019 UTME who were
interviewed, confirmed that they actually paid N4,700 for the entire
registration process.
A candidate however, said she was surprised that the fee was
increased from N3,500, which she had budgeted for to a much higher
amount. She added that though the manager of the CBT centre she
went to warned that no more money should be given to the computer
operators, yet some of them will first attend to those who had greased
their palms.

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