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JAMB no longer recognized NABTEB for direct entry – Oloyede

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Examinations (JAMB) says it will no longer consider the A’level results by the National Business and Technical Education Board for candidates seeking to gain direct entry admissions to tertiary institutions.

JAMB registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede disclosed this on Thursday during the 2022 policy meeting which is currently holding at the International Conference Centre in Abuja.

He said ,“The Honorable minister of education has approved that the NABTEB A’level GCE will no longer be recognized as a qualification for DE from 2022. However, all those who have already obtained it prior to this date will be able to use it.’’

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Speaking further at the policy meeting, Oloyede highlighted some of the challenges faced by the board in the conduct of the 2022 UTME/ DE examination.

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The JAMB registrar listed the challenges as follows; examination malpractices, impersonation and substitution of real candidates by paid examination takers,  fraudulent CBT owners who sabotage examination, parents encouraging examination malpractices, mass cheating by syndicates, prolonged investigation and prosecution.

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