OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED ITEMS CANDIDATES SHOULD NOT TAKE TO UTME CENTRES
Do you want to know the list of items JAMB will not allow at CBT centres during UTME? Will JAMB allow calculator, mathematical set, books, papers, pen etc at the venue of UTME? Here is a post that guides you on the latest update on the items you shouldn’t take into the exams hall. as recently released by the body’s spokesman
Is it Real that JAMB Prohibits Taking Some Items to Exams Venue?
I’ve got some calls from candidates asking this question.
The answer is yes, it’s real.
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has made it clear that they must disallow these items from being taken into the venue to prevent the likely exams malpractices that may ensure therefrom
20 Disallowed Items at JAMB CBT Venue/Centre?
The board has enlisted the items candidates must not be found with during the exams in order ensure that her examinations meet best global practices.
The board has prohibited the use of the following items during its exams:
- pens or biros
- mobile phones or similar electronic devices
- spy reading glasses
- hard disks or similar storage devices
- books or any reading material
- ear pieces, ink or pen readers,
- mart lenses
- smart rings or jewellery
- smart buttons
- bluetooth devices
- key holders
- Automated Teller Machine cards
- Wallet or Purse
- Mathematical set
What Candidates should do If in Possession of these Items at the Venue
- Consider safe keeping your possessions with appropriate personnel at the centre if any.
- Don’t give your things to just anybody you don’t know
- You can keep your things with a friend (from home) who has written his or her exams before yours or who schedule to write after yours.
- Where possible, don’t come to venue with any item.
READ MORE: List of approved JAMB CBT centres for 2021
Not Disallowed at the Centre
- Cash or money
- JAMB exams schedule slip
- Ijab, Islamic veil or head ties
- Medicine, pills or drugs
If you’re in possession of items prohibited above at the centre and before the exams start, you may just be asked not to take it in. If however, you’re caught with any of the items while you’re already in the hall, you will be discontinued from writing your exams and sent away.