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Below is a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about JAMB-UTME and their appropriate answers. For further assistance visit the JAMB website to learn those things not included.

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e-UTME is an electronic form of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination that adopts the use of computer to display and answer test items.

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Test centres are examination locations across the country where candidates can take Computer Based Tests (CBT). These centres are equipped with modern infrastructure that would enable the conduct of CBT.

A.CBT centres are located in all the thirty-six states of the federation and the FCT.

e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Abuja, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Anambra, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Enugu, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Akwa Ibom, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Adamawa, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Abia, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Bauchi, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Bayelsa, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Benue, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Borno, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Cross River, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Delta, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Ebonyi, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Edo, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Ekiti, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Gombe, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Imo, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Jigawa, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Kaduna, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Kano, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Katsina, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Kebbi, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Kogi, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Kwara, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Ilorin, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Lagos, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Nasarawa, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Nigeria, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Ogun, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Ondo, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Osun, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Oyo, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Ibadan, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Plateau, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Rivers, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Sokoto, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Taraba, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Yobe, e-UTME JAMB Test Centers in Zamfara.

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Yes, the centres are well-equipped for CBT.

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A room equipped with computers connected to Internet or Intranet (Local Area Network).

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Yes. The e-UTME accredited professional test centers are certified and equipped to international standards to facilitate a comfortable environment conducive for e-testing. All equipment are provided and there are technical support staff who are available to assist candidates at any time during the examination.

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A candidate is assigned to a computer.

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Yes, e-UTME accredited testing centres are available in all the six countries where JAMB conducts its examinations (United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Republic of Benin, Cameroun and Ghana).

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You will purchase your e-registration card from any designated bank and register online.

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Yes. The extensive computerized encryption systems make breaking into the test virtually impossible. Also, test centers make it very difficult for candidates to bring in unauthorized materials.

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Candidates are expected to purchase the UTME registration scratch cards from designated banks and register online through www.jamb.org.ng

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 Each candidate will write the examination according to a scheduled/appointed time.

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Yes. You should bring the original of your confirmation printout to the centre.

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If the need arises, you should contact the SERVICOM office at JAMB, National Headquarters Bwari, Abuja.

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You are expected to first key in the registration number into the computer and click on NEXT.
You are to read and follow the instructions that comes up. Now, click on START EXAM.

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Answers to questions may be entered into the computer in either of two ways. You may key in answers by clicking on the option you believe to be the answer or typing in the letter of the option. Answers are recorded directly into the computer.

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Yes. You may review and change your answers after they have been entered into the computer during the examination or after you have attempted to answer all the questions before final submission.

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The time will be displayed on the computer screen during the examination.

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No. Food is not allowed in the test centre.

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No. Mobile phones are not allowed in the test centre.

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No. Notebook or other textbook materials are not allowed in the test centre.

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No. You will be provided with one on the examination day.

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No. There will be power back-up with alternative power supply and your test will return to the exact place where you stopped. All questions are saved upon answering them.

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When you have answered and reviewed all the questions, you would be required to click the “END” button. Another box will ask you to confirm that you are ready to end the test. Once you confirm that you want to end, the test will close and you will not be able to regain entry.

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No. There is no break between the test.

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Yes, you can practise taking the test as often as you wish by taking the PRACTICE TEST on JAMB website www.jamb.gov.ng/practice-test at no cost to you.

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You can get further practice tests of JAMB past questions on purchase of an e-card.

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You will receive your scores on your mobile phones almost immediately you leave the examination centre.

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You are expected to arrive as early as 6:00 am for the biometrics verification exercise.

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If you arrive after thirty minutes (30mins.) into the examination, you will not be allowed into the testing centre.