The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says arrangement has been concluded for the sale of its 2016 application documents. This is contained in a statement by the board’s Head of Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin and made available to newsmen on Monday in Lagos.
According to the statement, the sales is to prepare candidates early for the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). It said that candidates were urged to purchase the examination scratch cards from Zenith Bank, Sky Bank and First Bank .
”The registration fee for the UTME is N5,000 and candidates are also to pay N500 to obtain the textbook, The Last Days at Forcados High School’. ”Candidates will, however, be issued the book at the point of registration after showing evidence of payment,” the statement said.
It added that the registration period would span from Aug. 31 to Jan. 15, 2016. According to the statement, the registration website will close on Jan. 19, 2016. It noted that the UTME had been slated to commence on Feb.29 and end on March 14, 2016.
The statement said the board had advised all prospective candidates to ensure they obtained the application forms early as well as fill their personal data correctly to avoid any mixup.