The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Monday said it had fixed the 2019 Mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination for Saturday, March 23.
The board had before planned the counterfeit examination to hang on February 23, yet it was compelled to defer the activity in view of the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly races.
Pillar included that it rescheduled the 2019 UTME which should begin from March 16 to March 23 for the over 1.8million enrolled competitors.
The board, in a discharge issued by the Head of Public Affairs, Dr Fabian Benjamin, said that the new date for the examination was currently March 23, and competitors were relied upon to print their warning slips from Wednesday, March 6.
Benjamin added that as opposed to intimations, the scores of the false examination would not be added to the genuine UTME, as the activity was exclusively to “determine the preparation of the framework and to assess the competitors’ readiness for the primary examination.”
He stated, “The JAMB has slated March 23 for the direct of the 2019 Mock exercise. Applicants are by this data encouraged to start the printing of their Mock Examination Notification slips from March 6.
“The counterfeit examination was acquainted in 2017 with offer hopefuls the chance to acclimate themselves with the direct of a Computer-Based Test, especially, applicants who are not familiar with the utilization of PCs.
“The board won’t need contender to be at an impeded position, thus the presentation of counterfeit examination and different procedures that would help the applicants amid the examination. The board similarly presented nine keys without a mouse for contender to utilize the PC effortlessly.
“The board additionally utilizes the counterfeit exercise to determine the availability of its framework and to assess the competitors’ readiness for the fundamental examination. This elucidation ends up important on account of implications from certain quarters that marks from the counterfeit examination will be added to scores acquired in the principle examination. We urge all contender to enviously monitor every one of their subtleties relating to the 2019 UTME/Direct Entry.”