Prof. Is-haq Oloyede , the Registrar, JAMB has listed rules all Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) accredited CBT centres must adhere to for the forthcoming 2021 registration exercise.
The Registrar met with Computer Based Test (CBT) centre owners and other stakeholders on Friday, March 26 in Abuja.
Amongst the rules are that no centre or its official would be allowed to be an agent for NIN registration.
The centres must not collect above N700 for service charge from candidates.
Besides, JAMB stated that there shall be no offline registration or by proxy; all candidates with biometric challenges should be referred to the board’s headquarters in Abuja.
The centres must not put any other SIM card beside the one provided by JAMB into another router in another centre.
Moreover, the reiterated that parents or guardians should have no access into the centres; they must not carry out tutorials except if it is pro-bono.
Oloyede cautioned that for centres with more than one location, if any commits any infraction, all the centres will be discontinued.
“Accredited centres must have a public address system and must fully observe COVID-19 protocols.
“All candidates’ pictures must be taken with white background at the centres during registration or the centres risk being delisted.
“We are giving 20 access codes free of charge to all centres to avoid overcrowding. There must be no transfer of these access codes to another centre.
“We will not tolerate any centre opening less than 10 access, except where there are no candidates to register at all”, the Registrar stated.
Meanwhile, JAMB has announced the code candidates must send their National Identification Number (NIN) to during registration.
Oloyede gave the phone verification code as 55019.
It will be recalled that the body earlier stated that National Identity Number (NIN) is mandatory for all candidates registering for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry registration.