The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, on Thursday disclosed that the board has officially closed the 2016 admissions into all federal and state universities.
He, however, announced that admissions to polytechnics, monotechnics,
colleges of education and private universities have been extended from
December 1 to December 15, 2016.
“All tertiary institutions and the general public are hereby informed
that the 2016 admissions exercise into public universities closed on
Wednesday November 30, 2016. However, the minister of education has
approved an extension of two weeks for all polytechnics, monotechnics,
colleges of education and private universities.
“All institutions concerned are advised to promptly process their recommendations to JAMB within the approved period,” Oloyede
As the exam body prepares for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation
Examination, UTME, Oloyede said, all owners of computer-based test
centres had been invited to apply online for accreditation.
“The CBT centres are invited to attend a meeting on Tuesday December
13, 2016. To attend this meeting interested CBT centre owners are to
register. The registration closes by 12.00pm on Monday December 12,
2016,” he stated.
The JAMB chief executive advised the public to disregard all websites
and social media accounts posing as sales agents for 2017 UTME
According to him, “JAMB has not commenced the sale of the 2017 UTME
application forms and has not appointed and will not appoint any
agent/or cybercafé as its agent. The public is advised to beware of
“JAMB advises all candidates to always visit its website on for
registration and other necessary information. We call on all patriots to
support JAMB in enhancing access to and equity in tertiary education in
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