The Management of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has expressed optimism for a hitch-free examination scheduled for May.
The board expressed this in its Weekly Bulletin of the Office of the Registrar on Monday, in Abuja.
It was gathered that JAMB had scheduled the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to hold between May 6 and May 16.
The board said that it was sure to deliver a seamless exercise in its main examination, in all its 757 centres across the country.
This, it said, followed the success recorded in the mock- UTME which was held on Saturday, April 9.
In the statement of Jamb Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, At the post-examination analysis held to conduct a post mortem of the examination, he said that the mock- examination, conducted in 757 centres across the nation, was held with little or no halts
He stated that the board was primed to deliver the most seamless examination ever, come May 6.
Oloyede added that the centres must deliver a better outcome in the main examination in May.
He stressed that the mock examination was instituted to principally test its facilities and ascertain its readiness for the main UTME.
It was also instituted, he Emphasized, to provide candidates with the opportunity to experience the testing system and how to apply it in the main examination.
Part of his statement read; ”Taking the mock examination had proved to be one of the most effective tests of readiness for the main examination,”
It was learned that a total of 1.8 million candidates had been registered for this year’s main UTME