JAMB forms to go on sale August 31 for N5500

Prospective candidates for the 2016 UTME can begin to buy their application forms from Monday the 31st of August for N5000, with an added N500 for a recommended textbook.

A JAMB CBT centre.

Prospective candidates for the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) can begin to buy their application forms from Monday the 31st of August.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) made this known on Monday in a statement issue by Head of Information, Fabian Benjamin.

According to the examination body, all arrangements have been made foie the sale of the forms which will cost N5000 with an added N500 for a recommended textbook.

“The registration fee for the (JAMB) UTME is N5,000 and candidates are also to pay N500 to obtain the textbook, ‘The Last Days’ at Forcados High School," the statement said.

“Candidates will, however, be issued the book at the point of registration after showing evidence of payment."

Prospective candidates were urged to purchase the examination scratch cards from Zenith Bank, Skye Bank and First Bank.

The forms are being sold early so that candidates prepare properly for the examination.

According to the statement, the registration period will end on the 15th of January 15 while the examination itself will hold from the 29th of February to the 14th of March 2016.

JAMB conducted the 2015 UTME using Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.

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