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UTME 2019: JAMB Candidates React To The Fixed Cut Off Mark

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that candidates will have to register for its examinations with their National Identity Management Number (NIM) to solve the challenges of multiple registrations starting from 2020.

This was revealed by Fabian Benjamin, Head of Media of the board at a one-day capacity building workshop organised by the National Examination Council (NECO) for education correspondents in Keffi on Friday.

Speaking on the topic: “Understanding Reporting in the 21st Century”, said the development would be facilitated through a partnership with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Benjamin said the experience has shown that malpractice in the conduct of public examination, especially the UTME, actually begins with the registration exercise.

“Four days ago, we cancelled results of four candidates because of examination malpractices we discovered after the examination.

“The board is on top of the situation as it has the determination and technology in place to forestall attempts at compromising the registration process.

“An intrinsic part of the strategies adopted by the board is ensuring that its registration period is kept very short.”

He further revealed that registration of candidates would now take 30 days instead of a longer period to contain the chances of fraudsters’ strategies to circumvent the process.

While appealing to parents to desist from encouraging their children to commit examination malpractices, he said the board had planned to ensure that by 2020 the issues of biometric problems in the course of registration would be over in attending to biometric challenges.

“In 2018, we have about 24,490 biometric challenges but we have been able to bring this down to 22 in 2019; but if we are able to stand on our ground by 2020, we will not have any biometric challenges,” he said.

He added that no Computer Based Test (CBT) centre would be used for the conduct of its examinations except those centres whose administrators were the owners of the CBT centres.

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JUST IN: 2019 May/June WAEC Result Is Finally Out Today, Here is How to Check Yours

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The 2019 WAEC result is finally out as promised by the examination council yesterday. The WAEC results is for secondary school students who wrote their exam in May 2019.

WAEC/SCCE started on April 9, 2019 and ended on July 3, 2019. The council has initially mentioned that the WAEC result will be out after 60 days from the day the exam ended.

However, the Public Relations Officer of WAEC had said yesterday that the results will be out in the next 24 hours.

Mr Demianus Ojijeogu said that,“candidates who are not indebted to the council will be able to access and check their results online, using the results checker pin on their smart identity cards used during the conduct of the examination.”

Some students have confirmed that the results are already out as they have seen theirs.

How To Check 2019 WAEC Result

Note that you will use your WAEC ID Card for checking your 2019 WAEC Result. So therefore, beware of scammers telling you to buy scratch cards for checking.

In the WAEC ID Card given to you, you will make use of information like your examination number, Serial number and PIN to get your result.

However, there is a limit for checking the result. After 5 times, you will not be able to check your result with the same card.

First, log on to WAEC result checker site and type in your details in each spaces provided. Click on submit and you will be redirected to your result.

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2019 WAEC Result Would Be Out Soon – WAEC

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The West African Examinations Council has finally open up on the much anticipated 2019 WASSCE results. WAEC says results should be expected “within the next 24 hours”.

Demianus G. Ojijeogu, the head of public relations of WAEC Nigeria gave out this information in the early hours of Thursday, July 25, through the official Facebook page of the commission.

According to the declaration, the 2019 WASSCE results will be accessible no later than Friday, July 26.

The statement reads:

“candidates who are not indebted to the council will be able to access and check their results online, using the results checker pin on their smart identity cards used during the conduct of the examination.”

Abubakar Gana, the acting registrar of NECO, said that this way, the body had broken the monopoly of WAEC, claiming that since its establishment in 1999, WAEC had had no choice but to live up to its responsibilities.

Gana said:

“Since 2000, we have been conducting examinations and one advantage I want you to understand is that we have given WAEC a wakeup call and they are now living to their responsibility.

“You may recall that there were times in the past where universities and other tertiary institutions took very longer period for them to admit students.

“But with our coming, we started releasing results within 90 days, which is a period between three months. We started like that but as I am talking to you today, the last release we had was 43 days.”

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