Jamb 2017 and 2018 Examinations are over. However, it is good for us to check the statistics and do some quick recap. I am doing this for the culture…
Now, you may be wondering, how many candidates wrote Jamb 2017, 2018 and how many are likely to register for Jamb 2019? Jamb already released official statistic of candidates who sat for Jamb 2017 CBT And 2018.
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How Many Candidates Registered Jamb 2017/2018
1.7 million candidates registered for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, has said.
The registrar said the board was also planning to increase its Computer Based Testing (CBT) Centres in order to the make examination exercise seamless. NAN reports that 1,561,443 candidates sat for the UTME in 2016.
Mr. Oloyede said although he could not guarantee a hitch-free examination, the innovations being put in place “will send some illegal operators, who are defrauding candidates in the past, out of business.”
According to him, rather than promising hitch-free examination, the board promises a direction that all will be pleased with. Large number of candidates sitting for Jamb this year, expect and prepare for competition.
Candidates Who Registered Jamb 2018/2019
The Registrar of the Board, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, disclosed to newsmen in Abuja that the number of candidates who registered Jamb 2017 were more than those who registered Jamb 2018.
According to him, a total number of 1,662,762 candidates registered for the 2018 UTME, within a period of two months, as against a total of 1,718,425 candidates who registered within one month in 2017.
Oloyede noted that a total of 367 visually impaired candidates registered for the 2018 examination, as against the 201 candidates of 2017.
How Many Candidates Would Sit For Jamb 2019/2020
Over to you, how many candidates do you think would register for Jamb 2019/2020? I am sure you won’t know the exact number. But do you think more candidates would register for Jamb 2019 than Jamb 2018?
Let me know how you feel via the comment box below and don’t fail to share this post with friends. For me, I will support the motion which says that more candidates will register for Jamb 2019.
Millions of candidates are sitting for Jamb yearly and only a few are gaining admission. Your best bet is to prepare for the ever increasing competition. Remember, it is what you have in your head that will take you ahead. You may click here to follow my jamb success series back to back.
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Well I think it will be on an increase this year.