JAMB 2017 Meeting With CBT Center Owners [See The Outcome]

The Joint Admission Matriculation Board on 13th December, 2016 Held a meeting with with JAMB CBT Centers owners in UNILAG where decision on how the 2017 CBT Examination will be conducted without any obstacles or hindrance.
At the Meeting many issues were deliberated on contemporary issues on standardization, registration and new payment modes.
During The Meeting the JAMB Registrar made known to the CBT Center owners the reason why thir partnership is needed which include the following reasons below:

  • To Get the job done
  • To Empower the civil society
  • To Provide IGR for public CBT Centers
  • To Provide service to the youths
  • ToProvide digital literacy to the public
  • To Incentivizing the private sector to invest in CBT Infrastructure
  • To Provide credible partners in our CBT centers to deliver the examination

*Issues Concerning the Standardization of CBT Centers were also deliberated.
*CCTV Cameras were also introduced to all CBT Centers to record all activities going on in each centers as examination are being held.
*The Board also made known that there will be 3 sets of computers in every centers which include:
A. Self Help – Candidates who can create profile
B. CBT centre staff to help candidates to create profile
C. Allocated Bank staff to assist candidates
All All CBT centers are to be cashless
They Must open bank accounts with any of the participating banks below:

  1. Zenith Bank Plc 
  2. First Bank Plc
  3. GT Bank Plc 
  4. Access Bank
  5. Unity Bank Plc 
  6. Union Bank Plc
  7. NIPOST 
  8. Skye Bank Plc
  9. Eco Bank Plc 
  10. Sterling Bank Plc
  11. Jaiz Bank Plc 
  12. Fidelity Bank Plc
  13. Heritage Bank Plc
Mandatory bank presence at all JAMB CBT centres for all cash and card payments (including service fees).
All service fees will be paid directly into CBT centre owners account.
Biometric data capture of each candidates’ ten (10) fingers. (Any candidate whose total fingers could not be captured at the CBT Centres should be referred to JAMB Headquarters, Bwari, Abuja).
JAMB e-Brochure and e-Syllabus are mandatory and should be given to every candidate.
CBT Centres are to apply for accreditation online.
Use of VPN via VSAT – thus restricting e-Registration and Examination to JAMB approved CBT Centres only.
Use of two screens during each candidate’s registration to enable candidates detect errors in their details, if any.
Deployment of many computers of the Centre for registration.
Duties Of JAMB CBT Registration Agents Was Illustrated In The Image Below:


  • Candidates are expected to make the payment of N5,000 Naira for the JAMB Form

  • N700 For CBT Center Service Fee and

  • N500 For the JAMB Mandatory Textbook

  • Total: 6,200

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