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JAMB Discloses Banned Items For 2019 UTME

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JAMB Candidates. Photo: Pulse

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said that the use of electronic devices by candidates during the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) remains prohibited.
The information was contained in the council’s weekly bulletin, released in Abuja on Sunday.

JAMB said electronic devices like mobile phones, calculators, wristwatches and recorders won’t be allowed into any of its centers during this year’s examination.

According to the weekly bulletin, some of the banned items include; spy reading glasses, cameras, earpiece, Bluetooth devices, USB, CD, hard disk and other similar storage devices.

Other banned items include; pen, smart lenses, books or any reading/writing material, ink/pen readers, key holders, ATM cards, erasers and smart rings/jewelries.

“To ensure that the board’s examinations meet the best global practice, the JAMB has prohited the use of the following items during examinations.

“Candidates are hereby advised in their best interest not to bring these items close to the examination venue. Any breach of this directive would bar the candidates from taking the examination,” the bulletin stated.

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