Find out here - Did JAMB fix date for another exams
Joint Admission and Matriculation Board
Due to the massive failure in JAMB this year, students are earnestly in search of solutions on the internet and other means. In times like this, fraudsters and clickbait websites see it as an opportunity to make money.
There is been a rumor spreading the internet that JAMB has scheduled a date for another examination due to the massive failure of students in the just concluded examination. Is this rumor true? let's find out.
As seen in the image above, carrying news that claims to have been posted by the Oficial JAMB Twitter Page. The message reads:
due to the mass failure being recorded in the 2021 JAMB UTME CBTs, The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board hereby announces that there shall be a re-sit for students who scored lower than 170 in the Examination. These re-sits will hold on Saturday the 3rd of July, Visit portal.jamb.gov.ng/i-failed to get information on your Centers. Note: there are limited slots for candidate who wish to write this exam. How truthy is this statement? Lets find out.
First, visit the url provided in the image portal.jamb.gov.ng/i-failed, what do you get? a 404 response which means that this page does not exists on the internet.
In a statement by, Fabian Benjamin, the board’s head of media and protocol, addressed the rumour. Benjamin pointed out that almost all results of candidates that sat for this year’s UTME have been released.
He added that at no point did JAMB announce that candidates who scored below 170 in the ongoing exercise should come for a resit on July 3.
To cap it all
Did JAMB fix date for another exams?
No. Jamb has not schedule any examination rewrite on 3rd July as the rumor claims
Will JAMB set another exam for students who have scored less than 180?
No. In the history of JAMB such a thing has never happend. I the board has no plan for such development.
What to do if you scored less than 180?
Find a school that will accept your score, not every school requires you to score 180 and above. To see a list of all schools in nigeria and their required cut off mark click here https://nigeriaschoolinfo.com/schools#/