JAMB recommends computer based test to examination bodies

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has recommended the Computer Based Test to examination bodies in Nigeria as the sure way in the administration of public examination  because of the efficient and effective way examinations has been conducted with zero examination malpractice, instant result delivery to candidates and its flexibility.
The Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde while monitoring the last lap of the examination in the Board’s model centre in Bwari declared that the success of the exercise had vindicated the management of the Board. He said the exercise has given the entire Nigerian education system a new hope. He also declared that there is no going back on the full blown CBT come 2015.
Prof. Ojerinde disclosed that the Board in its determination to give equal opportunity to candidates desirous of qualitative education has conducted the 2014 UTME on Computer Based mode for over 250 prisoners.

He pointed out that the Computer Based Test was administered for prisoners at Ikoyi and Kaduna Prisons for prisoners who are at the verge of completing their jail terms.
Ojerinde said that as part of the Board’s corporate social responsibility and taking into cognizance the peculiar nature and confinement of these inmates the Board has deployed its systems, computers to the prisoners for the examination to be conducted without hitches.
The Board urged all Nigerians to support this drive to revamp our education. With the success of the 2914 CBT exercise Nigerians does not have any option than to support CBT.