The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has stated that no candidate of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation exam has a couple of end result. The board stated this in its weekly bulletin launched from the office of the Registrar on Sunday in Abuja. The bulletin quoted the head, Media and guides, Dr Fabian Benjamin, as saying that candidates with more than one result have been both fraudulent or victims of exam syndicates.
He stated that the board has evidence of a few candidates who paid money to syndicates to make certain they advantage high scores within the exam.
2019 UTME: No candidate has more than one end result – JAMB
“The syndicates, realising that they could not deliver as promised, instead, got here up with these cast outcomes and despatched equal to candidates who believed them.
“those are the set of candidates claiming to have outcomes, that is, with the real result as certainly one of them.
“it’s miles nearly not possible to have two effects because we do not ship results to candidates, instead, applicants ship ‘consequences’ to 55019 and the result is in the end transmitted to the respective applicants.”
Benjamin added that the board has ensured that the UTME effects have been secured with high-security features that could render the efforts of any syndicate or fraudster null. He revealed that one among such features changed into a unique bar code placed on each result to protect it.
He disclosed that the board’s renewed remedy to confront exam malpractice was yielding results, he warned that candidates need to now not grow to be gullible and determined and urged them to be cautious of criminal elements who want to defraud them.
He further mentioned that the board became now not answerable for deciding a countrywide cutoff mark for admissions into various establishments, adding that the board had not set a cutoff mark for the 2019/20 admission process.
He, however, explained that a countrywide cutoff mark might be decided at the JAMB policy assembly of schooling shareholders and heads of establishments to be chaired via a Ministry of training respectable. The assembly is scheduled to keep on June 11, at Gbongan, Osun country.