JAMB Opens Portal For 2020/2021 Admissions

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According to a report by The PUNCH, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board its portal has been reopened for the 2020/2021 admissions.

The board said opening the portal gives institutions access to upload names of shortlisted applicants for the 2020/2021 admissions.

The spokesperson for JAMB, Fabian Benjamin, confirmed this in a telephone interview on Wednesday.

When our correspondent visited the JAMB’s website on Wednesday, the portal had been opened.

He quoted the Registrar of JAMB, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, as saying that admission processes must go through the Central Admission Processing for approval.

“Of course, long ago. Any institution, not just that wants to is already uploading,” Oloyede quoted as saying.

Earlier, JAMB warned the not to fall prey to fraudsters and rumour mongers.

The board who gave the advice in a weekly bulletin of the of the Registrar said that has yet to begin the sale of the 2021 Unified Tertiary and Matriculation forms.

”JAMB reiterates that has not begun the sale of its 2021 UTME and Direct Entry forms, neither has announced a date for the .

”The clarification became necessary following fake news that the board has begun the sale and urging prospective applicants to procure same from some nebulous selling outlets.

”The is to note that the news of the purported sale of the registration forms is false and an attempt to mislead the .”

JAMB explained that the delay in the start of the sale of the forms as a result of the prevailing pandemic in the country but would conclude arrangements soon.