JAMB releases 2021 UTME results, withholds others




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Results of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) have been released.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) made the announcement on Friday.

The candidates sat for the exam on Saturday, 19th and Tuesday, 22 June 2021.

The board added the result for subsequent days would be released daily.

The board stated these in a statement by its Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin, on morning.

It directed candidates check their results by sending UTMERESULT to 55019 through the GSM number used by each candidate to obtain profile code and UTME registration with the board and their results would be relayed to them.

The statement reads: “The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the results of candidates sat in more than 720 CBT for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination conducted between Saturday, 19th and Tuesday, 22 June 2021.

“Each concerned candidate is advised check /her result by sending UTMERESULT 55019 through the GSM number used by each candidate to obtain profile code and UTME registration with the Board and their results would be relayed to them. Result for subsequent days would be released daily.

“The Board notes with satisfaction that the utilisation of NIN (National Identification Number) has helped in curbing examination malpractices as the 2021 UTME has recorded the least incidence of irregularities since the inception of the CBT examinations in Nigeria.

“Nevertheless, the Board would review all the CCTV footages and other technical gadgets for detection of possible examination misconducts.

“Extremely comparatively few results are being withheld for further investigation.

“In addition, the Board would not hesitate withdraw the results of any candidate subsequently found to have committed any form of examination misconduct.”

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