The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) have released the UTME 2013 results today. This was announced by the JAMB Registrar Prof. Dibu Ojerinde today, Friday, May 3rd 2013, at a news conference at Abuja on the release of JAMB Result.
He JAMB Registrar however said that the board withheld 12,110 results for possible disciplinary action.
According to the registrar, after thorough processing of answer scripts of the candidates that sat for the JAMB examination, it was discovered by the board that some forms of malpractice took place during the conduct of the examination.
He further said that “However, the results of 68,309 candidates from various centres are undergoing further screening to ascertain the culpability of 12,110 candidates’ results. The general performance of candidates in the 2013 examination shows remarkable improvement compared with last year”.
According to the board, a total of 1,629,102 candidates applied to sit for the Paper Pencil Test (PPT), while 15,008 candidates applied for the Dual Based Test, bringing the number of candidates to 1,644,110.Ten candidates scored 300 marks and above, while 127,017 candidates scored between 1-159 marks. Invalid results are about 40,692 due to either multiple shading or no shading at all.
Students have commenced the Checking of JAMB results online using the JAMB result website. The UTME result checking can be done using the JAMB registration number.
Checking JAMB result is very easy, just go to http://www.jambonline.org/home.aspx .