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UTME announces payment for exams; exams begins April



The breakdown of the  fees to be paid by candidates for the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination(UTME) has been  revealed to  candidates. 

Those who decide to opt for the mock UTME will pay a total of N6,700, while those who choose not to sit for the mock UTME will pay N5,700.

According to the breakdown of fees for the 2023 examinations, the UTME/DE application fee will be N3,500. The board also noted that N500 would be the amount paid for the reading text; the sum to be charged by CBT centres would be N1,700 for those who do not opt for the mock UTME, while the CBT service charge for those who opted for the mock would be N2,700.

Additionally, the sum of N700 would be paid as a registration centre service charge and N1,000 as an examination centre service charge.

In all, the board said that the grand total without a mock would be N5,700; with mock, N6,700 and N4,700 for direct entry applicants.

The board had earlier announced the dates for the 2023 examinations.

JAMB’s head of public affairs and protocol, Fabian Benjamin, said in a statement that the management of the board made the approvals at a meeting held in December.

Benjamin said the 2023 UTME registration begins Saturday, January 14th, 2023, and ends Tuesday, February 14th, 2023.

He said the computer-based UTME test would be conducted between Saturday, April 29th, 2023, and Monday, May 12th, 2023.

The agency also fixed Thursday, March 16th, 2023, for the conduct of its optional mock UTME.

Meanwhile, the board also said registration for the Direct Entry candidates was scheduled for Monday, February 20th, through Thursday, April 20th, 2023.

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