Joint Admission Matriculation Board JAMB 2017/18 Exam Rules and Regulations For All UTME and Direct Entry Candidate
The Joint Admission Matriculation Board has released the DO’s and DON’t s of the Computer Based Test in all examination centers.
All students are advised to adhere to the below instruction in-order to avoid any inconveniences by the examination officers.
Entry into the Examination Hall
A Candidate must write the examination in the town and centre to which he/she is assigned by the Board, as indicated on his/her e-registration Slip. Any candidate who reports elsewhere for the examination WILL NOT HAVE RESULTS.
B Candidates will be allowed entry into the examination hall on the presentation of the following:
(i) Original receipt for the purchase of the Scratch card for registration and;
(ii) E-Registration Slip
Visually impaired Candidates
Visually impaired candidates must write the examination at their Examination Centres.
Conduct During Examination
A. Candidate should not carry any other paper or books except his/her e-Registration Slip and receipt of purchase of application document Pencil, Calculator, eraser and sharpeners will be provided by the Board The e-Registration Slip must be surrendered to the Invigilator before the end of the examination.
B. Mobile phone must NOT be brought into the examination hall/room.
C. Candidate should not attempt to obtain undue assistance from the invigilator and should not communicate with other candidates or any person.
D . All rough work should be done on the blank spaces provided in the question paper booklet.
E. Candidates are not allowed to leave the examination room without the permission of the Invigilator.
F. Candidates, while in the venue of the examination and particularly the halls/rooms must be orderly.
G. Any candidate leaving the room before the end of the examination for any reason whatsoever, must leave his/her question paper and answer sheet in the examination room.
1.0.09 Rules and Regulations for Dealing with Cases of Irregularities during the Board’s Examination.
The following decisions of the Board are reproduced for the benefit of candidates.
Bringing In Foreign Materials
Where a candidate commits an offence such as bringing in textbooks, prepared materials or any other material such as mobile phones or plain sheets of paper, the candidate’s results for the entire examination shall be cancelled.
Irregular Activities Inside or Outside the Examination Hall
Where a candidate is involved in any of the offences listed below, either inside or outside the examination hall, the candidate’s results for the entire examination shall be cancelled.
The offences are:
(a) Leaving the examination hall/premises without the permission of the invigilator;
(b) Substituting worked script during or after the examination
(c) Leaving the examination hall/premises with the question papers before the end of the examination;
(d) Leaving the examination hall/premises with the answer sheet;
(e) Stealing, converting or misappropriating the scripts of other candidates;
(f) collusion with others or other irregular activities pertaining to examination before, during and after the examination.
Where a person is caught or found impersonating a candidate, the entire results of the person being impersonated and those of the impersonator if he/she is also a candidate for the examination, shall be cancelled.
Where cases of leakage are established in a centre/town, the results of candidates proved to have benefitted from the leakage shall be cancelled while those of candidates not proved to have benefitted from the leakage shall be released.
(i) Where there are established cases of widespread cheating/collusion in a centre, the results of all the candidates in the centre shall be cancelled.
(ii) Where widespread cheating has been established, the following shall apply:
(a) In the case of schools used as centres, if it is established that the authorities of the schools condoned, connived or e ncouraged the mass cheating/collusion,the Principal of that school shall be reported to his employers;
(b) In the case of paid invigilators/supervisors, the Board shall take appropriate action.
Insult/Assault on Supervisors/Invigilators
Where a candidate or his agent insults or assaults a supervisor/invigilator in the lawful performance of his duties inside or outside the examination hall, or in any other way disturbs the conduct of the examination, the result of the candidate shall be cancelled.
EXAMINATION MALPRACTICES DECREE (ACT)
The Board hereby reproduces below, for the benefit of Candidates, Invigilators, Supervisors, and Members of the public, the offences under Decree 33 of 1999.
1. Cheating at examination
2. Stealing etc of question papers
4. Orderliness at examinations
5. Disturbances at examinations
6. Misconduct at examinations
7. Obstruction of Supervisor etc
8. Forgery of result slip etc.
9. Breach of Duty
10. Conspiracy, aiding etc
11. Conviction for alternative offence
12. Offences by bodies corporate
The Act has created a number of punishments for the above offences.
The Board would therefore invoke the stiff penalties for person(s) found guilty of offences under this Act.
A. REGISTRATION FOR THE UNIFIED TERTIARY MATRICULATION EXAMINATION (UTME) IS ON-LINE (VIA INTERNET) AND ALL APPLICANTS ARE ADVISED TO REGISTER BY THEMSELVES . ALL REQUIRED INFORMATION MUST BE PROVIDED.
B. APPLICANTS ARE ADVISED TO READ AND UNDERSTAND INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO COMPLETE ON-LINE REGISTRATION BEFORE VISITING ANY ACCREDITED COMPUTER BASED TEST (CBT) CENTER.
C. ON COMPLETION OF ON-LINE REGISTRATION, APPLICANTS MUST PRINT OUT THEIR REGISTRATION SLIP WHICH MUST BEAR THEIR TRUE PHOTOGRAPHS.
D. CANDIDATES WILL ONLY BE ADMITTED INTO THE EXAMINATION HALL ON PRODUCTION OF THEIR PRINTED REGISTRATION SLIPS.
E. THE BOARD RESERVES THE RIGHT NOT TO ALLOW CANDIDATES WHO FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THESE AND OTHER INSTRUCTIONS TO SIT FOR THE EXAMINATION.