No More Cheating As JAMB Introduces 8 New Guidelines For 2017 UTME

Published 2 years ago by: CLARA JANCITA
at 03:35 PM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)

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This year, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has taken steps to curb examination malpractice. Ahead of the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), JAMB has new rules and guidelines that may prevent students from cheating.
The new rules and guidelines, includes the adoption of CCTV cameras for all the CBT centres; adoption of a single hall containing 250 functional desktop or laptop computer systems with extra 25 as backups; that the computers must be minimum 15 inch screens and must be connected to robust computer server with capacity to carry a minimum of 250 systems concurrently; adoption of cabled Local Area Network (LAN) and not wireless connectivity.

Other guidelines are the adoption of cubicles with minimum length of 26 by 18 inches; adequate security with minimum of five technical personnel and a network engineer on site; availability of backup power supply (power generating set of minimum of 40KVA for a centre with 250 systems) and UPS/inverters that can carry all systems for a minimum of two hours; centres to have minimum of 250-capacity reception facility such as canopy with chairs; centres’ premises must be enclosed and must have adequate and functional air-conditioners, lighting, up-to-date antivirus and minimum of Windows 7, among others.
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1. The adoption of CCTV cameras for all the CBT centres.

2. The adoption of a single hall containing 250 functional desktop or laptop computer systems with extra 25 as backups. The computers must be minimum 15 inch screens and must be connected to robust computer server with capacity to carry a minimum of 250 systems concurrently.

3. The adoption of cabled Local Area Network (LAN) and not wireless connectivity.

4. The adoption of cubicles with minimum length of 26 by 18 inches.

5. There will be adequate security with minimum of five technical personnel and a network engineer on site.

6. Availability of back-up power supply (power generating set of minimum of 40KVA for a centre with 250 systems) and UPS/inverters that can carry all systems for a minimum of two hours.

7. All the centres should have minimum of 250-capacity reception facility such as canopy with chairs.

8. All the centres’ premises must be enclosed and must have adequate and functional air-conditioners. The centres must also have lighting, up-to-date antivirus and minimum of Windows 7, among others.

Recall that last year, the board said it would no longer use scratch cards but would adopt “pin vending” for the 2017 UTME test. Dr. Fabian Benjamin, the head of media and information advised intending candidates to get familiar with the new approach.

The board also said it may cancel the use of general cut-off marks for candidates of the UTME.

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james987 at 03:51 PM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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Ok na
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Spatacuss at 04:07 PM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
(593 | Upcoming) (m)

ONLY IN 9JA.... some small Yahoo Boys wey the Exam go hard fit forget them self and conect wifi from phone begin HUSTLE FOR MAGA INSIDE HALL since then no know answers and no way to cheat or even conect WIFI and search for answers from GOOGLE SELF
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gogoman at 04:08 PM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
(31817 | Addicted Hero) (m)

which ever way , na insider we go use chop una
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Mykie010 at 04:23 PM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
(6619 | Gistmaniac) (m)

Dem must still cheat.unless every body go get different question
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bayonel3 at 04:27 PM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
(11807 | Hero) (m)

there is always a way to cheat
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chukkychukky at 04:37 PM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
(7033 | Gistmaniac) (m)

except una write am for heaven

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okuboye at 07:32 PM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
(1509 | Gistmaniac) (m)

there is always a way out..proudly Naija
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kacylee at 07:38 PM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
(24078 | Addicted Hero) (f)

na today! JAMB dey try nigerian students, they will always device a way around every of their innovations

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enemmindikom at 08:14 PM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
(22 | Newbie) (m)

IF ONLY JAMB OFFICIALS WILL BE SINCERE.ELSE NA RUBBISH.NAIJA BRAIN HOT 4 APIAM WAYS .GOOD 4 DEM
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kison at 09:56 PM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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yawa_don_gas at 02:51 AM, 12/01/2017 (2 years ago)
(30456 | Addicted Hero) (m)

Please please hold on, why e be say everywhere I take even when I wan hide yawa dey there?

Why why?

Yawa life, yawa goes on
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BournIdentity at 02:03 AM, 16/01/2017 (2 years ago)
(46066 | Addicted Hero) (m)

Sey na for naija dis technique wan come work wey d blind don dey copy alrdy?..

Lyf na from phase to face..
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