JAMB UTME Malpractice Codes, Items Prohibited in Exam Halls 2019/2020


JAMB UTME Malpractice Codes, Items Prohibited in Exam Halls 2019/2020

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB UTME Monitoring Groups has published the codes for examination malpractice and their interpretations as well as examination prohibited items in the forthcoming mock examinations and 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

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JAMB Malpractice Codes & Items Prohibited in 2019/2020 UTME

Please find below the codes for examination malpractice and their interpretations as well as examination prohibited items.

S/N CODES INTERPRETATION OF MALPRACTICE CODES/TYPES/PROHIBITED
ITEMS
1. A No e-Registration Slip
2. B Possession of Unauthorized Calculator or similar
electronic devices
3. C Possession/Spying/Copying unauthorized books or any
reading material
4. D Impersonation
5. E Swapping of Examination Details/ Documents
6. F Possession of USB, CD, Hard Disk or similar storage
devices, Bluetooth devices
7. G Violent/Unruly behavior to Examiners
8. H Lateness to Examination Hall
9. I Possession of Mobile Phone or Similar Electronic
Devices, Cameras, Recorders, Microphones
10 J Possession of Smart Devices e.g. Watches, Buttons,
Rings/Jewelry, Lenses, etc
11 K Colluding with other Candidates/Examiners/
External Agents
12 L Leaving the Examination Hall without Permission

 

JAMB UTME PROHIBITED ITEMS

To ensure that the Board’s examinations meet best global practice, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has prohibited the use of the following items during examinations.

Candidates are hereby advised in their best interest NOT TO bring THESE ITEMS close to the examination venue.

Any breach of this directive would bar the candidates from taking the examination.

  1. MICROPHONES
  2. SMART BUTTONS
  3. WATCHES
  4. PEN/BIRO
  5. MOBILE PHONES OR SIMILAR ELECTRONIC DEVICES
  6. SPY READING GLASSES WHICH SHOULD BE SCRUTINIZED
  7. CALCULATORS OR SIMILAR ELECTRONIC DEVICES
  8. USB, CD, HARD DISKS AND OR SIMILAR STORAGE DEVICES
  9. BOOKS OR ANY READING/ WRITING MATERIAL
  10. EAR PIECES
  11. INK/PEN READERS
  12. BLUETOOTH DEVICES
  13. CAMERAS
  14. SMART LENSES
  15. RECORDERS
  16. SMART RINGS/ JEWELLERY
  17. KEY HOLDERS
  18. ATM CARDS
  19. ERASERS
JAMB UTME Malpractice Codes & Items Prohibited in Exam Halls 2019/2020

OTHER ITEMS SUCH AS FACE CAP, WRIST BAND, ETC ARE ALSO PROHIBITED.

The Civil Society Group is one of the groups inaugurated by JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, to assist in monitoring the UTME 2019.

JAMB UTME Monitoring Groups, examination officials are allowed to scrutinise eye glasses or similar devices and where convinced that such item may compromise the sanctity of the examination, the examination official should confiscate it.

SEE ALSO: JAMB Mock Examination 2019 for UTME Candidates

Where examination official (board staff or ad hoc staff) or any authorized person is found with any of these prohibited items in the examination hall, such compromising action would be treated as a deliberate act of examination sabotage and necessary sanction will be applied.

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