JAMB advice candidates not to express fears concerning a clash in the timetable with WAEC examination


Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB has assured candidates sitting for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) that they would not be denied the opportunity of sitting for WAEC examination.

Dr Fabian Benjamin, Head of Public Relations, JAMB, gave the assurance in an interview following fears concerning a clash in the timetable of West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and UTME.

According to the timetable, WAEC students who are expected to write Animal Husbandry on April 11 by 9:00 a.m. are also expected to sit for the UTME on the same day.

The affected students are those expected to write Animal Husbandry in the 2019 May/June of WASSCE for school candidates, which begins on Monday across secondary schools in the country.

Benjamin explained that WAEC starts with practicals and it has so many sessions for its practicals.

He assured that JAMB have met with the management of WAEC and  has been given assurance that there will be no clash.