UTME 2021: JAMB Withholds Results: The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the results of candidates who sat for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) between June 19 and June 22 in over 720 CBT centres.
UTME 2021: JAMB Withholds Results
However, JAMB disclosed that some results are being withheld for further investigation stating that it would review CCTV footages for detection of possible examination malpractices.
This is contained in a statement issued by JAMB Spokesman, Dr Fabian Benjamin, and made available to newsmen on Friday, June 25, 2021, in Abuja.
UTME 2021: JAMB Withholds Results – Reason
According to a report from the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Benjamin advised each concerned candidate to check his/her result by sending UTMERESULT to 55019 through the GSM number used by each candidate to obtain profile code and UTME registration with the board.
Benjamin said that the candidates would get their results as soon as they follow the instructions given to check results adding that the results for subsequent days would however be released daily.
Speaking on the success of using NIN for the exam, the spokesperson said:
“The Board notes with satisfaction that the utilisation of NIN (National Identification Number) has helped in curbing examination malpractices as the 2021 UTME has recorded the least incidence of irregularities since the inception of the CBT examinations.
UTME 2021: JAMB Withholds Results – Fate of Candidates
On the withheld results, he said: “Nevertheless, the Board would still review all the CCTV footages and other technical gadgets for detection of possible examination misconducts. Extremely comparatively few results are being withheld for further investigation.’’
However, he made it clear that JAMB would immediately withdraw the result of any candidates found guilty of examination misconduct.