The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) has shut down the UTME RESULT CHECKING PORTAL and announces new means of checking 2020 UTME result.
- UTME Results of the 469,000 candidates who wrote on Monday have been released.
- UTME Results of 312,000 candidates who sat for the exam on Saturday has been released
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Wednesday announced the shutdown of its UTME result checking portal.
Speaking on the developments, Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said it had shut down its portal following an attempt by some fraudsters to alter results of candidates.
Let’s see the 2020 UTME Result Checker. Candidates who wrote the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (computer-based test) can now check their result using their mobile phone.
2020 UTME Result Checker
To check your 2020 UTME Result;
- Navigate to your mobile phone’s messaging box, type ‘RESULT’ as a new message and send to 55019 (this must be from your phone number registered JAMB).
Your UTME result scores will be sent you, immediately
Note: Do not check your result on the internet as the portal had been shut, following an attempt by some fraudsters to alter results of candidates
According to dailypost, JAMB is already investigating the activities of these criminals and will not fail to take very drastic action against those that are behind this.
The Head, Media and Information of the JAMB, Dr Fabian Benjamin has reacted to candidates’ complaints that the board was deliberately posting candidates to centres far away from their areas of residence.
He maintained that JAMB would not go beyond the carrying capacity of any centre all in a bid to fulfil the aspirations of candidates seeking to take the examination there.
“Let me simply clarify here that JAMB does not post candidates just anywhere.
“It is the candidates that chose their examination towns and once centres in that examination towns are filled; they are withdrawn from the net and candidates are then sent to other centres closest to such examination towns.
I will update this post as soon as UTME result check portal is open, more results flow in and 2020 University cut-off mark release. For any question on this use our comment box below.
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