JAMB Releases 2024 UTME Results: key things to know

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has unveiled the results of the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), marking the culmination of an extensive examination process that saw over 1.94 million candidates participating across the nation.

Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, made the announcement during a press conference held at the board’s headquarters in Bwari, Abuja, on Monday. The exam, which commenced on Friday, April 19, concluded today, April 29, spanning 118 towns and more than 700 examination centers nationwide.

The release of the results signifies the culmination of weeks of anticipation among candidates and stakeholders, as they awaited the outcome of their performance in the highly competitive examination.

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To access their results, candidates are advised to follow a series of simple steps outlined by JAMB. They can visit the official JAMB result-checking portal (https://www.jamb.gov.ng/Efacility), log in with their email address and password, enter their registration number, and click on the “Check Result” button. Additionally, candidates can opt to receive their results via SMS by sending UTMERESULT to 55019 or 66019 from the phone number they used to register for the exam.

According to Prof. Oloyede, out of the total number of registered candidates, which stood at 1,904,109, 80,810 were absent during the examination period. Notably, 64,624 results are currently under investigation due to various reasons, including verification, procedural investigations, and prima facie established exam misconduct. The investigation also extends to center-based issues, involving 57,056 candidates spread across 18 centers in Edo, Akwa Ibom, Delta, and Kwara states.

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The registrar expressed satisfaction with the near-zero infraction recorded during the 2024 UTME, citing it as an improvement over previous years. He commended the vast majority of candidates for their adherence to exam regulations and pledged JAMB’s commitment to building on this success.

In terms of performance analysis, Prof. Oloyede disclosed that 8,401 candidates, constituting 0.5 percent of the total, achieved scores of 300 and above, while 77,070 candidates, representing 4.2 percent, scored 250 and above.

As candidates eagerly await their results, the release of the 2024 UTME outcomes marks a significant milestone in the academic journey of thousands of students across the country.

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