JAMB Results 2019 are finally out, How to check your JAMB Results – Kudos as the long awaited JAMB Results has been released for all that sat for the 2019 JAMB Examination to check their results now. The results of 1,792,719 candidates have been released by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Saturday, 11th May, 2019 to enable all that wrote or sat for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to check.
- 1 Statistics of Released and Withheld JAMB Results 2019
- 2 When is JAMB releasing JAMB 2019 UTME Results
- 3 How to Check your 2019 JAMB Results
- 4 Updates on Post UTME using JAMB Result Slip
- 5 The main reason for the delay of the JAMB Result according to the Registrar
- 6 JAMB Results 2019 Finally Out: JAMB has Released UTME Results of 1.7million candidates – See How to Check your Results Here
Statistics of Released and Withheld JAMB Results 2019
According to Prof. Oloyede, he said, out of 1,886,508 candidates that registered for the 2019 UTME Examination, 1, 826, 839 candidates sat for the UTME examination which was conducted in 698 computer based test (CBT) centres nationwide from April 11 – 18, 2019.
When is JAMB releasing JAMB 2019 UTME Results
He furthered said: “Today, Saturday, May 11, 2019, we are releasing the results of 1,792,719 candidates. Some 34,120 results are being withheld including the results of 15,145 candidates being further clarified as identical twins and siblings.
This news of releasing JAMB 2019 Results was disclosed to the public by the JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, in a sixteen page address titled: “Doing things right and doing right things,” as he broke the news to reporters yesterday in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
The Registrar further said, “We released the 2017 and 2018 UTME results almost within 24 hours of each session to convince the doubting Thomases that the expeditious release of CBT results was not beyond our capacity.
“At the release of the 2018 results, we publicly announced that the results of 2019 UTME would not be released until we subject the procedure to some scrutiny with a view to ascertaining the degree of success of the structures, infrastructure, policies and processes put in place to checkmate the not very few among us who believe in the pervasively illegitimate means of achieving set ambitions and goals. These are the elements that are proudly committed to the system of rot.
“Being a global menace, every serious country is confronting examination malpractice frontally in order to safeguard the integrity of the system.
“We need the cooperation of all Nigerians to sanitize the system and ensure that not only do we do thing right, we also do right things. There are sufficient illustrations of the globalisation of the menace in the public domain. The good news is that all right-thinking people appreciate the danger inherent in examination malpractice and are all committed to its elimination.”
How to Check your 2019 JAMB Results
He advised candidates to check their results through the phone numbers they used for registration.
“For the first three days or between now and Monday, the only means of checking the results of candidates would be through the Short Code (55019). This is to ensure that fraudsters who would want to exploit candidates by reproducing messages and sending such messages to them are frustrated. It is also to prevent those whose results are withheld from wasting their money at cyber cafes or creating unnecessary crowd at CBT centres.
“There is no need to approach any CBT Centre or cyber café to check results. Those who were ABSENT, got their Registration CANCELLED or have their results WITHHELD will be told.
Updates on Post UTME using JAMB Result Slip
The board has decided to send both photo and biometric details of candidates to Institutions. They have also put bar codes on the result slips that candidates will be printing. The essence of this is that once a candidate approaches an institution for Post-UTME screening, the institution will use the bar code scanner to authenticate the candidate. However, if a candidate brings a manipulated slip as the case may be at times, the Institution can type in the registration number to ensure that it is not a fake slip that is presented.
“Candidates who presently enjoy undue favour of benefit of the doubt will then be exposed and more results can then be cancelled for post examination fraud- attempt,” he said.
The main reason for the delay of the JAMB Result according to the Registrar
According to him, the examination was characterized by multiple registration, impersonation and manipulation of biometrics.
Others are collusion of some private CBT centre owners with parents, syndicates of some closed centers, deliberate disruption of the examination process and extortion of candidates.
He said manipulation of biometrics and impersonation were discovered in Anambra, Bauchi, Delta, Borno, Imo and other states.
Prof. Oloyede said a staff of the board was paid N1,760, 000.00 in two centres in Akokwe in Ideato Local Government Area, Imo state to compromise the examination.
The registrar also said the board has de-listed or suspended 116 centres for various infractions during the examination.
“A total of 116 Centres have been delisted or suspended. Out of this number, 18 have been sanctioned by the Governing Board of JAMB with suspension for between one and three year for registration related misconduct,” he said.
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