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JAMB opens portal for 2020/2021 admissions

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says its portal has been reopened for the 2020/ 2021 admissions.
The board said opening the portal gives institutions access to upload names of shortlisted applicants for the 2020/ 2021 admissions.
The spokesperson for JAMB , Fabian Benjamin, confirmed this in a telephone interview on Wednesday .
When our correspondent visited the JAMB ’ s website on Wednesday , the portal had been opened .
He quoted the Registrar of JAMB , Prof Is -haq Oloyede , as saying that admission processes must go through the Central Admission Processing System for approval .
“Of course, long ago . Any institution , not just public that wants to is already uploading , ” Oloyede was quoted as saying.
Earlier , JAMB warned the public not to fall prey to fraudsters and rumour mongers .
The board who gave the advice in a weekly bulletin of the Office of the Registrar said that it has yet to begin the sale of the 2021 Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination forms .
”JAMB reiterates that it has not begun the sale of its 2021 UTME and Direct Entry application forms , neither has it announced a date for the exercise .
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”The clarification became necessary following fake news that the board has begun the sale and was urging prospective applicants to procure same from some nebulous selling outlets .
”The public is to note that the news of the purported sale of the registration forms is false and an attempt to mislead the public . ”
JAMB explained that the delay in the start of the sale of the application forms was as a result of the prevailing COVID -19 pandemic in the country but would conclude arrangements soon.

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