The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it would further screen 27,105 results of candidates who sat for its 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).


According to NAN, the board on Monday also revealed that 1,761,338 candidates registered for the exercise.

JAMB said 1,707,626 sat for the exercise while the results of 1,671,203 candidates have so far been released.

It, however, said that 69 results have so far been withheld and 27,105 were undergoing further screening, while 1,783 candidates who experienced biometric challenges were being investigated, to ascertain their claims.


The 2022 UTME started on May 6 and ended on May 13. The results were released on May 14.

The board also said it administered the 2022 UTME for foreign candidates on May 28, adding that the exercise took place in five out of its nine foreign centres and was a complete success.

JAMB said the centres where the examination were held include: Accra, Ghana; Johannesburg, South Africa; Buea, Cameroun, Abidjan, Cote d’ Ivoire and Cotonou, Benin Republic.


The board said the 2022 foreign UTME would take place in Berlin, UK, Jeddah, and New York, in due course.

It also said the exercise is part of the board’s idea towards providing ease to foreign candidates who signaled interest to attend Nigerian tertiary institutions.

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