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NABTEB A’Level No Longer Requirement For Direct Entry Into University – JAMB

By Abdulrasheed Yusuf

 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Examinations Board (JAMB) on Thursday said A’level results by the National Business and Technical Education Board (NABTEB) will no longer be considered for admission into higher institutions after 2022.

JAMB Registrar Professor Ishaq Oloyede, disclosed this during the 2022 policy meeting held at the International Conference Centre in Abuja.

“The Honorable Minister of Education has approved that the NABTEB A’level GCE will no longer be recognized as a qualification for DE from 2022. However, all those who have already obtained it prior to this date will be able to use it,” Oloyede said.

He listed some of the challenges faced by the board in the conduct of the 2022 UTME/ DE examination to include, examination malpractices, impersonation and substitution of real candidates by paid examination takers, fraudulent CBT owners who sabotage examination, parents encouraging examination malpractices, mass cheating by syndicates, prolonged investigation and prosecution.

Meanwhile, Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu has urged all institutions to adhere strictly to all admission regulations prescribed by the regulatory bodies such as the National Universities Commission (NUC), National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) and the National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE), “particularly with regards to approved quotas, ratios and other specifications meant for improved quality, accountability and equity.


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