Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board
Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board
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About The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board is the Nigerian entrance examination board for tertiary-level institutions. While JAMB is most associated with university education, it conducts the same examination for candidates seeking admission into monotechnics, polytechnics, and colleges of education.

History of The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board

The JAMB board was first established in 1978 to harmonize and unify the process of gaining admission to study in any Nigerian University as opposed to undergoing different tests from various schools. It was done to make the process of admission easier and to level the playing field. The Board has tweaked its system at various times to be in line with current best practices and started its 2017 preparations by announcing that tests would be taken on computers only. Other practices have also been scrapped by the government such as the introduction of stage 2 screening tests by individual schools meaning that only the JAMB and WAEC results are needed for candidates to hope for admission into the colleges now.

Safety

The JAMB offices are very secure.  

Best Time to Visit The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board

Visitors can go to JAMB offices during work hours on weekdays for any official purposes.

Most Common Visitors

JAMB is visited by university officials, candidates with issues to resolve, education stakeholders and government officials.

Weather at The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board is located in Abuja North-Central of Nigeria.Thus, it experiences three weather conditions every year.  This includes a warm, humid rainy season and a blistering dry season.  In between the two, there is a brief interlude of harmattan occasioned by the northeast trade wind, with the main feature of dust haze and dryness. Temperatures can drop to as low as 16 degrees during the harmattan period.


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