According to a report by the News Agency of Nigeria, The Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) is making plans to establish exam center in foreign countries to enable easy access for candidates who want to study in Nigeria.

JAMB’s Media and Information head, Mr Fabian Benjamin, explained that the Board also plans to ensure more candidates are able to write the UTME exams within and outside the country.

He stated that this step was taken so that candidates in the Diaspora who want to study in Nigeria shouldn’t have to go through the stress of travelling down to write an exam.

Although JAMB’s UTME exam is currently being conducted in countries such as Cameroun, Saudi Arabia and Ghana, they aim to spread their reach to countries such as the U.S and others.

We kuku have a few questions. Will the 180 cut-off mark also apply to these candidates?

Considering the history of Nigerian examination bodies, will the exams in such centres be properly conducted?

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