JAMB New Requirements And Guidelines For CBT Owners

The Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) has published new requirements for all accredited CBT Owners as well as the Registration and Examination guidelines for the forthcoming UTME.

The new guidelines and directions outlines what;

CBT Centers owners should do
When to do it
How to do it
Where to do it
Who to do it

JAMB New Accreditation Requirements

All CCTV Systems must be wired.
No more wireless CCTV Systems
Centres are to ensure re-validation of their SIM-serial numbers : supply serial number
Holding Rooms must be in good proximity to the examination hall & must be adequately sized
Make-shift CBT centres are NOT allowed; all centres must therefore be dedicated CBT centres that are used and maintained as such all year round
All centres must have MTN or AIRTEL network coverage.
All Centre networks must be powered by Switches. No hubs allowed
Centres are strongly advised to use static IP addresses rather than Dynamic IP Addressing
Conveniences both in the Exam hall and waiting areas will be checked more strictly this year
JAMB New Registration Requirements

No more scanning of Picture.

All pictures will be captured live through USB cameras

All registration points must have dual screens each facing the operator and candidate.

Candidates must be able to review their data before submission

Candidate must preview registration before submission

All centres will be required to capture minimum sample of 20 candidates & create a sample 10 access points which will be monitored centrally

All registrations require biometric fingerprint authentication to print
LED table top lights must be provided to improve picture capture at each registration point

JAMB New Examination Requirements

Downloading of JAMB Custom Browser website & installation on every system
before accreditation

During examination, communication signals from, into and around the examination centre shall be restricted through the use of electronic signal Jammer

Only 3 persons pre-registered from the CBT Centre will be allowed enter the examination hall in the course of examination

Centres will be paid based on up-time of the computers (required 250)

Adequate provision of WALL CLOCKS
Centres are required to trunk all electrical and network cables (Exposed or flying cables are no longer allowed)

All persons (officials & candidates) are prohibited from bringing any banned item into the examination hall e.g wrist watches, electronic devices, pen/biroProvision of up-to-date Antivirus on all systems
JAMB New Financial Partners

Mobile Money Operators (MMOs), Microfinance Banks and Special Value Added Service (VAS) providers (USSD Users e.g ERCAS)
participating Banks & Financial Switches: Interswitch, Remita, NIBBS, eTransact
They will be available at all JAMB CBT centres for all cash & card payments (including service fees)

JAMB New Payment/Collection Requirements

All transactions by CBT centers are to be cashless

CBT centres are to open bank accounts with any of the participating banks
JAMB New ePIN Payment Process by Candidates

Sends his/her Surname, First Name & Middle Name (where applicable). This should be maximum of 38 characters + 2 spaces between names = 40 characters in all to a designated short code of JAMB
One cell number (mobile number) can be used by one candidate only

A confirmation code (OTP) is received by the candidate on the same number

The candidate presents the OTP to the point of procurement of form (Banks, MMOs, MFBs, Switches, USSD Partners). The form ePIN is then sent as text message to the candidate

The candidate presents the ePIN at any JAMB accredited CBT
Centre for registration

Duties of Participating Financial Institutions at the CBT Centres

Collect the confirmation code (OTP) from candidates phone

Collect payment and issue ePINs
Facilitate POS Payments if necessary
Provide Evidence of Payments

Collection of Centre Service Fees
Internet Data

Debit for the agreed N30,000 (50% of cost) cost of Annual Internet Data

Computers & Cubicles

250 functional Desktop Computer systems or laptops is required

25 numbers backup systems

Provision of individual cubicle (26L x 18H x 18B) inches & appropriate seat for each system

Minimum 15” flat screen Computer monitor for desktop or 17” for Laptop

Minimum of 2GB RAM for all computers or thin clients

All Computers must be connected to a computer server with capacity to carry a minimum of 250 systems concurrently

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