The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, on Wednesday made clarifications on university admissions for candidates.
Registrar of the Board, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede said this in a chat with journalists on Wednesday in Abuja.
Oloyede stressed that the board has since concluded the 2017 admissions into tertiary institutions.
He said that the admission was conducted using the Central Admissions Processing System (CAPS), which automated the admission platform and provided the candidates with the opportunity to track their admissions.
According to him, this system ensure strict adherence to admission guidelines thereby creating equity and fairness in admission and was responsible for timely completion of the admission.
“The academic session in tertiary institutions statutorily begins in August and we will ensure that we conclude all admission exercise by that time.
“If any institution does not resume early, it will not be due to delay in the admission process,” he stated.
He appreciated the support from various stakeholders in the education sector as well as the Federal Government.
The registrar also commended the media for their consistent efforts in sensitising the public about the board’s efforts to change the narratives of tertiary education in the country.
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