The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has concluded plans to conduct the 2015 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination using only the computer based test for all candidates.
The exams which will take place in 7 other countries has a total number of 1,475,477 candidates registered.
Despite this slight technological improvement, candidates applications for 2015 showed a slight decline by 156,695 candidates when compared with that of 2014 where 1,632,172candidates applied for the examination.
JAMB’s Registrar and Chief Executive, Prof Dibu Ojerinde said the introduction of the CBT is expected to reduce examination malpractice to the barest minimum.
Some education experts have raised concerns that many of the candidates, particularly those from the rural areas and public schools, for the examination may not have gotten enough proficiency in computer to enable them comfortable sit for the examination.