The Joint Admission Matriculation Board’s (JAMB) income from examination forms sold in 2017 was N12billion, of which N7.8 billion was returned to the Federal Government.
JAMB Registrar Prof Ishaq Oloyede made this known while speaking with newsmen in Ilorin. Oloyede also stated that over 2 million candidates are expected to register for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME).
He noted that the Board reduced the fee payable for the examination, contrary to reports that the reports that JAMB had increased the examination fee in 2018.
Oloyede said the Board was also working to attract a large number of foreign candidates as their examination fees had been reduced remarkably.
He said JAMB had effected changes to end malpractices process and procedures for registration and conduct of examinations for candidates to, such as the introduction of the CAPS (Central Admission Processing System).