This is Good news to parents and Students struggling to pay for
JAMB UTME form and others as
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a slash in the cost of forms for the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB).
Others are the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), National Examinations Council (NECO), Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) and the Basic Education Certificate Examination.
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who disclosed this at the end of the Council’s meeting which was presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said
the change will take effect from January 2019.
According to the minister, the JAMB fee for the UTME has been slashed from N5,000 to N3,500, the Senior Secondary School fee charge by NECO is now N9,850 as against N11,350 while the Basic Education certificate by NECO is reduced from N5,500 to N4,000.