The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, says candidates are to answer queries by e-testing within the 2013 Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination (UTME).
The registrar created the disclosure in an interview in Bwari on Tuesday.
He said that by e-testing, each candidate would answer queries on pc and await the marking of the scripts by the pc automatically.
“The board shall be commencing e-testing within the 2013 UTME for candidates as a result of this is often what’s obtained everywhere within the world,’’ he said.
Ojerinde explained that e-testing would facilitate fast delivery of results to candidates and scale back anxiety by candidates who had been previously waiting longer for his or her results by manual testing.
The registrar said that e-testing for candidates would be optional within the 2013 UTME to make sure qualitative and total delivery by the board.
He conjointly said that charges for the 2013 UTME forms may increase, attributable to the value of maintenance of the computers to be used for the testing.
He said more that the value of subsequent forms would come back down once some years of full implementation of e-testing.
Ojerinde said there would be a minimum of one e-testing centre in one state of the thirty six states of the federation for the 2013 UTME.
The registrar said the particular date to start out the sales of 2013 UTME forms had not been announced, adding that the board would meet in September to make your mind up that