JAMB: Use Of Scratch Cards For Registration And Result Checking Will Stop Soon

Filed in JAMB UTME | By Emmanuel Worthwhile | Last Modified On September 21, 2016

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB: Use Of Scratch Cards For Registration And Result Checking Will Stop Soon, This Decision Will Likely Become Effective From 2017 – JAMB Registrar Prof. Ishaq Oloyode

Joint Admission And Matriculation Board, JAMB

According to report reaching ngschoolz.com team,  the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), will soon stop the use of scratch cards for registration and checking of results.


This was disclosed JAMB Registrar Prof. Ishaq Oloyode on Tuesday at the National Executive Council meeting of the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) in Abuja.

According to him this will likely become effective from 2017.

He added that once this becomes effective, students would generate a PIN number for themselves from their phone or computers before registering for examinations.

He frowned at situations whereby banks and vendors hoard the cards, only to sell them at a higher price.

He equally charged NASU members to involve in the ownership of Computer-Based Testing Centres, saying those who own the centres are businessmen merely exploiting students.


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