The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will commence sales of 2016 UTME forms on August 31, 2015. This was disclosed on Monday by the board’s Head of Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin.
In a statement issued to newsmen in Lagos, Benjamin said the sales is to prepare candidates early for the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.
The scratch cards can be purchased at Zenith Bank, Skye Bank and First Bank.
“The registration fee for the UTME is N5,000 and candidates are also to pay N500 to obtain the textbook, ‘The Last Days’ at Forcados High School.
“Candidates will, however, be issued the book at the point of registration after showing evidence of payment,” the statement said.
It added that the registration period would span from August 31 to January 15, 2016.
According to the statement, the registration website will close on Jananuary 19, 2016.
It noted that the UTME had been slated to commence on February 29 and end on March 14, 2016.