JAMB 2024/2025 Direct Entry Candidates May Sit For Aptitude Test

Most university admission seekers have been asking if they will sit for Aptitude test comes this jamb .

Will jamb Directly Entry candidates sit for post utme screening exams? Will they sit for aptitude test before they will be given admission to study their desired course?

Before we answer your question there are some certain thing you have to know about universities and the aptitude test brouhaha.

Well the truth of the matter is that jamb has made it a little mandatory for candidates to sit for aptitude test before they will be considered for admission into their desired institution. But universities are at liberty to determine whether they will sit or not.

What you should note is that most schools might chose to ignore Direct Entry Candidates during the time of post utme screening while others will like to conduct a screening exercise for Direct Entry candidates.

All you have to do is to watch out when your school of choice will be inviting UTME candidates for the usual post utme screening exercise, carefully read the instruction on the university’s portal to see if they will ask you to come along during the screening date or they will just ask you to only upload your details online.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board jamb, which is a body recognize by law to conduct entrance exams for Tertiary Institutions recently gave the go ahead order to institutions to conduct a school-based aptitude test for Direct Entry candidates. Fabian Benjamin, Head of Public Relations JAMB, made this known on Monday in a telephone interview with the Punch.


What Fabian Benjamin, Head of Public Relations JAMB mean here is that candidates are to sit for only aptitude test they won’t have to sit for UTME exams.

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